Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gina Hinojosa
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/19/2017

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (42):
HB 1174 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Gonzales, Larry | Koop
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

HB 1175 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the ability of property owners to protest the adoption of municipal zoning regulations and boundaries.

HB 1261 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Allen
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 1673 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.

HB 1827 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting carrying a firearm while intoxicated; creating an offense.

HB 2200 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana.

HB 2683 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Israel | Thompson, Ed | Workman
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of regional mobility authority toll projects by public school buses.

HB 2701 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to early voting by certain persons who are caretakers of persons with certain disabilities.

HB 2750 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Lozano | Raney | Clardy
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

HB 3060 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/24/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an opportunity to correct a defect in an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 3280 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.

HB 3424 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a strategic plan for expanding access to long-acting reversible contraception.

HB 3478 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of and the requirements for obtaining certain driver's licenses or identification certificates; authorizing a fee.

HB 3482 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.

HB 3488 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Oliveira | Meyer | Parker | Leach
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/14/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to authorizing public benefit corporations.

HB 3658 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to procedures in mental health cases.

HB 3661 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to adjustments for school districts participating in social security.

HB 3672 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to adjustment for districts required to participate in social security

HB 3714 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit pilot program for taxable entities that contribute to an employee dependent care flexible spending account.

HB 3737 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 3741 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to termination or suspension without pay of certain school district employees.

HB 3815 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/30/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 30 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to rules and policies of the Texas Education Agency regarding public involvement, complaints, negotiated rulemaking, alternative dispute resolution, and advisory committees.

HB 3842 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Minjarez | White
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.

HB 4061 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force on intentional violent deaths.

HB 4161 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 4173 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the portion of the municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue collected in certain cities that can be utilized to promote the arts.

HB 4190 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to membership in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4199 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.

HB 4200 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition or attempted acquisition of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.

HB 4243 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 04/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 3 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty.

HCR 110 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Designating tacos as the official state food of Texas.

HJR 120 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Moody | Villalba
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Applying to Congress for a limited national convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore balance and integrity to our elections.

HR 921 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Gonzales, Larry | Zerwas | Longoria | Giddings
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2017 3:13PM
Caption: Honoring six nonprofit career development organizations for their commitment to strengthening the skills of Texas workers.

HR 956 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Lozano
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 3:20PM
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2017, as Invest in Texas Day at the State Capitol.

HR 957 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 22 2017 3:09PM
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2017, as Celebrating Texas SBDC Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1359 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Howard | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 04/23/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 23 2017 6:28PM
Caption: In memory of Haruka Weiser of Portland, Oregon.

HR 1400 Author: Hinojosa, Gina | Workman | Rodriguez, Eddie | Howard | Israel
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 27 2017 4:37PM
Caption: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Travis County Mental Health Public Defender office.

HR 1523 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:26AM
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the DPS Mentor Program at Reilly Elementary School in Austin.

HR 1524 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2017 10:24AM
Caption: In memory of Dr. Charles Akins of Austin.

HR 2108 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 11:22AM
Caption: Commending the Sigma chapter of Delta Epsilon Mu at The University of Texas at Austin for its community service.

HR 2546 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 11:16AM
Caption: Commending the Honorable Elliott Naishtat for his service as a member of the Texas House of Representatives.

HR 2599 Author: Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/31/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2017 4:19PM
Caption: Commending the staff of the State Preservation Board for their service.

Joint Author (9):
HB 270 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Laubenberg | Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the placement on a ballot of a proposition to amend the state constitution.

HB 273 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Laubenberg | Hinojosa, Gina | Geren | Rose
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Senate Amendments Analysis distributed: May 23 2017 11:43AM
Caption: Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot.

HB 674 Author: Johnson, Eric | Giddings | Anchia | Collier | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three from public school and to a positive behavior program for public schools.

HB 683 Author: Wu | Phillips | Herrero | King, Phil | Hinojosa, Gina
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property.

HB 1014 Author: Alonzo | Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3256 Author: Rose | Wu | Zerwas | Rodriguez, Justin | Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HR 425 Author: Raney | Hinojosa, Gina | Kacal | Price | Cyrier
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 16 2017 8:26PM
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

HR 682 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Dukes | Howard | Israel | Hinojosa, Gina
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2017 12:01PM
Caption: In memory of Richard A. Moya of Austin.

HR 1213 Author: Alonzo | Hinojosa, Gina | Howard
Last Action: 04/21/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2017 6:00PM
Caption: Congratulating Alejandrina Guzman on being elected president of The University of Texas at Austin student body.

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