Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Matt Rinaldi
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2017

Number of Bills: 29

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (20):
HB 286 Author: Rinaldi | Bohac | Landgraf
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions requiring school districts to reduce their wealth per student to the equalized wealth level.

HB 421 Author: Rinaldi | Kuempel | Leach | Phelan | King, Phil
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at a place of religious worship.

HB 497 Author: Rinaldi | Guillen | Schofield
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.

HB 1038 Author: Rinaldi | Meyer
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

HB 1061 Author: Rinaldi | Shaheen
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1222 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee.

HB 1367 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to removing the requirement for bilingual education and special language programs for certain students of limited English proficiency.

HB 1417 Author: Rinaldi | Bernal
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday.

HB 1454 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the information required to be provided in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.

HB 2289 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses.

HB 2291 Author: Rinaldi | Meyer
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3856 Author: Rinaldi | Sanford | Fallon
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.

HB 4339 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 5 2017 10:59PM
Caption: Relating to notice of the deadline for an application for a place on the ballot for the election of and eligibility of directors of the Northwest Dallas County Flood Control District.

HJR 82 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

HR 215 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 4:59PM
Caption: Honoring the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Irving for its commitment to an ethic of service.

HR 236 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 02/01/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 1 2017 4:38PM
Caption: Commending the BAPS charitable organization on its visit to the State Capitol for the Celebration of Indian American Culture in Texas.

HR 1219 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 11:14PM
Caption: Honoring the Coppell Independent School District for its service to the Dallas area.

HR 1352 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:21PM
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2017, as Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1371 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 5:06PM
Caption: In memory of Luis Miguel Del Valle.

HR 2280 Author: Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 12:47PM
Caption: Congratulating T. C. and Mary Jo Ellard of Coppell on their 60th wedding anniversary.

Joint Author (9):
HB 375 Author: Stickland | Schaefer | Rinaldi | Leach
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.

HB 478 Author: Israel | Laubenberg | Rinaldi | Gutierrez | Neave
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals from a motor vehicle.

HB 523 Author: Schofield | Fallon | Uresti, Tomas | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain elected school district boards make audio and video recordings of certain work sessions and special called meetings available on the Internet.

HB 567 Author: White | Coleman | Johnson, Jarvis | Minjarez | Rinaldi
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.

HB 1090 Author: Meyer | Button | Fallon | González, Mary | Rinaldi
Last Action: 05/04/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

HB 1244 Author: Geren | Rinaldi
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration or transfer of title of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 2064 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Huffines
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County.

HB 2172 Author: Ashby | Rinaldi | Bailes | Bell | Workman
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

HB 2305 Author: Guillen | Schofield | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Returned to the Senate for further action
Caption: Relating to the operations, reports, records, communications, information technology, and notice procedures of state agencies.

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