Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. José R. Rodríguez
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/24/2017

Number of Bills: 166

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (142):
SB 160 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wu | Huberty | Bernal | Allen | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services.

SB 161 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.

SB 162 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

SB 163 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

SB 164 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 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 165 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Whitmire
Last Action: 01/25/2017 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 166 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Whitmire
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

SB 167 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures.

SB 168 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region.

SB 169 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
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 170 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

SB 251 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.

SB 330 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Apr 13 2017 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

SB 421 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 422 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 423 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.

SB 424 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the secure confinement of certain children.

SB 425 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the availability under the public information law of information contained in a bid or proposal after a contract is executed or awarded.

SB 426 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

SB 427 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.

SB 428 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities.

SB 429 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers.

SB 430 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

SB 431 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents.

SB 432 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a report identifying each provision of state law that has been declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.

SB 433 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

SB 434 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

SB 435 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.

SB 436 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of the special education continuing advisory committee.

SB 437 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

SB 438 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 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 439 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.

SB 440 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue to improve or expand certain airports.

SB 441 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to eligibility of surviving spouses of disabled veterans for specialty license plates.

SB 442 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 473 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 04/11/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to paid rest breaks for construction employees of construction contractors and subcontractors; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 474 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors.

SB 475 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties.

SB 476 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to claims for unpaid wages.

SB 511 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.

SB 512 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.

SB 513 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts.

SB 556 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

SB 557 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program.

SB 567 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the imposition of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 568 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information.

SB 569 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a review and report by the Railroad Commission of Texas regarding the oversight and enforcement of unpermitted discharges of oil and gas waste or of other substances or materials associated with certain operations or activities regulated by the commission.

SB 570 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Walle | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 593 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco | Moody
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities.

SB 617 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to trusts.

SB 665 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/12/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 12 2017 11:13AM
Caption: Relating to education requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee.

SB 691 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the fees collected by justices of the peace on the filing of certain civil actions to fund a law library.

SB 692 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation by certain counties of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped.

SB 704 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system.

SB 776 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity.

SB 777 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses.

SB 799 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

SB 819 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the execution of a declaration for mental health treatment.

SB 830 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Walle
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property.

SB 831 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses who are military veterans.

SB 835 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes.

SB 836 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or related business.

SB 918 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness training and reporting by cosmetology license holders.

SB 919 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Passed to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations.

SB 926 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to durable powers of attorney.

SB 927 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/04/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a special education recovery program operated by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 928 Author: Rodríguez | Estes
Sponsor: Pickett | Landgraf | Moody | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Tom Lea Trail.

SB 958 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a death penalty case.

SB 964 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

SB 1017 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.

SB 1025 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.

SB 1111 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities.

SB 1233 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against certain judges.

SB 1234 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the possession of a child on the child's birthday under a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1235 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the rendition of certain temporary orders during the pendency of a suit for modification of an order that provides for the conservatorship, support, or possession of or access to a child.

SB 1236 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations; creating an offense.

SB 1237 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to procedures in a suit for dissolution of a marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1238 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain at-risk developments to receive low income housing tax credits.

SB 1240 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee.

SB 1241 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to law enforcement's duty to report to the National Crime Information Center and Texas Crime Information Center certain information concerning a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.

SB 1242 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for or a person protected by a protective order.

SB 1243 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim of a criminal offense and providing certain rights to a victim and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative.

SB 1244 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in an urban district.

SB 1245 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Vision Zero Task Force to propose a plan to eliminate traffic deaths in this state.

SB 1246 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Ortega
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the salary of a bailiff in El Paso County.

SB 1273 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/11/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases where the state agrees to relief.

SB 1274 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1313 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.

SB 1314 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody | Wu
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of substance abuse facilities and programs for juveniles.

SB 1315 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the duties of a personal bond pretrial release office.

SB 1332 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law.

SB 1472 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to granting to the board of trustees of certain municipally owned utilities the authority to set the compensation of employees necessary to provide service and protect against interruption.

SB 1473 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.

SB 1521 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings.

SB 1531 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields.

SB 1532 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the supervision by a personal bond office of individuals granted an occupational driver's license; providing for an administrative fee.

SB 1533 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody | Coleman | Price | Lozano | Turner
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees.

SB 1534 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.

SB 1535 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school districts of innovation.

SB 1596 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a study 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 1597 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct an evaluation and submit a report regarding the use of wind and solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater on real property owned by the state.

SB 1631 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the child safety zone applicable to a person released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

SB 1632 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Whole Woman's Health Act.

SB 1657 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements for certain individuals who are no longer enrolled in school.

SB 1700 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to uniform reporting of information concerning protective orders, concerning magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and concerning conditions of bond imposed on a person awaiting trial in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.

SB 1701 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the terms of the board members of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

SB 1828 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to treatment and registration of juveniles adjudicated for a sexual offense.

SB 1829 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to common nuisances.

SB 1830 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 20 2017 4:41PM
Caption: Relating to the use of connected braking systems to maintain distance between vehicles.

SB 1993 Author: Rodríguez | Watson | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and other regulation of wrap lenders.

SB 2026 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/16/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 16 2017 5:35PM
Caption: Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state.

SB 2027 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability.

SB 2028 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.

SB 2029 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to funding for new and existing migrant labor housing facilities; establishing an interagency task force to provide support for migrant agricultural workers.

SB 2073 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a mechanic's or materialman's lien for retained funds under certain construction contracts.

SB 2074 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

SB 2075 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to vehicle registration.

SB 2076 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees.

SB 2223 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding.

SB 2224 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.

SB 2225 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to speech protections for student newspapers in public schools.

SB 2226 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the renewal of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver under Medicaid.

SJR 16 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Whitmire
Last Action: 01/30/2017 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 17 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.

SJR 18 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use.

SR 2 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22 and 23, 2017, as El Paso Days.

SR 133 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2 through 8, 2017, as Chicano History Week.

SR 134 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Project Vida on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

SR 233 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hudspeth County on the occasion of its centennial celebration.

SR 234 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Lyons.

SR 244 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2017, as ATPE Day.

SR 272 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as the Day of the Fallen.

SR 315 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Culberson County Day.

SR 316 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Presidio County Day.

SR 395 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph E. Torres.

SR 454 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy Hurt Tovar for her contributions to the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association.

SR 455 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing A Smoke-Free Paso del Norte on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.

SR 456 Author: Rodríguez | Watson
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Army National Guard on its commitment to pursuing energy efficiency and water conservation.

SR 568 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/04/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2017, as Transgender Visibility Day.

SR 693 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Texas Silver Student Study Group for their contributions to the state.

SR 706 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Honoring the economic contributions made by immigrants to the Lone Star State.

SR 785 Author: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the El Paso DWI/Drug Court Intervention and Treatment Program for its contributions to the community.

Additional Primary Authors (24):
SB 14 Author: Taylor, Van | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 15 2017 2:18PM
Caption: Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses.

SB 157 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect same-sex marriages, including the repeal of 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 329 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Estes | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons.

SB 462 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

SB 629 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 15 2017 2:18PM
Caption: Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use.

SB 678 Author: Nichols | Perry | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 695 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students.

SB 750 Author: Birdwell | Huffines | Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 18 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.

SB 798 Author: Huffines | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day.

SB 997 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.

SB 1113 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty.

SB 1138 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Passed to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

SB 1311 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/14/2017 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 and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; creating an offense.

SB 1341 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee.

SB 1586 Author: Uresti | Garcia | Hinojosa | Rodríguez | Watson
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage.

SB 1994 Author: Zaffirini | Rodríguez | Watson
Sponsor: Ortega
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 1995 Author: Watson | Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosures in connection with certain wrap mortgage loan transactions; providing a criminal penalty.

SCR 31 Author: Uresti | Hinojosa | Lucio | Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Expressing opposition to using eminent domain for the construction of a wall or fence along the U.S.-Mexico border.

SCR 38 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Urging Congress to continue to support NAFTA.

SJR 44 Author: Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the recognition of equal rights of all people.

SR 318 Author: Perry | Buckingham | Campbell | Rodríguez | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Tech University System Day.

SR 340 Author: Bettencourt | Rodríguez
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Texas Independence Day 2017.

SR 602 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Miles | Rodríguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.

SR 630 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the ninth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

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