Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Armando Martinez
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 72

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (53):
HB 44 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales
Last Action: 04/08/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 45 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 46 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 47 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/09/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 9 2015 2:57PM
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

HB 50 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

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 55 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.

HB 58 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.

HB 60 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation.

HB 62 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.

HB 1117 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 1605 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the issuance of the Texas Airport Directory; eliminating a fee.

HB 1850 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day.

HB 1854 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to documentation verifying that the interior of certain commercial motor vehicles was cleaned before loading cargo into the vehicles.

HB 1858 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers.

HB 1886 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose an assessment on landowners for the installation, operation, and maintenance of streetlights.

HB 1968 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.

HB 1969 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways.

HB 1970 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster.

HB 1971 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/12/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 12 2015 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel.

HB 2020 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer | Guillen
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic.

HB 2229 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/02/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees.

HB 2347 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals.

HB 2459 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Keffer | Frank | Morrison | Lucio III
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2495 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to citrus pest and disease management; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2497 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.

HB 2577 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.

HB 2758 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of excavators to notify operators of the location of planned excavations and the duties of operators to mark the location of underground facilities.

HB 2770 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites.

HB 2771 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer | Guillen
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 2772 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects.

HB 2773 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2830 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Springer
Sponsor: Hinojosa
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $2 or less paid to the county clerk or district clerk.

HB 2854 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by firefighters and emergency medical technicians or their survivors.

HB 2857 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/31/2015 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense.

HB 2866 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund.

HB 2868 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County.

HB 2875 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to state-supported education and health care benefits for certain military personnel and their dependents.

HB 2975 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to speed limits; amending provisions subject to a general criminal penalty.

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 3035 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III | Sheffield
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the provision of prescription drugs and other pharmacy benefits.

HB 3036 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided.

HB 3040 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Economic & Small Business Development: Mar 23 2015 5:33PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects.

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 3467 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Herrero | Canales
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a postsecondary distance learning feasibility study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 3706 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs.

HB 3814 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HCR 117 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select: May 8 2015 6:04PM
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act.

HJR 30 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/26/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 26 2015 4:54PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.

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 524 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 17 2015 8:56PM
Caption: In memory of Kennedy Clay Roland of Lockhart.

HR 1510 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2015 4:38PM
Caption: Congratulating Billy Parker on his retirement from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service.

HR 1857 Author: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 8 2015 4:53PM
Caption: Welcoming the 2014-2015 Leadership Mid Valley class to the State Capitol on April 8, 2015.

Joint Author (19):
HB 13 Author: Pickett | Phillips | Martinez, "Mando" | Simmons | Burkett
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to categories of and funding allocation for transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation and local transportation entities.

HB 382 Author: Canales | Longoria | Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Lucio III
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to public junior college district branch campuses, including a requirement that the South Texas Community College District adopt and implement a plan to expand opportunity for instructional programs in a certain location.

HB 532 Author: McClendon | Collier | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child.

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 791 Author: Canales | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 02/23/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 23 2015 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

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 1035 Author: Johnson, Eric | White, James | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses involving the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.

HB 1094 Author: Geren | Kacal | Tinderholt | Martinez, "Mando" | Herrero
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

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 2498 Author: Zerwas | Martinez, "Mando"
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.

HB 2634 Author: Kuempel | Martinez, "Mando" | Smith | Kacal | Bell
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the construction manager-at-risk used by a governmental entity.

HB 4173 Author: Howard | Zerwas | Oliveira | Martinez, "Mando" | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.

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 43 Author: Raymond | Bohac | Simmons | Zerwas | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain prescription medicine.

HR 241 Author: Guerra | Oliveira | Longoria | Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2015 1:17PM
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine on its receipt of a grant from the United Health Foundation.

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 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 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 3174 Author: McClendon | Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 1:40PM
Caption: Honoring Roderick Taylor for his service as a McClendon Scholar in the office of State Representative Armando Martinez during the 84th Texas Legislature.

Texas Legislature Online - Report