Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Armando Martinez
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/21/2017

Number of Bills: 61

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (41):
HB 46 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 54 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Vo
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

HB 71 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.

HB 88 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | González, Mary | Collier
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.

HB 98 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for newspaper notice of a public meeting on a permit issued under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.

HB 106 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Blanco
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

HB 440 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/01/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 441 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day.

HB 442 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions, including the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders.

HB 1233 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to probation of certain disqualifications from driving a commercial motor vehicle.

HB 1234 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

HB 1235 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund.

HB 1236 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Herrero | Lang
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 22 2017 4:25PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1420 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Farrar
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a late payment penalty against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to timely pay certain physician and provider claims.

HB 1598 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster.

HB 1796 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/14/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 14 2017 12:28PM
Caption: Relating to the use of comprehensive development agreements for certain highway projects in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties.

HB 1876 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment.

HB 1986 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guerra
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/24/2017 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2276 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.

HB 2341 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2342 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care.

HB 2583 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Villalba
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2646 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guerra
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to real property acquired by advance acquisition for a transportation facility.

HB 2685 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for fire protection personnel of emergency service districts; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3013 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.

HB 3131 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the disposal of certain motor vehicles to a motor vehicle demolisher.

HB 3298 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 28 2017 1:43PM
Caption: Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products.

HB 3300 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 28 2017 1:43PM
Caption: Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers.

HB 3443 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 31 2017 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to imposing a local tax on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas.

HB 3444 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 907 in Hidalgo County as the Santa Ana National Wildlife Trail.

HB 3595 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/18/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assistance for certain municipal projects provided by the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 3779 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/31/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 31 2017 4:30PM
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.

HB 3813 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks.

HB 3874 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of state money to pay certain payments, including debt service payments, for public-private partnership projects.

HJR 61 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security or international bridge trade corridors, to issue public securities to finance the acquisition or construction of that property, and to use public money to make certain payments related to public-private partnerships.

HR 322 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 12:06PM
Caption: Welcoming Class XII of the Leadership Mid Valley program to the State Capitol.

HR 379 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 6 2017 8:53PM
Caption: Recognizing January as Mexican Fruit Fly Awareness Month.

HR 380 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2017 6:05PM
Caption: Recognizing the annual Weslaco Mid Valley Lions Club Q'ing for Vision BBQ Cookoff.

HR 1362 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2017 3:23PM
Caption: In memory of Neal Gordon Galloway of Weslaco.

HR 2233 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 1:58PM
Caption: In memory of Anthony Guajardo of Weslaco.

HR 2405 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 05/30/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 30 2017 4:05PM
Caption: Honoring Trinidad Martinez of San Antonio, one of the last living survivors of the Bataan Death March.

Joint Author (20):
HB 186 Author: Bernal | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.

HB 724 Author: Villalba | Martinez, "Mando" | Gutierrez | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 02/20/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 20 2017 3:08PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday.

HB 937 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lozano | Martinez, "Mando" | Johnson, Eric
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 1372 Author: Koop | Oliverson | Martinez, "Mando" | Burkett | Lang
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to information included in the curriculum of each driver education course and driving safety course.

HB 1610 Author: Kuempel | Geren | Martinez, "Mando" | Longoria
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities or state agencies.

HB 1771 Author: Price | Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks of the Canadian River in Potter County.

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 1922 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Flynn | Alonzo | Workman | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by survivors of fire fighters.

HB 1926 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Martinez, "Mando" | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty.

HB 1938 Author: Villalba | Guillen | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry.

HB 1983 Author: Wray | Martinez, "Mando" | Phillips | Guerra | Geren
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2374 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Martinez, "Mando" | Raymond | Oliveira
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 20 2017 3:24PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects.

HB 2861 Author: Phillips | Martinez, "Mando" | Israel | Villalba | Neave
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.

HB 3440 Author: Cook | Wray | Israel | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/12/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee on high-speed rail development.

HB 3772 Author: Button | Parker | Capriglione | Springer | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.

HB 3854 Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | Martinez, "Mando" | Paddie | Bonnen, Dennis | Deshotel
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the movement of certain vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

HR 821 Author: Guerra | King, Tracy O. | Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2017 8:49PM
Caption: Commemorating the posthumous induction of Enrique E. Guerra into the Hall of Great Westerners at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

HR 963 Author: Guerra | Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen | Canales
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2017 4:53PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

HR 1551 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando" | Guerra | Canales
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2017 1:52PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

HR 2145 Author: Lucio III | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Oliveira | Guerra
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Reported enrolled: May 19 2017 12:21PM
Caption: Honoring the participants in the 2017 Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

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