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

Number of Bills: 48

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (47):
HB 536 Author: Puente
Last Action: 02/07/2005 H Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law in Bexar County.

HB 614 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to foster care payments for certain children.

HB 615 Author: Puente
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain misdemeanor cases.

HB 666 Author: Puente
Last Action: 02/08/2005 H Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to executory contracts for conveyance.

HB 1168 Author: Puente
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in connection with those departments.

HB 1222 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/07/2005 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee a county tax assessor-collector may charge for assessing and collecting ad valorem taxes for certain river authorities.

HB 1223 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to performance standards for toilets sold in this state.

HB 1224 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Duncan
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the effects of take-or-pay contracts on water conservation.

HB 1225 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Duncan
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the grounds for an exemption from cancellation of a water right for nonuse.

HB 1226 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to water conservation.

HB 1311 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1625 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the compensation of district judges in Bexar County.

HB 1698 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust.

HB 1707 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/13/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county jail population reports.

HB 1905 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Madla
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law in Bexar County.

HB 2045 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to incorporation of a water supply and sewer service corporation as a nonprofit corporation.

HB 2046 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the open meetings law to actions taken by certain directors of a water district; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 2047 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of water and sewer utility services.

HB 2317 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement and to the treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding.

HB 2318 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain misdemeanor charging instruments in a criminal case.

HB 2423 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a groundwater conservation district against landowners whose land is enrolled or participating in a federal conservation program.

HB 2424 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consideration of historic or existing use in the regulation of pumping by a groundwater conservation district.

HB 2425 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedure for approval of certain amendments to a water right.

HB 2426 Author: Puente
Last Action: 04/26/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the creation or enforcement of certain restrictive covenants that undermine water conservation.

HB 2427 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to water conservation specialty license plates.

HB 2428 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial prerinse spray valves.

HB 2429 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/05/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to water and energy saving performance standards for commercial clothes-washing machines.

HB 2430 Author: Puente | Rose
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rainwater harvesting evaluation committee and to standards for harvested rainwater.

HB 2431 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to amendments to regional water plans.

HB 2432 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the plugging of abandoned or deteriorated water wells.

HB 2433 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to granting to the Upton County Water District the powers and duties of a groundwater conservation district.

HB 2434 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to submetering and allocation of water service.

HB 2490 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/15/2005 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the availability of a pretrial diversion program for certain defendants.

HB 2491 Author: Puente | Paxton | Goodman
Sponsor: Armbrister
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes, including the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien and a contract for foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien; amending, correcting, and clarifying the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 2492 Author: Puente
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain persons to bring suit to require an appraisal district or appraisal review board to comply with applicable law.

HB 2541 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exempting interbasin transfers of water rights within regional water planning areas from certain priority requirements.

HB 2542 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of the junior priority requirement for a water right authorizing a transfer of water from one river basin in this state to another river basin in this state.

HB 2914 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements and permits for irrigation systems.

HB 2915 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the designation of river basins by the Texas Water Development Board.

HB 2916 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of a permit for an on-site sewage disposal system in violation of certain local regulations.

HB 3103 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract major motor sports racing events to this state.

HB 3467 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings.

HB 3565 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to Bexar Metropolitan Water District.

HB 3571 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of the Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District into the Edwards Aquifer Authority.

HR 908 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2005, as VIVA SAN ANTONIO DAY at the State Capitol.

HR 931 Author: Puente
Last Action: 03/31/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 31 2005 8:14AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2005 as Optimist International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

HR 1883 Author: Puente
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2005 12:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Jean Dale Manes of San Antonio on the occasion of her 85th birthday.

Joint Author (1):
HR 4 Author: Pitts | Puente
Last Action: 01/13/2005 H Reported enrolled: Jan 13 2005 8:33AM
Caption: Suspending the constitutional order of business.

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