Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 42

Sponsor (42):
HB 118 Author: Flynn | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a fee waiver for a combination resident hunting and fishing license for certain military personnel.

HB 274 Author: Miles | Schaefer | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty.

HB 311 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a civil penalty.

HB 382 Author: Canales | Longoria | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to public junior college district branch campuses, including a requirement that the South Texas Community College District adopt and implement a plan to expand opportunity for instructional programs in a certain location.

HB 445 Author: Raney | King, Susan | Smith | Farias | Sheets
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees.

HB 731 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs.

HB 1062 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing a fee for county records technology and infrastructure costs in certain counties.

HB 1170 Author: Farney | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions.

HB 1171 Author: Farney | Villalba | Fallon
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1278 Author: Hughes | Fletcher | Anderson, Rodney | Dutton | Herrero
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 1286 Author: Simmons | Moody | Dale | Villalba
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

HB 1431 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of a career-oriented foreign language program that public schools may offer.

HB 1436 Author: Smithee
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs.

HB 1579 Author: Lucio III | Wu | Isaac | Anderson, Rodney | Villalba
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1657 Author: Vo
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the determination of an experience-rated employer's eligibility for a surplus credit rate under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.

HB 1716 Author: Oliveira | Deshotel
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts.

HB 1717 Author: Oliveira
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes by certain municipalities for ecological and space exploration-related tourism.

HB 1741 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

HB 1762 Author: Otto | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Geren | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans.

HB 1774 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction and powers of and the referral of certain proceedings to a criminal law hearing officer in Cameron County.

HB 1790 Author: Márquez | Nevárez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to job performance on behalf of a fire fighter or police officer who is recovering from an off-duty injury.

HB 1969 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways.

HB 2168 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the payment date for annuities from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2340 Author: Sheffield
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2515 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone at or adjacent to the Pharr port of entry.

HB 2573 Author: Johnson, Eric | Hernandez | Schofield
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice.

HB 2772 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects.

HB 2977 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees.

HB 3185 Author: Raney
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

HB 3187 Author: Keffer | Workman
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee.

HB 3374 Author: Morrison | Farrar | Geren
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information regarding Down syndrome.

HB 3404 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 3545 Author: Oliveira
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment.

HB 3623 Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute.

HB 3685 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs.

HB 3982 Author: Romero, Jr. | Walle | White, James
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to solicitation of a person to buy drinks for consumption by an alcoholic beverage retailer or the retailer's employee; authorizing a civil penalty; amending a provision that is subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4037 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties; authorizing an increase in the rate of a tax; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 4059 Author: Oliveira
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limitations on annexation by and extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.

HCR 65 Author: Naishtat
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the western honey bee as the official State Pollinator of Texas.

HCR 100 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 03/27/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the centennial of the King Ranch Main House.

HCR 108 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the development and potential economic impact of a cruise industry on the Texas coast between Calhoun and Cameron Counties.

HCR 132 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Brownsville as the official Bicycling Capital of the Rio Grande Valley for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

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