Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Juan Hinojosa
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 172

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (137):
SB 154 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a career and technical education workforce specialist pilot program.

SB 155 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 23 2017 3:49PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League, including a sudden cardiac arrest awareness form.

SB 156 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

SB 157 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect same-sex marriages, including the repeal of the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

SB 158 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/12/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

SB 159 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SB 293 Author: Hinojosa | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/10/2017 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers.

SB 294 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of stun guns and Tasers against public school students.

SB 295 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions.

SB 296 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of the state for a violation of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

SB 297 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.

SB 298 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Forensic Science Commission operating account.

SB 305 Author: Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

SB 311 Author: Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee.

SB 315 Author: Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Flynn | Raymond
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas, the regulation of pain management clinics, and the adoption of guidelines for prescribing certain opioids by the Texas Medical Board.

SB 316 Author: Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | Coleman
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 536 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/25/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for burglary and theft of controlled substances.

SB 537 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Lozano
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring the disclosure of special course fees at public institutions of higher education.

SB 538 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.

SB 539 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Hunter | Herrero
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for an impartial third party in certain civil disputes.

SB 540 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/19/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the filing fee imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

SB 541 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain inmates convicted of the offense of continuous trafficking of persons.

SB 602 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Referred to Human Services: May 12 2017 12:15AM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center.

SB 712 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Hunter | Herrero
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the duration of certain protective orders against family violence.

SB 713 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to investigative and laboratory tests and processes conducted with respect to unidentified human remains.

SB 783 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws.

SB 784 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.

SB 785 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

SB 814 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Canales
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Agua Special Utility District.

SB 1105 Author: Hinojosa | Estes
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the used oil recycling account, deposits of used oil recycling fees, and use of the water resource management account.

SB 1124 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/28/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.

SB 1129 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts.

SB 1130 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment allowance for certain long-term care facilities.

SB 1131 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district.

SB 1132 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the temporary continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

SB 1133 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district.

SB 1136 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Canales
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

SB 1139 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Watson | Whitmire
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain fees on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies to the permanent health fund for higher education and to the use of money in that fund.

SB 1174 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of prosthetic devices for certain recipients under Medicaid.

SB 1175 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of water districts.

SB 1334 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation.

SB 1335 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt.

SB 1336 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.

SB 1337 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations.

SB 1339 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/11/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates.

SB 1387 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for designation as a qualified business under the enterprise zone program.

SB 1388 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the termination by an insurer of a contract with a preferred provider.

SB 1389 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for enterprise projects for certain capital investments.

SB 1390 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to taxes and fees imposed on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including an exemption to the cigarette tax, related administrative matters, and the elements of certain related offenses.

SB 1391 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to penalties imposed on a holder of an alcoholic beverage license or permit on the basis of a criminal prosecution.

SB 1423 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1459 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.

SB 1460 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of childhood cancer awareness license plates.

SB 1461 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision.

SB 1462 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of certain local health care provider participation programs.

SB 1505 Author: Hinojosa | Campbell
Last Action: 05/17/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of certain taxes imposed on certain tobacco products and to the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes to increase funding for certain health care education programs.

SB 1506 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision.

SB 1507 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authorization by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the discharge, diversion, and transfer or other reuse of return flows derived from treated brackish groundwater.

SB 1508 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County, Cameron County, and Willacy County.

SB 1509 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.

SB 1568 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the filing of certain actions involving preauthorized medical care or health care services in the Medicaid program.

SB 1593 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Hidalgo County.

SB 1594 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Hidalgo County.

SB 1595 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to penalties imposed on a holder of an alcoholic beverage license or permit.

SB 1745 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year.

SB 1746 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to workforce continuing education offered by public junior colleges.

SB 1747 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.

SB 1748 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Canales
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to use of tax revenue by certain development corporations for job-related skills training.

SB 1749 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the calculation of interest on an ad valorem tax refund resulting from the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's liability.

SB 1757 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.

SB 1775 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.

SB 1776 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program in a managed care model.

SB 1787 Author: Hinojosa | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/05/2017 H Referred to Human Services: May 5 2017 10:59PM
Caption: Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services.

SB 1814 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another.

SB 1815 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: May 4 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of public institutions of higher education for formula funding for health-related institutions.

SB 1873 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1874 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to vehicles used in the maintenance of electrical power lines; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1875 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.

SB 2219 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

SB 2227 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an increase in the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.

SB 2228 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 2241 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/04/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the elimination of double taxation of property due to jurisdictional disputes of like taxing units.

SB 2242 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Lozano | Herrero
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the resolution of disputes or errors involving the ad valorem taxation of the same property by multiple taxing units of the same type as a result of disputed, overlapping, or erroneously applied boundaries.

SB 2254 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/03/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 and the territory of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District and the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.

SCR 36 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.

SCR 37 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to increase appropriations from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to properly maintain ship channels.

SCR 38 Author: Hinojosa | Garcia | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/22/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Urging Congress to continue to support NAFTA.

SCR 57 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/30/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study state judicial salaries.

SJR 15 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 49 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles.

SJR 55 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year.

SR 15 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/18/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Homero Hernandez for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 73 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Frankie Salinas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 74 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the League of United Latin American Citizens and the 2017 Outstanding Community Leadership honorees on the occasion of National LULAC Week.

SR 121 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kresten L. Cook on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 122 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Rio Grande Valley Day.

SR 123 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Jim Wells County Day.

SR 124 Author: Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as Coastal Bend Day.

SR 196 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gloria Dean Randle Scott for her contributions to her community.

SR 197 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi Day.

SR 243 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Texas State Aquarium Day.

SR 245 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Mission Day.

SR 269 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diane Lowrance for her contributions to the Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County.

SR 270 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Libby Averyt on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 271 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles Smith on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 298 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as La Joya ISD Day.

SR 300 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 35th anniversary of Grupo Folklórico Tobasco and Mariachi Los Coyotes of La Joya High School.

SR 355 Author: Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie Lucio Jr. for being selected 2017 Border Texan of the Year.

SR 373 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Palmview Day.

SR 397 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/08/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing CITGO Texas Operations for its 80 years of community involvement.

SR 413 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fidel Jasso on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 460 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ricco Diaman Delgado.

SR 461 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education Fund for its commitment to Texas workers.

SR 508 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lynn Burton on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 530 Author: Hinojosa | Campbell
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the third anniversary of the dedication of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument.

SR 535 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

SR 536 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry Mills for receiving the 2016 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.

SR 582 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/05/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Texas State Court on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

SR 585 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/05/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Luis Magdaleno for his contributions to the Rio Grande Valley.

SR 589 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending John Ryan Rodriguez for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 607 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing La Conversacion Valiosa for its service to Hidalgo County.

SR 716 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rex Café and Bakery on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.

SR 717 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/03/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Feria de las Flores queen, Ariana Jones, and the 2017 Scholarship Pageant contestants.

SR 748 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/08/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Todd Moulder for being selected as a finalist for the 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Lifetime Achievement Award.

SR 753 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cynthia Cooksey for being named the 2017 Librarian of the Year.

SR 786 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha May Tevis on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 787 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rebecca Molina.

SR 816 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carlos J. Cardenas for his election as president of the Texas Medical Association.

SR 840 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daniel Vaughn on the occasion of his graduation.

SR 841 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rhonda Peña for receiving an H-E-B Excellence in Education Lifetime Achievement Award.

SR 842 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Rosell for his achievements.

SR 851 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Falfurrias High School students who participated in the 2016 National History Day competition.

SR 852 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mary McLeod Bethune Day Nursery, Incorporated, for 75 years of service to the Corpus Christi community.

SR 909 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jake Frederick.

SR 935 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1462.

SR 940 Author: Hinojosa
Last Action: 05/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sam Fore Keach Jr.

SR 941 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martin Peña on the occasion of his retirement.

Additional Primary Authors (35):
SB 165 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Whitmire
Last Action: 01/25/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense.

SB 301 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency.

SB 302 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.

SB 303 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.

SB 304 Author: Taylor, Van | Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Watson
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees.

SB 306 Author: Taylor, Van | Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Watson
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees.

SB 313 Author: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Nichols | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Raymond
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees.

SB 314 Author: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Nichols | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees.

SB 317 Author: Nichols | Hinojosa | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia | Clardy
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.

SB 318 Author: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Nichols | Taylor, Van | Watson
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to transfer of the regulation of podiatry to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing a reduction in fees.

SB 319 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Schwertner | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties.

SB 575 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 629 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 15 2017 2:18PM
Caption: Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use.

SB 694 Author: Buckingham | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund.

SB 695 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students.

SB 798 Author: Huffines | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day.

SB 957 Author: Campbell | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Laubenberg | Gonzales, Larry | Hinojosa, Gina | Geren | Rose
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the content and numbering of propositions on the ballot.

SB 997 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.

SB 1000 Author: Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Creighton | Garcia | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

SB 1025 Author: Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.

SB 1138 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

SB 1148 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Burton | Campbell | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | Darby
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state.

SB 1455 Author: Campbell | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

SB 1586 Author: Uresti | Garcia | Hinojosa | Rodríguez | Watson
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage.

SB 1851 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.

SB 2140 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 12 2017 12:15AM
Caption: Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

SCR 31 Author: Uresti | Hinojosa | Lucio | Rodríguez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Expressing opposition to using eminent domain for the construction of a wall or fence along the U.S.-Mexico border.

SJR 16 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Whitmire
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage.

SJR 61 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

SR 566 Author: Lucio | Bettencourt | Hinojosa | Huffines | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 04/04/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops to the Capitol.

SR 602 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Miles | Rodríguez | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.

SR 630 Author: Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | Miles | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the ninth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 713 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joseph Ray Perry.

SR 791 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the inaugural class of the Rio Grande Valley Legislative Internship Program.

SR 917 Author: Zaffirini | Hinojosa | Lucio
Last Action: 05/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mario E. Ramirez.

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