Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. César Blanco
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/16/2019

Number of Bills: 75

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (43):
HB 255 Author: Blanco | Rodriguez | Turner, Chris | Anchia | Walle
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.

HB 257 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a policy requiring certain public primary and secondary schools to provide local law enforcement agencies certain information regarding certain individuals authorized to carry a handgun on a campus.

HB 258 Author: Blanco | Krause | Hernandez | Guillen | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license.

HB 260 Author: Blanco | Anchia | Romero, Jr. | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a cross-border motor vehicle traffic congestion web portal.

HB 264 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security.

HB 265 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of information from motor vehicle stops made by law enforcement.

HB 349 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain parts designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle.

HB 350 Author: Blanco | Capriglione | Dean | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council.

HB 351 Author: Blanco | Capriglione | Dean | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state.

HB 352 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device and to public access to certain information relating to investigatory equipment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 353 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to law enforcement access to cell site information stored by certain entities providing wireless service to a wireless communications device.

HB 390 Author: Blanco | Frullo | Lozano | Sheffield | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

HB 391 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student access to public school instructional materials and technology.

HB 392 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees.

HB 393 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain unlawful employment practices regarding compensation.

HB 696 Author: Blanco | Guillen | Zwiener
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.

HB 697 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to required prescription drug cost and rebate reporting; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 698 Author: Blanco | Oliverson | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.

HB 699 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.

HB 1043 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 1688 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

HB 1714 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects.

HB 1720 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study on the impacts of using certain motor vehicle technologies.

HB 1763 Author: Blanco | Huberty | Bernal | Allen
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 1923 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the franchise tax and certain filing fees for certain businesses owned by veterans during an initial period of operation in the state.

HB 1924 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state agency enforcement of laws regulating small businesses.

HB 2059 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to required human trafficking prevention training as a condition of registration permit or license renewal for certain health care practitioners.

HB 2148 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing certain renewable energy standards.

HB 2661 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to adopt a policy regarding the idling of the engine of a school bus.

HB 4074 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of state information technology commodity item contracts and state telecommunications services by certain entities.

HB 4087 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission events.

HB 4088 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a hospital district governing board to conduct a closed meeting to deliberate certain issues.

HB 4089 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste.

HB 4097 Author: Blanco | Moody | Romero, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of medical cannabis by veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and the licensing of associated cultivating or dispensing organizations; authorizing fees.

HB 4429 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for veterans and immediate family members of veterans.

HB 4525 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to state agency energy savings programs.

HB 4588 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to mailed notice of certain environmental permits.

HB 4597 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of state agencies.

HB 4599 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment and implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a program to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases in this state; authorizing a fee.

HR 125 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 8 2019 9:08PM
Caption: Congratulating Khalid Donnel Robinson of El Paso on his successful career in the music industry.

HR 1058 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 3 2019 10:34AM
Caption: Recognizing April 1, 2019, as Census Awareness Day in Texas.

HR 1631 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 11:02AM
Caption: Congratulating the boys' soccer team from Bel Air High School in El Paso on winning the 2019 UIL 5A state championship.

HR 1632 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:34AM
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Riverside High School solar technology program and math team on earning regional awards in environmental engineering and applied mathematics.

Joint Author (32):
HB 218 Author: Krause | Oliverson | Hernandez | Blanco | Shaheen
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

HB 275 Author: Miller | Flynn | Blanco | Shine | Minjarez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 306 Author: Herrero | Price | Lozano | Miller | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

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 466 Author: Hernandez | Krause | Raney | Blanco | Ramos
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license.

HB 616 Author: Neave | Blanco | Minjarez | Guillen | Swanson
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for a certain portion of a forensic medical examination of a sexual assault survivor and for the evidence collection kit required for the examination.

HB 846 Author: Oliverson | Krause | Blanco
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

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 929 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 1420 Author: Dominguez | Guerra | Blanco | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition and duties of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee.

HB 1421 Author: Israel | Capriglione | Minjarez | Cain | Blanco
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.

HB 1469 Author: Thierry | Raymond | Blanco | Cain
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund and to authorizing school districts to reimburse under the Foundation School Program private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 1492 Author: Wray | Blanco | Guillen | Burns
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to benefits for peace officers who suffer from certain diseases or illnesses.

HB 1708 Author: Lozano | Blanco
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

HB 1712 Author: Rosenthal | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Nevárez | Blanco
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing job training to veterans.

HB 2287 Author: Moody | Blanco | Ortega
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operations of certain municipal housing authorities.

HB 2288 Author: Moody | Blanco | Ortega | Fierro
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the area of operation of certain municipal housing authorities.

HB 2416 Author: Frullo | Longoria | Blanco | Raney | Rose
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the administration by the Texas Workforce Commission of a workforce diploma pilot program.

HB 2536 Author: Oliverson | Blanco | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to transparency related to drug costs.

HB 2689 Author: Dean | Capriglione | Bernal | Blanco | Wray
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the designation of a cybersecurity coordinator by each school district.

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 2784 Author: Phelan | Romero, Jr. | Blanco | Burrows | Israel
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program.

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 3841 Author: Ramos | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to military duty of a conservator of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 4214 Author: Capriglione | Bohac | Blanco | Shaheen | Bernal
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.

HB 4753 Author: Lopez | Blanco
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income.

HCR 19 Author: Herrero | Neave | Capriglione | Blanco | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/27/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

HCR 148 Author: Landgraf | Flynn | Miller | Tinderholt | Blanco
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating June as Veteran Suicide and PTSD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

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 844 Author: Price | Miller | Blanco | Shine | Bailes
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2019 6:17PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the American Legion.

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