Impending Legislative Deadlines: (Reference)
- Tuesday, May 25 (midnight) – Last day the overall House can consider Senate bills or Senate joint resolutions on the second reading calendar
- Wednesday, May 26 (midnight) – Last day for the overall Senate to consider any new bills on their calendar
- Friday, May 28 (midnight) – Last day for House to act on Senate amendments
- Sunday, May 30 – Last day for House or Senate to adopt Conference Committee Reports or concur with House/Senate amendments
- Monday, May 31 – Sine Die, end of the 87th Legislative Session
Status of Legislative Priorities: (Reference)
- HB 5 – State Rep. Trent Ashby (R–Lufkin)/State Sen. Robert Nichols (R–Jacksonville) – Broadband expansion. Still in conference committee. (Gov. Abbott, Speaker Phelan, and Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority)
- HB 1900 – State Rep. Craig Goldman (R–Ft. Worth)/State Sen. Joan Huffman (R–Houston) – Punishment for local governments that “defund” police. On Senate Intent Calendar today. (Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority)
- SB 4 – State Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R–Lakeway)/State Rep. Dustin Burrows (R–Lubbock) – Star-Spangled Banner Protection Act. On House floor today. (Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority)
- SB 10 – State Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R–Houston)/State Rep. Chris Paddie (R–Marshall) – Ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying for local jurisdictions. (Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority) (RPT Priority)
- SB 12 – State Sen. Bryan Hughes (R–Mineola)/State Rep. Scott Sanford (R–McKinney) – Protections for free speech on social media platforms. (Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority)
- HB 1927 – State Rep. Matt Schaefer (R–Tyler)/State Sen. Charles Schwertner (R–Georgetown) – Constitutional carry. House accepted the conference committee report. Waiting on Senate. (RPT Priority)
- SB 1311 – State Sen. Bob Hall (R-Edgewood) – Prohibition on physicians from performing gender transition surgeries or administering puberty blockers to minors. It also precludes a physician from obtaining insurance and requires TX Medical Board to revoke the license of physicians that perform these procedures. The bill was referred to the House Public Health Committee early Monday morning. (RPT Priority – Children and Gender Modification)
Texas House of Representatives:
- Convenes at 10 a.m.
- Has 116 bills on SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR
- Convenes at 10 a.m.
- Several bills on INTENT CALENDAR
- HB 4 – State Rep. Four Price (R–Amarillo)/State Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R–Lakeway) – Omnibus telemedicine/telehealth bill. (Speaker Phelan Priority)
- HB 133 – State Rep. Toni Rose (D–Dallas)/State Sen. Charles Schwertner (R–Georgetown) – Medicaid availability to mothers postpartum. (Speaker Phelan Priority)
- HB 525 – State Rep. Matt Shaheen (R–Plano)/State Sen. Bob Hall (R–Edgewood) – Designates all religious organizations and their activities as essential at all times, including during states of disaster or emergency. (RPT Priority – Religious Freedom)
- HB 1280 – State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R–Southlake)/State Sen. Angela Paxton (R–McKinney) – Prohibition on abortion should the SCOTUS case Roe v. Wade be overturned. (RPT Priority – Abolition of Abortion)
- HB 1500 – State Rep. Cole Hefner (R–Mt. Pleasant)/State Sen. Brandon Creighton (R–Conroe) – Ensures that neither the governor nor local governments have the authority to prohibit or restrict the business and operations of those who manufacture or sell firearms or ammunition. (Lt. Gov. Patrick Priority)
- HB 2283 – State Rep. Phil King (R–Weatherford)/State Sen. Brandon Creighton (R–Conroe) – Ban on the use of private money to administer elections.
- HB 2622 – State Rep. Justin Holland (R–Heath)/State Sen. Bob Hall (R–Edgewood) – Second Amendment Sanctuary State Act.
- HB 4242 – State Rep. Morgan Meyer (R–Dallas)/State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R–Granbury) – Extension of Ch. 313 tax abatement program for an additional two years.
- HCR 1 – State Rep. Phil Stephenson (R–Wharton)/State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R–Brenham) – Legislature in support of prayers, use of the word “God” at public gatherings, and displays of the Ten Commandments in public schools and other government buildings. (RPT Priority – Religious Freedom)
# of Days Left in the 87th Legislative Session: 8