Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Gilbert Peña
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/15/2017

Number of Bills: 60

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (55):
HB 1367 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth and wrongful life causes of action.

HB 1511 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 10 2015 10:59AM
Caption: Relating to appointment of a municipal judge to serve as a visiting justice of the peace in certain proceedings involving misdemeanor traffic offenses.

HB 1529 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/10/2015 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 10 2015 10:59AM
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.

HB 1530 Author: Peña | White, James | Moody | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.

HB 1572 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to House Administration: Mar 9 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Relating to safety and security policies and procedures in the Capitol Complex.

HB 1602 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/09/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 9 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project.

HB 1722 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty.

HB 1729 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of persons employed as nurses by public school districts.

HB 1884 Author: Peña | Bell
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HB 2320 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for a peace officer stopping a motor vehicle for a suspected violation of a traffic law.

HB 2362 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a draft impact analysis in the notice of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 2363 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 2801 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of a bathroom, locker room, or shower facility in a public school.

HB 2802 Author: Peña | Fallon
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 18 2015 6:21PM
Caption: Relating to the use of public bathrooms, locker rooms, and shower facilities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2803 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for licensed lenders of deferred presentment transactions and motor vehicle certificate of title loans; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3341 Author: Peña | Dutton | White, James | Hughes | Giddings
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a requirement that school district superintendents report information relating to the use of restraints against students and student arrests; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3426 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to concurrent jurisdiction of a statutory county court with a district court in certain civil cases.

HB 3760 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting and restrictions on the operations of scrap metal recycling facilities.

HB 4106 Author: Peña | White, Molly
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to state savings and government efficiency achieved through a taxpayer savings grant program administered by the comptroller of public accounts.

HCR 80 Author: Peña
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Petitioning Congress to provide funding for repairs to the Battleship Texas.

HCR 81 Author: Peña | Simpson
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the placement of a monument to Lorenzo de Zavala on the grounds of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission building.

HJR 93 Author: Peña | Bell | Button
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.

HJR 146 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Applying to Congress to call a convention, to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution urging the restoration of free and fair elections.

HR 557 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:11PM
Caption: Congratulating the Pasadena Independent School District Board of Trustees on its selection as a finalist in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program.

HR 1096 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:41AM
Caption: Recognizing Chief Michael W. Thaler of Pasadena for his years of service in law enforcement.

HR 1097 Author: Peña
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:55AM
Caption: Honoring the Pasadena Fire Department.

HR 1542 Author: Peña
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 21 2015 6:20PM
Caption: Congratulating Texas Citizens Bank on being named the 2015 Business of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.

HR 1902 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 12 2015 11:09AM
Caption: Commending Officer Tina Taylor of the Deer Park Police Department for her service as crime prevention officer.

HR 3201 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 10:32AM
Caption: Honoring Emily Reyna for her efforts to support individuals with Down syndrome.

HR 3271 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2015 1:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Adriana Mondragon of Houston on her receipt of the 30th annual Eco-Services Scholarship.

HR 3277 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Alejandra Zamora on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3278 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 8:07PM
Caption: Congratulating Cynthia Maldonado on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3279 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Guadalupe Marin on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3280 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:56PM
Caption: Congratulating Jaime Rodriguez on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3281 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Jayson Jones on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3282 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:35PM
Caption: Congratulating Brenda Escobar on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3283 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:50PM
Caption: Congratulating Brenda Luna on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3284 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 8:19PM
Caption: Congratulating Evelyn Montoya on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3285 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 8:19PM
Caption: Congratulating Jocelyn Leon on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3286 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:47PM
Caption: Congratulating Marsella Ramirez on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3287 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:57PM
Caption: Congratulating Leslie N. Araujo on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3288 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:49PM
Caption: Congratulating Susana Valdez on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3289 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 8:24PM
Caption: Congratulating Angelica Salas on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3290 Author: Peña
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 7:36PM
Caption: Congratulating Evelyn Aileen Mendez on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3291 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:53PM
Caption: Congratulating David Olea on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3292 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:51PM
Caption: Congratulating Alondra Moran on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3293 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:32PM
Caption: Congratulating Gabriela Zamora on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3294 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:28PM
Caption: Congratulating Deisy Martinez on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3295 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:52PM
Caption: Congratulating Angel Salazar on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3296 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:54PM
Caption: Congratulating Emely Rivera on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3297 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:31PM
Caption: Congratulating Edward Garza on his graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3307 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 9:12AM
Caption: Congratulating Vianey Espinoza on her graduation from Pasadena Early College High School as a member of the Class of 2015.

HR 3326 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 9:55AM
Caption: Commending Rachel Hernandez for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gilbert Peña.

HR 3327 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 3:58PM
Caption: Commending Katherine Smart for her service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Gilbert Peña.

HR 3328 Author: Peña
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:29PM
Caption: Honoring Robert Guerra for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Gilbert Peña.

Joint Author (5):
HB 18 Author: Aycock | Workman | Schubert | Galindo | Peña
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation.

HB 710 Author: Turner, Sylvester | Guillen | Deshotel | Miles | Peña
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
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.

HB 958 Author: Bohac | Peña
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, 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 the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

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.

HR 2127 Author: Smith | Faircloth | Peña | Otto
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 4 2015 3:48PM
Caption: Congratulating the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College in Baytown on its myriad achievements from 2013-2015.

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