Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Mario Gallegos, Jr.
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 119

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (93):
SB 191 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the name of the license holder as it appears on a driver's license.

SB 192 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the expiration of or a fee charged in relation to a gift certificate.

SB 193 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the publication of mobile service customer telephone numbers by commercial mobile service providers.

SB 198 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services.

SB 199 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 20 2005 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

SB 200 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to gated communities.

SB 201 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.

SB 245 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 05/03/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to local government authorization of charitable solicitation by a pedestrian.

SB 246 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events; providing a penalty.

SB 279 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location.

SB 280 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Bailey
Last Action: 05/03/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to automotive wrecking and salvage yards.

SB 281 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties.

SB 313 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the training required for certain county jailers.

SB 314 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Hamric
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts.

SB 358 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services.

SB 435 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the education requirements for a justice of the peace.

SB 436 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Solis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the records of a justice of the peace.

SB 437 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the suspended execution of the sentence for a tobacco offense committed by a minor.

SB 438 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Solis | Alonzo
Last Action: 05/21/2005 H Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
Caption: Relating to service of citation in small claims courts.

SB 439 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Solis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to eviction suits in justice courts.

SB 666 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the regulation of service of process; providing criminal and administrative penalties.

SB 716 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Talton
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for certain employees who are peace officers.

SB 853 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to customer protection for customers of mobile service providers.

SB 879 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Menendez
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

SB 914 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate the hours of certain businesses that sell alcoholic beverages.

SB 915 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

SB 916 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records.

SB 917 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of emergency service providers in municipalities or the unincorporated areas of certain counties.

SB 918 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Bohac
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a license fee exemption for certain certified public accountants.

SB 1113 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Dawson
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to allowing a hospital to release protected health information of a patient to emergency medical services providers for treatment, payment, and health care operations.

SB 1114 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices.

SB 1312 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax.

SB 1313 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to safety hotline posting requirements of employers in English and Spanish.

SB 1314 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to identifying hazardous employers.

SB 1315 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to safety hotline posting requirements for employers.

SB 1316 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing educational materials to employees regarding workplace safety and retaliation by employers.

SB 1415 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to adverse personnel action against certain school employees who report cheating in the administration of an assessment instrument.

SB 1416 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages.

SB 1417 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain municipalities.

SB 1418 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/06/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination or suspension of deputy constables in certain counties upon the election or appointment of a constable or the death of a constable.

SB 1419 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professionals.

SB 1420 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of remote control locomotives to carry hazardous materials; providing penalties.

SB 1421 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Bailey
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in certain police and fire departments.

SB 1422 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to inspectors qualified to perform certain windstorm inspections.

SB 1423 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of certain residential building codes in municipalities.

SB 1424 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Solis
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to filing fees in a civil matter in a justice court or small claims court.

SB 1425 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Solis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the filing of an affidavit of inability to pay in appealing a small claims court judgment.

SB 1426 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Riddle | Solis
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to fees charged to persons applying for the expunction of certain offenses committed by minors.

SB 1555 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Noriega, Melissa
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to taxes, assessments, and impact fees imposed on residential property by the Greater East End Management District.

SB 1556 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a port authority, a navigation district, or certain other persons to use electronically readable information derived from a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate for port security purposes.

SB 1557 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of journeyman and apprentice sheet metal workers.

SB 1721 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the penalty for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

SB 1722 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs.

SB 1723 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the hours of work of corrections officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 1724 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to monitoring and controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act; providing a penalty.

SB 1725 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapists; providing a penalty.

SB 1726 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in disadvantaged areas.

SB 1727 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of arson and to the sentencing of that offense; providing criminal penalties.

SB 1758 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the implementation of the redesigned health and human services program eligibility and benefits determination system.

SB 1759 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education.

SB 1760 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness.

SB 1761 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft committed during a natural disaster.

SB 1762 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Turner
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission.

SB 1763 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of Harris County to remove personal property from county roads and rights-of-way.

SB 1764 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Bailey
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Airline Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation.

SB 1783 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the consequences of a prosecution or conviction of an offense in justice or municipal court and to the disposition of certain records relating to those prosecutions and convictions.

SB 1784 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to driving records and to the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense.

SB 1785 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a corporation or association convicted of an offense involving the criminally negligent inspection, maintenance, or operation of a commercial motor vehicle.

SB 1786 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Hamric
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority.

SB 1850 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Geren | Farrar | Goolsby | Thompson | Moreno, Joe E.
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain businesses that sell beer or beer and wine in certain counties; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1869 Author: Gallegos
Sponsor: Callegari
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults.

SCR 5 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.

SR 18 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 01/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nevarro Dean Harris Daniels of Houston for her accomplishments in music.

SR 200 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 02/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the battleship Texas on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the raising of the United States flag at the battle of Iwo Jima.

SR 288 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2005, as East End Day at the Capitol.

SR 342 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Smith Cloud, Sr., of Galena Park.

SR 416 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roy Zermeno for his work in behalf of Houston's East End community.

SR 428 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ignacio Garcia of Houston.

SR 445 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Augustine Diaz Rodriguez on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 446 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Esther Miles of Galena Park.

SR 473 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ana Maria Rodriguez de Lopez of Houston.

SR 482 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Oralia J. Guerrero on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 483 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margarita H. Saldivar of Houston.

SR 484 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jim C. Kollaer for his contributions to the City of Houston and to the State of Texas.

SR 513 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 2, 2005, Home Buying Seminar Day in Houston.

SR 514 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sidney Miguel Aleman, Jr., of Houston.

SR 515 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Samuel Kempt of Houston.

SR 581 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Henry L. Martinez, Sr., of Houston.

SR 611 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Rodriguez family on the occasion of their 2005 family reunion.

SR 739 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 5, 2005, as the 54th National Day of Prayer.

SR 877 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ella Hughes on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 1030 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing T. Chaney Anderson on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 1031 Author: Gallegos
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Cristina Saralegui for her achievements.

Additional Primary Authors (26):
SB 167 Author: Ellis | Barrientos | Gallegos | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance.

SB 309 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Gonzales
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses.

SB 333 Author: West, Royce | Averitt | Ellis | Gallegos | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.

SB 383 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for clothing and footwear.

SB 384 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies and instructional materials.

SB 722 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 730 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Carona | et al.
Sponsor: Goolsby | Jones, Jesse | Harper-Brown | Giddings | Rose
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

SB 802 Author: Barrientos | Armbrister | Averitt | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 11 2005 3:27PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 130 in Williamson and Travis Counties as the Willie Nelson Turnpike.

SB 1874 Author: Whitmire | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Pena
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

SCR 14 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Barrientos | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.

SCR 24 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Memorializing Congress to support federal efforts to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and to support legislation requiring a new formula for distributing federal campus-based funds among institutions.

SR 79 Author: Harris | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.

SR 98 Author: Fraser | Barrientos | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and its rehabilitation ski program.

SR 203 Author: Lindsay | Averitt | Deuell | Eltife | Gallegos | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the Capitol.

SR 223 Author: Lindsay | Armbrister | Ellis | Gallegos | Jackson, Mike | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Helwig "Hal" Hillman of Houston.

SR 289 Author: Van de Putte | Gallegos
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Again read
Caption: Congratulating Ernest A. "Buddy" Mass of San Antonio for being named Vice-president Emeritus by the International Association of Fire Fighters.

SR 292 Author: Deuell | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2005, as Bob Wills Day at the Capitol.

SR 337 Author: Jackson, Mike | Gallegos
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nito R. Guajardo of Baytown.

SR 338 Author: Jackson, Mike | Gallegos
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Grady Burke of Houston.

SR 472 Author: Hinojosa | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division home from their deployment in Iraq.

SR 563 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of His Holiness Pope John Paul II.

SR 627 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the third class of the Senator Gregory Luna Memorial Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 713 Author: Van de Putte | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30 through May 7, 2005, as the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam era.

SR 970 Author: Hinojosa | Barrientos | Ellis | Gallegos | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Governor Rick Perry to oppose the plans of the Minuteman Project to begin patrolling the Texas-Mexico border.

SR 971 Author: Ellis | Gallegos
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Again read
Caption: Commending the Houston Fire Museum for its plans for an education center.

SR 1029 Author: Averitt | Gallegos
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Whitney Jennings for her accomplishments.

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