Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Diego Bernal
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 26

HB 21 Author: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
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
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Bohac | et al.
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 37 Author: Cook | Geren | Harless | Oliveira | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain contributions and political expenditures by certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 76 Author: Israel | Harless | Morrison | Larson | Alvarado
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Ashby | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 283 Author: Fallon | Márquez | Capriglione | Rodriguez, Eddie | Rinaldi
Coauthor: Bernal | Blanco | Bohac | Burrows | Canales | et al.
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 507 Author: Moody | Lucio III | Dutton | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.

HB 815 Author: Krause | Herrero | Lucio III | Fletcher
Coauthor: Bell | Bernal | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Capriglione | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.

HB 892 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

HB 1044 Author: Fallon | Turner, Scott | Parker | Simmons | Crownover
Coauthor: Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell | Bernal | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 423 in Denton County as the U.S. Army Sergeant Enrique Mondragon Memorial Highway.

HB 1048 Author: Farias | King, Susan | Martinez Fischer | Miller, Rick | Coleman
Coauthor: Alonzo | Bernal | Collier | González, Mary | Guillen | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee.

HB 1123 Author: Paddie | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer | Dale | Metcalf
Coauthor: Bernal | Fallon | Farney | Frullo
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography; changing the eligibility for parole.

HB 1155 Author: Alvarado | Gonzales, Larry | Button | Rodriguez, Eddie | Johnson, Eric
Coauthor: Bernal | Faircloth | Guillen | Lucio III | Minjarez | et al.
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 1265 Author: Wu | Murphy | Alvarado | Ashby | Villalba
Coauthor: Bernal | Bohac
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 1324 Author: Israel | Workman | McClendon | Collier | Rodriguez, Eddie
Coauthor: Bernal | Cyrier | Dukes | Fletcher | Martinez Fischer | et al.
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 1475 Author: Aycock | Otto | Zerwas | Crownover | Howard
Coauthor: Ashby | Bernal | Bonnen, Dennis | Burkett | Clardy | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.

HB 1485 Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | Harless | Miles | Turner, Chris | Isaac
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Bernal | Canales | Guillen | et al.
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 1839 Author: Israel | Rodriguez, Eddie | Naishtat
Coauthor: Bernal | Burkett | Dukes | Simmons
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 2186 Author: Cook | Harless | Coleman | Allen | Huberty
Coauthor: Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.

HB 2263 Author: Hughes | Geren | Oliveira | Davis, Yvonne
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to warrants or orders issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information.

HB 2440 Author: Paddie | Larson | Kuempel | Rodriguez, Justin | Fletcher
Coauthor: Anderson, Rodney | Bernal | Bohac | Cook | Elkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to transportation network companies; imposing and authorizing fees; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 2813 Author: King, Ken | Kacal | Thompson, Senfronia | Frullo | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening.

HB 3349 Author: Rodriguez, Justin | Larson | McClendon | Farias | Martinez Fischer
Coauthor: Bernal | Galindo | Gutierrez
Last Action: 03/30/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the retirement system in certain municipalities for firefighters and police officers.

HB 3384 Author: Johnson, Eric
Coauthor: Allen | Alvarado | Ashby | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of certain transfer students to general academic teaching institutions.

HCR 57 Author: Anchia | Craddick | Nevárez | Crownover | Darby
Coauthor: Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

HCR 114 Author: Johnson, Eric | Anchia | Meyer | Rose | Koop
Coauthor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.

HCR 116 Author: Wu | Vo | Button
Coauthor: Bernal | Farias | Galindo | Gutierrez | Larson | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Paying tribute to the memory of Thomas J. Lee, the first Asian American to serve in the Texas Legislature.

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