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

Number of Bills: 22

Sponsor (22):
HB 162 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals; authorizing fees.

HB 337 Author: Collier | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Coleman | Longoria | Phelan
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.

HB 639 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Huberty | Kacal | Stephenson
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs.

HB 657 Author: Bernal | Guillen | Burns
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.

HB 683 Author: Wu | Phillips | Herrero | King, Phil | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property.

HB 846 Author: Raney | Shine | Miller | Roberts | Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families.

HB 1556 Author: González, Mary | Frank | Cook | Giddings | Simmons
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1860 Author: Cyrier
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general.

HB 2130 Author: Roberts | Dean | Simmons | Moody
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs.

HB 2486 Author: Stucky | Darby | Raney | Frank | Lambert
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to restoration of the position of public employees when relieved of duty from the Texas military forces or a similar unit.

HB 2880 Author: Dutton
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the criminal punishment for the threatened exhibition or use of a firearm in or on school property or on a school bus.

HB 2911 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a reemployment program as a condition of community supervision for certain veterans who commit a misdemeanor offense.

HB 3019 Author: Burkett | Button
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.

HB 3066 Author: Guillen
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain benefits and protections for military service members.

HB 3147 Author: White
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the entitlement to expunction for certain persons who are arrested solely as a result of inaccurate identifying information.

HB 3188 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the number of civil works projects certain municipally owned water utilities may contract for in a fiscal year.

HB 3574 Author: Collier | Coleman
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 3808 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals and to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology.

HB 3872 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a motion for forensic DNA testing of certain evidence previously subjected to faulty testing.

HB 4349 Author: Cortez | Bernal | Larson | Rodriguez, Justin | Kuempel
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alamo Management District; providing authority to issue bonds.

HCR 154 Author: Collier
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3574.

HCR 155 Author: Clardy
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3808.

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