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Legislation authored by Armando Martinez

Includes legislation with Armando Martinez as the primary author for the 79th through 86th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

85th Regular Session
HB 46 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 54 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 71 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 88 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.
HB 98 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for newspaper notice of a public meeting on a permit issued under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.
HB 106 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
HB 440 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 441 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day.
HB 442 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions, including the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders.
HB 1233 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to probation of certain disqualifications from driving a commercial motor vehicle.
HB 1234 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.
HB 1235 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund.
HB 1236 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1420 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a late payment penalty against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to timely pay certain physician and provider claims.
HB 1598 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster.
HB 1796 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of comprehensive development agreements for certain highway projects in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties.
HB 1876 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment.
HB 1986 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2276 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.
HB 2341 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2342 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care.
HB 2583 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2646 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to real property acquired by advance acquisition for a transportation facility.
HB 2685 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for fire protection personnel of emergency service districts; creating criminal offenses.
HB 3013 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.
HB 3131 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the disposal of certain motor vehicles to a motor vehicle demolisher.
HB 3298 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products.
HB 3300 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers.
HB 3443 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to imposing a local tax on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas.
HB 3444 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 907 in Hidalgo County as the Santa Ana National Wildlife Trail.
HB 3595 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assistance for certain municipal projects provided by the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 3779 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements.
HB 3813 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks.
HB 3874 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of state money to pay certain payments, including debt service payments, for public-private partnership projects.
HJR 61 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security or international bridge trade corridors, to issue public securities to finance the acquisition or construction of that property, and to use public money to make certain payments related to public-private partnerships.
HR 322 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Class XII of the Leadership Mid Valley program to the State Capitol.
HR 379 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January as Mexican Fruit Fly Awareness Month.
HR 380 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the annual Weslaco Mid Valley Lions Club Q'ing for Vision BBQ Cookoff.
HR 1362 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Neal Gordon Galloway of Weslaco.
HR 2233 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Anthony Guajardo of Weslaco.
HR 2405 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Trinidad Martinez of San Antonio, one of the last living survivors of the Bataan Death March.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 217 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation.
HB 218 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 219 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders.
HB 260 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 382 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the reckless discharge of a firearm; creating a criminal offense.
HR 113 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez of Weslaco.
HR 128 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hugo De La Cruz on his 50th anniversary in radio.
HR 277 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Omar Figueroa Jr. on his accomplishments in professional boxing.
HR 278 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Toribio Garza Jr. on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
HR 282 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Omar Figueroa Jr. and Brandon Lee Figueroa on their achievements in the sport of boxing.
HR 291 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brandon Lee Figueroa of Weslaco on his accomplishments as a professional boxer.
HR 481 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Celestino Avila of Donna.
HR 482 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chief Olga Maldonado for her service to the Mercedes Police Department.
84th Regular Session
HB 44 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 45 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 46 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 47 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 50 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians.
HB 52 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 55 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.
HB 58 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.
HB 60 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation.
HB 62 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 1117 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.
HB 1605 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the issuance of the Texas Airport Directory; eliminating a fee.
HB 1850 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day.
HB 1854 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to documentation verifying that the interior of certain commercial motor vehicles was cleaned before loading cargo into the vehicles.
HB 1858 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers.
HB 1886 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose an assessment on landowners for the installation, operation, and maintenance of streetlights.
HB 1968 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.
HB 1969 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways.
HB 1970 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster.
HB 1971 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel.
HB 2020 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic.
HB 2229 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees.
HB 2347 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals.
HB 2459 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2495 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to citrus pest and disease management; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2497 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.
HB 2577 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.
HB 2758 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of excavators to notify operators of the location of planned excavations and the duties of operators to mark the location of underground facilities.
HB 2770 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites.
HB 2771 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
HB 2772 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects.
HB 2773 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.
HB 2830 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $2 or less paid to the county clerk or district clerk.
HB 2854 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by firefighters and emergency medical technicians or their survivors.
HB 2857 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense.
HB 2866 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund.
HB 2868 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County.
HB 2875 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to state-supported education and health care benefits for certain military personnel and their dependents.
HB 2975 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to speed limits; amending provisions subject to a general criminal penalty.
HB 3002 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road.
HB 3035 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the provision of prescription drugs and other pharmacy benefits.
HB 3036 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided.
HB 3040 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects.
HB 3220 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.
HB 3467 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a postsecondary distance learning feasibility study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 3706 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs.
HB 3814 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HCR 117 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act.
HJR 30 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HR 444 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Mid-Valley Day at the State Capitol.
HR 524 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kennedy Clay Roland of Lockhart.
HR 1510 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Billy Parker on his retirement from the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service.
HR 1857 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the 2014-2015 Leadership Mid Valley class to the State Capitol on April 8, 2015.
83rd Regular Session
HB 175 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 176 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 363 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 364 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
HB 365 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians.
HB 366 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
Caption: Relating to the dissemination, retention, and use of criminal history record information and fingerprints to and by state agencies for employment, contracting, or licensing or other purposes.
HB 367 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body.
HB 368 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 369 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 665 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.
HB 667 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to an unlawful employment practice for an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.
HB 668 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
HB 1088 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to consumer protection provisions applicable to Medicaid managed care contracts.
HB 1089 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a requirement that managed care organizations cover certain medication prescribed to Medicaid recipients enrolled in managed care plans.
HB 1090 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 1 Type 3 Rio Grande Valley and authorizing the creation of a Texas Task Force 2 by certain municipalities.
HB 1091 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation.
HB 1092 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disciplinary suspension of firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1380 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to passing certain vehicles on a highway; providing a penalty.
HB 1381 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the delivery of prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program through a managed care delivery model.
HB 2423 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 2424 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the designation of the part of U.S. Highway 83 Business in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.
HB 2425 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the form, content, and provision of payoff statements for property tax loans.
HB 2426 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certification and recertification requirements and adoption of statewide certification examinations for emergency services personnel.
HB 2427 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information regarding certain medical debt of a consumer.
HB 2428 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on delivering dental services under the Medicaid program and the child health plan program through a managed care model or arrangement in certain counties.
HB 2429 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee.
HB 2430 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an appeal by a deputy sheriff under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner.
HB 2447 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the sale and advertisement of portable fire extinguishers.
HB 2632 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for certain ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program and the inclusion of certain ambulance service providers in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations.
HB 2655 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Special Purpose Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 3289 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the licensing of professionals engaged in Texas pollutant discharge elimination system-related stormwater activity.
HB 3290 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of a vulnerable road user; providing penalties.
HB 3291 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities.
HB 3292 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the administration of the Texas emergency services retirement system and the Texas local firefighters retirement systems.
HB 3293 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to requirements for addressing and preventing damage to underground utility facilities; imposing a fee; creating an offense.
HB 3294 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to increasing civil penalties for excavator violations.
HJR 56 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HR 603 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2013, as Mid-Valley Day at the State Capitol.
HR 871 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maria G. Aguirre of Weslaco.
HR 981 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending students and advisors from Weslaco and Weslaco East High Schools for participating in Texas SkillsUSA Day.
HR 1019 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard C. Hawkins of Weslaco.
HR 1613 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the 2012-2013 Leadership Mid Valley class to the State Capitol on April 24, 2013.
83rd 3rd Called Session
HR 4 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amanda Carmona Rodriguez of Weslaco on her 95th birthday.
82nd Regular Session
HB 53 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 54 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 55 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.
HB 56 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 57 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program.
HB 58 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
HB 59 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to recipients of financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 60 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 61 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 62 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 63 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information.
HB 64 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rebates and the sale of crop insurance.
HB 65 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the total cost of residential retail electricity in advertisements and contracts.
HB 66 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body.
HB 67 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 68 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice concerning the use of criminal history information in an employer's hiring process.
HB 69 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the application of a vital statistics record fee to general records management.
HB 70 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
HB 71 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 72 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to exempting certain military personnel from motor vehicle registration fees.
HB 73 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information to state agencies for employment or contracting purposes.
HB 2071 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an appeal by a deputy sheriff under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner.
HB 2072 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private organization for the operation of a detention facility.
HB 2073 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials.
HB 2074 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the motor fuel tax for railway engines and the allocation of revenue; providing a penalty.
HB 2075 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians.
HB 2568 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commuter rail district to impose a property tax.
HB 2569 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county contracts with private entities for jail facilities; providing a penalty.
HB 2570 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal prohibition of the use of low-speed vehicles to transport passengers for hire.
HB 2571 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the purposes and designation of transportation reinvestment zones.
HB 3729 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the expansion of extraterritorial jurisdiction in certain municipalities.
HB 3730 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain privatization of maintenance contracts awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3731 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways.
HB 3732 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a regional mobility authority to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.
HB 3733 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 3 in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 3734 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3735 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the disposition of certain fees collected by the commission.
HB 3736 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to appointment of a department head of a fire or police department in certain municipalities.
HB 3737 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to broadcasting of athletic competitions sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 3738 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 3841 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 907 in Hidalgo County as Rudy Villarreal Road.
HJR 21 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 125 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit commuter rail districts to impose a property tax on property located in the district to pay debt issued or assumed by the district and to pay the maintenance and operating expenses of the district.
HR 373 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring students from Weslaco High School for participating in Texas SkillsUSA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 560 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Audrey Jones for her contributions to the medical profession and her service to the Texas Legislature as Physician of the Day for February 23, 2011.
HR 561 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 2011, as Mid-Valley Day at the State Capitol.
HR 883 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Valley Grande Adventist Academy in Weslaco.
HR 1190 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Mid Valley to the State Capitol.
HR 1513 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the Second Annual Cinco de Mayo BBQ Cook-Off and Fiesta in San Juan.
HR 1515 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Summers of Weslaco.
HR 1759 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Progreso Independent School District for its Early College High School program.
HR 1948 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Juan and Olga Lugo of Donna on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1949 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of longtime Weslaco resident Janie Cuellar Salinas.
HR 2600 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Fernando De La Rosa.
81st Regular Session
HB 83 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a health science center and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 84 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 85 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 86 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 87 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HB 88 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue from a tax increment fund to acquire, construct, or reconstruct educational facilities.
HB 89 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 90 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of toy-like lighters in this state; imposing a penalty.
HB 91 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment by The University of Texas System of a law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 92 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 839 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale or delivery of salvia divinorum to a child; providing a penalty.
HB 840 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to rates charged by an electric utility or retail electric provider on acquisition by another electric utility or retail electric provider.
HB 841 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons, or persons with special medical needs.
HB 842 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain school districts to lay in county rights-of-way fiber optic cable or other means of transmitting information.
HB 843 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
HB 844 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services.
HB 845 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program.
HB 846 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the license or certificate renewal process for emergency medical services personnel and certain law enforcement officers.
HB 847 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of certain local sales and use taxes.
HB 848 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 1169 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers.
HB 1170 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the qualifications to conduct a social study in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1171 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain counties to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.
HB 1172 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans.
HB 1697 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a solar energy technology generation incentive program to be administered by electric utilities.
HB 1698 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.
HB 1699 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the child health plan program.
HB 1708 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the provision and evaluation of comprehensive substance abuse treatment under the state Medicaid program.
HB 1709 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the random assignment of criminal and civil cases in district courts in Hidalgo County.
HB 2880 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students in grades three through eight.
HB 2881 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Affordable Health Care Benefit Program.
HB 2882 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs.
HB 2883 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways.
HB 2884 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rebates and the sale of crop insurance.
HB 2885 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to determination of the examination pass rate for nursing educational programs.
HB 2886 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurer assessments to fund the catastrophe reserve trust fund.
HB 2887 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
HB 2888 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 2889 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of ambulance service providers for certain occurrences.
HB 2890 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body.
HB 2891 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to a fee charged by a municipality for a copy of public records.
HB 2892 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to the resumption of service by certain retirees under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3240 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a municipal program for foreclosure on and improvement of certain property, and the subsequent sale of the property as affordable housing.
HB 3241 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to economic development in the state by creating economic development opportunities in counties that contain colonias and by developing the workforce by increasing adult literacy rates.
HB 3247 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private organization for the operation of a detention facility.
HB 3598 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic monitoring pilot program by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 4575 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to an exemption from accreditation for certain private postsecondary educational institutions offering professional law degrees in this state.
HB 4576 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 1015 in Hidalgo County as the Bill Summers International Boulevard.
HB 4577 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants.
HB 4578 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the official citrus producers' pest and disease management corporation; providing penalties.
HJR 18 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 59 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a percentage of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain partially disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation.
HR 222 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First United Methodist Church of Donna on its 100th anniversary.
HR 450 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2009, as Texas SkillsUSA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 527 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Audrey Jones for her contributions to the medical profession and her service to the Texas Legislature as Physician of the Day for February 26, 2009.
HR 606 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Mid Valley to the State Capitol.
HR 689 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 11, 2009, as Mid-Valley Day at the State Capitol.
HR 903 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating members of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School mariachi band on their accomplishments in University Interscholastic League competition.
HR 1201 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gonzalez Place tavern in Weslaco.
HR 1202 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Marla M. Guerra, superintendent of South Texas ISD, on earning the 2009 Texas Excellence in Education Award from AdvancED.
HR 1693 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of the Pete Abrigo Agricultural Science Complex in Weslaco.
HR 1694 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rosa Maria Pena Marquez of Weslaco.
HR 1740 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Virginia Ramirez of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School in San Juan on winning the 2009 Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association 5A state championship in the 123-pound weight class.
HR 1766 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Claudia Pena of Alamo on her receipt of a 2008 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
HR 1767 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of South Texas College.
HR 1768 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Oswaldo Castaneda on his receipt of the Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Service Award.
HR 1769 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Deyanira Castillo on being named a 2009 Student of the Year by the Migrant Student Graduation Enhancement Program of The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 1770 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ismael "Mike" Gonzalez on his receipt of the Mercedes Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Service Award.
HR 1821 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas A&M University--Kingsville Citrus Center on the 60th anniversary of its founding and recognizing the center's staff for their outstanding achievements.
HR 1991 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating IDEA Schools CEO Tom Torkelson on being nominated for inclusion in TIME magazine's 2009 TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people.
HR 1992 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard Garcia on being named the 2009 Man of the Year by the Mercedes Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1993 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dalia de la O Carr on being named the 2008 Woman of the Year by the Mercedes Chamber of Commerce.
HR 2126 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy N. Davis of Weslaco.
HR 2855 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Valley Building Officials Association on the 50th anniversary of its founding.
HR 2926 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Audrey Eoff of Weslaco for her 50 years of service to Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.
80th Regular Session
HB 93 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to health insurance benefits provided to certain public school retirees and their dependents.
HB 94 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to employer contributions for certain employed retirees under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 95 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to interference with child custody in violation of a temporary child custody order; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 96 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 97 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Relating to the use of the net proceeds of bingo by a veterans organization.
HB 98 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transportation of alcoholic beverages between certain licensed or permitted premises.
HB 99 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment or use of certain cemeteries.
HB 100 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 937 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the definition of certain authorized emergency vehicles and to an exemption from the payment of a toll for those vehicles.
HB 1259 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1260 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to exempting certain military personnel from certain state and local governmental fees.
HB 1261 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program.
HB 1262 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to civil liability for the breach of security of certain computerized data containing sensitive personal information.
HB 1630 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the meetings and records of certain property owners' associations.
HB 1988 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a protective order for a victim of the offense of sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, or indecency with a child.
HB 1989 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a person presenting certain identity documents.
HB 2067 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prescription drug coverage under the state Medicaid program.
HB 2343 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to providing a discounted rate for electricity provided to certain school districts.
HB 2509 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to fraudulent workers' compensation insurance acts; providing an election of prosecution provision.
HB 2510 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a commuter rail district; granting the authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 2511 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Relating to a dental services voucher pilot program in border-region counties.
HB 2707 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of a plan to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for dental services.
HB 2784 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a fee on conviction after a custodial arrest.
HB 3014 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to employer and retiree contributions for certain employed retirees under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3311 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to fees imposed by certain counties for documents provided by the county clerk.
HB 3312 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to reporting certain information regarding residential property and personal automobile insurance and public Internet access to that information.
HB 3360 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prerequisites for enrollment in certain peace officer training programs.
HCR 12 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the bolo tie as the official State Tie of Texas.
HCR 125 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Congress to restore full funding to the Community Oriented Policing Services program to assist Texas law enforcement in patrolling the border.
HCR 141 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to appropriate funds to ensure that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services can provide an immigration and naturalization processing system that is both efficient and secure.
HR 291 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marcela Constantino on her receipt of a 2006 Regional Teacher of the Year award from the Texas Education Agency.
HR 292 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joe Vasquez of Weslaco on his retirement from Knapp Medical Center.
HR 447 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2007, as Texas SkillsUSA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 702 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Mid Valley to the State Capitol.
HR 703 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending sincere best wishes for the future to Weslaco resident Melody Michelle Swinnea, who remains in a coma after suffering an accident in November 2006.
HR 704 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Audrey Jones for her service to the Texas Legislature as Physician of the Day for March 6, 2007.
HR 845 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Forrest L. "Champ" Jones of Donna.
HR 938 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ramon Garcia for his service as the county judge of Hidalgo County.
HR 959 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Juan de Dios "J. D." Salinas III on his election as the county judge of Hidalgo County.
HR 1279 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2007, as House District 39 Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1282 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Weslaco High School boys' basketball team on its outstanding season.
HR 1462 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alejandro Villarreal, Sr., and Victoria Villarreal of Elsa on their 60th wedding anniversary.
HR 1543 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brigadier General Gilberto S. Pena of Weslaco.
HR 1599 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Karen Djoahna Palapar of Trevino Elementary School in San Juan on being named a finalist in the 2007 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.
HR 1668 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring South Texas College for its contributions in the community.
HR 1669 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Isaac D. Rodriguez of Weslaco.
HR 1806 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sylvia G. Pena on her 50th birthday.
HR 1892 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former Mercedes High School baseball player Arturo Gonzalez.
HR 1945 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Gene Lester and Dr. Yin-Tung Wang of Weslaco on being named Fellows by the American Society for Horticultural Science.
HR 1978 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Weslaco East High School girls' basketball team on winning the District 32-4A championship.
HR 2782 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Rio Grande Valley Partnership for its record of achievements.
HR 2874 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the interns and aide of State Representative Armando "Mando" Martinez for their service throughout the 80th Legislative Session.
HR 2938 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clarissa Ann Balli on being named valedictorian of Donna High School.
HR 2939 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melody Michelle Swinnea of Weslaco.
HR 2940 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jacqueline Renee Valdez on being named the 2007 salutatorian of Weslaco East High School.
HR 2941 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Miriam Aceves on being named the 2007 valedictorian of Weslaco East High School.
79th Regular Session
HB 215 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing certain standards for the drug testing of defendants placed on community supervision.
HB 216 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 233 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the securing by municipal police officers of a scene to which the municipality's emergency ambulance service responds.
HB 234 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects for airport facilities or retail businesses or facilities.
HB 255 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the reduction in value or expiration of a stored value card.
HB 803 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to improvement work areas on certain controlled access highways.
HB 804 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring notification to and approval by an association representing a municipality's firefighters before certain municipalities may outsource the provision of emergency medical services.
HB 805 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to allowing certain emergency and hospital personnel to take the thumbprint of certain people who receive emergency prehospital care.
HB 806 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to a retail installment contract or retail charge agreement that provides for payment of no time price differential or interest for a stated period.
HB 992 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to nursing degree requirements for a licensed paramedic.
HB 1416 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health insurance benefits provided to certain public school retirees and their dependents.
HB 2967 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
HB 2968 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for medications administered to Medicaid recipients receiving emergency medical services.
HB 3570 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Hidalgo County.
HCR 137 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to press for NAFTA reforms to provide preference protections for produce grown in South Texas and marketed in the same area.
HCR 138 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs to support the veterans of South Texas by building a veterans hospital in Weslaco, Texas.
HR 438 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paula Lopez-Villanueva of Weslaco on her success in the waste management business.
HR 462 Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Heriberto "Herbie" Lopez on being named to the Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame Class of 2004 Million Dollar Band.
HR 616 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 3rd Battalion 141st Infantry on the occasion of its deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
HR 617 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Veterans Middle School students Carlos and Amanda Valdez of Donna on qualifying for the regional spelling bee.
HR 618 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carina Garcia for graduating as valedictorian of her class at South Texas Vocational Technical Institute.
HR 619 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christene Diaz for graduating as salutatorian of her class at South Texas Vocational Technical Institute.
HR 620 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring South Texas Vo-Tech Institute of Weslaco for the outstanding educational opportunities it provides area residents.
HR 621 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Carr and Irma Lopez on the opening of Tastee Temptations bakery in Pharr.
HR 625 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Olga H. Maldonado on being named chief of police of the city of Mercedes.
HR 640 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Georgina Guerrero on being named Miss Mercedes for 2005.
HR 794 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jesse Marines of Weslaco High School on winning a silver medal at the 2005 UIL State Wrestling Championships.
HR 986 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sebastian Zarate of Laredo for his contributions to the breeding and training of Azteca horses.
HR 987 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alfredo Gomez of Weslaco for winning the Texas Kids Aviation Art Calendar Contest.
HR 988 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District for their participation in the UIL State Wrestling Championships in Austin.
HR 989 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jannice Vela of Weslaco for supporting the U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through the "Project for the Troops."
HR 990 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jena Segura of Weslaco for supporting the U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through the "Project for the Troops."
HR 991 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James Bowie Elementary School in the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District on being named an "exemplary" school by the Texas Education Agency and featured as a High Performing School on the National Just for the Kids website.
HR 1071 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the opening of the new Alamo Public Library.
HR 1147 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Socorro Cano for her volunteer work with Mercedes schools.
HR 1148 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Maria Elena Betancourt-Delgado of Donna on being recognized in Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 2004-2005.
HR 1149 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Maria del Carmen Torres for her volunteer work with Mercedes schools.
HR 1353 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring officials from Tamaulipas, Mexico, on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.
HR 1354 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Enrique Gonzales on his retirement as assistant chief of the Weslaco Police Department.
HR 1409 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring U.S. Army First Sergeant Leonel Garcia, Jr., of Mercedes for his service to his country.
HR 1467 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the first graduating class of Mid Valley Christian School.
HR 1635 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Weslaco on May 18, 2005.
HR 1636 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alvin M. "Al" Levine of Weslaco.
HR 1637 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dora Faye Ligon of Weslaco.
HR 1711 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring U.S. Marine First Lieutenant Jeremiah Leibowitz for his service to this nation.
HR 2023 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former state district judge Fernando Mancias of McAllen.
HR 2107 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring U.S. Marine First Lieutenant Jeremiah Leibowitz for his service to this nation.
HR 2291 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marcia Jean Parrish Shedden of McAllen.
79th 2nd Called Session
HR 142 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Rodolfo Guerrero of Weslaco for his positive contributions to the health and well-being of his fellow Texans.
HR 189 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Robert Trevino, Jr., for his courageous service in Iraq.
HR 233 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sam Sparks of Santa Rosa on his selection as the 2005 Distinguished Citizen by the Rio Grande Council, Boy Scouts of America.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 77 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary and benefits of certain employees of public schools.
HB 86 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
HJR 27 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes.
HR 406 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. D. Solis on his retirement from the U.S. Border Patrol in April 2006.
HR 601 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Epitacia Yanez of Donna on the occasion of her 105th birthday.
HR 756 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Porfiria Villanueva, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 757 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Prima Martinez, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 758 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Savas Reyes, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 759 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Maria Hilaria Alvarez, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 760 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cora Holland, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 761 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marcial Zavala, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.
HR 762 Author: Martinez, Armando
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Herminia Rodriguez, a participant in the 9th Annual Centenarian Program in Mercedes.