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87th Texas Legislature Bill Tracking on

Religious Liberty, Abortion, Child and Gender Modification,

Education,  Election Integrity, Monuments, Obscenity Exemption, Sex Ed and Public Political/Ideological Curriculum in Public Ed

 

General Subject Bill Number Bill Author Bill Purpose Movement
Religious Liberty
SB 26

Priority Bill via Lt Gov Patrick

 

Id SB 251

 

Id HB 1239

 

 

Sen Angela Paxton

 

 

 

Paxton

 

Sanford

Freedom to Worship Act defining churches as an essential service protecting churches from governmental shutdowns  espec when other businesses are allowed to open during pandemics/emergency issues Passed out of Senate 3-25

 

 

Ref to State Affairs

 

Ref to State Affairs

SJR 27 Sen Kelly Hancock Constitutional amendment to prohibit govt from closing or limiting a religious service Passed out of Senate 3-25-
SB 247 Senator Charles Perry Protect the liberty & freedom of assoc rights of attorneys Voted out of committee 3-27
HB 525 Shaheen Defining churches as essential services; similar to SB 26 Left Pending in State Affairs 3/27
Abortion HB 1291

 

Id SB 575

Kaufman

 

Springer

Right to object to abortion process

 

 

Ref to Public Health

 

 

Ref To State Affairs

HCR 1 Stephenson No defacing of monuments Lft pending in Public Health 3-27
SB 391

 

Id SB 9

Id HB 1280

 

 

Paxton

 

Paxton

Caprigilone

Prohibition of Abortion with exceptions of life threatening circumstances with penalities Ref to State Affairs

 

State Aff Hearing 3-15

Ref to Public Health

 

SJR 25

 

SB 267

 

HB 892

 

HB 2897

Hail

 

Kolkhorst

 

Frank

 

Hernandez

Constitutional Amend gtd right to life of unborn Left Pending in Health & Human Services

Ref Health&Hunan Ser

 

Left Pending in Human Ser Com

Filed

 

Child & Gender Modification
HB 68 Toth Defines re-gendering of a child as abuse with penalties Ref to Public Health
Election Integrity
HB 335 Cain Voter Registration Cancelled if not a citizen Ref to Elections
HB 574 Bonnen Prevention of election fraud in elections Voted out of Elections Comm as substituted 3-27
HB 1368 Leach Election Fraud > Penatly Ref to Elections
Monuments
HB 446 Allison Ø  Penalty for Damage or Public Monument Ref to Crim Justice
Obscenity Exemption SB 977 Hall Takes away education exemption that allowed offensive materials to children Ref to Criim Justice

 

 

 

Sex Ed SB 1083 Hall Bans sex ed from schools Filed
SB 1811 Swanson Regulates Tx schools to filter inappropriate content such as pornography for minors Filed
SB 442

 

 

 

Id HB 3872

 

 

Hughes

 

 

 

Dutton

 

 

SHAC membership appt by board, 50% present, post minutes, public hearings, etc. Considered in Educa Public Hearing 3-18 and 3-25
Political/Ideological Subjects Public Schools Curriculum HB 57

 

 

ID SB 229

 

Talerico

 

 

Johnson

Adding social justice, civil rights, civil engagement to mandate civics courses

 

 

Ref to Public Ed

 

 

Ref to Education

HB 153 Gervi-Hawkins Inclusion of culturally inclusive curriculum reflecting cultural, linguistic & religious diversity of society; id acts of discrim & stereotype image Ref to Public Ed
HB 256 Cortez Addressing bullying of a teacher by a parent Hearing Public Ed 3-30
HB 422 Gonzalez, M Allowing unfiltered freedom of speech in journalism in schools Ref to Public Ed
HB 445 Allison Include positive character trains in public schools of diversity equity, inclusion Left pending in committee 3-16

 

HB 759 Harless Threat assessment teams in public schools with a database, creating a criminal offense Left pending in Public Ed
HB 771 Allison Instruction of bullying and cyberbullying in the required curriculum Ref to Public Ed
HB 972 Gonzalez, M Social/emotional learning Ref to Public Ed
HB 1417 Harless/Allen Content of school campus improvement plan-teachers to provide a respectful & caring atmosphere Ref to Public Ed
HB 1504 Morales, C/Allen Adding ethnic studies Ref to Public Ed
HB 1673 Buy Info re process of voting as part of civics requirements Ref to Public Ed
HB 1776

 

ID SB 1776

Bell, K

 

Campbell

 

 

Adding elective HS course re founding documents of America Ref to Public Ed
HB 1870 Rogers Required Tx and US Constitution Ref to Public Ed

 

HB 2003 Sanford Re to fetal development instruction as part of sex ed Ref to Public Ed

 

HB 2399

 

 

ID SB 1927

Middleton

 

 

Hughes

Prayer in public school and at school sponsored event with consent form

 

 

 

Ref to Public Ed

 

 

Filed

HB 2465 Gervin-Hawkins Requiring cultural inclusion curriculum Ref to Public Ed
HB 2681 Wilson Academic study of the bible offered to certain students Ref to Public Ed
HB 2685 VanDever Term of Office for certain trustees of ISD Ref to Human Services