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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 255 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 421 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at a place of religious worship.
  Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 428 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership.
  Author: King, Phil | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 522 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.
  Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 659 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the employment of a commissioned security officer by a religious organization.
  Author: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 735 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to school districts, school district's employees, and students recognition of Texas' historical celebrations.
  Author: Sanford, Scott
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 758 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a religious organization to obtain a refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to the organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 897 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of certain motor vehicles owned or used by a church, religious society, or open-enrollment charter school and from registration fees for motor vehicles owned by open-enrollment charter schools.
  Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
  Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
  Committees: Ways & Means | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 981 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship.
  Author: Wray, John | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1267 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a private primary or secondary school or at a place of religious worship.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1923 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.
  Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2129 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to notify certain organizations regarding the adoption of certain children.
  Author: Roberts, Kevin
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 2133 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2489 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to grants from the Department of Family and Protective Services to faith-based and charitable organizations that provide services to children and families.
  Author: Metcalf, Will
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 2779 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2876 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the rights of wedding industry professionals and their employees in connection with the provision of goods, services, and facilities that would violate a sincerely held religious belief.
  Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3534 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.
  Author: Lambert, Stan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3555 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3558 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care.
  Author: Swanson, Valoree
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3571 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil actions based on and local governmental punishment of a person's refusal to violate the person's sincerely held religious belief.
  Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3856 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.
  Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3859 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3956 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 39 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings, and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.
  Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HJR 49 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the refund of ad valorem taxes imposed on property leased to a religious organization for use as an actual place of religious worship.
  Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
SB 24 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.
  Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 651 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 892 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 893 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 997 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1510 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1536 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the ability of a child-placing agency to decline to provide services or accept a referral from the Department of Family and Protective Services on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs.
  Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1609 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.
  Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
  Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Business & Industry | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 2096 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.
  Author: Hall, Bob
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 56 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.
  Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 138 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 806 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 828 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the application of foreign and international laws and doctrines in this state and requiring a court of this state to uphold and apply certain laws, including the doctrine requiring courts to refrain from involvement in religious doctrinal interpretation or application.
  Author: Zedler, Bill
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1355 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consequences for an elected officer who threatens, punishes, or intimidates a person based on the person's religious beliefs; creating a criminal offense.
  Author: Shaheen, Matt
  Committees: General Investigating & Ethics
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 1561 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a church or religious organization.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt
  Committees: Homeland Security & Public Safety
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1815 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition of school district retaliation against a teacher for permissible teaching about the Bible.
  Author: Burrows, Dustin
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 2553 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a private business owner's right to choose whether to provide goods or services.
  Author: White, Molly | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2718 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance.
  Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3567 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.
  Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3602 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the religious freedom of a conscientious objector to act or fail to act with respect to certain issues of marriage, sexual relations, and gender.
  Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3698 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to nonbinding dispute resolution proceedings conducted by religious organizations or authorities.
  Author: White, Molly | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3864 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
  Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 30 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings, and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings.
  Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 32 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a court of this state to uphold and apply certain laws, including the doctrine requiring courts to refrain from involvement in religious doctrinal interpretation or application.
  Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HJR 55 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion.
  Author: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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