This legislative tracker follows the status of bills deemed “priorities” by the Republican Party of Texas.

The Democrat Party of Texas does not select legislative priorities.

Parental Rights & Educational Freedom

House Bill 360
Toth
Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information regarding public school teaching materials and activities.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 478
Hull
Relating to parental approval for a student’s participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 631
Toth
Relating to parental rights in education.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 777
Vasut
Relating to prohibiting face covering mandates for public school students, prohibiting public schools from requiring students to provide documentation regarding certain vaccinations, and allowing public schools to screen students regarding certain infections.
11/18/2022 Filed

House Bill 613
Vasut
Relating to charges imposed by a governmental body for providing copies of public information under the public information law.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 807
Harrison
Relating to immunization requirements.
11/28/2022 Filed

House Joint Resolution 38
Vasut
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the rights of parents to direct the upbringing of their children.
11/14/2022 Filed

Senate Bill 163
Campbell
Relating to parental approval for a student’s participation in human sexuality instruction in public schools.
11/14/2022 Filed

Defend Our Gun Rights

House Bill 175
Schaefer
Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain defendants placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for the unlawful carrying of a handgun.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 192
Schaefer
Relating to the possession of a weapon in certain locations of a government court.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 325
Toth
Relating to a district or county attorney participating as counsel in certain proceedings in federal court.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 356
Bell, Cecil
Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing concealed handguns on the business premises.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 636
Patterson
Relating to the applicability to election judges of a prohibition on the carrying of a handgun at a polling place.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 716
Cain
Relating to the repeal of the authority of a commanding officer of the state militia to prohibit the sale or exchange of arms, ammunition, or explosives.
11/15/2022 Filed

Secure the Border and Protect Texans

House Bill 82
Spiller
Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 209
Slaton
Relating to border security enhancement projects, the creation of a fund to pay for those projects, and a study on certain projects; allocating the earnings on the fund balance and reimbursement of related expenditures; granting the power of eminent domain.
11/14/2022 Filed

Senate Bill 237
Hall
Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.
11/15/2022 Filed

Ban Gender Modification of Children

House Bill 888
Slawson
Relating to the statute of limitations on a health care liability claim involving certain gender modification drugs provided to and procedures performed on a minor.
12/07/2022 Filed

House Bill 776
Harrison
Relating to prohibited practices by physicians.
11/18/2022 Filed

House Bill 41
Toth
Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 42
Slaton
Relating to the definition of child abuse.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 122
Toth
Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on providing to certain children procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria; creating a criminal offense.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 672
Hefner
Relating to the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
11/14/2022 Filed

Senate Bill 250
Hall
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
11/28/2022 Filed

Senate Bill 249
Hall
Relating to the offense of genital mutilation.
11/28/2022 Filed

Stop Sexualizing Texas Kids

House Bill 552
Troxclair
Relating to repealing the affirmative defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 571
Leo-Wilson
Relating to repealing the affirmative defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 858
Slaton
Relating to repealing the affirmative defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.
12/01/2022 Filed

House Bill 869
Hefner
Relating to repealing the affirmative defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.
12/02/2022 Filed

Abolish Abortion in Texas

House Bill 61
Noble
Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or an abortion provider’s services.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 787
Patterson
Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of tax incentives by business entities that assist employees to obtain abortions.
11/22/2022 Filed

House Bill 574
Leo-Wilson
Relating to the inclusion of instruction regarding the beginning of human life in the health curriculum for public school students.
11/14/2022 Filed

Protect Our Elections

House Bill 52
Spiller
Relating to the penalty for the offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 222
Slaton
Relating to increasing the punishment of conduct constituting the offense of illegal voting.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 239
Slaton
Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party’s primary election or otherwise participate in that party’s affairs; creating a criminal offense.
11/14/2022 Filed

House Bill 397
Goldman
Relating to increasing the punishment of conduct constituting the offense of illegal voting.
11/14/2022 Filed

Senate Bill 166
Hughes
Relating to the punishment for illegal voting; increasing criminal penalties.
11/14/2022 Filed