Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Diego Bernal
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/16/2019

Number of Bills: 43

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 102 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.

HB 129 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain certified or licensed professionals to certain public schools.

HB 165 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 170 Author: Bernal | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to coverage for mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 172 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.

HB 177 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program.

HB 180 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a waiver of fees for foster care and homeless youth for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.

HB 185 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a study of the impact, feasibility, and advisability of adopting a property tax system in which the disclosure of the sales price of real property is required by law.

HB 188 Author: Bernal | Beckley | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

HB 190 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to verification by a credit services organization of a consumer's ability to repay an extension of consumer credit.

HB 193 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses.

HB 199 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to permissible uses of the instructional materials allotment.

HB 202 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.

HB 206 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; changing the amount of a civil penalty.

HB 231 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to transportation services for homeless students.

HB 240 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.

HB 242 Author: Bernal | Meza
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 254 Author: Bernal | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 266 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the definition of sanitary, decent, and safe dwelling for housing developments.

HB 267 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the attendance calculation for elementary grade levels.

HB 268 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to transportation services for homeless students.

HB 271 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to student access of career school and college transcripts and certificates of completion of training.

HB 272 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.

HB 308 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars.

HB 420 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/29/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.

HB 441 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 11/30/2018 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a state subsidy for the cost of general education development exams for those over the age of 21.

HB 641 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/04/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts.

HB 706 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/09/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children with hearing impairments for audiology services under the school health and related services program.

HB 816 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/15/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 905 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/17/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports.

HB 1102 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/25/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase.

HB 1152 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/29/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster.

HB 1453 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/06/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to updating requirements for special education training and the make up of the SBEC Board.

HB 1608 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of a distillery festival permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 1765 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/14/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to standards for certain child-care facilities that detain unaccompanied children.

HB 1795 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/14/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain entities of state and federal immigration laws with respect to persons younger than 18 years of age.

HB 1799 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/14/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.

HB 1830 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 02/14/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the applicability of municipal zoning ordinances to certain open-enrollment charter schools.

HJR 48 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/17/2019 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports.

HJR 56 Author: Bernal
Last Action: 01/25/2019 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period.

Joint Author (3):
HB 963 Author: Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Howard
Last Action: 01/22/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the career and technology education and technology applications allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums.

HB 1036 Author: Beckley | Bernal
Last Action: 01/23/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty.

HJR 64 Author: Beckley | Bernal | Israel | Ramos | Bucy
Last Action: 02/05/2019 H Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage.

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