Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Mary E. González
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2019

Number of Bills: 103

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (56):
HB 25 Author: González, Mary | White | Phelan | Farrar
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

HB 32 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain pecan buyers in certain counties; providing a civil penalty.

HB 48 Author: González, Mary | Leach | Romero, Jr. | Metcalf
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 55 Author: González, Mary | Sanford | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the reporting of certain information regarding prekindergarten programs provided by or on behalf of school districts.

HB 67 Author: González, Mary | Anchia
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to collecting data regarding unaccompanied minors in certain child-care facilities.

HB 70 Author: González, Mary | Zwiener | Fierro | Guillen
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan goal by the Department of Agriculture to prevent crop diseases and plant pests in this state.

HB 85 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Recommitted to committee: Apr 15 2019 2:10PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.

HB 89 Author: González, Mary | Ramos
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 98 Author: González, Mary | Meyer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.

HB 99 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who were formerly in foster care.

HB 108 Author: González, Mary | Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion.

HB 111 Author: González, Mary | Meyer | Button
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school policy and training for public school employees addressing the prevention of sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other maltreatment of certain children.

HB 116 Author: González, Mary | Bernal | Rosenthal | Lopez
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

HB 120 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain public school students of limited English proficiency from certain state-administered assessment instruments.

HB 124 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of educator certification and assignment requirements to school districts of innovation.

HB 127 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 132 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 136 Author: González, Mary | Zwiener | Meza
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pollinator health.

HB 139 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school or campus.

HB 141 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers.

HB 145 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to fees for services by the offices of the sheriff and constables.

HB 321 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs.

HB 366 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to healthy relationships education in public schools.

HB 445 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exceptions from the requirement for a person under the direction or control of a local entity or campus police department to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers.

HB 500 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for disaster remediation costs of certain school districts.

HB 541 Author: González, Mary | Walle | Toth
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right to express breast milk.

HB 572 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation for employees who leave the workplace due to sexual harassment.

HB 588 Author: González, Mary | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of certain language regarding a person who is deaf or hard of hearing in statutes or resolutions.

HB 637 Author: González, Mary | VanDeaver
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the salaries of the superintendent of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the superintendent of the Texas School for the Deaf.

HB 727 Author: González, Mary | Wu
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time.

HB 965 Author: González, Mary | Moody
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.

HB 968 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that do not take into account optional homestead exemptions.

HB 1075 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to payments to school districts for certain special education evaluations.

HB 1413 Author: González, Mary | Zerwas | Darby
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.

HB 1585 Author: González, Mary | Frank | Klick | Swanson
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on interest or other waiting lists maintained for certain Medicaid programs providing services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

HB 1651 Author: González, Mary | White | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the care of pregnant women confined in county jail.

HB 1709 Author: González, Mary | Frank
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a surrogate parent for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2244 Author: González, Mary | Sanford | Bernal | Meyer
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to speech protections for student media publications in public schools.

HB 3023 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a study by Texas A&M University on the expected effects of future climate change in this state and the preparedness of this state to address those effects.

HB 3069 Author: González, Mary | Allison | Capriglione | Longoria | Rose
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development in coding, technology applications, and computer science for public school teachers.

HB 3198 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of open-enrollment charter schools and requiring a study comparing and evaluating certain characteristics of open-enrollment charter schools and school districts.

HB 3237 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools and to studies on accountability assessment instruments.

HB 3421 Author: González, Mary | Calanni
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission.

HB 3468 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of more than one ambulatory surgical center in a single facility.

HB 3509 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to providing public access to information regarding district of innovation exemptions from educator certification or school district teaching permit requirements.

HB 3719 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.

HB 3937 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates and access to care.

HB 4051 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program.

HB 4450 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.

HJR 11 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HR 793 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:34PM
Caption: Congratulating Candace Printz of El Dorado High School in El Paso on her selection as a 2019 Environmental Educator of the Year by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HR 810 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 7:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Jesus A. Reyes of El Paso on his receipt of the Blue Legacy Award in Agriculture from the Water Conservation Advisory Council and the Texas Water Development Board.

HR 1510 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 11:03AM
Caption: In memory of Hilda Duran Tirres of El Paso.

HR 1945 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 10:14AM
Caption: Recognizing the historic significance of Rio Vista Farm in Socorro.

HR 2022 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2019 11:05AM
Caption: Congratulating Sally Hurt-Deitch on her selection as chair of the Texas Hospital Association.

HR 2216 Author: González, Mary
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Filed
Caption: Paying tribute to the lives of the six migrant children who died in federal custody between September 2018 and May 2019.

Joint Author (47):
HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 76 Author: Huberty | Cain | Ashby | González, Mary | Bohac
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

HB 191 Author: Stephenson | González, Mary | Stucky | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the disposal of pesticides.

HB 228 Author: Krause | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to accountability and standards for districts of innovation.

HB 327 Author: Ortega | Moody | Blanco | Fierro | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

HB 382 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 04/08/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.

HB 444 Author: Meyer | Anchia | Johnson, Eric | González, Mary | Leach
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

HB 477 Author: Murphy | Paul | Metcalf | González, Mary
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

HB 517 Author: Israel | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | Zwiener | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

HB 678 Author: Guillen | González, Mary
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the public high school graduation credit requirements for a language other than English.

HB 742 Author: Davis, Yvonne | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to railroad crew size requirements; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 853 Author: Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain areas outside of ERCOT.

HB 870 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

HB 871 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 973 Author: Metcalf | Huberty | Allen | González, Mary | Dutton
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district compliance with certain school safety measures; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 974 Author: Metcalf | Huberty | Landgraf | González, Mary | Dutton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2019 7:10PM
Caption: Relating to public school safety measures and procedures.

HB 978 Author: Beckley | Johnson, Julie | González, Mary | Reynolds | Israel
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct.

HB 980 Author: Beckley | González, Jessica | González, Mary | Coleman | Israel
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 1040 Author: Meza | Pacheco | Guillen | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Grant Program for certain students at two-year public institutions of higher education.

HB 1063 Author: Price | Sheffield | Rose | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1093 Author: Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limitation period for filing a complaint and requesting a special education impartial due process hearing.

HB 1324 Author: Frank | González, Mary | Sanford | Dutton
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1632 Author: Bell, Keith | VanDeaver | González, Mary | Meyer | Bernal
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to students eligible to receive compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instructional services.

HB 1960 Author: Price | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Cyrier | González, Mary
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the governor's broadband development council.

HB 2347 Author: Noble | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | González, Mary | Collier | Buckley
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization.

HB 2462 Author: Hernandez | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits.

HB 2572 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | VanDeaver | Bowers | Lopez
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses.

HB 2609 Author: King, Ken | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to permissible teachers assigned to a bilingual education program and the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.

HB 2653 Author: Rosenthal | Talarico | Allen | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school policies and procedures for the establishment of threat assessment teams.

HB 2769 Author: Ortega | Moody | Blanco | Fierro | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authorization by referendum on an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

HB 2848 Author: Hinojosa | Moody | González, Mary | Meyer | Krause
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the review under the Texas Sunset Act of the Texas Education Agency's functions relating to special education services.

HB 2984 Author: Allison | González, Mary | Minjarez | Lopez | Capriglione
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum and the establishment of a computer science strategic advisory committee to increase computer science instruction and participation in public schools.

HB 3018 Author: Allison | Talarico | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the incorporation of instruction in digital citizenship into the curriculum of certain school districts.

HB 3307 Author: White | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide public health services; authorizing a fee.

HB 3403 Author: Cortez | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to addressing workplace bullying in school districts.

HB 3628 Author: Goodwin | Howard | González, Mary | Talarico
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating a special education certification to teach students with disabilities.

HB 3630 Author: Meyer | González, Mary | Shaheen
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools.

HB 3638 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Ashby | VanDeaver
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.

HB 3640 Author: Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.

HB 3712 Author: Bucy | Allen | González, Mary | Talarico | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information about the process of voting as part of the social studies curriculum requirements for public high school students.

HB 3991 Author: Bohac | González, Mary | Miller
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program.

HB 4131 Author: Swanson | González, Mary
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HB 4613 Author: Shaheen | Leach | Burns | González, Mary | Bernal
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services.

HR 90 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 9:13PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at El Paso for attaining the R1 designation in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

HR 119 Author: Ortega | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco | Fierro
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 7:27PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Diana Natalicio on her retirement as president of UT-El Paso.

HR 800 Author: Moody | Parker | González, Mary | Landgraf
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:58PM
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2019, as World Down Syndrome Day at the State Capitol.

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