Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. César Blanco
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 12

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (8):
SB 27 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the mental health program for veterans and to the authority to establish a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

SB 441 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to eligibility of surviving spouses of disabled veterans for specialty license plates.

SB 588 Author: Lucio | Campbell
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies.

SB 591 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a community outreach campaign to increase awareness of veterans benefits and services.

SB 593 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco | Moody
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities.

SB 799 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

SB 1843 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing an opportunity for public high school students in grades 10 through 12 to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test or an alternative vocational aptitude test.

SB 1845 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Blanco
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service.

Joint Sponsor (4):
SB 578 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Gutierrez | Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan.

SB 790 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Howard | Alvarado | Minjarez | Davis, Sarah | Blanco
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.

SB 840 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando" | Guillen | Blanco
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

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.

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