Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ray Lopez
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2021

Number of Bills: 87

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (69):
HB 207 Author: Lopez | Canales
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the rates of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes; increasing tax rates; authorizing a change in tax rates.

HB 355 Author: Lopez | Morales Shaw | Reynolds | Collier
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of an administrative penalty assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 474 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Veterans County Service Officer Task Force.

HB 475 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
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 476 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to provide pro bono legal services to veterans and active duty service members.

HB 554 Author: Lopez | Cain | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle passing a pedestrian or a person operating a bicycle; creating a criminal offense.

HB 555 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to highway maintenance or construction vehicles and certain service vehicles.

HB 564 Author: Lopez | Ramos
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.

HB 565 Author: Lopez | Ramos
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.

HB 566 Author: Lopez | Ramos
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

HB 580 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a consumer warning upon sale of certain household plants that are hazardous when ingested by canines.

HB 739 Author: Lopez | Raymond | Morales, Eddie | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to a program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission to provide energy industry career training for veterans.

HB 843 Author: Lopez | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services.

HB 874 Author: Lopez | Campos
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certified birth record to a homeless individual.

HB 875 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of age or certain housing needs and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

HB 1129 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to false, misleading, or deceptive advertising made in connection with a reverse mortgage loan agreement.

HB 1429 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to designating the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples' Day.

HB 1442 Author: Lopez | Bowers
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to required training on trauma-impacted veterans for certain peace officers.

HB 1443 Author: Lopez | Cason
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to county jailer training on interacting with veterans in the criminal justice system.

HB 1613 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement for certain public school teachers and principals to attend a literacy achievement academy or otherwise demonstrate proficiency in reading instruction.

HB 1800 Author: Lopez | Anchia
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate the effectiveness of community collaboratives in addressing the exploitation of elderly persons in this state.

HB 1964 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on the cost of providing quality child care in this state in comparison to family income.

HB 2045 Author: Lopez | González, Mary | González, Jessica
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate the housing needs of senior citizens who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning.

HB 2208 Author: Lopez | Deshotel
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for or recipient of disaster recovery assistance.

HB 2365 Author: Lopez
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the participation and reimbursement of certain military medical treatment facilities and affiliated health care providers under Medicaid.

HB 2617 Author: Lopez | Crockett
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rights of a residential tenant and duties of a landlord regarding a security deposit provided by the tenant.

HB 2636 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/17/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 17 2021 11:03AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of at-home diagnostic medical devices.

HB 2739 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state agency information on child-care services available to veterans and their families.

HB 2740 Author: Lopez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the posting of certain business and occupational licensing information on state agency websites and the Texas Veterans Portal.

HB 2888 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the economic inclusion and diversification task force.

HB 2898 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to notice required after an intentional shutoff of electric and water service.

HB 2899 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to improve the reliability of electric service in this state.

HB 2994 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/12/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 3173 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to certain peace officer hiring policies related to applicant credit history.

HB 3174 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to certain peace officer hiring policies regarding applicants with a history of marihuana use.

HB 3176 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain improvements made to certain land subject to inundation.

HB 3639 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to notice to a customer or tenant required after an intentional shutoff of electric and water service.

HB 3773 Author: Lopez | Price | Dominguez | Perez
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to designating September 21 as Alzheimer's Awareness Day.

HB 3882 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to inspect for and treat bedbugs in residential rental units.

HB 4151 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the actions required to be taken by tax officials before taking action to collect delinquent ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled.

HCR 71 Author: Lopez | Anchia | Minjarez | Raymond | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Urging Congress to bestow on Marcelino Serna the Congressional Medal of Honor.

HJR 20 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to appropriate funds to state institutions of higher education to fund certain education programs for veterans.

HJR 29 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value 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.

HR 1107 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:05AM
Caption: In memory of Raul Basaldua Medrano of San Antonio.

HR 1108 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:34AM
Caption: In memory of Cosmo Frank Guido of San Antonio.

HR 1109 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:33AM
Caption: In memory of Epifanio "Prieto" Quiroga Jr. of San Antonio.

HR 1110 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:33AM
Caption: In memory of John P. "Jack" Riegel III.

HR 1111 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:33AM
Caption: In memory of Daniel B. Markson of San Antonio.

HR 1112 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:32AM
Caption: Congratulating Katie N. Reed on her retirement from the Northside ISD school board.

HR 1117 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2021 10:05AM
Caption: In memory of Vidal Castillo of San Antonio.

HR 1255 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 2:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Mario Jorge of San Antonio on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.

HR 1256 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 2:58PM
Caption: Congratulating Mario Jorge of San Antonio on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.

HR 1257 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 2:59PM
Caption: Congratulating Ricardo Castañeda of New Braunfels on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.

HR 1258 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 2:55PM
Caption: Congratulating Maribel P. Fuentes on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Roosevelt Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1259 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Gabriela Garcia on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Gus Garcia Middle School in San Antonio.

HR 1260 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:12PM
Caption: Congratulating Ida Tello on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Winston Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1261 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Kelly on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for Gardendale Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1262 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Ramirez de Lopez on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1263 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Megan Prado on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Brentwood Middle School in San Antonio.

HR 1264 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Rosalie Rodriguez on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Memorial High School in San Antonio.

HR 1265 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Celeste Foster on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Roy Cisneros Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1266 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Evangelina Perez on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Loma Park Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1267 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Robert J. Lopez on his selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at the Emma Frey Disciplinary Alternative Education Program in San Antonio.

HR 1268 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Zoila Vela on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1269 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Patricia Preciado-Ramon on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for Jose Cardenas Early Childhood Center in San Antonio.

HR 1270 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 5:21PM
Caption: Congratulating John Leos on his selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Las Palmas Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1282 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Coach Leila Lockett on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for E. T. Wrenn Middle School in San Antonio.

HR 1283 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 05/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2021 3:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Ramirez on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for Stafford Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1808 Author: Lopez
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 3:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Coach Leila Lockett on her selection as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for E. T. Wrenn Middle School in San Antonio.

Joint Author (18):
HB 149 Author: Reynolds | Shaheen | White | Collier | Lopez
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes.

HB 269 Author: Cortez | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers; imposing a fee.

HB 413 Author: Perez | Fierro | Lopez
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 442 Author: Israel | Oliverson | Lopez | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts.

HB 457 Author: Shaheen | Klick | Pacheco | Price | Lopez
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.

HB 582 Author: Cole | Toth | VanDeaver | Howard | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

HB 619 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lopez | Button | Talarico | Guillen
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

HB 700 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Lopez | Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.

HB 751 Author: Israel | Turner, John | Stucky | Capriglione | Lopez
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision.

HB 872 Author: Bernal | Howard | Lopez | Minjarez | Hernandez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain utility customer information.

HB 890 Author: VanDeaver | Lopez
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to remotely conducting depositions, hearings, and other proceedings in juvenile cases.

HB 1019 Author: Meza | Morales, Christina | Lopez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1801 Author: Larson | Lopez
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to withdrawals of water from the Edwards Aquifer to supply a military installation.

HB 1863 Author: Bucy | Kacal | Lopez | Cole
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Make-A-Wish specialty license plates.

HB 2496 Author: Buckley | Guillen | Lopez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain volunteer firefighters, fire protection personnel, and industrial firefighters.

HB 3098 Author: Cason | Lopez
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to conducting certain medical examinations using telemedicine under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3399 Author: Ortega | Lopez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/28/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide road services on federal military property.

HB 4101 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Lopez | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a governmental entity to limit bidding on certain public contracts to bidders that are small businesses.

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