Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Jon E. Rosenthal
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2019

Number of Bills: 53

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (39):
HB 595 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 836 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for the criminal offense of theft of service.

HB 921 Author: Rosenthal | Ortega | Buckley
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies.

HB 1257 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the prohibition against certain municipal or county regulation of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

HB 1276 Author: Rosenthal | Dutton | Bernal
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.

HB 1366 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the method of returning a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1445 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting carrying a firearm while intoxicated; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1478 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of reproductive decisions and certain employment agreements limiting reproductive decisions.

HB 1691 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation for election personnel for a primary election.

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 1736 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to annual applications for ballots to be voted by mail.

HB 1786 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain credit services organizations.

HB 1835 Author: Rosenthal | Howard
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee.

HB 1870 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain conduct intended to intimidate or interfere with a person seeking or providing health care services or attending an established place of religious worship; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 1913 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching funds are available.

HB 2054 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones and to certain regulatory prohibitions applicable in those districts and zones.

HB 2115 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

HB 2306 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the public health considerations of transportation planning.

HB 2307 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to requiring entities that provide mental health services to veterans to provide military cultural competency training to personnel to accept a grant from a state agency.

HB 2480 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on the residence homestead of a lower-income individual that is located in a homestead preservation district.

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 2654 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to building standards for instructional facilities and campus safety procedures for public schools.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2656 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2946 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to repealing the authority for the payment of a subminimum wage to certain persons with disabilities.

HB 3479 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to cleanliness standards for pipelines crossing karst topographic areas.

HB 3480 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of the composition of fluids and materials transported by pipelines regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 3545 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to appointment by the commissioner of education of a community management board to assume governance of a low-performing school district or campus.

HB 3546 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting an increase in the rent of a tenant residing in a development supported with a low income housing tax credit allocation.

HB 4275 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

HJR 90 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision on the residence homestead of certain lower-income individuals.

HR 179 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Congratulating the 19 African American women serving as judges in Harris County.

HR 270 Author: Rosenthal | Bohac | Harless | Calanni
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 3:53PM
Caption: Congratulating Darynda Klein on her selection as the 2018-2019 Elementary Principal of the Year by the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

HR 271 Author: Rosenthal | Bohac | Harless | Calanni
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 4:44PM
Caption: Congratulating Stephanie Meshell on her selection as the 2018-2019 Secondary Principal of the Year by the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

HR 320 Author: Rosenthal | Bohac | Harless | Calanni
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 3:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Cypress Ranch High School baseball coach Corey Cephus on being named the 2017-2018 Texas Coach of the Year for boys' baseball by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

HR 376 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 9:20PM
Caption: In memory of Leon Allen Meek II of Smith Point.

HR 394 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:58PM
Caption: In memory of Judge Cassandra Hollemon of Harris County Criminal Court at Law No. 12.

HR 629 Author: Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 10:04AM
Caption: Recognizing Nikki Cowart for her contributions as president of Cy-Fair American Federation of Teachers Local 6448.

HR 1547 Author: Rosenthal | Walle | Wu | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2019 12:25PM
Caption: Recognizing May 15, 2019, as the People's Champ Day, commending Paul Wall of Houston for his many achievements.

Joint Author (14):
HB 28 Author: Romero, Jr. | Rosenthal | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty.

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 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 185 Author: Bernal | Rosenthal | Beckley
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to a study of the impact, feasibility, and advisability of adopting a property tax system in which the disclosure of the sales price of real property is required by law.

HB 189 Author: Reynolds | Rosenthal | Guillen
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2019 12:10PM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 877 Author: Oliverson | Huberty | Thompson, Ed | Rosenthal | Flynn
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the actuarial valuations of certain public retirement systems.

HB 1172 Author: Anchia | Rosenthal
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct involving prohibited weapons; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1473 Author: Middleton | Dominguez | Bohac | Rosenthal | Biedermann
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.

HB 2169 Author: Allen | Rosenthal | Wu | Ramos | Neave
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reporting concerning female prisoners who are confined in county jails and to the provision of feminine hygiene products to female prisoners.

HB 2195 Author: Meyer | Rosenthal | Calanni | Leach | Burrows
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency policy for school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 3459 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal | Huberty | Zerwas | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Harris County Hospital District.

HB 3668 Author: Walle | Darby | Hernandez | Rosenthal | Zerwas
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks.

HR 1072 Author: Howard | Israel | Hinojosa | Ortega | Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/05/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 5 2019 10:22AM
Caption: Honoring six nonprofit workforce development organizations participating in the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education Grant Program.

HR 1264 Author: Raymond | Stucky | Goldman | Rosenthal | Toth
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2019 6:52PM
Caption: Recognizing May 2, 2019, as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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