Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Juan Hinojosa
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/22/2017

Number of Bills: 216

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (178):
SB 16 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife | Nelson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SB 66 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Crownover | Herrero
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events.

SB 94 Author: Hinojosa | Nelson
Sponsor: Guerra
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims.

SB 95 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

SB 96 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Gutierrez
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property or at school-related or school-sanctioned activities.

SB 97 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Alvarado | Collier | Guillen | Isaac | Paddie
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 98 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing a marriage between two persons of the same sex in this state and repealing the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

SB 99 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 100 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the enterprise zone program.

SB 101 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SB 102 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds.

SB 103 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments.

SB 104 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.

SB 132 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; creating an offense.

SB 204 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/28/2015 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties.

SB 207 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | Raymond
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 209 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.

SB 217 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: May 1 2015 3:39PM
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.

SB 302 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/31/2015 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges.

SB 315 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the issuance of tax-supported bonds by certain school districts and increasing the tax rate limitation on the issuance of those bonds.

SB 316 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case.

SB 317 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

SB 318 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes.

SB 321 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of money transferred monthly from the state highway fund to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

SB 327 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code.

SB 328 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the numbering of local and state propositions on the ballot.

SB 329 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.

SB 448 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

SB 522 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the procedure for adoption by a state agency of rules that may have an adverse economic effect on small businesses and micro-businesses.

SB 563 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee.

SB 578 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Allen
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources.

SB 602 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

SB 603 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.

SB 624 Author: Hinojosa | Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.

SB 625 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers against public school students.

SB 626 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Hidalgo County Healthcare District; decreasing the possible maximum rate of a tax.

SB 687 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax.

SB 702 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 738 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/09/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.

SB 739 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense.

SB 749 Author: Hinojosa | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.

SB 882 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality.

SB 884 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the deadline for certain taxing units to provide notice of the unit's proposed property tax rate.

SB 888 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appeal of waiver of jurisdiction and transfer to criminal court in juvenile cases.

SB 889 Author: Hinojosa | Ellis
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to jury instructions regarding eyewitness identification testimony in certain criminal cases.

SB 904 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Darby
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to exempting emergency preparation supplies from the sales and use tax for a limited period.

SB 905 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a county auditor in certain counties.

SB 906 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to increasing the optional county fee for registering a motor vehicle.

SB 1056 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to penalties for certain criminal offenses regarding operating a motor vehicle; imposing a fee and changing a surcharge.

SB 1057 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.

SB 1058 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Referred to Public Education: May 14 2015 12:12AM
Caption: Relating to the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct.

SB 1059 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles.

SB 1060 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public insurance adjusters.

SB 1061 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of secondary market transactions related to the business of life settlements; providing penalties; authorizing fees.

SB 1070 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to allowing certain defendants to successfully complete education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants.

SB 1071 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring notice of the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution.

SB 1287 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Geren | Herrero
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the accreditation of crime laboratories, and the licensing and regulation of forensic analysts; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license.

SB 1348 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.

SB 1349 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coordination of dental benefits under certain insurance policies.

SB 1350 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Hidalgo County.

SB 1351 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program.

SB 1352 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a concealed handgun license application that is submitted by a peace officer or a member of the state military forces.

SB 1353 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision and administration of indigent defense services.

SB 1354 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
Caption: Relating to state border security activities.

SB 1355 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Corrected comm. report printed & distributed: May 25 2015 2:29PM
Caption: Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers.

SB 1356 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Darby | Howard
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to exemption from the sales tax for certain water-efficient products for a limited period.

SB 1357 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to treatment under the school finance system for certain school districts of maintenance and operations revenue in excess of the local share requirement.

SB 1576 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: May 4 2015 7:19PM
Caption: Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.

SB 1577 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2015 2:38PM
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.

SB 1736 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

SB 1737 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 83 in Hidalgo County as the World War II Veterans 349th Regt. 88th Inf. Div. Memorial Highway.

SB 1738 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the diversion and use of marine seawater, including the development of marine seawater desalination projects, integrated marine seawater desalination and power projects, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater.

SB 1739 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which the assessor for a taxing unit is required to provide certain ad valorem tax-related information to a property owner or the owner's agent.

SB 1740 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain judges in criminal cases to review and modify a bail bond set by a municipal court judge or justice of the peace.

SB 1741 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program.

SB 1742 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians.

SB 1743 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to expanding the powers and duties of the office of capital writs and renaming the office of capital writs the office of capital and forensic writs.

SB 1744 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to funding for and a study of county health care services.

SB 1745 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of the state for a violation of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

SB 1746 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on requiring a defendant to enter a plea of guilty or nolo contendere as a condition of entering certain pretrial intervention programs.

SB 1747 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority.

SB 1748 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee.

SB 1749 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to citrus pest and disease management.

SB 1804 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

SB 1816 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System Supplemental plan.

SB 1949 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the allocation of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds.

SB 1950 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road.

SB 1951 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the promotion of tourism related to the musical heritage of this state.

SB 1952 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

SB 1953 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez | Uresti | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission.

SB 1954 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan.

SB 1955 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1956 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to property tax lenders and property tax loans.

SB 1957 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the payment of property taxes through the use of property tax loans or other means.

SB 1958 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members.

SB 1959 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

SB 1960 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies.

SB 1961 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Hidalgo County.

SB 1962 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
Caption: Relating to the awarding of certain contracts of the Veterans' Land Board to veteran-owned businesses.

SB 1963 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans.

SB 1964 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

SB 1965 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

SB 1966 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions.

SB 1967 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 2069 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

SCR 39 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Sponsor: Guerra
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Hidalgo County to reduce its tax rate upon establishment of the Hidalgo County Healthcare District.

SCR 45 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating September as Valley Voter Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

SCR 51 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/30/2015 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1356.

SJR 4 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife | Nelson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 7 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 65 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of bonds and notes in the military value revolving loan account.

SR 31 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dana Lechner for being selected as the 2015 Firefighter of the Year.

SR 32 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elizabeth Chu Richter for being named president of the American Institute of Architects for 2015.

SR 33 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Michael Mohun III for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 34 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Linda Bridges.

SR 35 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Valdemar Gomez.

SR 44 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine for receiving a grant from the United Health Foundation.

SR 45 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Scott Crane.

SR 46 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elva Longoria Cortez.

SR 47 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Peter Salazar for being named the 2015 Prevention Officer of the Year.

SR 48 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margaret Louise Cawood.

SR 63 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frank Brogan on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 64 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

SR 80 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diana Barrera on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 114 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 10, 2015, as South Texas Independent School District Day.

SR 115 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 18, 2015, as Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi Day.

SR 116 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lorette Williams on being elected president of the Texas School Public Relations Association.

SR 134 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 9, 2015, as Palmview Day.

SR 144 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Rio Grande Valley Day.

SR 145 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Texas State Aquarium Day.

SR 164 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Del Mar College in Corpus Christi for its contributions to the Coastal Bend community.

SR 165 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Jim Wells County Day.

SR 195 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Communities In Schools Day.

SR 249 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Edinburg High School Bobcat Cheerleaders for winning a national championship.

SR 250 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Antonio Botello Jr.

SR 254 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Al Ogletree for being named the 2015 Presidential Pillar.

SR 259 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Transit Day.

SR 271 Author: Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Coastal Bend Day.

SR 304 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs in Texas for the services they provide.

SR 335 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April E. Lopez for her contributions to the Rio Grande Valley.

SR 356 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Karla Espinosa for receiving a Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

SR 357 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2015, as Mission Day.

SR 404 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shen Yun Performing Arts on the occasion of its Corpus Christi performances.

SR 407 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the McAllen High School Mariachi Oro band for winning a state championship.

SR 422 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2015, as La Joya Independent School District Day.

SR 423 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary for receiving the 2014 Lumen Christi Award.

SR 439 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument.

SR 440 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Palmview High School Mariachi Los Lobos band for winning a state mariachi competition.

SR 442 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 28 through October 2, 2015, as Malnutrition Awareness Week in Texas.

SR 475 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/31/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mariachi Azul Y Plata of the Ben Bolt Palito Blanco Independent School District for winning a state championship.

SR 488 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Oscar Soliz.

SR 527 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academies program on being named a 2014 Examples of Excelencia finalist.

SR 551 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Ramirez for receiving a Texas Department of Public Safety 40-Year Service Award.

SR 552 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the debut of Fiesta de la Flor in Corpus Christi.

SR 562 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/14/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Wild Horse Desert Round-Up BBQ Cook-Off.

SR 586 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.

SR 623 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Sustainable Dairy Goat Initiative for its humanitarian efforts.

SR 674 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jesus Razo on his selection as a finalist for the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Rising Star Award.

SR 675 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as Hepatitis C Awareness Month.

SR 712 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 2015 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

SR 713 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kaitlyn Jankovsky for her bravery in fighting cancer.

SR 735 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Floyd D. Simpson.

SR 751 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Matthew Martinez on his selection as the 2015 Mr. Windfest.

SR 805 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wesley Pickett Dorough for his service to the nation.

SR 806 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Burns McLeaish Jr.

SR 807 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martin Lopez for his service to our nation's veterans.

SR 908 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Becky Moeller on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 959 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Foster Edwards on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 960 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Raul Vasquez on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 961 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Adrian Nicolas Moreno for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 990 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the B. L. Gray Junior High School chess team for its achievements at the National Junior High Chess Championships.

SR 991 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Sharyland North Junior High School chess team for its achievements at the National Junior High Chess Championships.

SR 992 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Reece Teplicek for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 993 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kirk and Cassandra Logan of Gospel Express.

SR 994 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rosendo DeLeon.

SR 1045 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2645.

SR 1068 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/31/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 928.

SR 1076 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Pedro Saucedo.

Additional Primary Authors (38):
SB 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes.

SB 7 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.

SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 15 Author: Nelson | Eltife | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state tax reductions and the limit on appropriations from certain state tax revenue for a state fiscal biennium.

SB 18 Author: Nelson | Hinojosa | Seliger
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies.

SB 200 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state.

SB 202 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations.

SB 203 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond | Burkett | Price | Zerwas | Keough
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information.

SB 205 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.

SB 206 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson
Sponsor: Burkett | Price | Raymond | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 208 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 210 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.

SB 211 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Nelson | Campbell | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

SB 212 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Burkett | Raymond
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 213 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League.

SB 214 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district.

SB 215 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of driver and traffic safety education from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; changing the amounts of certain fees.

SB 216 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

SB 380 Author: Rodríguez | Burton | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision.

SB 461 Author: Perry | Eltife | Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

SB 524 Author: Birdwell | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court.

SB 534 Author: Watson | Creighton | Ellis | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

SB 589 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

SB 648 Author: Uresti | Hinojosa | Huffman
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes and tobacco products; providing penalties.

SB 688 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

SB 1069 Author: West | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas.

SB 1864 Author: Burton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Canales | White, James | Elkins
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a peace officer to obtain a warrant to search a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.

SB 1894 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 23 2015 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities.

SB 2031 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Lucio | Seliger | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.

SCR 13 Author: Seliger | Estes | Fraser | Hinojosa | Nichols | et al.
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

SCR 29 Author: Rodríguez | Ellis | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to update Voting Rights Act provisions to protect against voter discrimination.

SCR 47 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Urging the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service to select the Rio Grande Valley region as the next expansion site for the Healthy Incentives Pilot program.

SJR 3 Author: Nelson | Eltife | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 13 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage.

SR 398 Author: Garcia | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending condolences to the families of the missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

SR 555 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the eighth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 978 Author: Zaffirini | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Terry Bruce Burkett.

SR 1004 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Diaz on the occasion of his retirement.

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