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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  SEXUAL HARASSMENT ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 572 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation for employees who leave the workplace due to sexual harassment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 618 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 619 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to damages in certain claims involving sexual assault or sexual harassment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1527 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to an employee's liability for sexual harassment. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1529 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: International Relations & Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1575 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to sexual harassment prevention training and information for employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1735 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1822 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to the definition of "employer" for purposes of a sexual harassment claim. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2278 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: International Relations & Economic Development Referred to International Relations & Economic Development
HB 2279 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin | et. al. Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. House: International Relations & Economic Development Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2743 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to an annual workplace climate survey conducted by state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3138 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to reporting of incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking on state property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3489 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the establishment of a task force on sex-based harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3814 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4563 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a requirement that certain employers maintain records of complaints alleging sexual harassment. House: International Relations & Economic Development Referred to International Relations & Economic Development
HB 4609 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the consideration of sexual harassment claims against contractors in awarding certain state agency contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4623 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the creation of a fund and the use of state money by a state elected official or a state elected official's staff to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against a state elected official or the state elected official's staff. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 46 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Zwiener, Erin | et. al.
Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 159 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 212 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 585 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Higher Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 589 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1577 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2515 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prohibiting certain employment agreements relating to sexual harassment and to settlement agreements regarding a claim of sexual harassment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Sexual Harassment Oversight Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 16 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3039 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the reporting and prosecution of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct by a member of the state military forces; creating a criminal offense. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 576 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1140 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 113 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to post on its Internet website a status report regarding certain disciplinary processes involving an incident of sexual assault or sexual harassment. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties. Filed
HB 1048 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1151 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to sexual harassment protection for unpaid interns. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1474 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs and the eligibility for participation in and administration of those programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1323 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to bullying and harassment in public schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
SB 150 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to school district student codes of conduct provisions addressing the prevention of and education concerning bullying. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2466 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to school district sexual harassment and sexual violence policies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 169 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to sexual harassment or racially offensive conduct by members of student organizations registered with public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1475 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to racially offensive conduct, sexual harassment, or sexual assault at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 370 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the offense of official oppression involving sexual harassment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2073 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a prohibition on sexual harassment in employment. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 500 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to workers' compensation benefits in certain cases of sexual harassment. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1163 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to workers' compensation benefits in certain cases of sexual harassment. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c

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