Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Philip Cortez
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/27/2021

Number of Bills: 40

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (31):
HB 249 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for a low income housing tax credit allocation from the nonprofit set-aside.

HB 256 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to addressing workplace bullying in school districts.

HB 264 Author: Cortez | Johnson, Jarvis | Ordaz Perez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to establishment of an employee grievance procedure for the Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 269 Author: Cortez | Lopez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers; imposing a fee.

HB 280 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to an action plan to expand telemedicine medical services and telehealth services and increase access to critical medical care and health care services in this state.

HB 286 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for grants for alternative fueling facilities.

HB 290 Author: Cortez | Rose | Oliverson | Johnson, Ann | Frank
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.

HB 294 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the financial audit of public institutions of higher education by the state auditor.

HB 409 Author: Cortez | Pacheco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to waivers for entrance fees to state parks and certain hunting and fishing license fees for resident first responders.

HB 464 Author: Cortez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments.

HB 663 Author: Cortez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain at-risk developments to receive low income housing tax credits.

HB 677 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist.

HB 678 Author: Cortez | Clardy | Price | Guillen
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the administration of a medication and the ordering and administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist.

HB 801 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to a certification program for assistance animals; authorizing fees; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 912 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal.

HB 1209 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to contracts authorizing the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

HB 1685 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/22/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic recording device to report proceedings before a municipal court of record for the City of San Antonio.

HB 1686 Author: Cortez | Wilson | Rodriguez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production on single-family residential lots by a municipality or property owners' association.

HB 1859 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Relating to a study on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health service providers in this state.

HB 1861 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for interlocal contracts.

HB 2027 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.

HB 2093 Author: Cortez | Oliverson
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to including certain licensed physician assistants in the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of certain provisions applicable to non-physician mental health professionals.

HB 2331 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to procedures governing declared disasters for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2569 Author: Cortez | Toth | Guillen
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the dates a retail fireworks permit holder may sell fireworks to the public.

HB 3546 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to add property to a common characteristic public improvement district.

HB 3562 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Public Health Crisis and Pandemic Council.

HB 3566 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/21/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 21 2021 11:00PM
Caption: Relating to the ballot application requirements for the election of a precinct chair.

HB 3621 Author: Cortez | Martinez Fischer | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program in Bexar County.

HB 3689 Author: Cortez
Sponsor: Gutierrez
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the appeal of rates charged for water or sewer service by certain retail public utilities.

HB 3951 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests to detect prostate cancer.

HB 3967 Author: Cortez
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to county authority to prohibit or restrict the sale of fireworks.

Joint Author (9):
HB 33 Author: Dominguez | Tinderholt | Morales, Eddie | Ellzey | Cortez
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training and to prepare veterans for employment in certain industries.

HB 83 Author: Toth | Cortez
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dates a retail fireworks permit holder may sell fireworks to the public.

HB 505 Author: White | Cortez
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday in certain counties.

HB 639 Author: White | Cortez | Oliverson
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide preventive health care services.

HB 1341 Author: Leach | Pacheco | Cortez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to waivers for entrance fees to state parks for resident first responders, military service members, and veterans.

HB 2487 Author: Oliverson | Cortez | Canales | Shaheen | Noble
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure by hospitals of prices for hospital services and items; providing administrative penalties.

HB 3348 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Allison
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer.

HB 3351 Author: Pacheco | Middleton | Campos | Cortez | Raney
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Commission on Community College Finance.

HCR 67 Author: Schofield | Jetton | Ordaz Perez | Lozano | Cortez
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 6 as Tejano Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

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