Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Sen. José R. Rodríguez
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 46

Sponsor (46):
HB 75 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption from vehicle registration for certain farm vehicles owned by a farmers' cooperative society or marketing association.

HB 211 Author: Rose
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial.

HB 218 Author: Márquez | Moody | González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.

HB 431 Author: White, James | Miles
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine and recommend revisions to any state laws pertaining to juvenile records.

HB 511 Author: Moody | Alonzo
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.

HB 518 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain waivers by a defendant regarding a community supervision revocation hearing.

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 764 Author: King, Susan | Laubenberg | Simpson | Miller, Rick | Collier
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 839 Author: Naishtat | Collier
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of eligibility of certain children released from a juvenile facility for benefits under the medical assistance and child health plan programs.

HB 943 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the applicability of a wage and salary presumption to an incarcerated person for purposes of determining child support obligations.

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 995 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties.

HB 1022 Author: Moody | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of certain persons with a life estate in the homestead property.

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 1446 Author: Dale | Márquez | Herrero | Moody | Fallon
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses, compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses, and the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking.

HB 1447 Author: Dale | Márquez | Herrero | Moody | Frullo
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.

HB 1449 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees.

HB 1500 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit for modification of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 1546 Author: Allen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 1628 Author: Johnson, Eric | Kuempel | Lucio III | Capriglione | Longoria
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing a credit union or other financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffles.

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 1754 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

HB 1833 Author: Pickett
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to agreements of certain counties to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate a toll bridge.

HB 1846 Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

HB 1923 Author: Naishtat
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to qualifications of special judges.

HB 2070 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority.

HB 2381 Author: Reynolds
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment and duties of election officers.

HB 2419 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code.

HB 2428 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act.

HB 2455 Author: Burkett | Villalba | Farrar
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.

HB 2524 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.

HB 2574 Author: Johnson, Eric | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increasing awareness of the danger of heatstroke for a child left unattended in a motor vehicle.

HB 2706 Author: Wray
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the value of personal property exempt from seizure by creditors.

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 2763 Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the current and potential economic impacts of recycling.

HB 2878 Author: Márquez
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain qualified residential rental assistance projects financed by private activity bonds.

HB 2879 Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules.

HB 3121 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3562 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a policy allowing a grace period after the exhaustion of the balance of a meal card or account used by students to purchase meals in public schools.

HB 3579 Author: Alonzo | Collier | Longoria | Wu
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

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 3823 Author: Price | Keough | McClendon | Frullo | Zerwas
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to rate-setting and data collection processes under the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.

HB 3868 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of Westside Drive in El Paso County as the Don Juan de Onate Trail.

HB 4086 Author: Muñoz, Jr.
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the right to a de novo hearing before the referring court regarding a temporary order rendered by an associate judge in certain family law proceedings.

HCR 46 Author: Farias | Guillen
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide VA services to incarcerated veterans detained in state hospitals and to consider expanding such services to all incarcerated veterans.

HCR 88 Author: Moody
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of El Paso Constable Robert Parker White.

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