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Legislation authored by Philip Cortez

Includes legislation with Philip Cortez as the primary author for the 83rd through 86th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

86th Regular Session
HB 340 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a minimum school recess period for certain public school students.
HB 341 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.
HB 342 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program.
HB 387 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to submission of reports by an advanced practice registered nurse under the workers' compensation system.
HB 408 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Army of Occupation Medal specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.
HB 737 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers; imposing a fee.
HB 998 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Promise Scholarship Program for certain students at participating two-year public institutions of higher education.
HB 1351 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the United States armed forces and the state military forces.
HB 1354 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in certain urban districts.
HB 1782 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and interprofessional Internet consultations in this state.
HB 1823 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the reduction of school district property taxes as a result of the school facilities allotment.
HB 1825 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
HB 2119 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account.
HB 2332 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in certain urban districts.
HB 2414 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to participation by certain state employees in a default investment product under a deferred compensation plan.
HB 2479 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation.
HB 2584 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite.
HB 2592 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishment of an employee grievance procedure for the Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 2640 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to political parties.
HB 3291 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for grants for alternative fueling facilities.
HB 3403 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to addressing workplace bullying in school districts.
HB 3408 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of licensed professional counselor associates; requiring an occupational license.
HB 4256 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments.
HB 4260 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities.
85th Regular Session
HB 818 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county clerk in certain counties to conduct certain marriage ceremonies and collect a related fee; authorizing a fee.
HB 970 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.
HB 974 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county clerk in certain counties to conduct a marriage ceremony and collect a related fee; authorizing a fee.
HB 1245 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.
HB 1408 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
HB 1414 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voting procedures for certain federal postcard applicants and military personnel serving overseas.
HB 1583 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events.
HB 1726 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense.
HB 2074 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to specialty license plates issued for peace officers wounded or killed in the line of duty and eliminating the fee for the issuance of those plates.
HB 2143 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to protection for physician assistants who refuse to engage in certain conduct.
HB 2210 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a college readiness memorandum of understanding between a school district and a public institution of higher education.
HB 2749 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Port Authority Advisory Committee.
HB 2761 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a defense base development authority to participate in a company or partnership organized to finance redevelopment projects.
HB 2853 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers.
HB 3196 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to conciliation agreements under the Texas Fair Housing Act.
HB 3413 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program, including the funding of fueling stations from grants under that program.
HB 3416 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and county tax assessor-collector vehicle titling and registration duties and fees associated with those duties.
HB 3625 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reciprocity standards for certain emergency medical services personnel who served in the United States military.
HB 3743 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments.
HB 3895 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account.
HB 4044 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the application of discipline to certain students with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder.
HB 4045 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation and permitting of groundwater.
HB 4349 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alamo Management District; providing authority to issue bonds.
HR 151 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the San Antonio-Greater Helotes Little League softball team on winning the 2016 Little League Softball World Series.
HR 1387 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Kelly Field in San Antonio.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 178 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.
HR 376 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Pedro Reyes for his service as interim president of The University of Texas at San Antonio.
83rd Regular Session
HB 460 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county clerk in certain counties to conduct a marriage ceremony and collect a related fee.
HB 551 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the payment of tuition for public high school students who participate in college credit programs.
HB 654 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability of a tenant representative to serve as a commissioner of a local housing authority.
HB 655 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to exempting defense base development authorities from certain contracting requirements.
HB 656 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure law to a defense base development authority.
HB 806 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs.
HB 1180 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1589 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the awarding of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor.
HB 1590 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from certain municipal and county solid waste disposal service requirements.
HB 1591 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles.
HB 1624 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the assumed name of a series limited liability company.
HB 1816 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to lighting requirements for drivers during motor vehicle stops.
HB 1914 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain required notices under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, including employer liability arising from failure to provide the notice.
HB 1915 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of an ethics policy by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
HB 1959 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the retirement of certain state debt.
HB 1960 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to reciprocity for emergency medical services personnel certification for certain United States military personnel.
HB 2070 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program for certain persons.
HB 2071 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the issuance by reciprocity of a license to practice medical physics to persons who hold a license from the United States armed forces.
HB 2135 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to waivers and grants of credit for the requirements to obtain certain private security licenses to individuals who hold security credentials from the United States armed forces.
HB 2374 Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties.
HB 2708 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a tax on water consumption by certain residential water customers and the use of the revenue generated by the tax to finance water projects; providing for penalties; authorizing a fee.
HB 2709 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.
HB 2891 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to duties of the comptroller's office regarding state-owned intellectual property and commercial equity.
HB 2943 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities of entities in the aerospace industry.
HB 3211 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas.
HB 3261 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster.
HB 3430 Author: Cortez, Philip
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.
HR 510 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending ChildSafe of San Antonio for its efforts to protect the children of Bexar County.
HR 756 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 12, 2013, as Alamo Area Council of Governments Day at the State Capitol.
HR 987 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Requesting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency amend its financial threshold criteria for providing disaster aid to allow assistance to communities whose average property value is lower than the applicable local county or city average.
HR 1900 Author: Cortez, Philip
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Magdalen Wiatrek of Kenedy on her 100th birthday.