Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Diego Bernal
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/29/2017

Number of Bills: 18

HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

HB 100 Author: Paddie | Thompson, Senfronia | Nevárez | Kuempel
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Ashby | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 143 Author: Israel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Elections: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 219 Author: Howard | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Farrar | Minjarez
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Button | Capriglione | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 351 Author: Canales | White | Collier | Leach | Murr
Coauthor: Bernal
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants; authorizing a fee.

HB 509 Author: Button | Springer | Murphy | Gutierrez | Goldman
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Bernal | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 4:31PM
Caption: Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government.

HB 515 Author: VanDeaver | Isaac | Deshotel
Coauthor: Bernal | Burns | Metcalf
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain state-required assessment instruments and certain end-of-course assessment instruments not required by federal law.

HB 1005 Author: Israel | Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | Davis, Yvonne | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Elections: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1350 Author: Cain | Deshotel | Dutton
Coauthor: Bernal | Canales | Gervin-Hawkins | Reynolds | Stickland | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 27 2017 3:38PM
Caption: Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk.

HB 1486 Author: Price | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Collier | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Johnson, Jarvis | Zerwas
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 1542 Author: Price
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bernal | Cain | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.

HB 1656 Author: Israel | Workman | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | Hinojosa, Gina | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder.

HB 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HB 3904 Author: Schubert | Ashby | Nevárez | Springer
Coauthor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Burns | Burrows | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 03/10/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

HR 101 Author: Arévalo
Coauthor: Bernal | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | Larson | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 01/17/2017 H Reported enrolled: Jan 17 2017 6:48PM
Caption: In memory of Archbishop Patricio Flores of San Antonio.

HR 171 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Arévalo | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 28 2017 11:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women.

HR 220 Author: Anchia
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Arévalo | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Condemning President Trump's executive order as an open act of discrimination against Muslims and as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

HR 603 Author: Anchia | Villalba | Israel | Anderson, Rodney
Coauthor: Bernal | Goldman | Hinojosa, Gina | Koop | Stephenson | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2017 H Filed
Caption: Condemning recent acts of anti-Semitism in the United States.

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