Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Terry Canales
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/22/2019

Number of Bills: 78

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (67):
HB 21 Author: Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

HB 27 Author: Canales | Hunter | Zedler | Moody | Murr
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault or aggravated assault of a federal law enforcement officer.

HB 38 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the manufacture, assembly, or ownership of unmarked firearms; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

HB 51 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.

HB 64 Author: Canales | Longoria | Collier | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.

HB 81 Author: Canales | Capriglione | Burrows | Phelan | Nevárez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Reported engrossed: Mar 21 2019 3:32PM
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 93 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.

HB 101 Author: Canales | Rose | González, Jessica | Zedler | Murr
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false caller identification information display.

HB 110 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the conversion of certain Class C misdemeanors to civil violations.

HB 115 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to a report by certain vessel operators on gambling device payout percentages; providing a civil penalty.

HB 126 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to certain time limits on a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case.

HB 133 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.

HB 138 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

HB 144 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports of employees and applicants for employment.

HB 149 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 155 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notice provided to a court regarding a defendant confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 158 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the use of certain previous convictions for enhancing the criminal penalty for certain subsequent criminal offenses.

HB 159 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions.

HB 163 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.

HB 167 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the participation of certain students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

HB 168 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state.

HB 169 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in governmental contracts with governmental entities.

HB 171 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.

HB 173 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.

HB 174 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits.

HB 175 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the amount of late fees that may be charged to certain tenants.

HB 176 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense.

HB 178 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or another facility before sentencing.

HB 179 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.

HB 181 Author: Canales | Nevárez | Burns | Israel | Lang
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

HB 182 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

HB 184 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to prosecutors providing information about the benefits and costs of a proposed sentence for a defendant in a criminal trial.

HB 186 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of the weight of marihuana and other tetrahydrocannabinols for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of the offense of possession of those substances.

HB 546 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement on certain training and education requirements for law enforcement officers.

HB 547 Author: Canales | Cyrier | Bucy | Springer | Geren
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to verification of hunting and fishing license information.

HB 548 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting certain truancy information through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 549 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an objection to the judge assigned in a criminal case.

HB 550 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the expiration of the driver responsibility program.

HB 551 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and criminal penalties for the possession of marihuana concentrate; creating criminal offenses.

HB 552 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 936 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained.

HB 2294 Author: Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to state contributions to fund the group insurance program for retired school employees.

HB 2295 Author: Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2457 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords regarding residential tenants' rental payments, late fees, and security deposits.

HB 2830 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for and limitations on design-build contracts for highway projects of the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2831 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the service of notice of a special commissioners' hearing in an eminent domain proceeding.

HB 2833 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to certain contracts requiring competitive bidding by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2834 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to access to information related to investigations by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

HB 2835 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of operating a vehicle with an expired license plate.

HB 2837 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of and equipment for vehicles.

HB 2840 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body.

HB 2845 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the removal of wind power facilities.

HB 3361 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to court reporter service fees in certain counties.

HB 4185 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to examination of pharmacy benefit managers by the commissioner of insurance.

HB 4203 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

HB 4427 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to extend the term of a comprehensive development agreement for a portion of State Highway 130.

HB 4434 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to navigation districts.

HB 4436 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

HB 4438 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.

HB 4445 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the safe and efficient provision of pilot services by the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports.

HCR 67 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Honoring the Objective Watchers of the Legal System organization for its work in South Texas.

HJR 71 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain judges to become a candidate for another office without automatically resigning from the office already held.

HJR 84 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HJR 108 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.

HR 139 Author: Canales
Last Action: 01/31/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 31 2019 9:33AM
Caption: Commemorating Reverberations of Memory, Violence, and History: A Conference for the Centennial of the 1919 Canales Investigation.

HR 140 Author: Canales
Last Action: 01/31/2019 H Reported enrolled: Jan 31 2019 10:11AM
Caption: Paying tribute to the legacy of former state representative José Tomás Canales and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Canales Investigation.

HR 616 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 9:58AM
Caption: Honoring the City of Edinburg for its history and achievements.

Joint Author (11):
HB 289 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Canales | Reynolds | Davis, Yvonne | Wu
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for possession of certain small amounts of controlled substances in Penalty Group 1.

HB 347 Author: King, Phil | Huberty | Bell, Cecil | Canales | Larson
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.

HB 540 Author: Leach | Button | Ramos | Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Reported engrossed: Mar 21 2019 3:32PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 75 in Richardson as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway.

HB 794 Author: King, Phil | Guillen | Canales | Hefner
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.

HB 799 Author: Landgraf | Craddick | Darby | Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to liability for certain damage caused by vehicles exceeding maximum height limitations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 990 Author: Gutierrez | Canales | Martinez | Raymond | Guillen
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.

HB 1262 Author: Bell, Keith | Nevárez | King, Ken | Paddie | Canales
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extended registration of certain vehicles not subject to inspection.

HB 1631 Author: Stickland | Collier | Burrows | Canales | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1711 Author: Paddie | Canales | Nevárez
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of digital license plates; authorizing a fee.

HB 2696 Author: Schaefer | Canales | Goldman
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

HB 3402 Author: Phelan | Guerra | Murr | Meyer | Canales
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.

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