Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ina Minjarez
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 82

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (43):
HB 70 Author: Minjarez | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 90 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to expanding the category of persons required to pay certain costs on conviction imposed to support drug court programs.

HB 116 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor.

HB 128 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.

HB 132 Author: Minjarez | Bernal | Thierry | Rodriguez, Justin | Miller
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 304 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child.

HB 305 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to student harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying.

HB 306 Author: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.

HB 415 Author: Minjarez | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.

HB 496 Author: Minjarez | Israel
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote.

HB 591 Author: Minjarez | Springer
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of aggravated assault.

HB 607 Author: Minjarez | Canales
Last Action: 04/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a court's continuing jurisdiction to handle the disposition of a felony case.

HB 656 Author: Minjarez | Howard | Perez
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment.

HB 797 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.

HB 901 Author: Minjarez | Rodriguez, Justin | Bernal
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 990 Author: Minjarez | Lucio III
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline.

HB 1048 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Roberts | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.

HB 1171 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the collection, storage, and analysis of sexual assault evidence and evidence of other sex offenses.

HB 1294 Author: Minjarez | Israel | Capriglione | Guillen | Cosper
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.

HB 1562 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to zoning and building construction regulations in certain counties; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1608 Author: Minjarez
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating a pilot program to provide summer internships for foster youth.

HB 1747 Author: Minjarez | Villalba | Larson
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of mail theft.

HB 1934 Author: Minjarez | Blanco | Cosper
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary certification of an educator from outside the state who is the spouse of an active duty military service member.

HB 1997 Author: Minjarez | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing a fee for certain pretrial diversion programs.

HB 2124 Author: Minjarez | Miller | Blanco
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedures for identifying and notifying relevant federal agencies about certain child abuse and neglect investigations.

HB 2490 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research.

HB 2518 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.

HB 2816 Author: Minjarez | Larson | Gutierrez | Hernandez | Geren
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to service contract providers.

HB 3017 Author: Minjarez | Israel
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to toll collections and the imposition of administrative fees and civil penalties for past-due tolls; eliminating certain criminal offenses.

HB 3538 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to post-discharge services offered by a juvenile board or juvenile probation department to a child after the child's probation period ends.

HR 370 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 7:48PM
Caption: In memory of Bertha Cuellar Gonzalez of San Antonio.

HR 1830 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 2:17PM
Caption: Recognizing the Latina Leadership Institute program of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1831 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of EPI Electrical Enclosures of San Antonio.

HR 1832 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 5 2017 3:19PM
Caption: Honoring the San Antonio Edgewood Lions Club on the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International.

HR 1876 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 11:34AM
Caption: Congratulating Juhi Amodwala on her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

HR 1905 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2017 1:32PM
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Acadiana Café in San Antonio.

HR 1920 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2017 11:14AM
Caption: Commending Venissia Villarreal of Earl Warren High School in San Antonio on her role in inspiring S.B. No. 1152.

HR 1928 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2017 11:15AM
Caption: Commending Clarissa Milner of Earl Warren High School in San Antonio for enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps and for her role in inspiring S.B. No. 1152.

HR 1929 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 6 2017 11:15AM
Caption: Commending Albert Duran of Earl Warren High School in San Antonio for enlisting in the U.S. Navy and for his role in inspiring S.B. No. 1152.

HR 2060 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 11:59AM
Caption: Recognizing Umberto's Italian Grill in San Antonio and its owners, Raul and Rita Segura.

HR 2091 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:32AM
Caption: Congratulating Warren High School in San Antonio on receiving a silver medal from U.S. News & World Report in the publication's 2017 Best High Schools feature.

HR 2092 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 11:31AM
Caption: Honoring Miriam M. Elizondo for her service to the Rape Crisis Center in San Antonio.

HR 2291 Author: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2017 10:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Harmony Science Academy in San Antonio on receiving a silver medal from U.S. News & World Report in the publication's 2017 Best High Schools feature.

Joint Author (39):
HB 5 Author: Frank | Raymond | Burkett | Keough | Minjarez
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 57 Author: Flynn | Burkett | White | Minjarez | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | White | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 166 Author: Lucio III | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline.

HB 191 Author: Bernal | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 14 2017 11:44AM
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.

HB 219 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Farrar | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 221 Author: Howard | Minjarez | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.

HB 222 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan.

HB 236 Author: Anchia | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equalizing compensation for certain wrongfully imprisoned persons.

HB 262 Author: Howard | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients.

HB 279 Author: Howard | Alvarado | Minjarez | Davis, Sarah | Blanco
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.

HB 355 Author: Raney | Guillen | Clardy | Minjarez | Button
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.

HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.

HB 473 Author: Moody | Villalba | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

HB 547 Author: Deshotel | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 557 Author: Collier | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons and to the return of certain fees to a person whose criminal record has been expunged; authorizing a fee.

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 576 Author: González, Mary | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to medical examinations for certain children taken into possession by the Department of Family and Protective Services or another governmental entity.

HB 658 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez, Justin | Cortez | Uresti, Tomas | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility.

HB 827 Author: Blanco | Minjarez | Cortez | Gutierrez | Miller
Last Action: 05/11/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications.

HB 865 Author: Blanco | Minjarez
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans reentry dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department.

HB 890 Author: Geren | Gutierrez | Minjarez | Holland | Lambert
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.

HB 958 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Minjarez
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.

HB 996 Author: Capriglione | Minjarez | Springer
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1087 Author: Alvarado | Minjarez | Villalba | Moody
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.

HB 1156 Author: Davis, Sarah | Anderson, Rodney | Minjarez | Laubenberg | Farrar
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Returned to committee: May 1 2017 3:15PM
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.

HB 1357 Author: Moody | Minjarez | Farrar | Villalba
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1620 Author: Sanford | Burkett | Miller | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes.

HB 1633 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Cortez | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to bill payment assistance programs offered by certain municipalities.

HB 1677 Author: Israel | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Vision Zero Task Force to propose a plan to eliminate traffic deaths in this state.

HB 1812 Author: Dale | Villalba | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent.

HB 2035 Author: Walle | Minjarez | Thierry | Davis, Sarah | Howard
Last Action: 05/05/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.

HB 2330 Author: Dukes | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information and services for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.

HB 2331 Author: Dukes | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster children who are transitioning to independent living.

HB 2926 Author: Roberts | Elkins | Parker | Capriglione | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to legislative review and approval of state agency rules.

HB 3358 Author: Cosper | Oliverson | Minjarez | Blanco
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses.

HB 3409 Author: Lambert | Stephenson | Raymond | Stucky | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.

HB 3842 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Minjarez | White
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.

HB 4102 Author: Neave | González, Mary | Villalba | Minjarez | Blanco
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.

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