2021 Legislative Tracker - 87th Legislative Session

State Holidays

HB 36: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.
Author: Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 219: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.
Author: Thierry
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

SB 128: Relating to the creation and elimination of certain state holidays.
Author: Johnson
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 66: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.
Author: Fierro
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 596: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: Filed 11/17/2020

HB 904: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.
Author: Bucy
Last Action: Filed 12/22/2020

HB 371: Relating to the designation of the day after the Super Bowl as a state holiday.
Author: Fierro
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 736: Relating to the closure of state agencies and institutions of higher education on Juneteenth.
Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: Filed 12/04/2020

Employees Retirement System (ERS) and Healthcare Coverage

HB 571: Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program.
Author: Gates
Last Action: Filed 11/13/2020
 
HB 1028: Relating to requiring the Employees Retirement System of Texas to establish a defined contribution plan to provide retirement benefits to certain employees.
Author: Gates
Last Action: Filed 01/08/2021
 
HJR 56: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for periodic transfers of money from the economic stabilization fund to fully fund the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Author: Gates
Last Action: Filed 01/07/2021

HB 917: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Author: Hernandez
Last Action: Filed 12/30/2020

SB 321: Relating to the state contribution to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Author: Huffman
Last Action: Filed 01/12/2021

Human Resources

HB 188: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty. Author: Bernal
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 264: Relating to establishment of an employee grievance procedure for the Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Family and Protective Services.
Author: Cortez
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

SB 132: Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law. Author: Johnson
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

SB 233: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty. Author: Whitmire
Last Action: Filed 12/07/2020

SB 240: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites. Author: Powell
Last Action: Filed 12/10/2020

HB 391: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.
Author: Israel
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 550: Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law. Author: Israel
Last Action: Filed 11/12/2020

Employee Pay and Leave

HB 284: Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid leave to employees; providing civil and administrative penalties.
Author: Collier
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 310: Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.
Author: Springer
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 815: Relating to the monthly amount of longevity pay for state employees. Author: Goodwin
Last Action: Filed 12/14/2020

HB 499: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pay Equity Task Force.
Author: Wu
Last Action: Filed 11/10/2020

HB 1021: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric utilities. Author: Murphy
Last Action: Filed 01/07/2021

SB 44: Relating to leave for state employees who are volunteers of certain disaster relief organizations. Author: Zaffirini
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020

HB 247: Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations. Author: Meza
Last Action: Filed 11/09/2020