Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. J. M. Lozano
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 71

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (57):
HB 621 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Burton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the termination of a volunteer deputy registrar appointment.

HB 622 Author: Lozano | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to verification of a voter's registration on offering to vote.

HB 653 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of money laundering involving the proceeds of the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment or paraphernalia.

HB 716 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification of certain peace officers to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards.

HB 806 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person.

HB 812 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.

HB 863 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to a supplemental payment for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the unfunded actuarial liabilities allowed under that system.

HB 1158 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to the use of money received by a nonprofit organization to implement a supplemental environmental project.

HB 1241 Author: Lozano | Coleman
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 4 2015 5:45PM
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

HB 1298 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to required state contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1420 Author: Lozano | Harless | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry.

HB 1422 Author: Lozano | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts.

HB 1424 Author: Lozano | Wu | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increasing penalties for defendants convicted of the manufacture or delivery of certain controlled substances.

HB 1467 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/05/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 5 2015 2:59PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a classroom building at Texas A&M University--Kingsville.

HB 1580 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a court reporter for the county court at law in Kleberg County.

HB 1765 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the Texas Education Agency developing a strategic plan to increase enrollment in state prekindergarten programs.

HB 1772 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property.

HB 1780 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1791 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the annexation of county roads.

HB 1928 Author: Lozano | Guerra | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to franchise tax and insurance premium tax credits for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 2119 Author: Lozano | Murr | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to charitable organizations, including charitable organizations that may conduct prescribed burning.

HB 2188 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Pensions: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the accrual of interest on lump-sum payments made to certain retirees who have resumed employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HB 2334 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain fees and penalties from programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.

HB 2544 Author: Lozano | Schubert
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.

HB 2607 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
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.

HB 2678 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Economic & Small Business Development: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an online information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes.

HB 2806 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and increasing the punishment for the offense of unlawful smuggling or concealment of persons; creating an offense.

HB 2888 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a county early voting polling place by a political subdivision.

HB 2894 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members.

HB 3100 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the accrual of interest on annuity and other payments made to certain retirees who have resumed employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HB 3141 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appeal of decisions by the Texas Department of Insurance regarding issuance of certain certificates of compliance under the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Act.

HB 3142 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to Department of Agriculture fiscal matters; making appropriations.

HB 3143 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who served in the United States armed services as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician or specialist.

HB 3144 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to expanding the memorial sign program for motorcyclists to include bicyclists.

HB 3146 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to a legislative finding that pharmacists are health care providers.

HB 3429 Author: Lozano | Ashby
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an unmanned aircraft program in the office of the governor.

HB 3453 Author: Lozano | Hunter
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation in and rates for coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for active employees.

HB 4029 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes.

HB 4055 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of export stamps.

HB 4091 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for an employment discrimination complaint.

HCR 47 Author: Lozano | Hunter
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/27/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating San Patricio County Judge Terry Simpson on being named the 2014 Newsmaker of the Year by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

HCR 51 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 01/28/2015 H Filed
Caption: Commemorating the centennial of the King Ranch Main House.

HCR 72 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to provide for a joint interim study regarding economic development in the Texas coastal region.

HCR 100 Author: Lozano
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 03/27/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the centennial of the King Ranch Main House.

HJR 23 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property.

HR 129 Author: Lozano | Hunter
Last Action: 02/05/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 5 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2015, as San Patricio County Day.

HR 137 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:29PM
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Jim Wells County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 250 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:27PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Kingsville Day at the State Capitol.

HR 309 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:39AM
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Bee County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 388 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 12:43PM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Javelina Day at the State Capitol.

HR 506 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 9:06PM
Caption: Commending Ingleside High School Students Against Destructive Decisions.

HR 699 Author: Lozano | Anchia | Darby | Wu | Hunter
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:18PM
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1145 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Urging Congress to expedite the permitting process for the export of liquefied natural gas.

HR 1712 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 15 2015 3:08PM
Caption: Honoring the retired teachers of House District 43.

HR 1830 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 7:04PM
Caption: In memory of Bee County Judge David Silva.

HR 3368 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:45PM
Caption: Recognizing May 10 through 16, 2015, as National Hospital Week and honoring Care Regional Medical Center in Aransas Pass.

HR 3369 Author: Lozano
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 5:01PM
Caption: Commemorating the 2015 Labor Day Fest BBQ Cook-off in Mathis.

Joint Author (14):
HB 696 Author: Hunter | Deshotel | Lozano | Herrero | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges.

HB 778 Author: Bell | Lozano | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1543 Author: Alvarado | Lucio III | Guillen | Lozano
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs in the office of the governor.

HB 1949 Author: Springer | Lozano
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the annexation of certain roads and areas adjacent to those roads.

HB 2214 Author: Guillen | Anderson, Rodney | Lozano
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of earnest money contracts to purchase land in certain border and economically distressed counties; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2215 Author: Guillen | Anderson, Rodney | Lozano
Last Action: 03/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice and opportunity to cure before filing certain enforcement actions against subdividers of land in certain border and economically distressed counties.

HB 2238 Author: Paddie | Lozano
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality.

HB 2982 Author: Israel | Bernal | Lozano | Blanco
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to renewal of an appointment as a voluntary deputy registrar.

HB 3567 Author: Sanford | Cook | Riddle | Lozano | Harless
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

HB 3628 Author: Geren | Lozano
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the adoption by the Department of Public Safety of rules governing the use of unmanned aircraft in the Capitol Complex; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4097 Author: Hunter | Lozano | Lucio III | Guillen | Herrero
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to seawater desalination projects.

HCR 63 Author: Wu | Darby | Keffer | Anchia | Lozano
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

HCR 90 Author: Hunter | Lozano | Herrero | Morrison | Fallon
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Requesting the speaker and lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study seawater desalination on the Texas coast.

HR 354 Author: Herrero | Hunter | Lozano
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 18 2015 9:40AM
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Texas State Aquarium Day at the State Capitol.

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