Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Joaquin Castro
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 43

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (36):
HB 612 Author: Castro
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain information provided to an attorney appointed to represent an indigent defendant in a criminal case.

HB 613 Author: Castro
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools.

HB 704 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to requiring certain coverage under motor vehicle liability insurance policies.

HB 705 Author: Castro
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the disposition of seized weapons.

HB 903 Author: Castro
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission.

HB 1231 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to establish petty cash funds.

HB 1232 Author: Castro
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain expenses of a public project financed by certificates of obligation.

HB 2006 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to requiring disclosure of the sales price of real property for use in appraising property for taxation; providing penalties.

HB 3134 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools.

HB 3135 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the release of certain information held by the Title IV-D agency in connection with child support services provided by the agency.

HB 3136 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/06/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain child support liens against assets in the possession of, or controlled by, financial institutions.

HB 3137 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to permitting a member of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to establish equivalent membership service for time spent serving in the Peace Corps.

HB 3138 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures.

HB 3145 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the minimum height required for guardrails on bridges or overpasses.

HB 3455 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to swimming pool safety.

HCR 108 Author: Castro | Strama
Sponsor: Wentworth
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Blue Lacy as the official State Dog Breed of Texas.

HR 386 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/03/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2005 8:01AM
Caption: Honoring the MacArthur Academy of Creative Education program at Douglas MacArthur High School in San Antonio for its commitment to academic excellence.

HR 626 Author: Castro
Last Action: 03/14/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2005 12:05PM
Caption: Honoring Al and Martha Ann McHenry of San Antonio on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

HR 864 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/08/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 8 2005 9:07AM
Caption: Congratulating Alexandria Escobedo of San Antonio on her acceptance into the Joint Admission Medical Program.

HR 878 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/07/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2005 7:00PM
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of Nani Falcone Community Park and paying tribute to its namesake for his myriad contributions to the city of San Antonio.

HR 1075 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2005 8:55AM
Caption: Honoring David A. Marquez de la Plata of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia.

HR 1076 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2005 8:55AM
Caption: Honoring Stephen Richard Weatherholtz of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia.

HR 1077 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2005 8:55AM
Caption: Honoring Ameen Hadi Al-Bahloly of San Antonio on becoming an Eagle Scout.

HR 1078 Author: Castro
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H Reported enrolled: Apr 26 2005 8:55AM
Caption: Honoring Lawrence James Seay of San Antonio on attaining the Eagle Scout insignia.

HR 1217 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ferdinand Herff, Jr., Elementary School in San Antonio.

HR 1260 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Honoring the brave citizens who served this nation in World War II.

HR 1261 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Congratulating Arnulfo Vasquez of the Edgewood School District Disciplinary Alternative Education Program on receiving the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching from Trinity University.

HR 1262 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Honoring Kevin Joseph Colson of San Antonio on his 54th birthday.

HR 1263 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 2 2005 8:36AM
Caption: Congratulating Tricia Najera of Blattman Elementary School on earning the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching from Trinity University.

HR 1264 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 5:25PM
Caption: Honoring Jason David Summerville on his May 2005 graduation from St. Edward's University.

HR 1404 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 16 2005 5:27PM
Caption: Honoring Master Sergeant Janet M. Schwanke of San Antonio on the occasion of her retirement from the United States Air Force.

HR 1594 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:54PM
Caption: Honoring Peter Thomas Padilla of San Antonio on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 1595 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:50PM
Caption: Honoring Brandon and Cassie Denson of San Antonio for their heroism.

HR 1596 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:54PM
Caption: Honoring Robert Eugene Stricklin, Jr., of San Antonio on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 1661 Author: Castro
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2005 11:52AM
Caption: Commending Latina Crown USA for its contributions to the Latinas of the Lone Star State.

HR 1875 Author: Castro
Last Action: 06/06/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jun 6 2005 10:50AM
Caption: Honoring Jennifer Elswood of San Antonio on receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Joint Author (7):
HB 150 Author: Reyna | Castro | Gonzales
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to be appointed to serve on certain civil service commissions.

HB 503 Author: Guillen | Chavez | Castro
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and certain children of those personnel.

HB 611 Author: Chavez | Castro
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to distribution of recordings on consignment.

HB 900 Author: Chavez | Woolley | Veasey | Cook, Byron | Castro
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement that workforce development programs provide training in financial literacy.

HB 1099 Author: Chavez | Castro | Solis
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to migrant labor housing facilities.

HB 2421 Author: Chavez | Villarreal | Castro | Leibowitz
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of an employer assessment to fund the Texas Enterprise Fund and the skills development program and authorizing the Texas Workforce Commission to develop new job incentive programs.

HCR 13 Author: Chavez | Oliveira | Turner | Luna | Castro
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to allow Mexican visitors the same six-month length of stay afforded to Canadian travelers.

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