Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Armando Martinez
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/19/2024

Number of Bills: 33

HB 5 Author: Hunter | Meyer | Burrows | Shine | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to agreements authorizing a limitation on taxable value of certain property to provide for the creation of jobs and the generation of state and local tax revenue; authorizing fees; authorizing penalties.

HB 9 Author: Ashby | Hunter | Hernandez | Bonnen | Longoria
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the development and funding of broadband and telecommunications services.

HB 45 Author: Morales, Christina | Allen | Wu | Cunningham
Coauthor: Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.

HB 54 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Lalani | Davis | Rose | Morales, Christina
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Morales Shaw | Ortega | Plesa
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

HB 471 Author: Patterson | Capriglione | Burrows | Canales | Lujan
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Frazier | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the entitlement to and claims for benefits for certain first responders and other employees related to illness and injury.

HB 476 Author: Jones, Jolanda | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen
Coauthor: Bernal | Bryant | Collier | Cunningham | Dutton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the release of certain defendants detained in jail pending trial.

HB 567 Author: Bowers | Rose | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bryant | et al.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 853 Author: Gervin-Hawkins | Holland | Bowers | Goodwin
Coauthor: Bucy | Campos | Johnson, Julie | Martinez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to designating August as Firearm Safety Awareness Month.

HB 1001 Author: Capriglione | Harless | Frank | Goldman
Coauthor: Martinez
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of state-mandated health benefits for the purposes of consumer choice of benefits plans.

HB 1613 Author: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Kuempel | Ordaz | Slawson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 05/25/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 1740 Author: Leach | Garcia
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Martinez | Morales, Eddie
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the issuance of state parklands passports to and a waiver of certain state park fees for certain veterans, active duty armed forces members, and certain family members of a person who died while serving in the United States armed forces.

HB 1973 Author: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2025 Author: Oliverson | Capriglione | Harris, Caroline | Jetton | Anderson
Coauthor: Bhojani | Campos | Garcia | Guerra | Martinez | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of a transplant of an organ that originated from or is transplanted in a country known to have participated in organ harvesting.

HB 2055 Author: Jones, Venton | Harrison | González, Mary | Johnson, Julie | Johnson, Ann
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bailes | Bernal | Bhojani | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 2171 Author: Guerra | Muñoz, Jr. | Gamez | Longoria | Canales
Coauthor: Guillen | Lopez, Janie | Martinez
Last Action: 05/16/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Center for Rural Health Education at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

HB 2194 Author: Ordaz | Button | King, Ken | Burrows | Longoria
Coauthor: Bumgarner | Campos | Clardy | Cole | Collier | et al.
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to establishing a "Made in Texas" labeling program.

HB 2235 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 2455 Author: King, Tracy O. | Bumgarner
Coauthor: Lopez, Janie | Martinez | Morales Shaw | Morales, Eddie | Muñoz, Jr. | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to an annual occupational medical examination for fire fighters.

HB 2468 Author: Burrows | Tepper | Metcalf | Cook
Coauthor: Anderson | Gamez | Johnson, Julie | Martinez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of an injured employee to lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2678 Author: Cook | Capriglione | Guerra | Bucy | Noble
Coauthor: Anchía | Garcia | Johnson, Julie | Lozano | Lujan | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to advanced air mobility technology.

HB 3377 Author: Jones, Venton | Oliverson | Rose | Anderson | Wu
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bernal | Bhojani | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 3379 Author: Cook | Cain | Vasut | Morales, Eddie | Thimesch
Coauthor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Campos | Dorazio | Frank | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to orders for the conservatorship of, possession of or access to, or support of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3522 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Murr | Lopez, Janie | Gamez
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Muñoz, Jr. | Ortega
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance from the economically distressed areas account that is not required to be repaid.

HB 3523 Author: González, Mary | Guillen | Murr | Lopez, Janie | Gamez
Coauthor: Guerra | Martinez | Muñoz, Jr. | Ortega
Last Action: 05/05/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to limitations on the issuance of bonds by the Texas Water Development Board for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

HB 3771 Author: Johnson, Julie | Button | Buckley | Rose | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of the employer child-care contribution partnership program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 3991 Author: Isaac | Flores | Frank | Buckley | Dutton
Coauthor: Allison | Cunningham | Harris, Cody | Harrison | Hefner | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Texas Fruit and Vegetable Day in public schools.

HB 4034 Author: Johnson, Julie | Rose | Bryant | González, Jessica | Frazier
Coauthor: Anchía | Bowers | Jones, Venton | Martinez | Morales Shaw | et al.
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to certain disability and death benefits payable by the public retirement systems for police and fire fighters in certain municipalities.

HB 4757 Author: Orr | Ashby | Harris, Cody | Bonnen | Burrows
Coauthor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bhojani | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulatory authority over certain water bodies.

HCR 71 Author: González, Jessica | Lozano | Neave Criado | Guillen | Flores
Coauthor: Allen | Anchía | Bowers | Bumgarner | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed in Phase Two of the Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan at the northwest corner of Congress Avenue and 15th Street the Irma Rangel Building.

HJR 126 Author: Burns | Burrows | González, Mary | Ashby | Bernal
Coauthor: Cortez | Darby | Frank | Kacal | Kitzman | et al.
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/08/2023 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to engage in farming, ranching, timber production, horticulture, and wildlife management.

HJR 144 Author: Canales | Goldman | Cain | Lozano | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of money in the state highway fund for roadways for seaports, airports, spaceports, land ports of entry, and international bridges.

HJR 201 Author: Wilson | Kuempel | Manuel | VanDeaver | DeAyala
Coauthor: Buckley | Cook | Darby | Dean | Gates | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the technical institution infrastructure fund and the available workforce education fund to support the capital needs of career and technical education programs offered by the Texas State Technical College System, the Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College-Orange, and Lamar State College-Port Arthur.

HR 1167 Author: Bhojani | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Oliverson | Craddick
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Reported enrolled: Apr 20 2023 2:43PM
Caption: Recognizing April 20, 2023, as Texas Capitol Staff Appreciation Day.

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