Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Carol Alvarado
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (41):
HB 170 Author: Alvarado | Collier | Guillen | Isaac | Paddie
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; creating criminal offenses.

HB 171 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to limits on the size of fifth grade classes in public schools.

HB 173 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information reported by a public school district regarding prekindergarten classes.

HB 953 Author: Alvarado | Harless | Morrison | Israel
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 954 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to an electronic application for voter registration and a ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 1155 Author: Alvarado | Gonzales, Larry | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Recruit Texas Program to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.

HB 1156 Author: Alvarado | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Gonzales, Larry | Faircloth
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes.

HB 1157 Author: Alvarado | Howard
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 3 2015 1:59PM
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology education programs.

HB 1172 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 4 2015 5:45PM
Caption: Relating to creating a program to recognize before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

HB 1251 Author: Alvarado | Geren | Thompson, Senfronia | Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.

HB 1293 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Davis, Sarah | Dale | Moody
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of victims of stalking; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1505 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 9 2015 5:22PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a science and technology building at the downtown campus of the University of Houston.

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 1812 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Turner, Sylvester | Harless
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.

HB 1882 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for certain witnesses who are scheduled to appear before a grand jury.

HB 1896 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant program.

HB 2149 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses, training about opioid antagonists and drug overdoses, and grants for related programs.

HB 2150 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Riddle | Moody | Wu
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 2785 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for certain meetings or hearings in fire or police departments in certain municipalities.

HB 2914 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain charitable organizations that provide affordable housing to low-income veterans and their dependents.

HB 2917 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on certain elected officials.

HB 3032 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to vacancies created because of promotional appointments in certain municipal fire departments.

HB 3033 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disciplinary suspension of a municipal firefighter in certain municipalities.

HB 3088 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities.

HB 3311 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the scoring criteria for an application for a low income housing tax credit and the allocation of those credits to developments reserved for elderly persons.

HB 3322 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers.

HB 3327 Author: Alvarado | Herrero | Harless | Raymond | Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a grant program to fund domestic violence high risk teams.

HB 3493 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

HB 3497 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of points for affordable housing projects that are awarded low income housing tax credits.

HB 3499 Author: Alvarado | Hughes | Faircloth
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 3576 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use, transfer, and sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 3607 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notifying a state senator and state representative about the creation of a district and acquiring road powers for a district.

HB 3612 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to classification of a liquid substance used to fill an electronic cigarette as a hazardous substance.

HB 3616 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Economic & Small Business Development: Mar 19 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Relating to the use of certain funds for workforce development.

HB 4042 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining for firefighters and police officers, including county jailers and detention officers.

HB 4046 Author: Alvarado | Flynn | Martinez Fischer | Larson | Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: Ellis
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of student records.

HJR 40 Author: Alvarado | Márquez
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2015 2:02PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation.

HJR 117 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation, for a period not to exceed 10 years, the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an honorably discharged veteran of the armed services of the United States, or the surviving spouse of such a veteran, if the residence homestead was donated to the veteran, or the purchase of the residence homestead was financed, by a charitable organization.

HR 169 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 02/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 20 2015 4:39PM
Caption: Congratulating Craig Biggio on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

HR 1550 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 04/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 1 2015 7:06PM
Caption: Congratulating Carol Lewis on her induction into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.

HR 2199 Author: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 24 2015 6:29PM
Caption: Recognizing September 2015 as Texas Obesity Awareness Month.

Joint Author (11):
HB 76 Author: Israel | Harless | Morrison | Larson | Alvarado
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 187 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Alvarado
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to unlawful employment practices.

HB 298 Author: Wu | Morrison | Alvarado | King, Ken | McClendon
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education.

HB 699 Author: Nevárez | Alvarado | Villalba
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to establish a policy on campus sexual assault.

HB 1098 Author: Johnson, Eric | Alvarado
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses.

HB 1265 Author: Wu | Murphy | Alvarado | Ashby | Villalba
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice involving a solicitation in connection with a good or service or involving the production, sale, distribution, or promotion of certain synthetic substances.

HB 1590 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Alvarado
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 1616 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Alvarado
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the purchase of produce at farmers markets under certain nutritional assistance programs.

HB 2352 Author: Zerwas | Raymond | Isaac | Crownover | Alvarado
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting smoking tobacco on the grounds of the Capitol Complex and in certain state buildings; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

HB 2645 Author: Blanco | Alvarado | Fallon | Herrero
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence and to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case.

HB 3535 Author: Collier | Alvarado | Bernal
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for certain developments.

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