Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 88

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (66):
HB 490 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year.

HB 505 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Smith | Dale
Sponsor: Estes
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of limitations on the number of dual credit courses or hours in which a public high school student may enroll.

HB 506 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the issuance of tax-supported bonds by certain school districts and increasing the tax rate limitation on the issuance of those bonds.

HB 859 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter.

HB 860 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties.

HB 1049 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Koop
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the classification of licensed massage therapy programs as postsecondary education programs.

HB 1069 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification.

HB 1075 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/02/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 2 2015 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.

HB 1281 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 4 2015 5:45PM
Caption: Relating to requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for and prohibiting discrimination against employees or applicants for employment with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

HB 1292 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 1485 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Harless | Miles | Turner, Chris | Isaac
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

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 1653 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Laubenberg | Simmons | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors.

HB 1705 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to management services for the physical facilities of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.

HB 1756 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Workman | Israel
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of and distribution of certain benefits by a retirement system for firefighters in certain municipalities.

HB 1891 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney | Turner, Sylvester | VanDeaver | Aycock
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to Texas community schools.

HB 1892 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas community school grant program.

HB 1900 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Kacal | Cyrier | Moody | Guillen
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 2050 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to voter information provided by a voter registrar to the secretary of state.

HB 2409 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons.

HB 2425 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2461 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to judicial review of wage claim decisions issued by the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 2462 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the requirement that employers provide employees with an earnings statement at the end of each pay period.

HB 2470 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/07/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability insurance for ammonium nitrate operations; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2496 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a filing fee submitted with an application for a place on a ballot.

HB 2500 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Isaac
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax deduction for certain energy-generating equipment.

HB 2520 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the political activities of a county clerk who administers elections; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2551 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of the reduction of emissions of air contaminants achieved from certain programs.

HB 2560 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot.

HB 2600 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Hughes
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty.

HB 2769 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the date of expiration of a certain pilot revolving loan program established under the loanstar revolving loan program to provide for energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology for certain organizations.

HB 2775 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a petition filed in connection with an application for a place on the ballot.

HB 2901 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the filing of a complaint with the Railroad Commission of Texas.

HB 2915 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain general revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.

HB 3050 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the modification of a motor vehicle to emit soot, smoke, or other particulate matter; creating an offense; imposing an administrative penalty.

HB 3069 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority and obligations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan.

HB 3107 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Elections: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election.

HB 3110 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to information regarding candidates provided by a political party to the secretary of state.

HB 3117 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the removal of a precinct or county chair for abandonment of office.

HB 3148 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Bernal
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of construction contractors; providing an administrative penalty; requiring an occupational registration; authorizing a fee.

HB 3273 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain certified or licensed paramedics.

HB 3274 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to providing a parent of a public school student with certain required notices in the parent's native language.

HB 3290 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a farm to school community connections pilot program.

HB 3301 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/27/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 27 2015 4:11PM
Caption: Relating to the recognition of state citizenship and the issuance of state identification cards, driver's licenses, and occupational licenses to state residents regardless of their immigration status.

HB 3418 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts.

HB 3508 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and an institution of higher education.

HB 3525 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Quality Research Leadership Authority to help Texas small businesses rapidly scale in potentially leading edge technologies and abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund.

HB 3561 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to damages in certain wrongful eviction actions.

HB 3808 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Guillen
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities.

HB 3894 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence.

HB 3899 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 4073 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain documentation from consumers by certain credit services organizations and the reporting requirements for those organizations; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 4083 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.

HB 4085 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a state of disaster and certain state operations in a disaster.

HJR 57 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set a limit on the dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year.

HJR 118 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 17 2015 6:30PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of certain general revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.

HR 128 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 01/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jan 20 2015 12:11PM
Caption: Commemorating the investiture of Jane Cummins as the 2015 president of the Texas Lyceum.

HR 496 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 19 2015 8:48AM
Caption: Honoring Representative Elliott Naishtat of Austin on his 70th birthday.

HR 804 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 19 2015 7:43PM
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Andrea Sloan and to the KK125 Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.

HR 915 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 24 2015 10:33AM
Caption: Honoring former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson for the donation of his professional papers to the Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.

HR 965 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to House Administration: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Requesting that the House Committee on Administration modernize the e-mail addresses of the members and staff of the Texas House of Representatives.

HR 3244 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/01/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 1 2015 11:39AM
Caption: Commending Ashley Alcantara for her service as an aide in the office of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez.

HR 3255 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:01PM
Caption: Commending Erin Courtney Cusack for her service as an intern in the office of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez.

HR 3370 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Huberty
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:20PM
Caption: In memory of Andrew Reyes Ramirez of Austin.

HR 3378 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 2:56PM
Caption: Commending Sergeant Adam Johnson of the Austin Police Department for stopping a shooting rampage in downtown Austin.

HR 3390 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/02/2015 H Reported enrolled: Jun 2 2015 4:44PM
Caption: Honoring the members of Minorities in Government Auditing Services.

Joint Author (22):
HB 21 Author: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Bettencourt
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 26 Author: Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Ashby | Springer | Parker
Sponsor: Fraser
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 91 Author: Flynn | Rodriguez, Eddie | White, James | King, Susan
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 262 Author: Miles | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farrar
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden.

HB 283 Author: Fallon | Márquez | Capriglione | Rodriguez, Eddie | Rinaldi
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet.

HB 594 Author: Israel | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Kuempel | Farney
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130.

HB 734 Author: Israel | Workman | Howard | Rodriguez, Eddie | Naishtat
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway.

HB 900 Author: Isaac | Lucio III | Parker | Rodriguez, Eddie | Villalba
Last Action: 03/26/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund.

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 1324 Author: Israel | Workman | McClendon | Collier | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.

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 1432 Author: Howard | Israel | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/09/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee.

HB 1839 Author: Israel | Rodriguez, Eddie | Naishtat
Last Action: 04/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.

HB 1842 Author: Aycock | Dutton | Bohac | Rodriguez, Eddie | Farney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including the intervention in and sanction of a public school that has received an academically unsuccessful performance rating for at least two consecutive school years and the designation of a school district as a district of innovation.

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 2072 Author: Isaac | Raymond | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/13/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain holders of a wine and beer retailer's permit to manufacture and sell wine and engage in certain related activities.

HB 2505 Author: Clardy | Rodriguez, Eddie | Keough
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs.

HB 3405 Author: Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the territory, jurisdiction, and powers of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, including its authority to regulate certain wells for the production of groundwater; imposing a cap on certain fees.

HB 3407 Author: Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 04/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District.

HB 3444 Author: Laubenberg | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services by a physician.

HB 3488 Author: Israel | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to appeal of emergency medical services personnel employment termination to the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

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