Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2019

Number of Bills: 32

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 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: West | Zaffirini | Lucio | Alvarado | Menéndez
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 25 Author: González, Mary | White | Phelan | Farrar
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: Miles | Lucio | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

HB 403 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Alvarado | Lucio
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to training requirements for a member of the board of trustees and the superintendent of an independent school district regarding sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.

HB 477 Author: Murphy | Paul | Metcalf | González, Mary
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Birdwell | Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

HB 558 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Lucio
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to court-ordered support for a child with a disability.

HB 684 Author: Clardy | Middleton | Klick
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the care of students with seizure disorders and the training requirements for certain school personnel regarding seizure recognition and related first aid.

HB 714 Author: Lucio III | Lopez
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Cosponsor: Lucio
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 871 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Sponsor: Perry
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 872 Author: Hefner | Lang | King, Phil | Guillen | Herrero
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 963 Author: Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Howard | Johnson, Jarvis
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Bettencourt | Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of school district trustee information on the Internet and a review of the essential knowledge and skills of certain curricula.

HB 1386 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to training and development activities for persons who may interact with an individual with autism or other pervasive developmental disorder.

HB 1590 Author: Howard | Morrison | Neave | Hunter | Miller
Sponsor: Watson
Cosponsor: Lucio | Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 2059 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Lucio | Alvarado
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 2199 Author: King, Tracy O.
Sponsor: Flores
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

HB 2320 Author: Paul
Sponsor: Taylor
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.

HB 2481 Author: Metcalf | Ramos | Guillen | Moody | Phelan
Sponsor: Creighton
Cosponsor: Lucio | Hall
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees.

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 2789 Author: Meyer | Moody | Thompson, Senfronia | Price | Collier
Sponsor: Huffman
Cosponsor: Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material.

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 2909 Author: Klick | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Cosponsor: Lucio | Hall
Last Action: 05/24/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to election practices and procedures; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3148 Author: Parker | Springer | Zerwas | Lucio III
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Zaffirini | Lucio
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 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 3601 Author: Bell, Cecil | Raymond | Metcalf | Schaefer | Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the recognition by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of competency-based education degree plans for members of the Texas military forces.

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 3808 Author: Walle
Sponsor: Powell
Cosponsor: West | Lucio | Menéndez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the timely graduation of and attainment of marketable skills by students in public higher education.

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 4429 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Menéndez
Cosponsor: West | Lucio
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.

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.

HJR 34 Author: Shine | Darby | Stephenson
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Cosponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

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