Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gina Hinojosa
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/28/2024

Number of Bills: 75

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (66):
HB 31 Author: Hinojosa | Shine | Guerra | Rogers
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.

HB 479 Author: Hinojosa | Hayes | Kacal | Rose | Anderson
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the period for transporting a criminal defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial to a facility for competency restoration services and to the compensation to the county for the costs of confinement occurring after that period.

HB 644 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Elections: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain general academic teaching institutions.

HB 647 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant woman and information provided for an advance directive.

HB 649 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to consideration of education-related income in determining eligibility of applicants for residential tenancies.

HB 1042 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain notice and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness.

HB 1043 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against covenants not to compete for certain low-wage employees.

HB 1044 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a transcript by a postsecondary educational institution to a student who is in default on certain student loans.

HB 1045 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the dismissal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1047 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain reports to the legislature by the governor regarding a declared state of disaster.

HB 1048 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to a landlord's notice to residential tenants regarding rent increases.

HB 1049 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a prospective residential landlord from increasing the amount of rent during the rental application process.

HB 1050 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of pharmacists to dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives.

HB 1051 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the means by which schools are compared in the Public School Accountability System.

HB 1052 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the use of enrollment for purposes of the special education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HB 1056 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the registration of financial institutions and investment firms that lease residential real property.

HB 1057 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the purchase of a single-family home by an investment firm.

HB 1097 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the cash balance annuity for members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor.

HB 1098 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1276 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the reduction of methane gas flaring on land dedicated to the permanent university fund.

HB 1778 Author: Hinojosa | Shaheen | Morales, Christina | Jones, Jolanda | Bucy
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to certain professional sports teams.

HB 1779 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.

HB 1780 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the creation by the Texas Workforce Commission of a program to assist with transitioning certain workers to clean energy jobs.

HB 1781 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to evaluation under the state accountability system of school district campuses that enroll certain students who receive special education services.

HB 1782 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2023 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 7 2023 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an applicant for a permit to drill an oil or gas well submit a gas capture plan for the well.

HB 2160 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to mental health professional staffing requirements at law schools at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2261 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of anaphylaxis medicine by a public school.

HB 2621 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for voters to vote a limited ballot in a new county of residence.

HB 2622 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to voting a limited ballot on election day following the change of the county of residence by a voter.

HB 2623 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to postage for early voting ballots voted by mail.

HB 2624 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/13/2023 H Referred to Elections: Mar 13 2023 3:37PM
Caption: Relating to the voter registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars.

HB 2824 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/14/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 14 2023 11:22AM
Caption: Relating to requiring an open-enrollment charter school to conduct an efficiency audit before applying for designation as a charter district or for the guarantee of certain bonds.

HB 3509 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the provision of a student transcript by an independent school district.

HB 3511 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to an exception to certain laws prohibiting abortion.

HB 3517 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to public school accountability.

HB 3951 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program using average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.

HB 3955 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a public hearing be held on a proposal by the governor or the Legislative Budget Board to affect appropriations.

HB 4516 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to an allotment under the Foundation School Program to provide full and individual initial evaluations for special education services.

HB 4584 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to a report required to be filed with the Public Education Information Management System by public schools.

HB 4586 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment and guaranteed yield under the Foundation School Program and compensation increases for public school employees.

HB 4596 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the use of a victim's gender identity or sexual orientation as the basis for a defense in the trial of a criminal offense.

HB 4721 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Youth Health & Safety, Select: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the School Violence Victims' Compensation Fund

HB 4839 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the accountability system for public school educator preparation programs.

HB 4887 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2023 H Referred to Community Safety, Select: Mar 23 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to gun storage and safety measures; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 5181 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a standard and set of indicators in the academic accountability system.

HB 5189 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to an open-enrollment charter school expansion amendment.

HB 5288 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency on a service-intensity based funding formula to replace the special education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

HCR 44 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Capitol Complex Child Development Center "Emma's Garden" in honor of Emma Barrientos.

HJR 66 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the governor's line-item veto authority.

HJR 69 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the salaries of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor based on the average public school teacher salary in this state.

HR 312 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 3:09PM
Caption: Recognizing the Autism Society of America and the Autism Society of Texas for their advocacy work and recognizing April 4, 2023, as Texas Autism Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.

HR 463 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:17AM
Caption: Congratulating Austin Community College on its 50th anniversary.

HR 464 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:17AM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin volleyball team on winning the 2022 NCAA Division I national championship.

HR 465 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/17/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2023 9:17AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Claudia F. Lucchinetti on her appointment as dean of The University of Texas at Austin's Dell Medical School.

HR 617 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2023 4:32PM
Caption: Congratulating David Cabrera on his retirement as assistant chief of the DPS Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division.

HR 681 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/05/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2023 5:10PM
Caption: Honoring SAFE on the occasion of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2023.

HR 1121 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 2:56PM
Caption: Honoring the participants in the 2023 Texas Folklife Apprenticeship in the Folk and Traditional Arts Program.

HR 1122 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 2:56PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin women's rowing team on winning the 2021 and 2022 NCAA national championships.

HR 1126 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:01PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin speech team on winning the team sweepstakes championship at the 2023 American Forensic Association National Speech Tournament.

HR 1198 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:05PM
Caption: Congratulating Texas Mock Trial on its fine showing in the American Mock Trial Association's 2023 National Tournament.

HR 1199 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 28 2023 3:05PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Violet Crown Garden Club.

HR 1338 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/12/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2023 11:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Monica Muñoz Martinez on being named a USA Today Woman of the Year.

HR 1677 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2023 9:18AM
Caption: Congratulating Austin Public access television on its 50th anniversary.

HR 2119 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 2:38PM
Caption: Congratulating the Highland Park Elementary School archery team on winning the national championship at the 2023 NASP Western Nationals.

HR 2328 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/28/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2023 6:12PM
Caption: Honoring Helen Kent-Davis for her 25 years of advocacy on women's and children's health issues in Texas.

HR 2359 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/30/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2023 5:03PM
Caption: Congratulating Roosevelt Weeks of the Austin Public Library on being named the 2023 Librarian of the Year by the Texas Library Association.

Joint Author (9):
HB 1002 Author: Price | Buckley | Hinojosa | Allison | King, Ken
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of a public school concussion oversight team and the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.

HB 1548 Author: Talarico | Meza | Bernal | Hinojosa | Allen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salary and wages paid to public school employees.

HB 1883 Author: Bhojani | Cunningham | Allen | Hinojosa | Jetton
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments to public school students on religious holy days.

HB 2091 Author: Manuel | Rose | Morales, Christina | Plesa | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information on a marriage license, an application for a marriage license, and a declaration of informal marriage.

HB 2146 Author: Howard | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/05/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by a certain hospital district.

HB 3396 Author: Hayes | Hinojosa | Frazier
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to establish a plan to bring certain funded forensic state hospital beds online.

HB 4645 Author: Flores | Troxclair | Cole | Hinojosa | Howard
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.

HB 4716 Author: Manuel | Cunningham | Lalani | Hinojosa | Garcia
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the referral of certain students receiving special education services to a local intellectual and developmental disability authority for services or public benefits.

HR 424 Author: Kuempel | Hinojosa | Longoria
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 16 2023 8:20PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin volleyball team on winning the 2022 NCAA Division I national championship.

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