Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Ina Minjarez
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 11/21/2017

Number of Bills: 13

HB 9 Author: Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Morrison, Geanie W. | Klick | Walle
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 08/01/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 11 Author: Thierry | Thompson, Senfronia | Zerwas | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Arévalo | Bailes | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 20 Author: Ashby | Darby | VanDeaver | Zerwas | Howard
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 08/03/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 21 Author: Huberty | Zerwas | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bohac | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance, including funding for the recruitment and retention of teachers and the support of participants in the public school employees group insurance program.

HB 23 Author: Huberty
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Button | Koop | et al.
Last Action: 08/08/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism.

HB 25 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Guerra | Darby | Krause
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 08/07/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation.

HB 30 Author: Zerwas | Huberty | Giddings | Guerra
Coauthor: Herrero | Lozano | Minjarez | Paddie | Price | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the Texas Education Agency and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the adjustment of appropriations for public school finance.

HB 32 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Shine | Raymond | Murphy | Darby
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.

HB 51 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Arévalo | Ashby | Bonnen, Dennis | Gervin-Hawkins | Howard | et al.
Last Action: 07/10/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

HB 53 Author: Romero, Jr. | Guillen | Blanco
Coauthor: Alonzo | Arévalo | Gervin-Hawkins | González, Mary | Guerra | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.

HB 85 Author: Lucio III | Isaac
Coauthor: Alonzo | Arévalo | Blanco | Canales | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 07/20/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Jul 20 2017 10:40AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees.

HB 151 Author: Gooden | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia | Darby | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain group benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation.

HJR 18 Author: Howard | Bernal | Hinojosa, Gina | Turner
Coauthor: Allen | Blanco | Cortez | Davis, Yvonne | Deshotel | et al.
Last Action: 07/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.

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