Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Gina Hinojosa
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/30/2017

Number of Bills: 26

HB 81 Author: Moody | Isaac | Dutton | White | Minjarez
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 04/13/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 143 Author: Israel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Ashby | Bernal | 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 221 Author: Howard | Minjarez | Guillen
Coauthor: Hinojosa, Gina
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 child and adult diapers.

HB 367 Author: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Biedermann | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of a public school to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the school.

HB 391 Author: Howard | Bernal | Ortega
Coauthor: Arévalo | Blanco | Collier | Gervin-Hawkins | Hernandez | et al.
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 450 Author: Fallon | Shaheen
Coauthor: Burrows | Cain | Hinojosa, Gina | Krause | Roberts | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place.

HB 457 Author: Holland | Wray | Murphy | Lucio III | White
Coauthor: Allen | Bell | Blanco | Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

HB 570 Author: Button | Fallon | Parker | Raymond | Koop
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

HB 1404 Author: Allen | Guillen
Coauthor: Collier | Cortez | Davis, Yvonne | Gervin-Hawkins | Hernandez | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 1511 Author: Thierry | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Arévalo | Canales | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 9 2017 4:13PM
Caption: Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system.

HB 1656 Author: Israel | Workman | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Arévalo | Bernal | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | Hinojosa, Gina | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder.

HB 1729 Author: Neave | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Price | Moody
Coauthor: Anchia | Arévalo | Blanco | Gervin-Hawkins | Giddings | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.

HB 1917 Author: Raymond | Price | Zerwas | Longoria | Davis, Sarah
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Arévalo | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations.

HB 2409 Author: Raney | González, Mary | Simmons | Shine | Romero, Jr.
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2017 H Committee report distributed: Apr 30 2017 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

HB 2571 Author: Gutierrez | Flynn | Lozano | Blanco | Clardy
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2017 H Reported engrossed: Apr 28 2017 8:10AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

HB 2702 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Anchia | Hinojosa, Gina | Ortega | Reynolds | Rose | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution.

HB 3172 Author: Button | Alvarado | Springer
Coauthor: Bailes | Hinojosa, Gina | Ortega
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic information and application system for state incentives for economic development purposes.

HB 3276 Author: Oliverson | Smithee | Cook | Turner
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Arévalo | Bell | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 3360 Author: Button | Deshotel | Villalba
Coauthor: Bailes | Hinojosa, Gina | Ortega
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a periodic review by the Economic Incentive Oversight Board of the ad valorem tax incentive program established by the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 3451 Author: Stucky | González, Mary | Ashby | Springer | Cyrier
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.

HB 3606 Author: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III
Coauthor: Bailes | Canales | Capriglione | Dean | Hinojosa, Gina | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the School Health Survey.

HB 3759 Author: Biedermann | Lang | Cain
Coauthor: Hinojosa, Gina | Isaac | Vo | White
Last Action: 04/25/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption for a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates.

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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