Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. José Menéndez
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/26/2021

Number of Bills: 59

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (54):
SB 88 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a special education liaison program and the provision of certain special education services at public school districts.

SB 89 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to supplemental information required for inclusion with a written statement of an individualized education program developed for certain public school students who received special education services during the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year.

SB 90 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.

SB 91 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans.

SB 92 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to state, local, and court involvement in determining whether victims and witnesses to an offense and certain detained, arrested, or incarcerated persons are lawfully present in the United States.

SB 93 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.

SB 94 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.

SB 95 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

SB 96 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students.

SB 97 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

SB 98 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 99 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program.

SB 100 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.

SB 101 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Emergency Aid for Public Postsecondary Students (TEAPPS) grant program for students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 102 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain requirements regarding the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education.

SB 103 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas First Generation Matching Scholarship Program for certain first generation students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 104 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 105 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.

SB 106 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 253 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to social work services in public schools.

SB 254 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars.

SB 255 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to liability for obtaining unemployment compensation benefits paid in error.

SB 256 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to employ certain educators who retired or resigned because of the coronavirus disease pandemic.

SB 257 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to personal leave provided for a public school employee who tests positive for certain diseases.

SB 258 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a remote education and distance learning allotment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 259 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program to provide additional resources for public school students with disabilities.

SB 260 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments in public schools and eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as a criterion for promotion or graduation or to make certain accountability determinations.

SB 261 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.

SB 262 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.

SB 263 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/18/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments.

SB 264 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/21/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Research Consortium to Cure Infectious Diseases (TRANSCEND); authorizing the issuance of bonds.

SB 397 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal.

SB 398 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to distributed renewable generation resources.

SB 405 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a mental health course in the required curriculum for public high school students.

SB 406 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to training requirements for public school board of trustees members and superintendents regarding the adoption of a trauma-informed school standard.

SB 407 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System.

SB 408 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.

SB 409 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to evidence included in the statewide electronic tracking system for evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense.

SB 410 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the Texas Redistricting Commission.

SB 471 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for observing standard time year-round or observing daylight saving time year-round.

SB 496 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers; imposing a fee.

SB 639 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.

SB 640 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a study on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health service providers in this state.

SB 667 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Make-A-Wish specialty license plates.

SB 668 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain government operated utility customer information.

SB 759 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of remote technology when conducting probate or guardianship proceedings.

SB 804 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to add property to a common characteristic public improvement district.

SB 805 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation.

SB 806 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the care of pregnant women in county jail or in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 807 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain inspections of county jails by the Commission on Jail Standards.

SB 820 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SJR 17 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 12/21/2020 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Texas Research Consortium to Cure Infectious Diseases (TRANSCEND) and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to fund collaborative research on and development of infectious disease treatments and cures for humans.

SJR 28 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

SJR 30 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for observing standard time year-round or observing daylight saving time year-round.

Additional Primary Authors (5):
SB 528 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

SB 611 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SB 827 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

SJR 35 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SR 54 Author: Zaffirini | Blanco | Eckhardt | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harmony Public Schools on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

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