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Legislation authored by Matt Krause

Includes legislation with Matt Krause as the primary author for the 83rd through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 218 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.
HB 222 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a municipality from requiring an employer to provide paid sick leave.
HB 226 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and to make certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for the criminal offenses of sedition, sabotage, and capital sabotage; imposing a civil penalty.
HB 227 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
HB 228 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.
HB 230 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
HB 233 Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first day of school for students by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 234 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.
HB 236 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.
HB 237 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
HB 238 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
HB 648 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 649 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosures by liability insurers and policyholders to third-party claimants; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 922 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.
HB 926 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
HB 1145 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; eliminating program surcharges.
HB 1333 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
HB 1490 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students.
HB 1493 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for over-the-road buses.
HB 1791 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
HB 1882 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a request for binding arbitration to appeal appraisal review board orders involving two or more contiguous tracts of land.
HB 1951 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the development, construction, and operation of toll projects; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty.
HB 2096 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mandatory disclosure of third-party litigation financing agreements.
HB 2097 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts.
HB 2113 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.
HB 2407 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
HB 2440 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.
HB 2539 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to improving the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children, including children receiving benefits under the STAR Kids managed care program.
HB 2690 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Education Agency to provide to a school district certain information used in determining academic accountability ratings for the district.
HB 2775 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the movement of pedestrians in front of, under, between, or through rail cars at a railroad grade crossing.
HB 3171 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the classification and operation of mopeds and certain motorcycles.
HB 3172 Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations.
HB 3186 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to service of expert reports in health care liability claims.
HB 3221 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates; authorizing fees.
HB 3642 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County.
HB 3746 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.
HB 3747 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs.
HB 3748 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the coordination of private health benefits with Medicaid benefits.
HB 3777 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to priority of payment for certain electrical service claims against the estates of certain decedents.
HB 3860 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
HB 3871 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools.
HB 4216 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain hotel occupancy and car rental tax revenue into the foundation school fund.
HB 4437 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to notification about and location of an open-enrollment charter school or campus.
HB 4603 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and providing compensation for teachers, counselors, and librarians employed in public schools.
HCR 84 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Designating January 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, as the Day of Tears for a 10-year period beginning in 2020.
HCR 85 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Expressing support for the process set out in Section 316.092, Government Code, and honoring the intent of the law relating to the Sufficient Balance for the Economic Stabilization Fund.
HJR 144 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenue to provide for property tax relief and public school teacher compensation.
HR 2189 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1207.
HR 2201 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Travel Industry Association for its contributions.
85th Regular Session
HB 65 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
HB 93 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability.
HB 110 Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
HB 114 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
HB 124 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
HB 131 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
HB 135 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
HB 138 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.
HB 1016 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the deferral and reduction or waiver of certain surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.
HB 1124 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students.
HB 1132 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to procedures for presenting certain evidence at placement review hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1329 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to financial reporting by a school district regarding the costs associated with administering certain assessment instruments.
HB 1525 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to submarine veterans.
HB 1551 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty.
HB 1751 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against a peace officer.
HB 1865 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the scheduling of the first and last days of school for students by school districts.
HB 1923 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.
HB 1970 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to obtaining information from the child abuse and neglect central registry regarding certain individuals who have or will have direct contact with public school students.
HB 2185 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 2189 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.
HB 3572 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty.
HB 3635 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.
HB 4081 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain dentists under the Medicaid program.
HB 4153 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain suits concerning real property.
HCR 67 Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Approving the sufficient balance of the economic stabilization fund adopted by the Joint Committee on Economic Stabilization Fund Balance, Select, for the state fiscal biennium beginning September 1, 2017.
HJR 95 Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to own, hold, and use any mutually agreed upon medium of exchange.
HJR 123 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the fullest extent possible.
HR 1998 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paul and Charla Vinyard on their receipt of the Tom Landry Leadership Award from Dallas Baptist University.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 301 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
84th Regular Session
HB 236 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.
HB 421 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
HB 422 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
HB 454 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
HB 459 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
HB 592 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
HB 648 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the selection of directors to the board of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District.
HB 815 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
HB 962 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the amount of installed electric generation capacity.
HB 1901 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient.
HB 2531 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
HB 2565 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state.
HB 2816 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to legislative and judicial review of state agency rulemaking.
HB 3376 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in family district courts in Tarrant County.
HB 3387 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees.
HB 3590 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of state rules and the submission of the state implementation plan to comply with certain rules under Section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act.
HB 3606 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for receipt or expenditure of federal funds by political subdivisions that receive federal funds.
HB 3611 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the notice of default required under a deed of trust or other contract lien on real property.
HB 3780 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the deferral and reduction or waiver of certain surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.
HB 4093 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to repealing insupportability as a ground for divorce.
HJR 125 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion.
HR 1147 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kelly Walters of Arlington.
HR 2426 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Karen Michelle Peterson of Fort Worth.
HR 2936 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hillwood Middle School in Fort Worth on being named a School to Watch by the Texas Middle School Association and the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.
HR 3418 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Victor D. Puente Sr. of Fort Worth.
83rd Regular Session
HB 204 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and requiring a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission to undergo a financial audit and submit a zero-based budget in connection with the review.
HB 359 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person.
HB 360 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership.
HB 399 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain high school students successfully complete four courses in each subject of the foundation curriculum.
HB 627 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
HB 928 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
HB 1525 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the board of trustees of an independent school district from exercising disparate treatment in allowing access to school campuses during non-instructional time based on the religious nature of an organization.
HB 1930 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.
HB 2187 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer.
HB 3302 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.
HB 3303 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability.
HR 2755 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jennie Sue Krause for her support of her husband, Representative Matt Krause, during the 83rd Texas Legislative Session.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 15 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
HB 63 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 18 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures.
HB 19 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.