87th Texas Legislature TDLR-Related Bills

The 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session convened on January 12, 2021 and will adjourn May 31, 2021. This page provides a list of the bills filed by the Legislature related to TDLR and its programs.

Clicking on the bill number will open a Texas Legislature Online page detailing the history of actions taken on the legislation as well as the text of the bill and other bill information.

More information on the legislative process and how a bill becomes law is available at the Texas Legislature web site.

TDLR Sunset Bill

HB 1560 – Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 714 - Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

TDLR Program-Related Bills

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

HB 233 – Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on governmental entities adopting certain regulations governing the use of certain building products, materials, or methods.

HB 871 – Relating to the municipal fees charged to certain air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.

HB 2110 – Relating to the automatic transfer of manufacturer's warranties on air conditioning systems conveyed with residential real property.

HB 3032 – Relating to substitutes for hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants applicable to commercial or residential buildings or construction.

SB 1210 - Relating to substitutes for hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants applicable to commercial or residential buildings or construction.

Athletic Trainers

HB 2605 - Relating to prevention of and safety requirements regarding sudden cardiac arrest affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics.

HB 3254 – Referring to the licensing and regulation of athletic trainers.

SB 40 – Relating to the the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Auctioneers

HB 29 – Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.

HB 816 -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 outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

Barbers

HB 89 – Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

HB 1992 – Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

SB 438 - Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

SB 1711 - Relating to state and local taxes and fees; imposing a tax; imposing fees

Behavior Analysts

HB 168 – Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.

HB 407 – Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 560 – Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child.

HB 843 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 908 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1015 – Relating to an education microgrant pilot program for certain children with special needs and other educational disadvantages.

HB 1990 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

HB 2662 – Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

HB 3077 – Relating to the regulation of applied behavior analysis paraprofessional technicians; requiring a registration.

HB 4058 - Relating to a study on the provision of applied behavior analysis services to children with autism under Medicaid and other public benefits programs.

SB 40 – Relating to  the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 54 – Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding best practices for assisting students with autism spectrum disorder.

SB 97 – Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

SB 117 – Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals.

SB 228 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

SB 434 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

Combative Sports

HB 94 – Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. See Sec. 487.021.  PROTECTION FROM LEGAL ACTION.

SB 90 - Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. See Sec. 487.021.  PROTECTION FROM LEGAL ACTION.

Cosmetologists

HB 89 – Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

HB 404 - Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders.

HB 1052 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for breast cancer patients.

HB 1356 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.

HB 1992 – Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

HB 3718 – Relating to the requirement that certain entities post human trafficking signs; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3721 - Relating to the inclusion of information for reporting suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety on certain human trafficking signs or notices.

SB 438 - Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

SB 1711 - Relating to state and local taxes and fees; imposing a tax; imposing fees

Dietitians

HB 4 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 515 - Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 - Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 887 - Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 3677 – Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

SB 40 - Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 228 - Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

Driver Education & Safety

HB 556 – Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

HB 962 – Relating to the hours of instruction required for driver training.

HB 985 – Relating to the inclusion of information relating to human trafficking prevention in the curriculum of driver education and driving safety courses.

HB 1058 – Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional learner permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 2286 – Relating to the waiver of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver's license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.

HB 3212 – Relating to the inclusion of information relating to street racing in the curriculum of driver education courses and driving safety courses.

HB 3319 – Relating to certain measures to promote compliance with and improve public awareness of the state's move over or slow down law concerning the passing of certain vehicles.

HB 3478 – Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of reckless driving and racing on a highway and to the forfeiture of contraband relating to that conduct; increasing a criminal penalty

SB 181 – Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

SB 607 - Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional learner permit; authorizing a fee.

SB 2054 – Relating to the waiver of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver’s license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.

Dyslexia Therapy

HB 4 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 265 – Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on dyslexia and illiteracy among inmates.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1990 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

HB 2662 – Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

HB 3870 - Relating to the program requiring dyslexia screening and testing in public schools.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 228 - Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

SB 434 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

SB 467 – Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists.

SB 1693 - Relating to the program requiring dyslexia screening and testing in public schools.

Electricians

HB 233 - Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on governmental entities adopting certain regulations governing the use of certain building products, materials, or methods.

Elevator / Escalator Safety

HB 233 – Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on governmental entities adopting certain regulations governing the use of certain building products, materials, or methods.

HB 1485 – Relating to the regulation of elevator mechanics and contractors; requiring an occupational registration.

HB 4086 – Relating to standards for and regulation of elevators, escalators, and similar equipment in single-family dwellings.

SB 1863 – Relating to the regulation of elevator mechanics and contractors; requiring an occupational registration.

Elimination of Architectural Barriers

HB 233 – Relating to the applicability of the prohibition on governmental entities adopting certain regulations governing the use of certain building products, materials, or methods.

Hearing Instrument Fitters and Dispensers

HB 4 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 440 – Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 602 – Relating to the provision of comprehensive health care benefits coverage through a publicly funded program to be known as the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1990 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

HB 2541 - Relating to the inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of powered medical equipment.

HB 2545 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.

HB 2662 – Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 117 – Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals.

SB 228 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

SB 434 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

Licensed Breeders

HB 1818 – Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3057 – Relating to the regulation of licensed dog and cat breeders.

SB 323 – Relating to the licensing and regulation of dog and cat breeders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license; requiring a review of fee amounts.

Massage Therapy

HB 304 – Relating to notice of arrest for certain activities occurring at property leased to a person operating a massage establishment.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1074 - Relating to notice of arrest for certain activities occurring at property leased to a person operating a massage establishment.

HB 1540 - 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; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 2054 – Relating to municipal and county regulation of sex parlors, including the imposition of civil and criminal penalties.

HB 2795 – Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 2803 – Relating to a commercial landlord's or tenant's remedies regarding certain unlawful activities in a multiunit commercial property

HB 3244 – Relating to the provision of certain massage therapy instruction using distance learning.

HB 3718 – Relating to the requirement that certain entities post human trafficking signs; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3721 - Relating to the inclusion of information for reporting suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety on certain human trafficking signs or notices.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 1130 - Relating to the provision of certain massage therapy instruction using distance learning.

SB 1711 - Relating to state and local taxes and fees; imposing a tax; imposing fees

Midwives

HB 136 - Relating to the confidentiality and reporting of certain information on maternal mortality to the Department of State Health Services and to a work group establishing a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry.

HB 158 - Relating to Medicaid coverage of doula services.

HB 320 - Relating to the women's health advisory committee.

HB 415 - Relating to doula services, including Medicaid coverage of doula services.

HB 515 - Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522 - Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

SB 40 - Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 735 by Paxton – Relating to the administration of certain drugs by a midwife.

SB 1941 - Relating to the creation of a hyperemesis strategic plan

Motor Fuel Metering and Quality

HB 207 – Relating to the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes; increasing tax rates; authorizing a change in tax rates.

HB 816 – 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 outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 2218 – Relating to the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes; authorizing a change in tax rates.

HB 3408 – Relating to motor fuel metering and quality.

HB 3474 – Relating to motor fuel taxes.

HB 4183 – Relating to state and municipal motor fuel taxes; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing the imposition of taxes; providing for increases and decreases in the rates of taxes.

HB 4296 – Relating to the use of dyed diesel during a state of disaster.

SB 964 – Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1041 – Relating to increasing the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.

SB 2062 – Relating to the establishment of a Motor Fuels Metering and Quality Advisory Board.

Motorcycle and ATV Operator Safety

HB 486 – Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 1273 – Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

HB 1430 - 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.

HB 2577 - Relating to the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.

Offender Education Programs

HB 556 – Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

HB 616 – Relating to the criminal penalties for possession of two grams or less of marihuana.

HB 1954 - Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances.

HB 4184 – Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

SB 181 – Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

SB 1480 – Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

Orthotists and Prosthetists

HB 410 – Relating to preauthorization of certain benefits by certain health benefit plan issuers.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522  – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 602 – Relating to the provision of comprehensive health care benefits coverage through a publicly funded program to be known as the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1052 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for breast cancer patients.

HB 1356 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients.

HB 3677 – Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

HB 4362 – Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain health professions; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 117 – Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals.

SB 228 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

Podiatry

HB 4 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 410 – Relating to preauthorization of certain benefits by certain health benefit plan issuers.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522  – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 602 – Relating to the provision of comprehensive health care benefits coverage through a publicly funded program to be known as the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 2509 – Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education for the practice of podiatric medicine in this state.

HB 3677 – Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

HB 4173 – Relating to the prohibited use of a Federal Drug Enforcement Administration number.

HB 4440 – Relating to possessory liens and the exemption of personal property therefrom.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 117 – Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals.

SB 228 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

SB 768 - Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or delivery of fentanyl and related substances; creating a criminal offense.

SB 956 – Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education for the practice of podiatric medicine in this state.

Property Tax Professionals

HB 283 – Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.

HB 1166 – Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.

HB 1395 - Relating to ad valorem taxation.

HB 3171 – Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.

HB 3585 – Relating to information regarding certain noncompliance by an appraisal district in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation records of a professional property tax appraiser serving as chief appraiser for the district.

Sanitarians

HB 729 – Relating to the establishment of a border public health response team.

SB 114 - Relating to the establishment of a border public health response team.

SB 1048 – Relating to the establishment of a sanitarian recruitment and retention program in border counties for public health purposes.

Service Contract Providers

HB 735 – Relating to service contracts for leased or purchased motor vehicles.

Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

HB 4 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 515 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 522  – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 602 – Relating to the provision of comprehensive health care benefits coverage through a publicly funded program to be known as the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.

HB 887 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

HB 974 - Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services

HB 980 – Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 1633 – by Guillen – Relating to the audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact; authorizing fees.

HB 1990 – Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

HB 2612 – Relating to the provision of Medicaid and child health plan program services using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for those services.

HB 2662 – Relating to the elimination of certain regulations waived during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

HB 3677 – Relating to the coordination of Medicaid and private health benefits for Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

SB 40 – Relating to the use of telehealth in health professional programs administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 117 – Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals.

SB 228 – Relating to telemedicine medical services and telehealth services covered by certain health benefit plans or provided by a pharmacist.

SB 412 – Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

SB 434 - Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

SB 466 – Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

SB 580 – Relating to newborn and infant hearing screenings.

SB 1329 – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for speech therapy services provided through telehealth services.

SB 1497 – Relating to the audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact; authorizing fees.

Towing & Vehicle Storage Facilities

HB 914 – Relating to the authority of certain municipal employees to request the removal and storage of certain abandoned or illegally parked or operated vehicles.

HB 2379 – Relating to the towing of certain property from a self-service storage facility for disposition by a vehicle storage facility.

HB 3142 – Relating to the posting of nonconsent towing fees schedules in licensed vehicle storage facilities and the provision of nonconsent towing fees schedules by tow truck operators.

HB 3143 – Relating to requiring the release of certain vehicles by tow truck operators.

HB 3220 – Relating to liability arising from incident management towing.

HB 3471 – Relating to the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase I; creating criminal offenses; increasing the punishment for an existing criminal offense.

HB 3758 – Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from vehicle towing regulations.         

HB 3909 - Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate certain activities.

HB 3982 – Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing and booting.

SB 15 – Relating to the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase I; creating criminal offenses; increasing the punishment for an existing criminal offense.

SB 860 – Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from vehicle towing regulations.

SB 1375 – Relating to the authority of certain municipal employees to request the removal and storage of certain abandoned or illegally parked or operated vehicles.

Transportation Network Companies

HB 458 – Relating to the collection and enforcement of withholding of income for the payment of child support.

HB 914 – Relating to the authority of certain municipal employees to request the removal and storage of certain abandoned or illegally parked or operated vehicles.

HB 2788 – Relating to civil actions or arbitrations involving transportation network companies.

SB 1375 – Relating to the authority of certain municipal employees to request the removal and storage of certain abandoned or illegally parked or operated vehicles.

SB 1771 – Relating to the assumption by the office of the secretary of state of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification certificates, and other related programs, powers, and duties and to the provision of some of those services by certain vendors; authorizing a fee.

Used Auto Parts Recyclers

SB 935 – Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles; creating a criminal offense.

Water Well Drillers & Pump Installers

HB 152 – Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater conditions in certain counties.

HB 2652 - Relating to establishing an advisory board to study surface water and groundwater interaction.

OTHER RELATED BILLS

TDLR – General

HB 610 – Relating to judicial review of certain local laws applicable to state license holders.

HJR 33 - Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting an individual's right to earn a living free from unnecessary governmental interference.

SB 992 – Relating to the provision of telehealth services by health professionals located outside of this state.

Human Trafficking

HCR 57 – Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.

HB 193 – Relating to the destruction of juvenile court records of victims of sex trafficking.

HB 985 – Relating to the inclusion of information relating to human trafficking prevention in the curriculum of driver education and driving safety courses.

HB 1104 – Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.

HB 1540 – 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; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 2300 – 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; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 2633 - Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.

HB 2795 – Relating to the offense of solicitation of prostitution and certain other consequences of that offense; increasing a criminal penalty; making conforming changes.

HB 3718 – Relating to the requirement that certain entities post human trafficking signs; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3721 - Relating to the inclusion of information for reporting suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety on certain human trafficking signs or notices.

Military/Veterans/Spouses

HB 139 – Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses.

HB 1208 – Relating to a state employment preference for certain children of veterans with a disability.

HB 2307 – Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 2740 – Relating to the posting of certain business and occupational licensing information on state agency websites and the Texas Veterans Portal.

SB 145 - Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses.

SB 938 – Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.

Second Chances / Criminal Convictions

HB 309 – Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants who successfully complete a period of community supervision following conviction; authorizing a fee.

HB 757 – Relating to the consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 1104 – Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.

HB 1394 – Relating to automatic orders of nondisclosure of criminal history record information for certain misdemeanor defendants.

HB 3454 – Relating to certain employment and occupational licensing restrictions based on a person's prior conviction.

HB 4214 – Relating to obtaining an occupational license while incarcerated.

 

also see Bills Affecting TDLR from the 86th Legislative Session