Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Juan Hinojosa
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 46

Sponsor (46):
HB 6 Author: Otto | Frank
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 12 Author: Longoria | Thompson, Senfronia | Phillips | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the border prosecution unit.

HB 114 Author: Flynn | Dale | Shaheen | Parker | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions.

HB 194 Author: Price | Smith | Burkett | Farias | Aycock
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers.

HB 495 Author: Howard
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

HB 642 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an alcohol awareness program or drug education program for certain minors convicted of or adjudicated to have engaged in, or placed on deferred disposition or community supervision for, certain drug or alcohol related offenses; authorizing a fee.

HB 644 Author: Canales | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant.

HB 684 Author: Sheets
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code.

HB 767 Author: Smith | Turner, Sylvester | Lucio III | Huberty | Sheffield
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 928 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/31/2015 S Motion withdrawn
Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.

HB 1015 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision.

HB 1144 Author: Dukes
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing a task force to examine the adjudication, disposition, and registration of juvenile sex offenders.

HB 1155 Author: Alvarado | Gonzales, Larry | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Recruit Texas Program to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.

HB 1596 Author: Guerra | Martinez, "Mando" | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr. | Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Hidalgo County Healthcare District; decreasing the possible maximum rate of a tax.

HB 1606 Author: Burkett | Price | Raymond | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.

HB 1793 Author: Frullo | Dale
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports of certain missing children and to the administration of missing or exploited children prevention grants.

HB 1887 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Canales | Guerra | Lucio III | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 1915 Author: Herrero | Hunter
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.

HB 1933 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.

HB 1953 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate.

HB 2031 Author: Lucio III | Keffer | Hunter | Miller, Doug | Workman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2037 Author: Geren | Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers.

HB 2084 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Dukes | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.

HB 2208 Author: Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.

HB 2257 Author: White, James
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain emergency services districts that are exempted from filing an audit report.

HB 2261 Author: Villalba | King, Phil
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.

HB 2476 Author: Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.

HB 2486 Author: Keffer | Lucio III | Fallon
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense.

HB 2604 Author: Dale | Phillips | Moody
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces.

HB 2645 Author: Blanco | Alvarado | Fallon | Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence and to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case.

HB 2830 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $2 or less paid to the county clerk or district clerk.

HB 2894 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members.

HB 2926 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

HB 3002 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road.

HB 3024 Author: Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to coordination of dental benefits under certain insurance policies.

HB 3220 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr. | Longoria | Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

HB 3264 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of permit requirements for the operation of a domestic wastewater treatment facility.

HB 3307 Author: Miller, Rick | Flynn | Fallon
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System supplemental plan.

HB 3484 Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.

HB 3532 Author: Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access to certain confidential information provided in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.

HB 3791 Author: Geren
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of recordings of certain interactions with a peace officer relating to intoxication offenses.

HB 3920 Author: Guerra | Parker
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financing arrangements between political subdivisions and private entities for the implementation of pay for success initiatives.

HCR 60 Author: Longoria
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/08/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Garza family of Peñitas for their record of accomplishments in higher education.

HCR 111 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando" | Canales | Longoria
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 25 2015 5:35PM
Caption: Urging Hidalgo County to reduce its tax rate upon establishment of the Hidalgo County Healthcare District.

HCR 118 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former Hidalgo County Commissioner Oscar L. Garza Jr. of Edinburg.

HCR 119 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September as Valley Voter Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

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