Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. Juan Hinojosa
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 47

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (46):
HB 51 Author: Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to regulation of the commercial oyster industry in this state; increasing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee.

HB 88 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | González, Mary | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.

HB 217 Author: Canales | Moody | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead.

HB 283 Author: Herrero | Hunter | Price | Cortez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
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 322 Author: Canales | Miller | Wilson | Shine | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction and to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure.

HB 349 Author: Canales | Capriglione
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.

HB 351 Author: Canales | White | Collier | Leach | Murr
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses and to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 516 Author: Israel
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 19 2017 11:06AM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that drivers younger than a certain age complete and pass a driver education course.

HB 544 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Fallon
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

HB 669 Author: Canales | Moody | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.

HB 728 Author: Guerra | Cook | Bohac | Parker | Howard
Sponsor: Hinojosa
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 791 Author: Lozano | Cain
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing individuals appointed to state office to file required financial statements by certified mail.

HB 822 Author: Canales | Klick | Geren | Moody | Leach
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

HB 935 Author: Zerwas | Darby | Kacal | Longoria | Price
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

HB 1140 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Guillen | Raney | Cosper | Israel
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation.

HB 1178 Author: Kuempel | Moody | Zerwas | Sheffield | Holland
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft involving controlled substances.

HB 1234 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

HB 1249 Author: Goldman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of certain motor vehicles resembling emergency medical services vehicles; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1406 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe.

HB 1553 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance.

HB 1625 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the enforcement by the General Land Office of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991.

HB 1646 Author: Lozano | Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.

HB 2079 Author: Hunter | Howard
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the promotion of tourism related to the musical heritage of this state.

HB 2253 Author: Darby
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the interest rate on a refund of ad valorem taxes made following the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's tax liability.

HB 2379 Author: Price | Raymond | Burkett | Rose
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services.

HB 2646 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to real property acquired by advance acquisition for a transportation facility.

HB 2663 Author: Pickett | Frullo
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons from a fee for replacement registration insignia and license plates.

HB 2700 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of childhood cancer awareness license plates.

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

HB 2950 Author: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Flynn | Raymond
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

HB 2994 Author: Ashby | Clardy | Phillips | Stephenson | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges.

HB 3051 Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.

HB 3083 Author: Price | Coleman | Darby | Guillen | Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

HB 3125 Author: Kuempel | Gutierrez | Raymond | Dale | Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams.

HB 3292 Author: Klick | Guillen | Uresti, Tomas | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals.

HB 3470 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to acceptance of donations and bequests by a commissioners court.

HB 3649 Author: Herrero | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.

HB 3675 Author: Paddie | Raymond | Rose
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3765 Author: Longoria
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

HB 3781 Author: Phelan
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the uses of the lifetime license endowment account by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 3987 Author: Larson | Workman
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.

HB 4122 Author: Kacal | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 16 2017 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another.

HCR 105 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Phelan | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.

HCR 121 Author: Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/10/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Salvador Sanchez Diaz of Edinburg.

HCR 140 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to provide for a joint interim legislative study regarding the confidentiality of emergency calls.

HJR 100 Author: Kuempel | Gutierrez
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/30/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.

Joint Sponsor (1):
HCR 55 Author: Hunter
Sponsor: Kolkhorst | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/05/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Betty Lamb on her retirement from the Coastal Bend Council of Governments.

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