Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/24/2021

Number of Bills: 86

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (52):
HB 81 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Talarico
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 115 Author: Rodriguez | Craddick | Cole | Hinojosa | Goodwin
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 1/1/22
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.

HB 130 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a highway toll exemption for public school buses.

HB 145 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removing the waiting period for unemployment benefit eligibility.

HB 157 Author: Rodriguez | Ramos
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding an employee's normal weekly hours of work under the shared work unemployment compensation program.

HB 1295 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

HB 1470 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/05/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 5 2021 1:21PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

HB 1718 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/10/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 10 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the equalization of the rates of production fees charged on certain wells by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District; authorizing an increase in the rate of the fee.

HB 1858 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year.

HB 1889 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale of bonds by certain special purpose districts.

HB 2141 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2143 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of modern sporting rifles by certain municipalities.

HB 2397 Author: Rodriguez | Cyrier
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 15 2021 4:50PM
Caption: Relating to the administration, implementation, and enforcement of federal produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture.

HB 2405 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the municipal regulation of housing for homeless individuals provided by a religious organization.

HB 2407 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the repayment of unemployment benefits paid in error.

HB 2408 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the computation of unemployment compensation benefits for an individual who is totally unemployed in a benefit period.

HB 2470 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/16/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2021 10:20AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to ensure the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region has adequate reserve power to prevent blackout conditions.

HB 2641 Author: Rodriguez | Ortega | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to annually adjusting for inflation the maximum amount of a motor vehicle excluded in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 2901 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for certain in-custody deaths; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2902 Author: Rodriguez | Collier
Last Action: 03/18/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2021 10:52AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to study factors contributing to disproportionate COVID-19 outcomes.

HB 3020 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the administrative penalty for a violation of certain reliability standards concerning electric utilities.

HB 3053 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of judges of certain courts.

HB 3358 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to prohibited retaliation against residential tenants by landlords.

HB 3359 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and the treatment of such an exemption in the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates.

HB 3654 Author: Rodriguez | Cole | Thompson, Senfronia | Israel | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and law enforcement agencies regarding law enforcement officers and the use of body cameras; authorizing fees.

HB 4001 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the adoption of social and emotional learning standards for public school educational programs.

HB 4002 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the approval for the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or open-enrollment charter school campus.

HB 4003 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to public comment on an application for or a revision of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 4006 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the locations at which a new open-enrollment charter school or campus may be established.

HB 4009 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of emergency shelter planning in local and interjurisdictional emergency management plans.

HB 4011 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the hardening of certain utility facilities to maintain essential services during a disaster.

HB 4013 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a reduction in the amount of sales and use tax collections that certain taxpayers who employ tipped employees are required to remit to the comptroller.

HB 4025 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to applicability of civil service status to emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.

HB 4031 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.

HB 4221 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to a temporary waiver of certain unemployment benefit eligibility conditions and of the recovery of certain improper benefits.

HB 4270 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen | Button
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for requesting or applying for certain ad valorem tax refunds and exemptions.

HB 4368 Author: Rodriguez | Howard | Israel | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to participation in, contributions to, and the benefits and administration of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.

HB 4370 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the universal service fund.

HB 4373 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the universal service fund.

HB 4375 Author: Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 4646 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Creedmoor Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4647 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/22/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 22 2021 7:37PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mustang Ridge Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4650 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Central Travis County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HCR 76 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Urging Congress to provide financial assistance to the states' unemployment compensation programs.

HCR 90 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Texas Chili Parlor in Austin.

HCR 109 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Del Valle Community Coalition for serving the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis and during Winter Storm Uri and its aftermath.

HCR 110 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Austin Latino Coalition for serving the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis and during Winter Storm Uri and its aftermath.

HCR 111 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Travis County constable George Morales III and his team for serving the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis and during Winter Storm Uri and its aftermath.

HJR 91 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year.

HJR 136 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead.

HR 192 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:04PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas School for the Deaf football team on winning the 2020 TAPPS Six-Man Division I state championship.

HR 1896 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 06/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2021 10:39AM
Caption: Congratulating Sanford Jeames of Eastside Memorial Early College High School on his selection as a 2021 Austin ISD Teacher of the Year.

Joint Author (34):
HB 7 Author: Button | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Thierry | Landgraf
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/13/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

HB 209 Author: Thierry | Rodriguez | Rose
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.

HB 216 Author: Ortega | Parker | Capriglione | Muñoz, Jr. | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing and registration requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

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 674 Author: Ramos | Beckley | Johnson, Julie | Ordaz Perez | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders, including provisions regarding pets and other companion animals.

HB 787 Author: Allen | Murr | Rodriguez | White | Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 929 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Krause | Jetton | Rodriguez | Reynolds
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.

HB 930 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Rodriguez | Johnson, Jarvis | Collier | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a report on recidivism rates.

HB 988 Author: Shine | Rodriguez | Lucio III | Button
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1058 Author: Romero, Jr. | Rodriguez | Ramos
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional learner permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 1472 Author: Bucy | Krause | Rodriguez | Moody
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the Concacaf Gold Cup for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 1521 Author: Hinojosa | Rodriguez | Beckley
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the reduction of methane gas flaring on land dedicated to the permanent university fund.

HB 1598 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/08/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 8 2021 1:09PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1652 Author: Wilson | Thompson, Ed | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.

HB 1686 Author: Cortez | Wilson | Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production on single-family residential lots by a municipality or property owners' association.

HB 1805 Author: Moody | Rodriguez | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1819 Author: Martinez | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers of board members of certain emergency services districts.

HB 2070 Author: Huberty | Rodriguez | Leach | Larson | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sports wagering; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses; decriminalizing wagering on sports events.

HB 2256 Author: Guerra | Guillen | González, Mary | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to creating a bilingual special education certification to teach students of limited English proficiency with disabilities.

HB 2510 Author: Noble | Meyer | Buckley | Turner, Chris | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations.

HB 2556 Author: Neave | Morales, Christina | Guillen | Minjarez | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to designating September 30 as Vanessa Guillén Day.

HB 2667 Author: Smithee | Rodriguez | Ashby | King, Tracy O. | Anderson
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to universal service fund assistance to high cost rural areas and the uniform charge that funds the universal service fund.

HB 2741 Author: Raymond | Guillen | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a service retirement annuity of members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3430 Author: Landgraf | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for school districts or open-enrollment charter school campuses that are designated as full-service community schools.

HB 3467 Author: Canales | Cyrier | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the amendment of an existing comprehensive development agreement for a portion of State Highway 130.

HB 3482 Author: Rose | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the definition of "indigent defense compensation expenditures" for purposes of the adjustment of a county's no-new-revenue maintenance and operations rate to reflect increases in those expenditures.

HB 3598 Author: Leach | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the minimum term of imprisonment and changing the eligibility for community supervision, mandatory supervision, and parole for persons convicted of intoxication manslaughter.

HB 3606 Author: Leach | Rodriguez | Guillen
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of vocational training to inmates confined in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice transfer facility.

HB 3825 Author: Ramos | Howard | Thierry | Zwiener | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to expanding access to women's health care services and family planning services by removing restrictions on the participation of certain health care providers.

HB 3893 Author: Hinojosa | Cyrier | Rodriguez | Talarico | Raymond
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin and the grant of a 99-year lease of certain state property and certain easements to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

HB 3907 Author: Goldman | Meyer | Rodriguez | Thierry | Button
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/20/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance tax credit for certain housing developments.

HB 4146 Author: King, Tracy O. | Cole | Rodriguez | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain stream segments, stream assessment units, and drainage areas.

HB 4392 Author: Price | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tax credits against franchise tax and sales and use tax for the moving image industry in this state.

HJR 97 Author: Huberty | Larson | Ordaz Perez | Leach | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports wagering in this state.

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