Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. José Menéndez
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 9

HB 7 Author: Wu | Raymond | Davis, Sarah | Rose | Zerwas
Sponsor: Uresti
Cosponsor: Lucio | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Garcia
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

HB 257 Author: Hernandez | Flynn | Blanco | Bernal | Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Menéndez
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 283 Author: Herrero | Hunter | Price | Cortez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

HB 357 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Lucio III | Guillen
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Lucio | Menéndez | Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 658 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez, Justin | Cortez | Uresti, Tomas | Minjarez
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Lucio | Bettencourt
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 1823 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Lucio | Rodríguez | Hinojosa | Uresti
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to properly recorded diacritical marks in vital statistics records, driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates.

HB 2008 Author: Cosper | Bernal | Craddick | Shine
Sponsor: Buckingham
Cosponsor: Rodríguez | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to deferred presentment transactions made to military borrowers.

HB 2552 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dukes
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Garcia | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3349 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Guillen | Phelan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Cosponsor: Uresti | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to creating an abbreviated certification program and probationary and standard certificates for trade and industrial workforce training.

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