Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ramon Romero
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/7/2019

Number of Bills: 42

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 22 Author: Romero, Jr. | Reynolds
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense.

HB 28 Author: Romero, Jr. | Rosenthal | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty.

HB 35 Author: Romero, Jr. | Zwiener
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 40 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on migrant labor housing facilities.

HB 44 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities.

HB 50 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.

HB 57 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot project to offer student loans for certain courses offered by a public junior college.

HB 66 Author: Romero, Jr. | Raymond | Fierro
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to student success-based funding recommendations for certain continuing workforce education courses offered by public junior colleges.

HB 73 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to assistance provided to a voter.

HB 77 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars.

HB 83 Author: Romero, Jr. | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/27/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.

HB 2024 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the survival of a mechanic's retainage lien after the foreclosure of a lien securing a construction loan.

HB 2517 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to transporting dogs in open truck or trailer beds in certain counties.

HB 2531 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 3310 Author: Romero, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to assisting inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in obtaining federal veterans disability benefits.

HB 3311 Author: Romero, Jr. | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners.

HB 3313 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to information provided on an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 3314 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain requirements to replat certain municipal subdivision plats.

HB 3315 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to municipal delegation of certain subdivision plat or replat approval responsibility.

HB 3483 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the donation of alcoholic beverages for use in a fund-raiser for a nonprofit entity.

HB 4024 Author: Romero, Jr. | Leman
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain contracts regarding airports and associated air navigation facilities operated by or on behalf of a local government.

HB 4230 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Veterans Commission regarding citizenship of veterans.

HB 4352 Author: Romero, Jr. | Beckley
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HJR 137 Author: Romero, Jr. | Beckley
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.

HR 481 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 9:51AM
Caption: Congratulating Alfred Saenz on being honored at the 68th Annual Multicultural Alliance Awards Dinner.

HR 709 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 3:15PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association on being named 2019 Chapter of the Year.

HR 791 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 5:46PM
Caption: Honoring Dolores Huerta for her accomplishments in the labor and civil rights movements.

HR 1222 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 29 2019 4:59PM
Caption: Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Texas Masonry Council.

HR 1384 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 3:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Elisa Perez and Judge Pete Perez of Fort Worth on their 60th wedding anniversary.

HR 1544 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 17 2019 7:59PM
Caption: Congratulating Jason C. N. Smith of Fort Worth on his election as a director of the State Bar of Texas.

Joint Author (11):
HB 48 Author: González, Mary | Leach | Romero, Jr. | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

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 290 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Collier | Davis, Yvonne | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 441 Author: Bernal | Romero, Jr. | Anchia | Stucky | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to pay the cost of taking a high school equivalency examination for certain individuals.

HB 618 Author: Neave | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain required nondisclosure and arbitration agreements.

HB 1183 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Raymond | Romero, Jr. | Dutton | Bucy
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 1579 Author: Cain | Guillen | Romero, Jr. | Frank
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.

HB 1775 Author: Middleton | Springer | Romero, Jr. | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the elements of certain criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners, and defenses to prosecution for those criminal offenses.

HB 2784 Author: Phelan | Romero, Jr. | Blanco | Burrows | Israel
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program.

HB 2858 Author: Toth | Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of a uniform swimming pool and spa code for use in municipalities in this state.

HB 4097 Author: Blanco | Moody | Romero, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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.

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