Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ramon Romero
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/29/2024

Number of Bills: 31

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (23):
HB 883 Author: Romero, Jr. | Bernal
Last Action: 04/13/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee; changing the amount of a civil penalty.

HB 1167 Author: Romero, Jr. | Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapist associates, professional counselors, professional counselor associates, and social workers, including certain out-of-state applicants.

HB 1196 Author: Romero, Jr. | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain contracts regarding airports operated by or on behalf of a local government.

HB 1549 Author: Romero, Jr. | Jones, Venton
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.

HB 1644 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to a study on mental health professionals or mental health response teams responding to a behavioral health-related emergency call.

HB 1869 Author: Romero, Jr. | Guerra | Neave Criado
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
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 2312 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to consider sales of property to governmental units when using the market data comparison method to determine the market value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 2424 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to training and certification requirements for inspectors of public swimming pools, including spas, and artificial swimming lagoons.

HB 2748 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to certain procedures concerning the welfare of prisoners confined in county jails.

HB 2749 Author: Romero, Jr. | Garcia
Last Action: 04/18/2023 S Referred to Vet Affairs
Caption: Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners.

HB 2750 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice signs for certain changes in zoning classification in home-rule municipalities.

HB 2751 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the use of political contributions by a candidate or officeholder for child-care expenses.

HB 2756 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.

HB 2934 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities.

HB 3491 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported.

HB 4075 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; authorizing fees.

HB 4395 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 21 2023 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to a restriction on an employee's responsibility for certain training and education expenditures required by an employer.

HB 4796 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the public information law to information of a toll project entity.

HB 4797 Author: Romero, Jr. | Collier | Schatzline | Cook | Goldman
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to training on the treatment of toll project roadways during inclement weather.

HB 5184 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contracts of certain regional transportation authorities that are required to be competitively bid.

HR 120 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 1:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Rosa Navejar on her election as board chair of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

HR 525 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:51AM
Caption: In memory of Ollie "Babe" Garza of Fort Worth.

HR 2113 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 3:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Henry Cagigal on being named a head golf professional with the City of Fort Worth Golf Division.

Joint Author (8):
HB 238 Author: Bernal | Romero, Jr. | Garcia | Lujan
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; changing the amount of a civil penalty.

HB 679 Author: Bell, Keith | Bell, Cecil | Thompson, Ed | Lambert | Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to limitations on the use of workers' compensation insurance experience modifier values in soliciting and awarding public construction contracts.

HB 1282 Author: Plesa | DeAyala | Lopez, Ray | Romero, Jr. | Garcia
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to county jailer training on interacting with veterans in the criminal justice system.

HB 1435 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/18/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to family liaison officers in county jails.

HB 1490 Author: Plesa | Howard | Romero, Jr. | Campos | Garcia
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to prioritization of a pregnant individual's health when providing health care treatments; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1965 Author: Plesa | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/08/2023 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 8 2023 12:09PM
Caption: Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and prisoners serving a sentence in a county jail with certain documents on discharge or release; authorizing a fee.

HJR 155 Author: Geren | Rose | Davis | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth, provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety programs, support the horse racing industry, and reform horse racing and greyhound racing by authorizing casino gaming at destination resorts, authorizing sports wagering, authorizing Tribal-State compacts with federally recognized Indian tribes, and creating the Texas Gaming Commission to regulate casino gaming and sports wagering; requiring a license to conduct casino gaming; and requiring the imposition of a casino gaming tax, sports wagering tax, and license application fees.

HR 1608 Author: Turner | Geren | Romero, Jr. | Collier | Bhojani
Last Action: 05/19/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2023 3:17PM
Caption: Honoring Heider Garcia for his service as Tarrant County elections administrator.

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