Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/18/2019

Number of Bills: 92

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (51):
HB 92 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Bernal | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a public school campus's election under a campus turnaround plan to operate as a community school.

HB 97 Author: Rodriguez | Murphy | Guillen | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 106 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 672 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Deshotel | Stucky | Oliverson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

HB 1122 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Travis County as the Trooper Carlos Ray Warren Memorial Highway.

HB 1207 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting the loss or theft of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1208 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.

HB 1209 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Moody | Minjarez | Herrero
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.

HB 1252 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

HB 1696 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.

HB 2108 Author: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Kacal | Lambert | Moody
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

HB 2185 Author: Rodriguez | Bernal
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.

HB 2186 Author: Rodriguez | Coleman
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

HB 2187 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the prohibition against certain municipal or county regulation of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

HB 2267 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory.

HB 2715 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on shared motor-assisted scooters.

HB 3253 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program.

HB 3254 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded to supportive housing developments

HB 3255 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to a county sales and use tax in certain counties for transportation improvement projects; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

HB 3406 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to communications regarding the adoption of certain taxation rates.

HB 4132 Author: Rodriguez | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.

HB 4134 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of parents and caretaker relatives for Medicaid.

HB 4453 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of retaliation involving immigration status.

HB 4454 Author: Rodriguez | Moody
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of social and emotional learning standards for public school educational programs.

HB 4458 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sources of supply of water for certain municipally owned water utilities.

HR 373 Author: Rodriguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:59PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2nd Austin Women in Culinary Dinner.

HR 561 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 1:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Texas Craft Brewers Day at the State Capitol.

HR 801 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Filed
Caption: Recognizing Blake Rocap for his service as legal counsel for NARAL Pro-Choice Texas.

HR 1076 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 11 2019 1:40PM
Caption: Congratulating the girls' basketball team from the Texas School for the Deaf on a successful 2018-2019 season.

HR 1127 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2019 3:36PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Austin and Saltillo Sister Cities relationship.

HR 1234 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 29 2019 5:00PM
Caption: In memory of Madeline Hinds Haire.

HR 1236 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 25 2019 10:20AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Emilio Zamora of The University of Texas at Austin on his receipt of the 2019 Ruth A. Allen Pioneer in Texas Working-Class History Award from the Texas State Historical Association.

HR 1237 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 24 2019 5:51PM
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Sanctuary Network for its efforts in behalf of asylum seekers Alirio Gamez, Hilda Ramirez, and Ivan Ramirez.

HR 1243 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2019 9:09AM
Caption: Honoring Back on My Feet Austin on the occasion of its 2019 gala and auction.

HR 1379 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2019 11:05AM
Caption: Commemorating the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Blazier Relief Campus in Austin.

HR 1466 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2019 4:02PM
Caption: Commemorating the 15th Annual Gran Show de Primavera presented by Ballet Folklórico at Austin High School.

HR 1592 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 20 2019 5:15PM
Caption: Congratulating the Del Valle Independent School District Board of Trustees on winning the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award in the school board category.

HR 1603 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 14 2019 4:59PM
Caption: Commending Carlos González Gutiérrez for his four years of service as the consul general of Mexico in Austin.

HR 1649 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Ashley Rivera of Blazier Elementary School on being named the 2019 Area 1 Elementary Teacher of the Year in Austin ISD.

HR 1650 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Katye Howell of Travis Early College High School on being named the 2019 High School Teacher of the Year in Austin ISD.

HR 1651 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 5:59PM
Caption: Recognizing Paul Tovar for his contributions to the Austin community.

HR 1711 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:16PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Ayala of Ridgetop Elementary School on her selection as the 2019 Area 2 Elementary Teacher of the Year in the Austin Independent School District.

HR 1712 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:16PM
Caption: Congratulating Kimberly Collins of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders on her selection as the 2019 Middle School Teacher of the Year in Austin ISD.

HR 1713 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 12:40PM
Caption: Honoring Eden East Restaurant & Farm on its contributions to the Austin business community.

HR 1714 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 5:23PM
Caption: Honoring Suerte on its contributions to the Austin business community.

HR 1715 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 2:41PM
Caption: Honoring Hops & Grain Brewing on its contributions to the Austin and San Marcos business communities.

HR 1763 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 12:54PM
Caption: Honoring Juniper on its contributions to the Austin business community.

HR 1764 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:55PM
Caption: Honoring Pitchfork Pretty as a noteworthy member of the Austin business community.

HR 1765 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:55PM
Caption: Honoring Revolution Spirits on its contributions to the Austin business community.

HR 1773 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:43PM
Caption: In memory of Rodolfo "Rudy" Méndez, the founder and artistic director of Ballet East Dance Company in Austin.

HR 1818 Author: Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:56PM
Caption: Honoring Still Austin Whiskey Co. on its contributions to the Austin business community.

Joint Author (41):
HB 41 Author: Metcalf | Phelan | Rodriguez | Holland | Hernandez
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer.

HB 69 Author: Minjarez | Rodriguez | Bailes | Collier
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the right to vacate and avoid liability under a residential lease after a tenant's death.

HB 83 Author: Romero, Jr. | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/27/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.

HB 102 Author: Bernal | Rodriguez | González, Jessica
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.

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 644 Author: VanDeaver | Kacal | Rodriguez | Lambert | Price
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 19 2019 11:59PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

HB 649 Author: Krause | Rodriguez | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disclosures by liability insurers and policyholders to third-party claimants; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1001 Author: Israel | Capriglione | Cyrier | Bucy | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting certain violations of law.

HB 1206 Author: Cole | Allen | Thierry | Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of marihuana.

HB 1284 Author: Lambert | Rodriguez | Allison | Capriglione
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to egg grading.

HB 1325 Author: King, Tracy O. | Larson | Gutierrez | Rodriguez | Burrows
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 1614 Author: Oliverson | Springer | Darby | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association.

HB 1629 Author: Morrison | Rodriguez | Herrero | Farrar
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.

HB 1655 Author: Hunter | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.

HB 1694 Author: Lambert | Rodriguez | Flynn | Harris
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations.

HB 1743 Author: King, Tracy O. | Rodriguez | Murphy | Geren | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the additional ad valorem tax and interest imposed as a result of a change of use of certain land.

HB 1749 Author: Wray | Harris | Rodriguez | Oliverson | Howard
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1798 Author: Goldman | Rodriguez | Phelan | Longoria | Flynn
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures.

HB 1821 Author: Cole | Israel | Rodriguez | Bucy | Talarico
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

HB 1839 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Rodriguez | Allen | Morales | Farrar
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

HB 1937 Author: Goldman | Murphy | Rodriguez | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance tax credit for certain low-income housing developments.

HB 2009 Author: Wilson | Rodriguez | Lambert
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.

HB 2107 Author: Capriglione | Rodriguez | Shaheen | Kacal | Lambert
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation.

HB 2296 Author: Goldman | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a wine and beer retailer's permit.

HB 2439 Author: Phelan | Rodriguez | Collier | Schaefer
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings.

HB 2497 Author: Cyrier | Israel | Cole | Rodriguez | Krause
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to rules of and appeals to a municipal board of adjustment.

HB 2532 Author: González, Jessica | Bernal | Farrar | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to designate homestead preservation districts.

HB 2828 Author: King, Phil | Rodriguez | Noble | Springer
Sponsor: Fallon
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.

HB 2836 Author: Paddie | Rodriguez
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to a permit authorizing the delivery of alcoholic beverages from the premises of certain alcoholic beverage retailers to consumers; authorizing a fee.

HB 2969 Author: Sanford | Krause | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness.

HB 2976 Author: Howard | Israel | Rodriguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.

HB 3649 Author: Hinojosa | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by a certain hospital district.

HB 3995 Author: Phelan | Raymond | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Frullo
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

HB 4008 Author: Frullo | Moody | Cyrier | Krause | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to plans required to be submitted to be eligible to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 4106 Author: Bell, Keith | Zedler | Pacheco | Rodriguez | Murr
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of intoxication assault.

HB 4345 Author: Sanford | Krause | Flynn | Gervin-Hawkins | Rodriguez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization.

HB 4362 Author: Nevárez | Rodriguez | Moody
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms and the applicability of certain taxes to those platforms.

HB 4390 Author: Capriglione | Martinez Fischer | Rodriguez | Collier
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the privacy of personal identifying information and the creation of the Texas Privacy Protection Advisory Council.

HB 4449 Author: Holland | Phelan | Raymond | Hunter | Rodriguez
Last Action: 05/03/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain electric energy storage equipment requirements to municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.

HB 4469 Author: Meza | Deshotel | Rodriguez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities.

HJR 4 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Coleman | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.

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