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Legislation authored by Sylvia Garcia

Includes legislation with Sylvia Garcia as the primary author for the 83rd through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

85th Regular Session
SB 128 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges and to certain requirements for commercial driver's licenses.
SB 129 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.
SB 143 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application.
SB 144 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station.
SB 145 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors.
SB 146 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic update of voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.
SB 147 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.
SB 148 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.
SB 149 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons younger than 18 years of age to preregister to vote.
SB 150 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons younger than 18 years of age to preregister to vote.
SB 191 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild.
SB 192 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a comprehensive review by the Texas Education Agency of weights, allotments, and adjustments under the public school finance system.
SB 193 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to Texas community schools.
SB 194 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.
SB 195 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school.
SB 196 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.
SB 367 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 368 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties.
SB 369 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews.
SB 370 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
SB 462 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.
SB 508 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.
SB 517 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts.
SB 693 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.
SB 695 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to elective courses in ethnic studies for middle school and high school students.
SB 727 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.
SB 925 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the facilitation of voting by persons confined in certain jails.
SB 961 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman.
SB 962 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to develop and establish an online reporting system for sex offenses.
SB 997 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.
SB 1113 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty.
SB 1115 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.
SB 1121 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check.
SB 1159 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting course materials purchased, used, or consumed by certain students from the sales and use tax.
SB 1160 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation.
SB 1161 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services.
SB 1162 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.
SB 1163 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.
SB 1165 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of arrest records and files for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of certain offenses.
SB 1189 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors.
SB 1194 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to community outreach on the dangers of abusable synthetic substances.
SB 1195 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to studies and reports on the prosecution of criminal cases involving abusable synthetic substances.
SB 1311 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; creating an offense.
SB 1341 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee.
SB 1342 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits.
SB 1579 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to terminate the existence of a domestic filing entity if a substantial owner or governing person of the entity has been convicted of human trafficking or compelling prostitution.
SB 1580 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the testing of drinking water from and the replacement and repair of drinking water outlets and water lines on publicly owned and operated property.
SB 1581 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a public defender's investigation into a defendant's finances.
SB 1582 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to community supervision in this state and the waiver or modification of certain fees, fines, and costs imposed on certain defendants; changing fees applicable to community supervision or a defendant's participation in certain programs.
SB 1583 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability.
SB 1584 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the conditions of community supervision.
SB 1587 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to lead in drinking water at public schools.
SB 1765 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tax increment reinvestment zone transparency and accountability.
SB 1777 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a criminal penalty for the violation of a rule adopted or order issued under the Flood Control and Insurance Act.
SB 1778 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention.
SB 1850 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements.
SB 1851 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.
SB 1852 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a study on dropout prevention and recovery before the ninth grade.
SB 1853 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notice provided by an applicant to house inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.
SB 1914 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the examination of volunteer deputy registrars.
SB 1934 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to notify employees of an open-enrollment charter school of the revocation, nonrenewal, expiration, or surrender of a charter.
SB 2100 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to a study of the fees charged by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 2101 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the inspection, maintenance, and repair of guardrails by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 2102 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to lower speed limits on certain highways.
SB 2103 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to alter prima facie speed limits.
SB 2192 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods.
SB 2238 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain sexual offenses and certain other offenses involving conduct of a sexual nature, including the creation of the criminal offenses of sexual coercion, indecent assault, and possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to those offenses.
SCR 42 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to adopt a Vision Zero strategy to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.
SJR 44 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the recognition of equal rights of all people.
SR 39 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater Houston League of United Latin American Citizens Council 4241 for its commitment to civil rights.
SR 155 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Hispanic Forum on the occasion of its Career and Education Day.
SR 252 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Literacy Education Day.
SR 341 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2017, as Texas Social Work Day.
SR 345 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker in honor of James Sherwood Lucas and his son, Alfred T. Lucas.
SR 364 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Houston East End Chamber of Commerce Day.
SR 387 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating March 13, 2017, as Houston Advocacy Day.
SR 452 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David L. Smith and Linda Smith on the occasion of their 25th pastoral anniversary.
SR 474 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Amber Anderson Mostyn for being honored at the 2017 Annie's List Houston Luncheon.
SR 547 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Denver Harbor Little League on the occasion of its 58th anniversary.
SR 602 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.
SR 610 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
SR 630 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the ninth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.
SR 653 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker in honor of the life of James Robert Cade.
SR 654 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2017, as San Jacinto College Day.
SR 710 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fran Valenzuela for her contributions to her community.
SR 773 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Fred Russell on the occasion of his 20th anniversary as pastor of Greater Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.
SR 854 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2, 2017.
SR 892 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John G. Pohlman on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 925 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diane Schenke for her contributions to the East End area of Houston.
85th 1st Called Session
SB 65 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty.
SB 66 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee.
SB 108 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses.
SB 109 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law.
SB 110 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
SB 113 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to early voting by certain persons who are caretakers of persons with certain disabilities.
SB 120 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money in companies involved in the border wall between the United States and Mexico.
SB 121 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company engaged in planning, constructing, or maintaining the border wall between the United States and Mexico.
SR 81 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Aaron Stewart Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 135 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing August 22, 2017, as Michael Pollard–YOGI Bear Mentoring Day.
84th Regular Session
SB 141 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors.
SB 142 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars.
SB 143 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application.
SB 250 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.
SB 366 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty.
SB 367 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 368 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews.
SB 556 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a comprehensive review by the Texas Education Agency of weights, allotments, and adjustments under the public school finance system.
SB 606 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
SB 640 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts.
SB 706 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to classification of a liquid substance used to fill an electronic cigarette as a hazardous substance.
SB 707 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services.
SB 708 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses.
SB 753 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.
SB 839 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Generation Park Management District.
SB 886 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to training requirements for certain child-care workers.
SB 887 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County.
SB 896 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1055 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction in school districts that implement a flexible school day.
SB 1063 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to outreach materials to foster awareness of recent public school curriculum changes.
SB 1064 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use by the state or an agency or political subdivision of the state of a same-sex marriage license or similar document for the limited purpose of verifying a person's identity.
SB 1085 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild.
SB 1114 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools.
SB 1135 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense.
SB 1170 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to excluding certain students from the computation of dropout and completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.
SB 1199 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts.
SB 1472 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors.
SB 1473 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records.
SB 1474 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs and the eligibility for participation in and administration of those programs.
SB 1475 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing an enhanced Medicaid managed care consumer support system.
SB 1476 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state.
SB 1477 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the continuity of care and service program for offenders with mental impairments.
SB 1478 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
SB 1479 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to reasonable break times and facilities for school district educators expressing breast milk.
SB 1480 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs.
SB 1481 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to notify employees of an open-enrollment charter school of the revocation, nonrenewal, expiration, or surrender of a charter.
SB 1482 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to alternative education programs for middle school students.
SB 1483 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to Texas community schools.
SB 1484 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community school grant program.
SB 1485 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons.
SB 1486 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check.
SB 1487 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman.
SB 1488 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district and a junior college district; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1489 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to information regarding provisional voting.
SB 1490 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to issuance of a receipt for a voter registration application that may be used for the purpose of voting.
SB 1491 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station.
SB 1501 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to permitting and restrictions on the operations of scrap metal recycling facilities.
SB 1502 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles.
SB 1504 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers, salvage pool operators, and salvage vehicle rebuilders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license.
SB 1505 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to expunction of certain criminal records.
SB 1507 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director.
SB 1525 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of communication devices at a voting station.
SB 1526 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.
SB 1551 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election.
SB 1580 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on homeless veterans.
SB 1786 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of petroleum coke storage and transport.
SB 1787 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility.
SB 1846 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for violating the Flood Control and Insurance Act.
SB 1847 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston.
SB 1848 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil liability of shareholders and members of certain legal entities that engage in the trafficking of persons.
SB 1857 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.
SB 1858 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction.
SB 1892 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study on homeless youth.
SB 1893 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assessment of public school students in writing and English language arts.
SB 1894 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities.
SB 1929 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1930 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1931 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a parent in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1932 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the payment of permanency care assistance.
SB 1933 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for items sold through a vending machine operated by certain nonprofit organizations.
SB 1980 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.
SB 2001 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.
SR 62 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John and Jeanine Alemán on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 127 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the League of United Latin American Citizens Council 402 on the occasion of its Annual Scholarship Gala.
SR 128 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 15 through 21, 2015, as National LULAC Week.
SR 131 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jane Cummins, who was sworn in as president of the Texas Lyceum.
SR 189 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating February 18, 2015, as Indo-Americans of Greater Houston Day.
SR 262 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tatcho Mindiola Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 263 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2015 as Professional Social Work Month in Texas.
SR 307 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2015, as Lemonade Day.
SR 308 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2015, as National Mental Health and Dignity Day.
SR 341 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating March 28, 2015, as Dixie Little League Day.
SR 344 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lucy Moreno for her service to the Young at Heart senior group at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
SR 392 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Northeast Cultural Arts Council on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 398 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending condolences to the families of the missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.
SR 419 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tony Carroll and Bruce Smith for their contributions to the gay and lesbian community.
SR 441 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Don Nelson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 464 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Calvary Missionary Baptist Church on the occasion of its 89th anniversary.
SR 465 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ivas and Jewitt Montgomery on the occasion of their retirement.
SR 491 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 6, 2015, as Lone Star College Day.
SR 531 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe B. Allen for receiving the West Houston Association Impact Award.
SR 596 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 7-11, 2016, as Municipal Courts Week.
SR 597 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 2-6, 2015, as Municipal Courts Week.
SR 612 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas on the occasion of its 29th anniversary.
SR 626 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2015, as Mexican American Studies Day in Texas.
SR 628 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Praise Christian Center World Outreach on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 629 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Ripley House Neighborhood Center on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 632 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing ExxonMobil Baytown on the occasion of the ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Lubes Expansion Project.
SR 633 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 179th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.
SR 671 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the citizens of Galena Park who are observing the National Day of Prayer.
SR 723 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Grace Cathedral Church in Houston on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 724 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wanda Heath Johnson on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 804 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the students of Chavez High School for winning the 2014-2015 Vocabulary Bowl.
SR 829 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gayle Fallon on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 940 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cecilia Phalen Abbott for her address at the Excellence in Education Scholarship Luncheon.
SR 955 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the GO Neighborhoods program of the Avenue Community Development Corporation.
SR 970 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Robles Cardenas on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 971 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Denver Harbor Senior Citizens Center on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 980 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending those who contribute to the development of weight management programs designed to prevent and treat obesity.
SR 1001 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing One Voice Texas on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 1002 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laurie M. Glaze on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1030 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Recognizing the honorees of the Harris County Democratic Party's inaugural Living Legends Brunch.
83rd Regular Session
SB 1892 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services and coordinating workgroups established by the council.
SB 1895 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child.
SB 1896 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges.
SB 1897 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the territory of the East Aldine Management District.
SB 1898 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-A; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-B; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1911 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews.
SB 1912 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities.
SB 1914 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain specialty license plates.
SR 697 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ronald Lynn Raspberry.
SR 752 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker at Robert E. Lee High School.
SR 891 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing May 15, 2013, as East Aldine District Legislative Day.
SR 1001 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dennis W. Walker for his service with the Jacinto City Police Department.
SR 1002 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer Simpson Castaneda for her service with the Jacinto City Police Department.
SR 1038 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Webb on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1057 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Father Benito Retortillo for his service in South Texas.
SR 1058 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Father Epifanio Rodriguez for his service in South Texas.
83rd 1st Called Session
SR 116 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Yolanda Black Navarro for receiving the Women on the Move Award.
SR 122 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bob Borochoff for being honored by the American Jewish Committee.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SB 30 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services under the CHIP perinatal program.
SB 39 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
SR 34 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Maria Casanova for being selected as the 2012 Jurist of the Year.
SR 48 Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy Blackwell on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 70 Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating July 27, 2013, as Gus Garcia Day.