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HB15   Never Made It to a Senate Committee
Referred to House Higher Education Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mental Health and Brain Research Institute of Texas.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Thompson, Senfronia; Craddick; Buckley; Bonnen; Kuempel
Co-authors: Allen; Bowers; Bucy; Button; Campos; Capriglione; Cole; Darby; Dean; Flores; Gamez; González, Jessica; Goodwin; Guerra; Harris, Cody; Johnson, Ann; Johnson, Julie; Lambert; Lopez, Ray; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, Eddie; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Perez; Plesa; Reynolds; Rose; Turner; Wu; Zwiener
Sponsors:
Co-sponsors:

View at Texas Legislature Online

Tue 3/7/2023


(H) Filed
(H) Senfronia Thompson signed onto the bill as Author
(H) Tom Craddick signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Wed 3/8/2023


(H) Referred to the House Higher Education Committee, chaired by a Republican
(H) Jay Dean signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 3/9/2023


(H) Ron Reynolds signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 3/13/2023


(H) Angelia Orr signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 3/14/2023


(H) Chris Turner signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Brad Buckley signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Wed 3/15/2023


(H) Lulu Flores signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Sheryl Cole signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 3/20/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) John Bucy signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) House Higher Education Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Tue 3/21/2023


(H) House Higher Education Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Kuempel; Paul; Bucy; Burns; Clardy; Cole; González, Mary; Howard; Lalani) Absents (Burrows; Raney)
 

Mon 3/27/2023


(H) Jared Patterson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 4/3/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
(H) Mihaela Plesa signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/4/2023


(H) Cody Harris signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Wed 4/5/2023


(H) Rhetta Bowers signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 4/6/2023


(H) Greg Bonnen signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Mon 4/10/2023


(H) Ann Johnson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Drew Darby signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Eddie Morales signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Evelina "Lina" Ortega signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Jessica González signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Joe Moody signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Toni Rose signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Vikki Goodwin signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/11/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 126 (HB 15 was passed)

RV#126: Yeas 116 (R 53, D 63) - Nays 29 (R 29, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Howard; Hunter; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Shine; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Cain; DeAyala; Gates; Gerdes; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Isaac; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Schaefer; Schatzline; Shaheen; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tinderholt; Toth; Vasut

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Dorazio: "When Record No. 126 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Gerdes: "When Record No. 126 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Harless: "When Record No. 126 was taken, I was excused because of illness. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Troxclair: "When Record No. 126 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Wilson: "When Record No. 126 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) Angie Button signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Julie Johnson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ray Lopez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) John Kuempel signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Wed 4/12/2023


(H) Erin Gamez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Fri 4/14/2023


(H) Liz Campos signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 4/17/2023


(H) Alma Allen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/18/2023


(H) Gene Wu signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Mary Ann Perez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Fri 4/21/2023


(H) Erin Zwiener signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 4/24/2023


(H) Giovanni Capriglione signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Lambert signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/25/2023


(H) Penny Morales Shaw signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Fri 4/28/2023


(H) R. D. Guerra signed onto the bill as Coauthor


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

Against

(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Powell, Judy for Parent Guidance Center
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Shannon, Tracy for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Spiller, Lee for Citizens Commission on Human Rights Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Cahn, Adam for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Guidry, Ron for self (with Texas Mass resistance)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Roberts, Beverly for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Whitt, Kevin for self (with Mass Resistance Texas)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as York, Ruth for self (with Tea Party Patriots of Eastland County; Texas Family Defense Committee)
 

For

(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Aazhang, Behnaam for Rice university
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Craddick, Nadine for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Horner, Philip for Houston Methodist Hospital
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Keller, Andy for Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Otto, Kathleen for self (with BioNTX)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Shulman, Joshua for self (with Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children's Hospital)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Adams, Lindsey for City of El Paso
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Afifi, Amanda for self (with Texas Association of School Psychologists)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Allmon, Jennifer for Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Austin, Glen for Greater Houston Partnership
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Bryan, Christine for Clarity Child Guidance Center
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Carranza, Susana for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Cates, Andrew for Nurse Family Partnership
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Chevalier, Dr. Andrea for Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education (TCASE)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Cooke, Meredith for Texas Children's Hospital
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Duncan, Cameron for Texas Hospital Association
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Fowler, Rebecca for self (with Mental Health America of Greater Houston)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Galvan, Lyssette for NAMI Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Green, Kathy for AARP Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Hanna, Deborah for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Harris, Ashley for United Ways of Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Hodge, Daniel for Houston Methodist Hospital
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Hoppe, Christina for Children's Hospital Association of Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Hunter, Nelda for Insightec Ltd.
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Jones, Garry for self (with Democrats for Education Reform TX)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Krogman, Travis for Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Kuykendall, Deanna L. for Texas Alliance of Brain Injury Providers
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Lanagan, Lindsay for Legacy Community Health
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Lobsinger Bush, Danielle for Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Lynch, Jessica for Texas Association of Community Health Plans
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Mauro, Megan for Texas Association of Business
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as McMahon, Hailey for Texans Care for Children
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Milligan, Maureen for Teaching Hospitals of Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Parkinson, Thomas for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Rice, Leela for Texas Council of Community Centers
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Rodriguez, Jennifer for North Texas Commission
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Romero, Michelle for Texas Medical Association
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Rosenfeld, Craig for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Sabo, Jason for Children at Risk
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Smith, Valerie for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Soto, Renzo for Texas 2036
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Stratmann, Ben for Dallas Regional Chamber
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Sutton, Jill for self (with Texas Osteopathic Medical Association)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Taylor, Thomas for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Travis, Clayton for Texas Pediatric Society
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Van de Putte, Leticia for San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Van de Putte, Leticia for Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Winick, Seth for Texas Coalition for Healthy Minds
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Woomer, Eric for Federation of Texas Psychiatry
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Yanas, Christine for Methodist Healthcare Ministries
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Yancy, Justin for Texas Business Leadership Council
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Zavala, Gilbert for Opportunity Austin
 

On

(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Babatope, Taiwo for UTHealth Houston
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Blanton, Whitney for Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Boerwinkle, Eric for UTHealth Houston
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Higher Education as Doyle, Kristen for Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Roberts, Wayne for CPRIT
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Higher Education as Roquemore, Clarisse for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts



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