Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Aaron Pena
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/17/2017

Number of Bills: 47

HB 23 Author: Brown, Fred | Hopson | Uresti | Veasey | Geren
Coauthor: Griggs | Hochberg | Leibowitz | McClendon | Menendez | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance.

HB 101 Author: Seaman | Dawson | Thompson | Solis | Chavez
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bonnen | Brown, Betty | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 01/31/2005 H Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.

HB 107 Author: Van Arsdale | Hartnett | Hughes
Coauthor: Harper-Brown | Pena
Sponsor: Carona
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting actions brought against certain persons alleging injury relating to an individual's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity.

HB 160 Author: McCall | Branch | Eiland | Hughes
Coauthor: Pena
Sponsor: Wentworth
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles equipped with recording devices.

HB 225 Author: Driver | Keel | Hupp | Rose | Hegar
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailey | Baxter | Berman | Blake | et al.
Sponsor: Deuell
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance and expiration of certain licenses to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 259 Author: Elkins | Bonnen | Hughes | Riddle | Keffer, Jim
Coauthor: Anderson | Bohac | Branch | Brown, Fred | Callegari | et al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Motion to suspend regular order fails
Caption: Relating to the powers of a county, municipality, or local entity with respect to the regulation of traffic on highways under its jurisdiction.

HB 318 Author: Hupp | Isett, Carl | Bonnen | Hughes
Coauthor: Denny | Guillen | Hardcastle | Hopson | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by the Department of Public Safety regarding persons licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 322 Author: Hupp | Gonzalez Toureilles | Isett, Carl | Bonnen | Anderson
Coauthor: Bohac | Cook, Byron | Denny | Homer | Hopson | et al.
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to concealed handgun licenses for members and veterans of the United States armed forces, including a member younger than 21 years of age.

HB 391 Author: Smith, Todd | Baxter | Merritt | Brown, Betty | Oliveira
Coauthor: Anchia | Bailey | Berman | Brown, Fred | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to computer-assisted hunting from remote locations; providing penalties.

HB 444 Author: Leibowitz | Escobar | Bohac
Coauthor: Anchia | Gonzales | Gonzalez Toureilles | Guillen | Harper-Brown | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proximity of a school bus stop to the residence of a sex offender or sexually violent predator.

HB 634 Author: Baxter | Rose | Branch
Coauthor: Pena
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the requirements of the open meetings and public information laws.

HB 639 Author: Bailey
Coauthor: Pena
Sponsor: Barrientos
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to complaints against certain peace officers, fire fighters, detention officers, and county jailers.

HB 692 Author: Menendez | Riddle | Hupp | Dukes | Vo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Baxter | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for and certain civil consequences of committing the offense of prostitution.

HB 758 Author: Denny | Rodriguez | Hegar | Coleman | Alonzo
Coauthor: Pena
Sponsor: Harris
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to a pilot program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections.

HB 790 Author: Crownover | Luna | Eissler | Zedler | Dukes
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bohac | Brown, Betty | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the conduct of newborn screening by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 977 Author: Leibowitz | Escobar | Bohac
Coauthor: Anchia | Gonzales | Gonzalez Toureilles | Guillen | Harper-Brown | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the proximity of the residences of certain sex offenders or sexually violent predators to schools; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 984 Author: Reyna | Guillen | McReynolds | Chavez | Hochberg
Coauthor: Gonzalez Toureilles | Leibowitz | Pena
Sponsor: Duncan
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes.

HB 1001 Author: Luna | King, Phil | Eiland | Turner | Hughes
Coauthor: Alonzo | Gonzalez Toureilles | Jackson, Jim | Laubenberg | Martinez, "Mando" | et al.
Last Action: 02/14/2005 H Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1109 Author: Merritt | Hughes
Coauthor: Pena | Smith, Todd
Last Action: 02/16/2005 H Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region high-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.

HB 1348 Author: Eiland | Smith, Todd | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Bailey | Baxter | Bonnen | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2005 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 1362 Author: Hardcastle | Guillen
Coauthor: Pena | Seaman
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inspection of livestock at livestock markets.

HB 1363 Author: Hardcastle | Guillen
Coauthor: Pena | Seaman
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certificates of veterinary inspection.

HB 1364 Author: Mowery | Hupp | Hardcastle | McReynolds | Geren
Coauthor: Anderson | Berman | Brown, Betty | Callegari | Cook, Byron | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons.

HB 1432 Author: Laubenberg | Wong
Coauthor: Berman | Blake | Bonnen | Campbell | Edwards | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dental assistants who make dental x-rays.

HB 1445 Author: Madden | Grusendorf | Delisi | Eissler | Hochberg
Coauthor: Harper-Brown | Hope | Laubenberg | McCall | Pena | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means.

HB 1546 Author: McClendon | Krusee | Herrero | Hamric | Guillen
Coauthor: Leibowitz | Pena
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the administration and use of the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund and the issuance of obligations for financing the relocation, construction, reconstruction, acquisition, improvement, rehabilitation, and expansion of certain rail facilities.

HB 1612 Author: Olivo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Casteel | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to promotion of students to certain grade levels in public school.

HB 1613 Author: Olivo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a high school diploma.

HB 1765 Author: Morrison | Ritter | Kolkhorst | Deshotel | McCall
Coauthor: Anchia | Branch | Grusendorf | Leibowitz | Pena | et al.
Sponsor: Shapiro
Last Action: 06/14/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.

HB 1771 Author: Delisi | Hill | McReynolds | Coleman | Truitt
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system.

HB 1952 Author: Goodman
Coauthor: Pena | Veasey
Last Action: 05/13/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a governmental body from disclosing a person's social security number to a member of the public in certain circumstances without the person's written consent.

HB 2239 Author: Luna
Coauthor: Chavez | Pena | Veasey
Sponsor: Van de Putte
Last Action: 05/20/2005 S Testimony taken in committee
Caption: Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for certain law enforcement officers.

HB 2370 Author: McReynolds | Blake | Hughes
Coauthor: Kuempel | Pena
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities.

HB 2463 Author: Villarreal | Menendez | Flores | Corte, Frank
Coauthor: Gonzales | Guillen | Leibowitz | Martinez, "Mando" | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Sponsor: Janek
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Medicaid health literacy pilot program and health care funding districts in certain counties and authorizing the districts to impose taxes on certain institutional health care providers located in the districts.

HB 2487 Author: Gonzalez Toureilles | Rose
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Anchia | Bailey | Castro | Dunnam | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in an election contest.

HB 2696 Author: Anchia | Hartnett | Jackson, Jim | Vo
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Branch | Burnam | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy and massage establishments and certain services related to massage; providing penalties.

HB 2868 Author: Frost | Rose | Martinez Fischer | Van Arsdale
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anchia | Berman | Blake | Branch | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to civil liability for provision of alcohol to a minor.

HB 3224 Author: Riddle | Goolsby | Gallego | Escobar | Uresti
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Anchia | Anderson | Bailey | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to benefits for certain members of the United States armed forces and the Texas National Guard and their survivors.

HCR 22 Author: Merritt | Branch | Luna | Hilderbran | Rose
Coauthor: Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Baxter | et al.
Last Action: 01/13/2005 S Received from the House
Caption: Directing the legislative staff responsible for maintaining the Internet website for the Texas Legislature to provide improved public access to information on votes taken on legislation.

HCR 36 Author: Smith, Wayne | Escobar | Berman | Goodman | Zedler
Coauthor: Anderson | Branch | Brown, Betty | Campbell | Castro | et al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State Preservation Board.

HCR 54 Author: Raymond
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Alonzo | Anchia | Bailey | Burnam | et al.
Last Action: 02/17/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program.

HCR 208 Author: Coleman
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S Received from the House
Caption: Encouraging the board of regents of Texas Southern University to name a building, an outdoor plaza, or an interior space of honor on the campus after the Honorable Joe E. Moreno.

HJR 44 Author: McReynolds | Escobar | Smith, Wayne | Berman | Corte, Frank
Coauthor: Allen, Alma | Allen, Ray | Anderson | Bailey | Blake | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the amount of the ad valorem tax exemptions for veterans who are certified as having certain disability ratings.

HJR 54 Author: McClendon | Krusee
Coauthor: Pena
Sponsor: Staples
Last Action: 06/06/2005 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund and authorizing grants of money and issuance of obligations for financing the relocation, construction, reconstruction, acquisition, improvement, rehabilitation, and expansion of certain rail facilities.

HR 124 Author: Goodman
Coauthor: Gonzales | Pena
Last Action: 02/18/2005 H Reported enrolled: Feb 18 2005 8:21AM
Caption: Honoring the Boys and Girls Clubs of Texas.

HR 912 Author: Herrero
Coauthor: Pena
Last Action: 03/30/2005 H Reported enrolled: Mar 30 2005 8:05AM
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2005, as Cotton Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1569 Author: Dunnam | Coleman | Anchia | Gallego
Coauthor: Alonzo | Davis, Yvonne | Escobar | Frost | Geren | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Reported enrolled: May 9 2005 5:25PM
Caption: Convening the Texas House of Representatives in a memorial session honoring Representative Joseph E. Moreno on May 11, 2005.

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