Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. José R. Rodríguez
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/24/2017

Number of Bills: 28

Sponsor (28):
HB 865 Author: Blanco | Minjarez
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
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 978 Author: Murr | Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the terms of the board members of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

HB 995 Author: Wray | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.

HB 1020 Author: Smithee | Farrar
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.

HB 1083 Author: Perez | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers.

HB 1101 Author: Pickett | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran.

HB 1111 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the child safety zone applicable to registered sex offenders and to certain other persons who are released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1410 Author: Ortega | Wu | Frank | Cain
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Signed in the House
Caption: Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1480 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against an associate judge in certain cases.

HB 1495 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the rendition of certain temporary orders during the pendency of a suit for modification of an order that provides for the conservatorship, support, or possession of or access to a child.

HB 1501 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations; creating an offense.

HB 1724 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/22/2017 H Senate passage reported
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the commercial license buyback account managed by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1787 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate passage reported
Caption: Relating to the execution of a declaration for mental health treatment.

HB 1790 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to revoked disabled parking placards.

HB 1791 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of connected braking systems to maintain distance between vehicles.

HB 1974 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to durable powers of attorney.

HB 2271 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Senate passage reported
Caption: Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.

HB 2359 Author: Ortega | Uresti, Tomas | Roberts | Neave
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to common nuisances.

HB 2725 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of a stormwater control and recapture planning authority in certain counties.

HB 2774 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 23 2017 6:32PM
Caption: Relating to the installation of unsafe motor vehicle tires; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2792 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to housing authorities established by municipalities and counties.

HB 3025 Author: King, Tracy O. | Murr
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to open, uncovered, abandoned, or deteriorated wells.

HB 3131 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the disposal of certain motor vehicles to a motor vehicle demolisher.

HB 3165 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to certain pretrial procedures in criminal cases.

HB 3272 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a driver's license or personal identification certificate and to certain conduct constituting contempt of court that may result in the suspension or denial of a driver's license.

HB 3359 Author: Cosper
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices.

HB 3632 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to extension of the timeline for a parent to request a special education impartial due process hearing in certain circumstances.

HB 3735 Author: Frank
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to an application for a new or amended water right submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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