Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 11

HB 4 Author: Burkett | Raymond | Frank | Klick | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner
Cosponsor: West | Uresti | Lucio | Bettencourt | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty.

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 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 490 Author: Anderson, Rodney | Davis, Sarah | Howard | Oliverson | Bernal
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Lucio | Hinojosa | Garcia
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.

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 728 Author: Guerra | Cook | Bohac | Parker | Howard
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.

HB 810 Author: Parker | Springer | Paul | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Burkett
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Perry | Taylor, Van | Lucio | Burton | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense.

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 2766 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller | White | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities.

HB 2908 Author: Hunter | King, Phil | Villalba | Herrero | Fallon
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of status as a peace officer or judge; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2962 Author: Capriglione | Sheffield | Springer | Laubenberg | Burkett
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Lucio
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

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