Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ramon Romero
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/20/2017

Number of Bills: 43

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (34):
HB 42 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance.

HB 48 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the electronic completion of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 53 Author: Romero, Jr. | Capriglione
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit.

HB 60 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Investments & Financial Services: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to requiring a credit access business to verify the vehicle identification number used to obtain a motor vehicle title loan.

HB 373 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/19/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages.

HB 908 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain containers of draft beer, malt liquor, and ale by certain alcoholic beverage retailers for off-premises consumption.

HB 909 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.

HB 910 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars.

HB 911 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities.

HB 912 Author: Romero, Jr. | Springer | Frullo
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of providers of driver and traffic safety education.

HB 1612 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to offer a civil penalty in lieu of suspending a permit or license.

HB 1879 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on migrant labor housing facilities.

HB 1887 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.

HB 1888 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.

HB 2111 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2112 Author: Romero, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.

HB 2365 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.

HB 2719 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 28 2017 5:06PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 2818 Author: Romero, Jr. | Clardy
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy.

HB 2888 Author: Romero, Jr. | Johnson, Jarvis | Dutton | Thierry | White
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an inmate's completion of classes or programs before being released on parole.

HB 3357 Author: Romero, Jr. | Cyrier
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty.

HB 3396 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot project to offer student loans for certain courses offered by a public junior college.

HB 3397 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to formula funding for continuing workforce education courses offered by public junior colleges.

HR 917 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2017 6:09PM
Caption: Congratulating Representative Senfronia Thompson on her receipt of the 2017 Family Champion Award from the Texas Council on Family Relations.

HR 1317 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 10:58AM
Caption: Commending Officer Don Shipp of the Fort Worth Police Department for his work with the Boys of Valor Club at Manuel Jara Elementary School.

HR 1318 Author: Romero, Jr. | Collier
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 5:24PM
Caption: Congratulating Brennen Shingleton of Texas Wesleyan University on being named NAIA Division 1 Men's Basketball National Coach of the Year.

HR 1353 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 11:06AM
Caption: Commending Officer Juan M. Aguilar of the Fort Worth Police Department for his work with the Boys of Valor Club at Manuel Jara Elementary School.

HR 1354 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 12 2017 11:06AM
Caption: Commending Sergeant Pablo Mendoza of the Fort Worth Police Department for his work with the Boys of Valor Club at Manuel Jara Elementary School.

HR 1355 Author: Romero, Jr. | Collier
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 3:22PM
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Wesleyan University men's basketball team on winning the 2017 NAIA Division I national championship.

HR 1839 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2017 2:38PM
Caption: Honoring the economic contributions made by immigrants to the Lone Star State.

HR 2045 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:32PM
Caption: Commending Eva Sandoval Bonilla for her record of community service in Fort Worth.

HR 2046 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 3:35PM
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Fort Worth.

HR 2047 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/29/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2017 1:33PM
Caption: Congratulating Nannette Underwood of Fort Worth on her retirement from Rosemont Middle School.

HR 2231 Author: Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 2:02PM
Caption: Commending the graduates of Parent University at Manuel Jara Elementary School in Fort Worth.

Joint Author (9):
HB 202 Author: González, Mary | Leach | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 238 Author: Hernandez | Romero, Jr. | Faircloth
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system.

HB 840 Author: Ortega | Collier | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.

HB 1526 Author: King, Phil | Geren | Romero, Jr. | Davis, Sarah | Meyer
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments.

HB 1542 Author: Price | Frullo | Romero, Jr. | Bernal | Klick
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.

HB 2409 Author: Raney | González, Mary | Simmons | Shine | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/12/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 2464 Author: Springer | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to teach a driver education course.

HB 2832 Author: Oliveira | Flynn | Price | Romero, Jr. | Collier
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice by a property owner to a mortgage servicer that the owner intends to enter into a contract with a property tax lender.

HB 3785 Author: Capriglione | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to associate judges and court reporters for certain family law cases and proceedings.

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