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HB54   Signed by the Governor
This bill would cost taxpayers $25,471,693.00 over five years, according to the Legislative Budget Bureau.
Referred to House Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
Democrat Bill, authored by Thompson, Senfronia; Lalani; Davis; Rose; Morales, Christina
Co-authors: Guerra; Martinez; Morales Shaw; Ortega; Plesa
Sponsors: Zaffirini
Co-sponsors: Blanco; LaMantia; West

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


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

Tue 3/7/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) Christina Morales signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Suleman Lalani signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Toni Rose signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Yvonne Davis signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) House Human Services Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Tue 3/14/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Human Services Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Frank; Rose; Hull; Klick; Noble; Ramos) Nays (Shaheen) Absents (Campos; Manuel)
 

Wed 3/15/2023


(H) Mihaela Plesa signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 3/20/2023


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

Tue 3/21/2023


(H) Armando "Mando" Martinez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 3/23/2023


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

Mon 4/17/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 215 (CSHB 54 was passed to engrossment)

RV#215: Yeas 105 (R 44, D 61) - Nays 30 (R 30, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Ashby; Bailes; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bucy; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Gamez; Garcia; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Noble; Ordaz; Ortega; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Zwiener

Nay - Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Cain; Gates; Goldman; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Isaac; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Metcalf; Murr; Patterson; Schaefer; Shaheen; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Tepper; Tinderholt; Toth; Wilson

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

Bryant: "When Record No. 215 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)

C.E. Harris: "When Record No. 215 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Darby: "When Record No. 215 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)

Frazier: "When Record No. 215 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)

Murr: "When Record No. 215 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schatzline: "When Record No. 215 was taken, I was excused because of important business in the district. I would have voted no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Shine: "When Record No. 215 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)

Swanson: "When Record No. 215 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) Evelina "Lina" Ortega signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/18/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 231 (HB 54 was passed)

RV#231: Yeas 117 (R 54, D 63) - Nays 29 (R 29, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Shine; Smithee; Stucky; Swanson; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, S.; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Ashby; Buckley; Bumgarner; Cain; DeAyala; Gates; Goldman; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Leo-Wilson; Metcalf; Patterson; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Tepper; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Wilson

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

C. Bell: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Isaac: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

K. Bell: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Leach: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Schofield: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Swanson: "When Record No. 231 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Wed 4/19/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Wed 5/3/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Thu 5/11/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Tue 5/16/2023


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

Wed 5/17/2023


(S) Placed on intent calendar
 

Thu 5/18/2023


(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 26 (R 14, D 12) - Nays 5 (R 5, D 0)

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

Nay - Creighton; Hall; Hughes; King; Middleton

 

Wed 5/24/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 2057 (The motion to concur in the senate amendments to HB 54 prevailed)

RV#2057: Yeas 126 (R 65, D 61) - Nays 15 (R 15, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

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

Nay - Bell, K.; Cain; Clardy; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Isaac; Leo-Wilson; Patterson; Shaheen; Slawson; Spiller; Tinderholt; Toth; Wilson

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

Schatzline: "When Record No. 2057 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)

Swanson: "When Record No. 2057 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 5/25/2023


(H) Signed in the House
 

Fri 5/26/2023


(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

For

(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Cain, Debbie for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Gerstenhaber, Gary for TSHL
(Wed 5/3/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Gerstenhaber, Gary for self (with Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Hill, Loretta for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Malone, Fredrick for self (with Elgin Rehab and nursing home resident council)
(Wed 5/3/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Schoeman, Alexa for Texas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Schoeman, Alexa for self (with Texas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Allmon, Jennifer for Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Borel, Dennis for Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Caballero, Leticia for HMG Healthcare, LLC
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Ducayet, Patricia for Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Dunkelberg, Anne for Every texan
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Earl, Andrea for AARP Texas
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Earl, Andrea for AARP Texas
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Flanders, Caitlin for Texas Medical Association
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Ford, Ashley for Arc of Texas
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Gadberry, Gavin for Texas Health Care Association
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Ghahremani, Kay for Texas Association of Community Health Plans
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as GLENN, ERIC for Superior HealthPlan
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Lynch, Jessica for Texas Association of Community Health Plans
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Lynch, Jessica for Texas Association of Community Health Plans
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Mares, Bryan for National Association of Social Workers - Texas Chapter
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Meyer, Alyse for LeadingAge Texas
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Miller, Jeff for Disability Rights Texas
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Tamayo, Elisa M. for El Paso County
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Tilton, Carmen for Texas Assisted Living Association
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Warren, Kevin for Texas Health Care Association
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Wilson, Sue for self (with Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)
 

On

(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Quertermous, Janice for Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
(Wed 5/3/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Quertermous, Janice for Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)



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