TX HB5 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 15 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-15 - Effective immediately
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

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Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.


Rep. Trent Ashby [R]Rep. Charles Anderson [R]Rep. Chris Paddie [R]Rep. Four Price [R]
Rep. Terry Canales [D]Rep. Alma Allen [D]Rep. Stephen Allison [R]Rep. Ernest Bailes [R]
Rep. Michelle Beckley [D]Rep. Cecil Bell [R]Rep. Keith Bell [R]Rep. Diego Bernal [D]
Rep. Greg Bonnen [R]Rep. Brad Buckley [R]Rep. John Bucy [D]Rep. Dewayne Burns [R]
Rep. Dustin Burrows [R]Rep. Angie Button [R]Rep. Elizabeth Campos [D]Rep. Giovanni Capriglione [R]
Rep. Travis Clardy [R]Rep. Sheryl Cole [D]Rep. Nicole Collier [D]Rep. David Cook [R]
Rep. Philip Cortez [D]Rep. Jasmine Crockett [D]Rep. John Cyrier [R]Rep. Drew Darby [R]
Rep. Yvonne Davis [D]Rep. Jay Dean [R]Rep. Alex Dominguez [D]Rep. Jake Ellzey [R]
Rep. Art Fierro [D]Rep. James Frank [R]Rep. John Frullo [R]Rep. Charlie Geren [R]
Rep. Jessica Gonzalez [D]Rep. Mary Gonzalez [D]Rep. Vikki Goodwin [D]Rep. Robert Guerra [D]
Rep. Ryan Guillen [R]Rep. Sam Harless [R]Rep. Cody Harris [R]Rep. Cole Hefner [R]
Rep. Ana Hernandez [D]Rep. Abel Herrero [D]Rep. Gina Hinojosa [D]Rep. Justin Holland [R]
Rep. Donna Howard [D]Rep. Dan Huberty [R]Rep. Lacey Hull [R]Rep. Celia Israel [D]
Rep. Jacey Jetton [R]Rep. Ann Johnson [D]Rep. Jarvis Johnson [D]Rep. Julie Johnson [D]
Rep. Kyle Kacal [R]Rep. Ken King [R]Rep. Tracy King [D]Rep. John Kuempel [R]
Rep. Stan Lambert [R]Rep. Brooks Landgraf [R]Rep. Jeff Leach [R]Rep. Ben Leman [R]
Rep. Oscar Longoria [D]Rep. Ray Lopez [D]Rep. J.M. Lozano [R]Rep. Eddie Lucio [D]
Rep. Armando Martinez [D]Rep. William Metcalf [R]Rep. Morgan Meyer [R]Rep. Ina Minjarez [D]
Rep. Penny Morales Shaw [D]Rep. Christina Morales [D]Rep. Eddie Morales [D]Rep. Geanie Morrison [R]
Rep. Sergio Munoz [D]Rep. Andrew Murr [R]Rep. Victoria Neave Criado [D]Rep. Tom Oliverson [R]
Rep. Claudia Ordaz Perez [D]Rep. Lina Ortega [D]Rep. Leo Pacheco [D]Sen. Tan Parker [R]
Rep. Dennis Paul [R]Rep. Mary Perez [D]Rep. John Raney [R]Rep. Ron Reynolds [D]
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez [D]Rep. Glenn Rogers [R]Rep. Jon Rosenthal [D]Rep. Carl Sherman [D]
Rep. Hugh Shine [R]Rep. Bryan Slaton [R]Rep. Reggie Smith [R]Rep. David Spiller [R]
Rep. Phil Stephenson [R]Rep. Lynn Stucky [R]Rep. Shawn Thierry [D]Rep. Ed Thompson [R]
Rep. Tony Tinderholt [R]Rep. John Turner [D]Rep. Gary Vandeaver [R]Rep. Cody Vasut [R]
Rep. Armando Walle [D]Rep. James White [R]Rep. Terry Wilson [R]Rep. Eugene Wu [D]
Rep. Erin Zwiener [D]Sen. Robert Nichols [R]Sen. Cesar Blanco [D]Sen. Joan Huffman [R]
Sen. Bryan Hughes [R]Sen. Lois Kolkhorst [R]Sen. Angela Paxton [R]Sen. Kel Seliger [R]
Sen. Drew Springer [R]Sen. Judith Zaffirini [D]

Roll Calls

2021-05-28 - Senate - Senate adopts conference committee report (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-28 - House - House adopts conference committee report RV#1623 (Y: 133 N: 13 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-09 - House - Amended RV#133 (Y: 146 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal RV#125 (Y: 150 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - Amendment fails of adoption RV#124 (Y: 42 N: 106 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2021-04-08 - House - Rule 11, Section 2 RV#123 (Y: 87 N: 56 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - RV#121 RV#122 (Y: 123 N: 23 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - RV#121 (Y: 148 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - RV#120 (Y: 146 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - RV#119 (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - 2-Ashby RV#118 (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-06-15 Effective immediately
2021-06-15 Signed by the Governor
2021-05-31 Sent to the Governor
2021-05-31SenateSigned in the Senate
2021-05-30HouseSigned in the House
2021-05-30HouseReported enrolled
2021-05-28HouseSenate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
2021-05-28SenateRecord vote
2021-05-28SenateSenate adopts conference committee report
2021-05-28SenateSenate adopts resolution to go outside bounds SR 516
2021-05-28SenateHouse adopts conf. comm. report-reported
2021-05-28HouseReason for vote recorded in Journal
2021-05-28HouseRecord vote RV#1623
2021-05-28HouseHouse adopts conference committee report
2021-05-28HouseHouse adopts resolution to go outside bounds HR 1868
2021-05-26HouseConf. Comm. Report distributed
2021-05-26SenateConference committee report filed
2021-05-25HouseSenate Amendments Analysis distributed
2021-05-11SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-05-06HouseSenate appoints conferees-reported
2021-05-06HouseSenate grants request for conf comm-reported
2021-05-06SenateSenate appoints conferees
2021-05-06SenateSenate grants request for conference comm.
2021-05-03SenateHouse appoints conferees-reported
2021-05-03SenateHouse requests conference committee-reported
2021-05-03SenateHouse refuses to concur-reported
2021-05-03HouseHouse appoints conferees
2021-05-03HouseHouse requests conference committee
2021-05-03HouseHouse refuses to concur in Senate amendments
2021-04-29HouseSenate Amendments distributed
2021-04-29HouseSenate passage as amended reported
2021-04-29SenateRecord vote
2021-04-29SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-29SenateRecord vote
2021-04-29SenateThree day rule suspended
2021-04-29SenateVote recorded in Journal
2021-04-29SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2021-04-29SenateLaid before the Senate
2021-04-29SenatePlaced on local & uncontested calendar
2021-04-28SenateCorrected comm. report printed & distributed
2021-04-28SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-04-26SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2021-04-26SenateRecommended for local & uncontested calendar
2021-04-26SenateReported favorably as substituted
2021-04-21SenateTestimony taken in committee
2021-04-21SenateConsidered in public hearing
2021-04-21SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-04-21SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-04-15SenateReferred to Transportation
2021-04-15SenateRead first time
2021-04-12SenateReceived from the House
2021-04-09HouseReported engrossed
2021-04-09HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-09HouseRecord vote RV#133
2021-04-09HousePassed as amended
2021-04-09HouseAmended 1-Slaton
2021-04-09HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#125
2021-04-08HousePassed to engrossment as amended
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#124
2021-04-08HouseAmendment fails of adoption 9-Middleton
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#123
2021-04-08HouseAmended 8-Cason
2021-04-08HousePoint of order withdrawn (amendment) Rule 11, Section 2
2021-04-08HouseAmendment(s) offered 8-Cason
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#122
2021-04-08HouseAmended 7-Zwiener
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#121
2021-04-08HouseAmended 6-Davis and Reynolds
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#120
2021-04-08HouseAmended 5-Rodriguez
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#119
2021-04-08HouseAmended 4-Hernandez
2021-04-08HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-08HouseRecord vote RV#118
2021-04-08HouseAmended 3-Price
2021-04-08HouseAmended 2-Ashby
2021-04-08HouseAmended 1-Ashby
2021-04-08HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-08HousePlaced on Major State Calendar
2021-04-06HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-01HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2021-04-01HouseCommittee report distributed
2021-04-01HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2021-03-25HouseReported favorably as substituted
2021-03-25HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2021-03-25HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-18HouseLeft pending in committee
2021-03-18HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2021-03-18HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2021-03-18HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-18HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-03-01HouseReferred to State Affairs
2021-03-01HouseRead first time


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=118&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=119&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=120&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=121&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=122&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=123&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=124&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=125&Ch=H&Dt=04/08/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=133&Ch=H&Dt=04/09/2021
Roll Callhttps://journals.senate.texas.gov/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ04-29-F.PDF#page=1
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB5&RcdVtNo=1623&Ch=H&Dt=05/28/2021
Roll Callhttps://journals.senate.texas.gov/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-28-F.PDF#page=140

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