Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. César Blanco
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/24/2017

Number of Bills: 74

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (48):
HB 918 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 25 2015 11:46AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

HB 1073 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts.

HB 1340 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings.

HB 1412 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Mar 9 2015 5:22PM
Caption: Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game.

HB 1457 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
Caption: Relating to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veterans liaison.

HB 1484 Author: Blanco | Farias | Canales
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program.

HB 1593 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to notification of parents regarding the immunization status of students enrolled at a public school.

HB 1597 Author: Blanco | Nevárez
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to state assistance for school employees uniform group health coverage.

HB 1702 Author: Blanco | Aycock
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the fee for the Gold Star mother, father, spouse, or family member specialty license plate.

HB 1991 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships.

HB 2281 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the establishment of a law school campus extension in El Paso.

HB 2323 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools.

HB 2416 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an annual report on the financial impact of undocumented immigrants on the state budget and economy.

HB 2482 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the validity, reliability, and design of certain state-adopted or state-developed assessment instruments for public school students.

HB 2643 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to parental leave for certain state employees.

HB 2644 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice given of election precinct boundary changes.

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 2673 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 2721 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public notice of the time for voting during an early voting period.

HB 2724 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk.

HB 3083 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to posting the location of a polling place used in an election on the secretary of state's website.

HB 3657 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study of the use of regional rating for health coverage provided under the uniform group coverage program for certain active school employees and their dependents.

HB 3710 Author: Blanco | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a concealed handgun license.

HB 3771 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on the effectiveness of Operation Strong Safety.

HB 3774 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the use of money administered through the Energy Services Program for Low-Income Individuals.

HB 3878 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to early voting in a primary or general election for state and county officers.

HB 3934 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to Medicaid eligibility for certain residents.

HB 3996 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the donation of juror reimbursements.

HB 3998 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes demonstration program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields.

HB 4000 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid by counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 4027 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to products liability action related to a pharmaceutical product.

HR 316 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 4 2015 11:16AM
Caption: Commemorating the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing ribbon-cutting ceremony.

HR 398 Author: Blanco | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 18 2015 3:41PM
Caption: Commemorating the groundbreaking for the Cardwell Collaborative in El Paso.

HR 399 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 26 2015 7:48PM
Caption: Congratulating Nolan Richardson on his induction into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

HR 1823 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 11 2015 6:24PM
Caption: Congratulating Patricia Rodarte of El Paso on receiving a $20,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

HR 1870 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2015 3:43PM
Caption: Commemorating the 15th annual Black History Art Show in El Paso.

HR 2094 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 21 2015 3:58PM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

HR 2096 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 22 2015 6:17PM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Ysleta Independent School District in 2015.

HR 2388 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 11:30AM
Caption: Honoring retired El Paso County tax assessor-collector Victor A. Flores for his service.

HR 2389 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 3:06PM
Caption: Commemorating the 105th anniversary of Radford School in El Paso.

HR 2527 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 26 2015 4:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Ramón Rentería on his retirement from the El Paso Times.

HR 2542 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2015 8:40AM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Joseph Ernest Torres of El Paso on his 92nd birthday.

HR 2832 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 2:09PM
Caption: Congratulating the Henderson Middle School chess team on winning their division at the National Junior High Championship.

HR 2833 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 23 2015 2:08PM
Caption: Recognizing Harmony Public Schools in El Paso for their commitment to T-STEM education.

HR 2985 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 8:40AM
Caption: Congratulating Julie Priego of El Paso on her selection as the 2015 Texas Prevention Specialist of the Year by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.

HR 3395 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:46AM
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2645.

HR 3427 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 06/03/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 3 2015 10:16AM
Caption: Congratulating Jose and Nellie Balderrama on their 65th Anniversary

HR 3482 Author: Blanco
Last Action: 06/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 4 2015 2:10PM
Caption: Congratulating Jose and Lucila Balderrama on their 65th Anniversary

Joint Author (26):
HB 52 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Blanco
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HB 63 Author: González, Mary | Farrar | White, James | Blanco
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes.

HB 371 Author: McClendon | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain extensions of consumer credit facilitated by a credit access business for certain military personnel or their dependents.

HB 535 Author: Nevárez | White, James | Blanco
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 867 Author: Hernandez | King, Susan | Farias | Blanco | Martinez Fischer
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

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 988 Author: González, Mary | Pickett | Márquez | Moody | Blanco
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a visitors center at Hueco Tanks State Park in El Paso County.

HB 1429 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness.

HB 1646 Author: White, James | Sanford | White, Molly | Blanco | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically.

HB 2473 Author: Davis, Yvonne | Blanco
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to establishing a grant program in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to assist certain organizations that make residential mortgage loans to residents of certain neighborhoods.

HB 2474 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Miller, Rick | Blanco | Simmons
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 2728 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes.

HB 2926 Author: Anchia | Blanco
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

HB 2980 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Blanco
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk.

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 3105 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Lucio III | Blanco | Guillen
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy.

HB 3113 Author: Gonzales, Larry | Schaefer | Blanco
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 3449 Author: Coleman | Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 3547 Author: Larson | Button | Farias | Blanco | Villalba
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers.

HB 3860 Author: Guerra | Blanco
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians.

HCR 85 Author: Wray | Geren | Flynn | Blanco | Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Birdwell
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Christopher Scott Kyle.

HJR 129 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White, James | González, Mary | Blanco | Márquez
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund.

HJR 138 Author: King, Susan | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of bonds and notes in the military value revolving loan account.

HR 664 Author: Moody | Pickett | Márquez | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 2:43PM
Caption: In memory of Lawrence Tyler Francis.

HR 1705 Author: Márquez | Pickett | Moody | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2015 8:57AM
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Western College basketball team's victory in the 1966 NCAA national championship game.

HR 1903 Author: Moody | Pickett | Márquez | González, Mary | Blanco
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 22 2015 9:26AM
Caption: Welcoming GiGi's Playhouse to Texas and honoring Nancy Gianni, Maggie Moody, and the Junior League of El Paso, Inc.

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