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

Number of Bills: 49

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (40):
SB 162 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a false or misleading statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

SB 163 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with certain firearm transfers; creating a criminal offense.

SB 164 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notice for certain defendants regarding the unlawful possession or acquisition of a firearm or ammunition.

SB 165 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an exception to dropped course limitations at public institutions of higher education for courses dropped during a disaster that results in a bar or limit on in-person course attendance.

SB 166 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a limit on cost-sharing requirements imposed by a health benefit plan for certain prescription insulin.

SB 167 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 168 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to active shooter drills conducted by public schools.

SB 169 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.

SB 170 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing certain renewable energy standards.

SB 171 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 11/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates and access to care.

SB 228 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 12/03/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement and payment of claims by certain health benefit plan issuers for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

SB 434 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health, mental health, and educational services in this state, including the delivery of those services using telecommunications or information technology.

SB 435 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a state plan for responding to pandemics.

SB 436 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions including COVID-19.

SB 437 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the state reserve of personal protective equipment for health care workers and essential personnel.

SB 438 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to exempting disinfectant cleaning supplies and certain face masks and disposable gloves from sales and use taxes for a limited period.

SB 439 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of nurses for workers' compensation benefits for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and payment of those benefits.

SB 440 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the prohibited distribution of flavored cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing a civil penalty.

SB 453 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the comptroller on local and state supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SB 469 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a temporary waiver of certain unemployment benefit eligibility conditions during a public health disaster.

SB 521 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain persons who are lawfully present in the United States.

SB 538 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to information technology purchased through the Department of Information Resources.

SB 539 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a study on employing mental health professionals or mental health response teams to assist when responding to a behavioral health-related emergency call.

SB 553 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the timely reporting of criminal case dispositions to the Department of Public Safety and to the allocation of certain grant money.

SB 554 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the reporting of lost or stolen firearms and to proof of loss for personal property insurance coverage for those firearms; creating a criminal offense.

SB 555 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons convicted of offenses committed because of bias or prejudice or of certain felony offenses; creating a criminal offense.

SB 556 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the acquisition or attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

SB 583 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the transfer of vacation leave time to a sick leave pool in certain counties.

SB 584 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authorization by referendum of an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

SB 603 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

SB 623 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the investigation and punishment of certain sexual assaults, to protective orders issued on the basis of certain sexual assaults, to crime victims' compensation, and to the establishment of a state sexual assault prevention and response program for the Texas Military Department.

SB 633 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the designation of State Highways 118 and 166 as the Davis Mountains Scenic Loop Highway and a historic highway.

SB 681 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to adopt a policy regarding the idling of the engine of a school bus.

SB 682 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.

SB 683 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

SB 684 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an affirmative defense to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission events.

SB 832 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of a broker for the sale of real property by the El Paso County Hospital District.

SCR 8 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.

SCR 11 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Designating Fort Davis as the official Highest Town in Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

SR 60 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2021 as Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month.

Additional Primary Authors (9):
SB 16 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the dissemination by a state agency of an individual's personal data.

SB 488 Author: Perry | Blanco | Hinojosa | Hughes | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.

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 641 Author: West | Blanco
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 660 Author: Zaffirini | Blanco | Hinojosa | Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the compensation and professional representation of student athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs at certain institutions of higher education.

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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