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

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (44):
HB 238 Author: Hernandez | Romero, Jr. | Faircloth
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system.

HB 239 Author: Hernandez | White
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a report regarding the confinement of pregnant inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 240 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance.

HB 242 Author: Hernandez | Thierry | Bernal | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

HB 248 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Pensions: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 249 Author: Hernandez | Frank | Faircloth | Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to investigations of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation and to child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 252 Author: Hernandez | Collier
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain employers provide advance notice of employee work schedules.

HB 253 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 254 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a single common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education in this state.

HB 256 Author: Hernandez | Murphy | Bohac
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of a city attorney to seek an injunction to abate a common nuisance under the Alcoholic Beverage Code.

HB 257 Author: Hernandez | Flynn | Blanco | Bernal | Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment.

HB 264 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements.

HB 265 Author: Hernandez | Flynn | Faircloth
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 266 Author: Hernandez | Neave | Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors.

HB 267 Author: Hernandez | Bohac
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties.

HB 437 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to applications for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.

HB 559 Author: Hernandez | Villalba
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the report prepared by the comptroller on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 564 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving the operation or use of a commercial motor vehicle or other heavy motor vehicle.

HB 584 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to litigation financing transactions.

HB 585 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school.

HB 649 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the protest of an application for certain alcoholic beverage permits.

HB 761 Author: Hernandez | Bernal
Last Action: 02/23/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 23 2017 4:07PM
Caption: Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons.

HB 863 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties.

HB 1026 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to the authorized uses of county law library funds.

HB 1027 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the court building.

HB 1102 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to providing a telephone number for certain governmental purposes.

HB 1103 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding a person on the suspense list from jury duty.

HB 1104 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders.

HB 1466 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 7 2017 3:59PM
Caption: Relating to coverage for mammography and supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1725 Author: Hernandez | Villalba
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public information law of certain personal information contained in a citation issued for a violation of a state traffic law or local traffic ordinance.

HB 1947 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 2371 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report to a first lienholder of a vehicle damaged in the accident described by the report.

HB 2504 Author: Hernandez | Coleman
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts.

HB 2505 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen.

HB 2506 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to information contained in a protest of an application for an alcoholic beverage permit.

HB 2738 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the hours of instruction provided in barbering and cosmetology schools.

HB 2739 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barber schools, private beauty culture schools, and other facilities used to teach or perform the practice of barbering or cosmetology.

HB 2744 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Channelview Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

HB 4271 Author: Hernandez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

HR 721 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2017 5:42PM
Caption: Honoring the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce for its contributions to the community.

HR 819 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 6:13PM
Caption: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Resurrection Catholic School in Houston.

HR 1917 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2017 11:05AM
Caption: Congratulating Pastor Roger Patterson on his 20th anniversary with West University Baptist and Crosspoint Church in Houston.

HR 1964 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 15 2017 3:43PM
Caption: Commending Pastor Ronny Barner for his service to West University Baptist Church.

HR 2678 Author: Hernandez
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 10:36AM
Caption: Commending Kelsey Marsh for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Ana Hernandez.

Joint Author (8):
HB 1005 Author: Israel | Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1036 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hernandez | Laubenberg | Collier | Sheffield
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain breast cancer screening procedures under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1507 Author: Giddings | Hernandez
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.

HB 1892 Author: Ortega | Hernandez | Farrar | Stucky | Anderson, Rodney
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving substandard buildings or improvements.

HB 2629 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hernandez
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice and continuing education requirements regarding human trafficking for cosmetologists and cosmetology facilities.

HB 2698 Author: Neave | Hernandez | Blanco | Miller | Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/04/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

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 3935 Author: Rose | Hernandez
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking.

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