Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Juan Hinojosa
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/16/2019

Number of Bills: 29

HB 8 Author: Neave | Howard | Minjarez | Button | Lang
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Alvarado | West | Lucio | Huffman | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 76 Author: Huberty | Cain | Ashby | González, Mary | Bohac
Sponsor: Alvarado
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
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 496 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Bernal | Allison
Sponsor: Lucio
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to traumatic injury response protocol and the use of bleeding control stations in public schools.

HB 766 Author: Huberty | Guillen
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.

HB 906 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phelan | Moody | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: Hall | Hinojosa | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

HB 916 Author: Guillen | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the exemption of rural transit districts from motor fuel taxes.

HB 1139 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Moody | White | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Cosponsor: West | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.

HB 1300 Author: Hunter | Lucio III | Phelan | Cyrier | Morrison
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
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 1900 Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Creighton | Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and studies relating to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan; authorizing a penalty; authorizing an assessment.

HB 1941 Author: Phelan | Raymond | Canales | Metcalf | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Johnson | Hinojosa | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.

HB 2143 Author: Turner, John | Wray | Darby | Guillen
Sponsor: Whitmire
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2155 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Lucio
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Flores
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border.

HB 2384 Author: Leach | Hunter | Flynn | Clardy
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to judicial compensation and assignment, the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two, and the compensation and retirement benefits of certain prosecutors and other members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

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

HB 2570 Author: Zerwas
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Huffman | Zaffirini | Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee and to the payment of claims related to those grants by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 2784 Author: Phelan | Romero, Jr. | Blanco | Burrows | Israel
Sponsor: Alvarado
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Lucio
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 2817 Author: Lucio III | Raney | Oliverson | Raymond | Guillen
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Perry | Buckingham | Lucio | Whitmire | et al.
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 2840 Author: Canales | Guerra | Guillen | Raymond
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body.

HB 2952 Author: Guillen | Raymond
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an emergency radio infrastructure grant program.

HB 3193 Author: Hinojosa | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen
Sponsor: Johnson
Cosponsor: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing of a home and community support services agency; increasing fees.

HB 3285 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Price | Moody | Klick
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Lucio | Paxton | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Sponsor: Campbell
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Schwertner | Bettencourt | West | Taylor | et al.
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HB 3906 Author: Huberty
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Menéndez | Hinojosa | Flores | Nelson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the assessment of public school students, including the development and administration of assessment instruments, and technology permitted for use by students.

HB 4165 Author: Pacheco | Cortez | Allison | Gervin-Hawkins | Minjarez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Nelson
Cosponsor: Fallon | Alvarado | Lucio | West | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects.

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

HJR 4 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Coleman | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Bettencourt
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.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Cosponsor: Hinojosa | Lucio | Campbell | Flores | Whitmire | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

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