Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. César Blanco
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/24/2019

Number of Bills: 69

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (41):
HB 255 Author: Blanco | Rodriguez | Turner, Chris | Anchia | Walle
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.

HB 257 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a policy requiring public and private primary and secondary schools and public junior colleges to provide local law enforcement agencies certain information regarding certain individuals authorized to carry a handgun on a campus.

HB 258 Author: Blanco | Krause | Hernandez | Guillen | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license.

HB 260 Author: Blanco | Anchia | Romero, Jr. | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a cross-border motor vehicle traffic congestion web portal.

HB 264 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security.

HB 265 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of information from motor vehicle stops made by law enforcement.

HB 349 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain parts designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle.

HB 350 Author: Blanco | Capriglione | Dean | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council.

HB 351 Author: Blanco | Capriglione | Dean
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state.

HB 352 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device and to public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 353 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to law enforcement access to cell site information stored by certain entities providing wireless service to a wireless communications device.

HB 390 Author: Blanco | Frullo | Lozano | Sheffield | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Passed to engrossment as amended
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

HB 391 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.

HB 392 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees.

HB 393 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain unlawful employment practices regarding compensation.

HB 696 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.

HB 697 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to required prescription drug cost and rebate reporting; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 698 Author: Blanco | Oliverson | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.

HB 699 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.

HB 1043 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 1688 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

HB 1714 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects.

HB 1720 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the impacts of using certain motor vehicle technologies.

HB 1763 Author: Blanco | Huberty | Bernal | Allen
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 1923 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.

HB 1924 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to state agency enforcement of laws regulating small businesses.

HB 2059 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to required human trafficking prevention training for health care practitioners and certain employees of health care facilities.

HB 2148 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing certain renewable energy standards.

HB 2661 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to adopt a policy regarding the idling of the engine of a school bus.

HB 4074 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to governmental entity commodity and telecommunications contracting and procurement.

HB 4087 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission events.

HB 4088 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a hospital district governing board to conduct a closed meeting to deliberate certain issues.

HB 4089 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste.

HB 4097 Author: Blanco | Moody | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of medical cannabis by veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and the licensing of associated cultivating or dispensing organizations; authorizing fees.

HB 4429 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of mental health first aid training in the mental health program for veterans.

HB 4525 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to state agency energy savings programs.

HB 4588 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to mailed notice of certain environmental permits.

HB 4597 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of state agencies.

HB 4599 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment and implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a program to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases in this state; authorizing a fee.

HR 125 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Khalid Donnel Robinson of El Paso on his successful career in the music industry.

HR 1058 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 3 2019 10:34AM
Caption: Recognizing April 1, 2019, as Census Awareness Day in Texas.

Joint Author (28):
HB 218 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hernandez | Blanco | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 275 Author: Miller | Flynn | Blanco | Shine | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

HB 306 Author: Herrero | Price | Lozano | Miller | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

HB 327 Author: Ortega | Moody | Blanco | Fierro | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

HB 382 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 04/08/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 466 Author: Hernandez | Krause | Raney | Blanco
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license.

HB 616 Author: Neave | Blanco | Minjarez | Guillen | Swanson
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for a certain portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.

HB 846 Author: Oliverson | Krause | Blanco
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 853 Author: Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain areas outside of ERCOT.

HB 929 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 1420 Author: Dominguez | Guerra | Blanco | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition and duties of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee.

HB 1421 Author: Israel | Capriglione | Minjarez | Cain | Blanco
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.

HB 1469 Author: Thierry | Blanco | Cain
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund.

HB 1492 Author: Wray | Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits for peace officers who suffer from certain diseases or illnesses.

HB 1708 Author: Lozano | Blanco
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

HB 1712 Author: Rosenthal | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Nevárez | Blanco
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing job training to veterans.

HB 2287 Author: Moody | Blanco | Ortega
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operations of certain municipal housing authorities.

HB 2288 Author: Moody | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the definition of a political subdivision for the purpose of the operation of certain housing authorities.

HB 2689 Author: Dean | Capriglione | Bernal | Blanco | Wray
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a cybersecurity coordinator by each school district.

HB 2769 Author: Ortega | Moody | Blanco | Fierro | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to authorizing an increase in an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 3640 Author: Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.

HB 3841 Author: Ramos | Blanco
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to military duty of a conservator of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 4214 Author: Capriglione | Bohac | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.

HCR 19 Author: Herrero | Neave | Capriglione | Blanco | Clardy
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

HCR 148 Author: Landgraf | Flynn | Miller | Tinderholt | Blanco
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Designating June as Veteran Suicide and PTSD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HR 90 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 9:13PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at El Paso for attaining the R1 designation in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

HR 119 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Diana Natalicio on her retirement as president of UT-El Paso.

HR 844 Author: Price | Miller | Blanco | Shine | Bailes
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:17PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.

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