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HB18   Signed by the Governor
Referred to House Youth Health & Safety, Select Committee, chaired by a Democrat
Referred to Senate State Affairs Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to the protection of minors from harmful, deceptive, or unfair trade practices in connection with the use of certain digital services and electronic devices, including the use and transfer of electronic devices to students by a public school.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Slawson; Patterson; González, Mary; Burrows; Darby
Co-authors: Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, Cecil; Bell, Keith; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Cain; Campos; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, Caroline; Harris, Cody; Hayes; Hefner; Herrero; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, Ken; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, Janie; Lopez, Ray; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morales, Eddie; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Paul; Plesa; Price; Raney; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Shaheen; Shine; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, Ed; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson
Sponsors: Hughes
Co-sponsors: Bettencourt; Blanco; Creighton; Hall; Kolkhorst; Menéndez; Parker; Paxton

View at Texas Legislature Online

Thu 2/16/2023


(H) Filed
(H) Shelby Slawson signed onto the bill as Author
 

Thu 2/23/2023


(H) Referred to the House Youth Health & Safety, Select Committee, chaired by a Democrat
 

Thu 3/9/2023


(H) Drew Darby signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Dustin Burrows signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Jared Patterson signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Mary González signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Thu 3/16/2023


(H) Andrew Murr signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Angelia Orr signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ben Bumgarner signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Brad Buckley signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Briscoe Cain signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Brooks Landgraf signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Candy Noble signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Carl Tepper signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Caroline Harris signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Carrie Isaac signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cecil Bell signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Charles "Doc" Anderson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Charles Cunningham signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Charlie Geren signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Claudia Ordaz signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cody Harris signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cody Vasut signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cole Hefner signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Craig Goldman signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) David Cook signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) David Spiller signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Dennis Paul signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) DeWayne Burns signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ed Thompson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ellen Troxclair signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ernest Bailes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Four Price signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Frederick Frazier signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Gary Gates signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Gary VanDeaver signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Geanie Morrison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Giovanni Capriglione signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Glenn Rogers signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Greg Bonnen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Hugh Shine signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) J.M. Lozano signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Jacey Jetton signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) James Frank signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Janie Lopez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Jay Dean signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Jeff Leach signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) John Kuempel signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) John Lujan signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) John Raney signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) John Smithee signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Justin Holland signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Keith Bell signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ken King signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Kronda Thimesch signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Kyle Kacal signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Lacey Hull signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Lynn Stucky signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Mano DeAyala signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Mark Dorazio signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Matt Schaefer signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Matt Shaheen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Morgan Meyer signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Nate Schatzline signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Oscar Longoria signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Reggie Smith signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Richard Hayes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ryan Guillen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Sam Harless signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Shawn Thierry signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Gerdes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Kitzman signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Lambert signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stephanie Klick signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Steve Allison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Steve Toth signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Terri Leo-Wilson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Terry Wilson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Todd Hunter signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Tom Craddick signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Tom Oliverson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Travis Clardy signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Trent Ashby signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Valoree Swanson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Will Metcalf signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 3/20/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) Mihaela Plesa signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) House Youth Health & Safety, Select Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Wed 3/22/2023


(H) Ray Lopez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 3/23/2023


(H) Josey Garcia signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Liz Campos signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 3/30/2023


(H) Eddie Morales signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/11/2023


(H) House Youth Health & Safety, Select Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Hull; Allison; Capriglione; Landgraf; Lozano) Nays (Dutton) Presents (Thompson, Senfronia; Johnson, Ann) Absents (King, Tracy O.)
 

Wed 4/19/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Tue 4/25/2023


(H) A Republican amendment (No. 1) from Slawson amended the bill.
(H) A Republican amendment (No. 2) from Tinderholt failed and was not adopted.
(H) Record Vote No. 483 (Amendment No. 2 (Tinderholt) failed of adoption)

RV#483: Yeas 12 (R 9, D 3) - Nays 127 (R 73, D 54)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Cain; Dorazio; Johnson, A.; Leo-Wilson; Morales, C.; Schatzline; Slaton; Tinderholt; Toth; Wilson; Wu

Nay - Allen; Anderson; 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; DeAyala; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rosenthal; Schaefer; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Zwiener

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

A. Johnson: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Allison: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Harrison: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Isaac: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Rose: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schaefer: "When Record No. 483 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) A Republican amendment (No. 3) from Tinderholt failed and was not adopted.
(H) Record Vote No. 484 (Amendment No. 3 (Tinderholt) failed of adoption)

RV#484: Yeas 4 (R 4, D 0) - Nays 137 (R 79, D 58)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Cain; Dorazio; Slaton; Tinderholt

Nay - 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; DeAyala; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schaefer; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener

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

Harrison: "When Record No. 484 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Isaac: "When Record No. 484 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schatzline: "When Record No. 484 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) Abel Herrero signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Wed 4/26/2023


(H) A Republican amendment (No. 1) from Slawson amended the bill.
(H) Record Vote No. 510 (HB 18, as amended, was passed)

RV#510: Yeas 125 (R 84, D 41) - Nays 20 (R 0, D 20)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Wilson

Nay - Bucy; Canales; Collier; Davis; Dutton; Flores; González, J.; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, V.; Meza; Morales, C.; Ortega; Ramos; Reynolds; Rosenthal; Sherman; Wu; Zwiener

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

J. Jones: "When Record No. 510 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Lalani: "When Record No. 510 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Smith: "When Record No. 510 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Thu 5/4/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate State Affairs Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Mon 5/15/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Wed 5/17/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Mon 5/22/2023


(S) Placed on intent calendar
 

Tue 5/23/2023


(S) Vote recorded in Journal
(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 31 (R 19, D 12) - Nays 0 (R 0, D 0)

Yea - Alvarado; Bettencourt; Birdwell; Blanco; Campbell; Creighton; Eckhardt; Flores; Gutierrez; Hall; Hancock; Hinojosa; Huffman; Hughes; Johnson; King; Kolkhorst; LaMantia; Menéndez; Middleton; Miles; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West; Whitmire; Zaffirini

 

Sun 5/28/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 2237 (The motion to discharge the conferees and concur in the senate amendments to HB 18 prevailed)

RV#2237: Yeas 120 (R 79, D 41) - Nays 21 (R 1, D 20)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Gamez; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, M.; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Holland; Hull; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Walle; Wilson

Nay - Bernal; Bryant; Bucy; Canales; Collier; Cortez; González, J.; Goodwin; Howard; Hunter; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Lopez, R.; Morales, C.; Ramos; Rosenthal; Talarico; Vo; Wu; Zwiener

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

Cortez: "When Record No. 2237 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Meyer: "When Record No. 2237 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Rose: "When Record No. 2237 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Mon 5/29/2023


(H) Signed in the House
(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

Against

(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Giovanetti, Tom for Institute for Policy Innovation
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Esparza, Servando for TechNet
 

For

(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Molak, Maurine for self (with David's Legacy Foundation)
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Allmon, Jennifer for Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Caruthers, Jamey for self (with Street Grace)
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Kennon, Suzi for Texas Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Parkinson, Thomas for self
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Trainor, Lucy for self
 

On

(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Kaufman, Lisa for Texas Civil Justice League (TCJL)
(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Mauro, Megan for Texas Association of Business
(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as McCord, John for Texas Retailers Association
(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Streufert, Kelsey for Texas Restaurant Association
(Mon 5/15/2023) Testifying before Senate State Affairs as Whiting, Zachary for Texas Public Policy Foundation
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Davis, Antigone for Meta
(Mon 5/15/2023) Registering before Senate State Affairs as Parsley, Lee for Texans for Lawsuit Reform



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