Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Eddie Lucio III
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/6/2019

Number of Bills: 98

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (81):
HB 701 Author: Lucio III | Moody
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty.

HB 702 Author: Lucio III | Huberty
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

HB 713 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities.

HB 714 Author: Lucio III | Lopez
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a reemployment program available to certain veterans placed on community supervision for a misdemeanor offense.

HB 718 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency.

HB 950 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.

HB 1050 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which information required to be included in a notice of appraised value may be provided to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.

HB 1059 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state.

HB 1147 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Railroad Commission of Texas require the installation and use of subsurface safety valves on oil and gas wells drilled in certain areas.

HB 1268 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to dangerous wild animals; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

HB 1275 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sports betting; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees.

HB 1410 Author: Lucio III | Cain
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to payment for care provided by a chiropractor under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1411 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the cancellation and nonrenewal of certain liability and commercial property insurance policies.

HB 1415 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to continuing education training on civil process for constables.

HB 1416 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts.

HB 1648 Author: Lucio III | Hunter
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to arbitration related to certain risks under certain insurance policies and contracts.

HB 1669 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to increasing and improving the mental health and substance use disorder workforce in this state and increasing the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

HB 1690 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and private schools to adopt and implement policies and procedures relating to the care of students diagnosed with concussions.

HB 1757 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of an insured to select a pharmacist under the insured's health insurance policy.

HB 1808 Author: Lucio III | Miller | Lopez
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.

HB 1940 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility of surplus lines insurers to provide windstorm and hail coverage.

HB 1942 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a commercial or residential property insurance policy.

HB 1944 Author: Lucio III | Wu
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/23/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to extension of deadlines for claims and related settlement and dispute resolution under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Act.

HB 1946 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the workers' compensation classification system and rate filings.

HB 2012 Author: Lucio III | Lopez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.

HB 2065 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing a waiver of certain state park fees for certain children and the use of general revenue appropriations for the artificial reef program.

HB 2249 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of production of wells for retail public utilities by a groundwater conservation district.

HB 2250 Author: Lucio III | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

HB 2507 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of short-term limited-duration insurance policies providing health insurance coverage.

HB 2563 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of the Texas Medical Cannabis Council.

HB 2582 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to required notice of the cost and health benefit plan coverage of newborn screening tests.

HB 2587 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Paxton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the business of travel insurance.

HB 2601 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to named driver policy disclosure requirements.

HB 2686 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to a dispute relating to a denial of coverage by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 2694 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain insurers to make investments in bond exchange-traded funds.

HB 2695 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the average appraised value of all qualified residence homesteads located in the same county.

HB 2816 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to compensation and leave for certain employees of the fraud unit of the Texas Department of Insurance.

HB 2817 Author: Lucio III | Raney | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

HB 2818 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school.

HB 3097 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement.

HB 3103 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to standardization of insurance and health maintenance organization disclosures.

HB 3299 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of mediation requirements for balance billing to certain health benefit plans.

HB 3441 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement under certain health benefit plans for certain services and procedures performed by pharmacists.

HB 3484 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to conduct of insurers providing preferred provider benefit plans with respect to physician and health care provider contracts and claims.

HB 3737 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of the financial responsibility verification program.

HB 4042 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

HB 4120 Author: Lucio III
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the financial security requirement for providers obligated under certain service contracts.

HB 4282 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency of career and technology education programs.

HB 4283 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to create career and technical credentials and certificates that may be earned through a career and technology education program.

HB 4284 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students.

HB 4435 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the creation of a health insurance risk pool for certain health benefit plan enrollees; authorizing an assessment.

HB 4440 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for causing bodily injury while resisting arrest, search, or transportation.

HB 4442 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for general anesthesia in connection with certain pediatric dental services.

HB 4507 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of funds under the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.

HB 4508 Author: Lucio III | Zedler
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting CBD oil from the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 4529 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to allowing for public comment before implementing a rate change under Medicaid.

HB 4530 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to a review of Medicaid dental services provided to children.

HB 4534 Author: Lucio III | Hunter | Herrero | Bonnen, Greg | Middleton
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the rates and other funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 4536 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of a usual and customary amount under the Insurance Code.

HB 4553 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the certificate of convenience and need decertification.

HB 4759 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 24 2019 5:51PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Harlingen Authority; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HJR 52 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the valuation of property for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of its market value.

HJR 61 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports betting in this state.

HJR 93 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a residence homestead based on the average assessed value of all qualified residence homesteads that are located in the same county as the homestead.

HR 248 Author: Lucio III | Dominguez
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 12:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Arturo Elias Ayub on his selection as Mr. Amigo 2018.

HR 260 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 8:02PM
Caption: Commemorating the 166th anniversary of the incorporation of Brownsville.

HR 639 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 10:26AM
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Harlingen-San Benito Day at the State Capitol.

HR 983 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 03/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2019 10:57AM
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2019, as Rural Water Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1067 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 18 2019 8:49AM
Caption: Congratulating Baker Mayfield on winning the 2017 Heisman Trophy.

HR 1118 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 24 2019 11:36AM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega Jr.

HR 1672 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 11:04AM
Caption: Recognizing April 29 through May 5, 2019, as Healthy Texas Week.

HR 1673 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 11:05AM
Caption: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Sunrise Mall in Brownsville.

HR 1674 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Honoring Antonio "Tony" Martinez for his service as mayor of Brownsville.

HR 1675 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2019 10:48AM
Caption: Congratulating La Energía Norteña on its seventh anniversary.

HR 2096 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Arianna Douglas on graduating as salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Veterans Memorial Early College High School in Brownsville.

HR 2097 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Lauren Serra on graduating as valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Veterans Memorial Early College High School in Brownsville.

HR 2098 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:41PM
Caption: Congratulating Johanna Arguello-Garcia on graduating as salutatorian of the Class of 2019 at Pace Early College High School in Brownsville.

HR 2099 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:28PM
Caption: Congratulating Ezequiel Garcia on graduating as valedictorian of the Class of 2019 at Pace Early College High School in Brownsville.

HR 2100 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:23PM
Caption: Congratulating W. F. Strong and Texas Standard on the success of the "Stories from Texas" book and radio series.

HR 2208 Author: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:36PM
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Bernard James Stephan.

Joint Author (17):
HB 128 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio III | Lozano | Thierry | Phelan
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child.

HB 283 Author: Perez | Lucio III | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a commercial or residential property insurance policy.

HB 897 Author: Ortega | Lucio III | Vo | Oliverson | Lambert
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to safety requirements for a person directly operating an amusement ride.

HB 1030 Author: Moody | White | Wu | Lucio III | Herrero
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.

HB 1300 Author: Hunter | Lucio III | Phelan | Cyrier | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to cultivated oyster mariculture; authorizing fees; requiring a permit; creating a criminal offense.

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 1450 Author: Gutierrez | Lucio III | Nevárez | Walle | González, Jessica
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain personal information provided on a driver's license application or in connection with a motor vehicle record.

HB 1999 Author: Leach | Cyrier | Lucio III
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain construction liability claims concerning public buildings and public works.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2289 Author: Ortega | Lucio III | Oliverson | Vo
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement rides by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including the creation of the amusement ride regulation advisory board; providing authority to increase a fee.

HB 2658 Author: Johnson, Julie | Lucio III | González, Jessica | Guillen
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.

HB 2794 Author: Morrison | Larson | Lucio III | Phelan | Price
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state.

HB 2967 Author: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Lucio III | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee.

HB 3148 Author: Parker | Springer | Zerwas | Lucio III
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3345 Author: Price | Lucio III | Paul | Guillen | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 4420 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains.

HR 1389 Author: Dominguez | Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 12:55PM
Caption: Congratulating the chess team of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on winning the 2019 President's Cup.

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