Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. José R. Rodríguez
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 171

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (153):
SB 144 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child.

SB 145 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses and compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses.

SB 146 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses.

SB 147 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Hernandez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case; providing penalties.

SB 148 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

SB 151 Author: Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties.

SB 152 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.

SB 153 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 154 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 155 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors.

SB 159 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Márquez
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.

SB 160 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense.

SB 161 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Referred to Public Education: May 14 2015 12:12AM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating students of limited English proficiency in public schools.

SB 162 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

SB 163 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund an interdisciplinary research facility at The University of Texas at El Paso.

SB 325 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a college of business administration complex at The University of Texas at El Paso.

SB 375 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of a wage and salary presumption to an incarcerated person for purposes of determining child support obligations.

SB 376 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.

SB 377 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.

SB 378 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations.

SB 379 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals.

SB 380 Author: Rodríguez | Burton | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision.

SB 387 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to trusts and certain other forms of asset protection.

SB 388 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention.

SB 389 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the placement of military occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings.

SB 397 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game.

SB 405 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voter registration at the polling place during early voting.

SB 406 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to reforming the electoral process; creating a criminal offense.

SB 407 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a voter.

SB 408 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts.

SB 409 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: White, James
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of confidential information contained in the juvenile justice information system.

SB 466 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the affidavit required to be exempt from jury service due to a physical or mental impairment.

SB 467 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the early voting period for certain elections.

SB 468 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to childbirth and contraception.

SB 469 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Corrected comm. report printed & distributed: May 13 2015 2:05PM
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.

SB 470 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 471 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reviews and investigations conducted by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 472 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
Caption: Relating to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veteran's liaison.

SB 508 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the employment of veterans by a public entity or public work of this state.

SB 509 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.

SB 510 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.

SB 571 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/06/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

SB 583 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

SB 589 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

SB 597 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the definition of an eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

SB 598 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to improvements on private property for public private partnerships.

SB 599 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to insurers' choices in connection with uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage.

SB 600 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to underinsured motorist coverage in personal automobile insurance policies.

SB 629 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to agreements of certain counties to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate a toll bridge.

SB 630 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.

SB 645 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend revisions to any state laws pertaining to juvenile records.

SB 658 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from vehicle registration for certain farm vehicles owned by a farmers' cooperative society or marketing association.

SB 659 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to state assistance for school employees uniform group health coverage.

SB 660 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program.

SB 662 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Alonzo
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.

SB 663 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the bill of costs provided to a defendant before the costs are payable.

SB 675 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to social work services in public schools.

SB 692 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 730 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion providers and facilities.

SB 731 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to funding for certain transportation infrastructure projects near the international border of this state; making an appropriation.

SB 737 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection.

SB 751 Author: Rodríguez | Burton
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

SB 787 Author: Rodríguez | Eltife
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the improvement of oral health care access through the regulation of dental hygiene practitioners, dental hygienists, and dentists in this state.

SB 811 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing a translated copy of a student's individualized education program to parents unable to speak English.

SB 812 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate judge in a family law proceeding involving a name change.

SB 813 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of digitized signatures in certain family law proceedings.

SB 814 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to waivers of citation in certain family law suits.

SB 815 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a temporary restraining order for preservation of property and protection of the parties in a suit for the dissolution of marriage.

SB 816 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a dismissal or nonsuit of an application for a protective order.

SB 817 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a protective order and the appointment of a managing conservator in certain family law proceedings.

SB 818 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a parent appointed as a conservator of a child disclose certain information regarding family violence; creating a criminal offense.

SB 819 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit for modification of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 820 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees.

SB 821 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to references to school in the Family Code.

SB 822 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain definitions and certain laws governing attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, and amicus attorneys in family law proceedings.

SB 823 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.

SB 847 Author: Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a waiting period requirement for coverage under the child health plan program.

SB 856 Author: Rodríguez | Ellis | Garcia | Watson | Whitmire
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense.

SB 872 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a schedule of fees for the compensation of court-appointed defense counsel in criminal cases.

SB 873 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

SB 885 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to bonuses for teachers of students who perform successfully on college advanced placement tests and international baccalaureate examinations.

SB 890 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to restricting the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates.

SB 891 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operations of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including conditions of confinement of certain inmates and required training for correctional officers employed by the department.

SB 927 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty.

SB 943 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to contempt of court committed by certain juvenile offenders and the detention of certain juvenile offenders.

SB 944 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.

SB 961 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of February 19 as Iwo Jima Day.

SB 976 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain qualified residential rental assistance projects financed by private activity bonds.

SB 977 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a secondary-level English language learners' program for public school students of limited English proficiency.

SB 991 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct a study regarding the use of wind or solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater.

SB 992 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to recovery of costs for pilot programs to measure energy savings that result from water conservation programs.

SB 993 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code.

SB 994 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act.

SB 995 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates.

SB 1006 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to gun violence restraining orders and gun seizure warrants; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1014 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in which there is evidence of family violence, child abuse or neglect, or the sexual assault of one parent by the other parent.

SB 1034 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to voting by mail, including the cancellation of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

SB 1035 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the oversight of state border security activities.

SB 1036 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to leadership development of public school administrators.

SB 1037 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to law enforcement training programs and policies on using appropriate nonlethal force and nonviolent restraint; changing the education requirements for licensure as a peace officer.

SB 1038 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules.

SB 1039 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to seeking federal authorization to provide health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace.

SB 1040 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

SB 1050 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk.

SB 1067 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a study of economically recyclable materials, economic impacts to the state and local governments of existing and increased recycling, the development of new markets for recycled materials and any infrastructure needs, and the potential to increase state revenues.

SB 1068 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission.

SB 1082 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an informal preliminary hearing process before the suspension, revocation, or denial of certain occupational licenses as a result of certain criminal convictions.

SB 1083 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

SB 1201 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the value of personal property exempt from seizure by creditors.

SB 1202 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the value of property that may be transferred to a custodian or other person for the benefit of a minor under certain circumstances.

SB 1203 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the applicability of the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009 and other laws applicable to residential mortgage loan originators.

SB 1204 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Márquez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics.

SB 1205 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an environmental service fee charged by an institution of higher education.

SB 1242 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1259 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Allen
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a child in public school.

SB 1260 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the selection of certain providers under the Medicaid program.

SB 1333 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the secure confinement of certain children.

SB 1401 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend a plan to increase the minimum age of juvenile jurisdiction.

SB 1402 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 1556 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain programs as postsecondary education programs.

SB 1557 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a court investigator hired by a statutory probate court.

SB 1575 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to county regulation of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped for 25 years or more.

SB 1620 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to qualifications of special judges.

SB 1621 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a court administrator hired by a statutory probate court.

SB 1622 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to payment and reimbursement of court costs in a guardianship proceeding.

SB 1623 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the provision of security from certain persons for the probable costs of a guardianship proceeding.

SB 1624 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Márquez
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain entering students at a general academic teaching institution receive information regarding mental health and suicide prevention services.

SB 1625 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges.

SB 1626 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Dukes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a developer of the installation of solar energy devices in a residential subdivision.

SB 1790 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration; creating criminal offenses.

SB 2000 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court.

SCR 29 Author: Rodríguez | Ellis | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to update Voting Rights Act provisions to protect against voter discrimination.

SCR 33 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 8 as Major Jefferson Van Horne Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

SCR 46 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: May 21 2015 4:10PM
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Marcelino Serna.

SJR 13 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage.

SJR 51 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund.

SR 37 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10 and 11, 2015, as El Paso Days.

SR 76 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paso del Norte Health Foundation on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

SR 178 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing West Texas Counties on the occasion of West Texas Counties Day.

SR 179 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as the Day of the Fallen.

SR 264 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Janke Kastrin.

SR 354 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Clinton Ferguson Cross on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 355 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the El Paso Youth Symphony Elecktrick Rock Orckestra on the occasion of its Band for Peace Tour.

SR 555 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the eighth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 566 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring April 11, 2015, as Massing of the Colors Day in Texas.

SR 656 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dark Skies of Texas at Big Bend Ranch State Park.

SR 657 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the week of May 4 through May 10, 2015, as Celebration of Texas STEM Education Week in El Paso.

SR 687 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sarah Enriquez Garcia.

SR 688 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as National Mental Health Awareness Month.

SR 689 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 18, 2015, as Texas Promotores and Community Health Workers Day.

SR 810 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jim Harrington on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 1033 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Volar Center for Independent Living for its service to citizens with disabilities.

SR 1034 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging efforts to preserve Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site.

Additional Primary Authors (18):
SB 98 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing a marriage between two persons of the same sex in this state and repealing the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

SB 132 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; creating an offense.

SB 250 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.

SB 393 Author: Burton | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Peña
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.

SB 461 Author: Perry | Eltife | Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

SB 492 Author: Whitmire | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.

SB 534 Author: Watson | Creighton | Ellis | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

SB 538 Author: Schwertner | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the control of infectious diseases.

SB 578 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Allen
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources.

SB 694 Author: Bettencourt | Burton | Creighton | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Sponsor: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 05/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

SB 947 Author: Zaffirini | Rodríguez | Watson
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.

SB 1127 Author: Zaffirini | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.

SB 1507 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Naishtat | Price
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director.

SB 1864 Author: Burton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Canales | White, James | Elkins
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a peace officer to obtain a warrant to search a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.

SB 1953 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez | Uresti | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission.

SR 398 Author: Garcia | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending condolences to the families of the missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

SR 477 Author: Menéndez | Ellis | Garcia | Rodríguez | Uresti | et al.
Last Action: 03/31/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 19th Annual Cesar Chavez March for Justice.

SR 626 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2015, as Mexican American Studies Day in Texas.

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