Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr.
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 98

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (86):
HB 292 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 293 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution, sale, or offer for sale of a mislabeled abusable synthetic substance through the Internet.

HB 296 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice related to the sale, marketing, packaging, or advertising of nitrous oxide.

HB 1030 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 1056 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain.

HB 1088 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of prohibited conduct of a bail bond surety.

HB 1141 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bond sureties in certain counties.

HB 1145 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Hidalgo County as the district court with preference for family law matters.

HB 1340 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the representation required for the membership of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 1341 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to property owners' associations; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 1385 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/01/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 1 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Transportation Commission.

HB 1398 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program.

HB 1402 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding the withdrawal by certain insurers from the market for certain lines of insurance.

HB 1520 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annual reporting of certain information regarding property and casualty insurance.

HB 1524 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Wu
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.

HB 1649 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.

HB 1768 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to care coordination under the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 1769 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information sharing among care coordinators and providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 1770 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing caseload standards for certain care coordinators under the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 1836 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to limitations on the amount of tuition charged by certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1881 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers.

HB 2011 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the practice of chiropractic.

HB 2175 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to submit a request for an attorney general opinion.

HB 2257 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting an insurer from directing a policyholder to certain entities to provide certain medical or health care services and supplies to the policyholder.

HB 2265 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 15 2017 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 2309 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects.

HB 2310 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county clerk to conduct a marriage ceremony and collect a related fee; authorizing a fee.

HB 2350 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of health care benefits through a network of physicians or health care providers.

HB 2368 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of regional mobility authorities.

HB 2375 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a report on cost savings attributable to the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2392 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to funding commitments for approval of certain bridges over the Rio Grande.

HB 2397 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the termination or suspension by an insurer of a contract with a preferred provider.

HB 2439 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to policies and procedures for the issuance of personal bonds in certain counties.

HB 2449 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to the assignment of health insurance benefits to a physician or health care provider.

HB 2500 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits under a fee-for-service delivery model.

HB 2605 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 2620 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of damages in a private action involving health benefits for certain prohibited acts or practices by an insurer.

HB 2626 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative and other expenditures by Medicaid managed care organizations.

HB 2630 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain claims information by certain insurers and health benefit plan issuers to the Texas Department of Insurance.

HB 2661 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of any preference given to cases and proceedings by the statutory county courts of Hidalgo County.

HB 2703 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a temporary order appointing a receiver in a suit for dissolution of a marriage.

HB 2711 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relationship of noninstitutional providers of laboratory services with health benefit plan issuers.

HB 2797 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 27 2017 5:19PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects.

HB 2810 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Miller | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of overtime pay in the computation of benefits for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2841 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of a county auditor to investigate misuse of county funds or property.

HB 2893 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2017 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to a personal bond office and pretrial services in certain counties.

HB 2900 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provision of certain preventive health care services to certain health benefit plan and health maintenance organization enrollees.

HB 2901 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 2902 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 2903 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of certain persons to the expunction of arrest records and files.

HB 2905 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2017 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services under Medicaid and accountability to Medicaid recipients.

HB 2942 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to network adequacy standards adopted by the commissioner of insurance for preferred provider benefit plans.

HB 2945 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services.

HB 3076 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to bail bond boards in certain counties.

HB 3241 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to informal methods of seeking resolution to grievances or complaints of school district employees or parents of school district students.

HB 3489 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general.

HB 3596 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations.

HB 3623 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the protection of motorists, passengers, and pedestrians.

HB 3873 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain persons from the employee misconduct registry.

HB 3884 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 31 2017 11:45AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a schedule for the payment of reimbursable claims under the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 4105 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain information reported to the Texas Department of Insurance by insurers, other entities, and individuals in connection with employee benefit plans; creating an offense.

HB 4239 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Smithee
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of title insurance rates.

HJR 29 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor's appointments to state boards, commissions, or other governing bodies of state agencies to reflect the gender composition of this state.

HR 117 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 01/24/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 24 2017 7:43PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2017 Texas Citrus Fiesta in Mission.

HR 118 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 01/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 26 2017 1:08PM
Caption: In memory of Aurora Hinojosa Longoria of Mission.

HR 119 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 01/25/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 25 2017 1:39PM
Caption: In memory of Berta Hilda "Bert" Filut of Mission.

HR 154 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:27PM
Caption: In memory of Ciro Ochoa Sr. of Mission.

HR 155 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:26PM
Caption: In memory of Oscar Garza of Mission.

HR 156 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2017 12:14PM
Caption: Congratulating Savas and Rosa Sandoval of Mission on their 72nd wedding anniversary.

HR 157 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 01/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 26 2017 1:17PM
Caption: Congratulating Deborah Cordova on being named the 2016 Woman of the Year by the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce and the Mission Progress Times.

HR 158 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 01/23/2017 H Filed
Caption: Congratulating Pete Jaramillo on being named the 2016 Man of the Year by the Progress Times and the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce.

HR 159 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 6:25PM
Caption: Congratulating Connie Garza on being named the First Lady of Mission by the Progress Times and the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce.

HR 196 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 02/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2017 11:05AM
Caption: Honoring the Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 208 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:58PM
Caption: Honoring the Valley View Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 209 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 2:56PM
Caption: Congratulating the Economics Research Team of PSJA North Early College High School on winning second place at the Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Competition.

HR 279 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Raymond
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:29PM
Caption: Honoring Francisco "Pancho" Ochoa for his career in the restaurant industry.

HR 280 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/09/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 9 2017 3:05PM
Caption: Congratulating Pete Jaramillo on being named the 2016 Man of the Year by the Progress Times and the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce.

HR 289 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 23 2017 2:31PM
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Mission Day at the State Capitol.

HR 742 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:23PM
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Palmview Day at the State Capitol.

HR 753 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 6:07PM
Caption: Honoring the members of Leadership Mission for their community service.

HR 764 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 7:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Sandra Rodriguez on her receipt of a Yellow Rose of Texas award from Governor Greg Abbott.

HR 773 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 9:20AM
Caption: Congratulating State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. on being named the 2017 Border Texan of the Year.

HR 899 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: In memory of Ricco Diaman Delgado of McAllen.

HR 1491 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 10 2017 6:17PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mission Veterans Memorial High School varsity Mariachi Toros de Plata on a successful 2017 season.

HR 1551 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando" | Guerra | Canales
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 1:52PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

HR 1955 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 11:22AM
Caption: Commending Horacio "Lacho" Garza Jr. of Edinburg on his career with the Sharyland Independent School District.

Joint Author (12):
HB 10 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Rose | Muñoz, Jr. | Coleman
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

HB 278 Author: Howard | Bernal | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children.

HB 891 Author: Raymond | Guerra | Guillen | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of petroleum product.

HB 915 Author: Thompson, Ed | Muñoz, Jr. | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 2262 Author: Gooden | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops.

HB 2360 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield | Anderson, Rodney | Oliverson | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.

HB 3102 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Oliverson | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prior authorization requirement for certain prescription eye drops and related medications.

HB 3235 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 30 2017 1:18PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Hidalgo County.

HB 3804 Author: Clardy | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain insurance practices with respect to repair of motor vehicles.

HCR 98 Author: Blanco | Muñoz, Jr. | Raymond | Anchia
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress and the president to reject the imposition of an import tax or border adjustment tax on trade with Mexico.

HR 821 Author: Guerra | King, Tracy O. | Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 8:49PM
Caption: Commemorating the posthumous induction of Enrique E. Guerra into the Hall of Great Westerners at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

HR 963 Author: Guerra | Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen | Canales
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 4:53PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

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