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HB63   Signed by the Governor
Referred to House Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.
Republican Bill, authored by Swanson; Noble; Hull; Oliverson; Klick
Co-authors: Bell, Cecil; Bumgarner; Cain; Cook; Frazier; Gerdes; Guillen; Harris, Caroline; Harrison; Hayes; Isaac; Kitzman; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, Janie; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Shaheen; Tepper; Thompson, Ed; Tinderholt; Wilson
Sponsors: Sparks
Co-sponsors: 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) House Human Services Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Mon 3/13/2023


(H) Candy Noble signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Lacey Hull signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Stephanie Klick signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Tom Oliverson signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Tue 4/4/2023


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

Wed 4/12/2023


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

Tue 4/25/2023


(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 1) from Wu amended the bill.
(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 2) from Wu amended the bill.
(H) Record Vote No. 501 (CSHB 63, as amended, was passed to engrossment)

RV#501: Yeas 88 (R 84, D 4) - Nays 60 (R 1, D 59)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Herrero; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Wilson

Nay - Allen; Anchía; Bailes; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Campos; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Davis; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, T.; Lalani; Longoria; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Raymond; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

 

Wed 4/26/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 552 (HB 63 was passed)

RV#552: Yeas 94 (R 83, D 11) - Nays 51 (R 0, D 51)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Herrero; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Noble; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Nay - Allen; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Davis; Gamez; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, T.; Lalani; Manuel; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

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

Flores: "When Record No. 552 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Martinez Fischer: "When Record No. 552 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Oliverson: "When Record No. 552 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)

R. Lopez: "When Record No. 552 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Thu 4/27/2023


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

Mon 5/1/2023


(H) Ben Bumgarner signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Brian Harrison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Briscoe Cain 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) David Cook signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ed Thompson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Frederick Frazier signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Glenn Rogers signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Janie Lopez 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) Nate Schatzline 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) Stan Gerdes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Kitzman 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) Tony Tinderholt signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Wed 5/10/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Thu 5/11/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Mon 5/15/2023


(S) Placed on intent calendar
 

Wed 5/17/2023


(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 20 (R 19, D 1) - Nays 11 (R 0, D 11)

Yea - Bettencourt; Birdwell; Campbell; Creighton; Flores; Hall; Hancock; Huffman; Hughes; King; Kolkhorst; Middleton; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West

Nay - Alvarado; Blanco; Eckhardt; Gutierrez; Hinojosa; Johnson; LaMantia; Menéndez; Miles; Whitmire; Zaffirini

 

Thu 5/18/2023


(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 20 (R 19, D 1) - Nays 11 (R 0, D 11)

Yea - Bettencourt; Birdwell; Campbell; Creighton; Flores; Hall; Hancock; Huffman; Hughes; King; Kolkhorst; Middleton; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West

Nay - Alvarado; Blanco; Eckhardt; Gutierrez; Hinojosa; Johnson; LaMantia; Menéndez; Miles; Whitmire; Zaffirini

 

Mon 5/22/2023


(H) Signed in the House
 

Tue 5/23/2023


(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

Against

(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Exter, Monty for ATPE
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Wood, Justin for Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Wood, Justin for Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Chevalier, Dr. Andrea for Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education (TCASE)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Fowler, Elaina for Texas State Teacher Association
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Haenisch, Barry for Texas Association of Community Schools
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Mares, Bryan for National Association of Social Workers - Texas Chapter
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Murphy, Kate for Texans Care for Children
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Pena, Alejandro for Texas American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Sheldon, Tyler for Texas State Employees Union (TSEU)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Terry, Mark for Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Terry, Mark for Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Travis, Clayton for Texas Pediatric Society
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Wiggins, Mark for Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Williams, Paige for Texas Classroom Teachers Association
 

For

(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Azzouz, Terry for self (with Gateway 2Counseling and Project KIDS)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Beckett, Melissa for self (with Texas Education 911)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Brown, Andrew for Texas Public Policy Foundation
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Brown, Andrew for Texas Public Policy Foundation
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Corser, Meagan for Family Freedom Project
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Corser, Meagan for Family Freedom Project
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Hatcher, Julia for self (with Texas Association of Family Defense Attorneys (TAFDA))
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Hilliard, Paula for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Powell, Judy for Parent Guidance Center
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Stuart, Colette for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Evans, Michelle for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Ghani, Shariq for Minaret Foundation
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as James, Ajshay for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Parkinson, Thomas for self
 

On

(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Black, Stephen for Dept. of Family and Protective Services
(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Human Services as Talbert, Marta for Dept. of Family and Protective Services
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Human Services as Banuelos, Erica for Dept. of Family and Protective Services
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Black, Stephen for Dept. of Family and Protective Services
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Hall Lecuona, Shawn for self (with The Hall Lecuona Family)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Talbert, Marta for Dept. of Family and Protective Services



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