Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr.
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/10/2017

Number of Bills: 89

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (61):
HB 391 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.

HB 432 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2015 2:50PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

HB 753 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Oliveira | Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III | Guillen
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

HB 813 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles during periods of traffic congestion.

HB 1135 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment for a school district transporting students to dual credit courses.

HB 1202 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the community nutrition program policy advisory council.

HB 1574 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Hernandez
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations imposed on baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges.

HB 1887 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Canales | Guerra | Lucio III | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 2030 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the oversight of state border security activities.

HB 2084 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Dukes | Guillen
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.

HB 2085 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of overweight corridors; authorizing a fee.

HB 2168 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the payment date for annuities from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2270 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 2277 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 2278 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain current and retired associate judges to conduct a marriage ceremony.

HB 2515 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone at or adjacent to the Pharr port of entry.

HB 2618 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of third-party administrators, including pharmacy benefit managers; expanding the requirement of a certificate of authority to engage in an occupation; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2748 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to warning signs for the sale of nitrous oxide; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2864 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certificates of self-insurance.

HB 3464 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by providers under Medicaid.

HB 3492 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to a permanent endowment to support the construction, acquisition, improvement, and equipping of buildings, facilities, and other improvements at public junior colleges.

HB 3501 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the placement of a student who is a moderate or high risk sex offender in a juvenile justice alternative education program or a disciplinary alternative education program with certain monitoring requirements.

HB 3503 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of assessment instruments to certain students of limited English proficiency.

HB 3514 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of control of insurance companies.

HB 3520 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of permit fees for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways.

HB 3533 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 3550 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibited conduct by certain managed care plans with respect to the practice of optometry and therapeutic optometry.

HB 3679 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification requirements of lifeguards and swimming instructors in the state of Texas.

HB 3937 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans.

HB 4060 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the awarding of attorney's fees in election contest lawsuits.

HB 4066 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to informal methods of seeking resolution to grievances or complaints of school district employees or parents of school district students.

HB 4072 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees in an election contest.

HB 4086 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the right to a de novo hearing before the referring court regarding a temporary order rendered by an associate judge in certain family law proceedings.

HCR 119 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September as Valley Voter Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

HJR 51 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Springer
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.

HJR 136 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a permanent endowment to support the construction, acquisition, improvement, and equipping of buildings, facilities, and other improvements at public junior and community colleges.

HR 199 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 01/28/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 28 2015 12:13PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 226 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 11:47AM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 228 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:23PM
Caption: In memory of Rene C. Alaniz Sr. of Mission.

HR 236 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:49PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Valley View Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 256 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Canales
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 4:48PM
Caption: Honoring the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley for its service.

HR 392 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 17 2015 5:14PM
Caption: Recognizing February 9, 2015, as Palmview Day at the State Capitol.

HR 443 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Oliveira | Lucio III | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:28AM
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Rio Grande Valley Day at the State Capitol.

HR 457 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 7:00PM
Caption: Commemorating the second annual St. Paul's "Holy Smoke" BBQ Cook-Off and Music Festival in Mission.

HR 558 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 6:11PM
Caption: Welcoming members of Leadership Mission to the State Capitol and honoring them for their community service.

HR 689 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Schaefer
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 2 2015 12:50PM
Caption: Honoring Dr. Juan E. Mejia for his service to South Texas College.

HR 763 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 10:12AM
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2015, as Mission Day at the State Capitol.

HR 803 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2015 10:18AM
Caption: Congratulating the 2015 Texas State Youth of the Year and Texas Military Youth of the Year and commending the work of the state's Boys & Girls Clubs.

HR 1135 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra | Canales | Martinez, "Mando" | Longoria
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:43AM
Caption: Recognizing the South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academies program on being named a 2014 Examples of Excelencia finalist.

HR 1169 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 11:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Karla Espinosa of Mission on her selection as a Distinguished Finalist in the 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.

HR 1170 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Commemorating the Hubphest Cook-Off in Pharr.

HR 1192 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 5:18PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Hidalgo Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 1193 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 5:59PM
Caption: Honoring the members of the Sharyland Independent School District Board of Trustees on the occasion of School Board Recognition Month.

HR 1206 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 27 2015 2:44PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on earning recognition as part of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Quality Initiative.

HR 1252 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:29AM
Caption: Congratulating Mariachi Oro of McAllen High School for winning Class 6A of the 2015 MASBA/UIL High School State Mariachi Competition.

HR 1256 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:30AM
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as City of Pharr Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1544 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Longoria
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 3:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Mariachi Los Lobos of Palmview High School for winning Class 6A of the 2015 MASBA/TAME Texas High School State Mariachi Competition.

HR 2403 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 2:45PM
Caption: Honoring Richard P. Sanchez for his service to the state.

HR 2996 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2015 1:48PM
Caption: Congratulating the varsity and junior varsity mariachi ensembles from Mission Veterans Memorial High School on their outstanding performance in recent competitions.

HR 3055 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2015 2:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Staff Lieutenant Art Barrera on his retirement from the Texas Rangers.

HR 3361 Author: Muñoz, Jr. | Guillen
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 29 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Commemorating the Bert Ogden Mission Chevrolet Cowboy Christmas Cook-Off.

Joint Author (28):
HB 229 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain surplus motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 255 Author: Guerra | Raney | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims.

HB 901 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra | Guillen | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2015 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to a student election to select the athletics nickname of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

HB 979 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Lucio III | Blanco
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border.

HB 992 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

HB 1093 Author: Guillen | Muñoz, Jr. | Dukes
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transparency in the STAR Medicaid managed care rate-setting process.

HB 1384 Author: Davis, Sarah | Laubenberg | Peña | Raney | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1596 Author: Guerra | Martinez, "Mando" | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr. | Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Hidalgo County Healthcare District; decreasing the possible maximum rate of a tax.

HB 1661 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Lucio III | Zerwas | Sheffield
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists.

HB 1775 Author: Hunter | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits.

HB 2783 Author: Howard | Márquez | Muñoz, Jr. | Otto | Darby
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children.

HB 3002 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road.

HB 3194 Author: Bernal | Howard | Muñoz, Jr. | Sheffield | Guerra
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for diagnostic mammography under certain health benefit plans.

HB 3220 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Muñoz, Jr. | Longoria | Canales
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
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.

HB 3700 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Bohac | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain school districts to develop computer science education and professional development opportunities.

HCR 111 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Martinez, "Mando" | Canales | Longoria
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 25 2015 5:35PM
Caption: Urging Hidalgo County to reduce its tax rate upon establishment of the Hidalgo County Healthcare District.

HJR 75 Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Muñoz, Jr. | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.

HR 174 Author: Guerra | Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Longoria
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:24AM
Caption: In memory of McAllen Commissioner Scott Crane.

HR 243 Author: Guerra | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:22PM
Caption: Honoring the nonprofit Sustainable Dairy Goat Initiative for its work in Hidalgo County.

HR 244 Author: Guerra | Howard | Muñoz, Jr. | Canales | Longoria
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 12:09PM
Caption: Honoring the individuals who are providing humanitarian assistance to immigrants in McAllen.

HR 444 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales | Longoria | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:26AM
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Mid-Valley Day at the State Capitol.

HR 827 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Canales | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:27AM
Caption: Commending April Lopez of McAllen for her heroism in saving a man's life.

HR 1414 Author: Longoria | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 25 2015 3:26PM
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2015, as La Joya Independent School District Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2843 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 1:44PM
Caption: Congratulating Johnathan Simcha Weisfeld-Hinojosa on his service in the office of State Representative Bobby Guerra as a participant in the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

HR 3132 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Honoring Jacqueline Sandoval for her participation in the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

HR 3133 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 10:06AM
Caption: Honoring Lesley Andrea Marin for her participation in the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

HR 3275 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 10:08AM
Caption: Honoring Carlos Aguayo for his participation in the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

HR 3276 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr. | Guerra
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Honoring Shauna Miller for her participation in the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

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