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Legislation authored by Diego Bernal

Includes legislation with Diego Bernal as the primary author for the 84th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 102 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.
HB 129 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain certified or licensed professionals to certain public schools.
HB 165 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.
HB 170 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to coverage for mammography under certain health benefit plans.
HB 172 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
HB 177 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program.
HB 180 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to a waiver of fees for foster care and homeless youth for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.
HB 185 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a study of the impact, feasibility, and advisability of adopting a property tax system in which the disclosure of the sales price of real property is required by law.
HB 188 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.
HB 190 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to verification by a credit services organization of a consumer's ability to repay an extension of consumer credit.
HB 193 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses.
HB 199 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permissible uses of the instructional materials allotment.
HB 202 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.
HB 206 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; changing the amount of a civil penalty.
HB 231 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transportation services for homeless students.
HB 240 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
HB 242 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty.
HB 254 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.
HB 266 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of sanitary, decent, and safe dwelling for housing developments.
HB 267 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the attendance calculation for elementary grade levels.
HB 268 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transportation services for homeless students.
HB 271 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to student access to certain academic records; authorizing a fee.
HB 272 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.
HB 308 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars.
HB 420 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to corporal punishment in public schools.
HB 441 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to pay the cost of taking a high school equivalency examination for certain individuals.
HB 641 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts.
HB 706 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are deaf or hard of hearing for audiology services under the school health and related services program.
HB 816 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HB 905 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports.
HB 1102 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase.
HB 1152 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster.
HB 1453 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Recommitted to committee
Caption: Relating to special education-related requirements, including the provision of certain services, the composition of the State Board for Educator Certification, and certain educator requirements.
HB 1608 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the creation of a distillery festival permit; authorizing a fee.
HB 1765 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to standards for certain child-care facilities that detain unaccompanied children.
HB 1795 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by certain entities of state and federal immigration laws with respect to persons younger than 18 years of age.
HB 1799 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 1830 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of municipal zoning ordinances to certain open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 2163 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the types of vehicles regulated as neighborhood electric vehicles.
HB 2881 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to establishing resource campuses to improve a public school campus not performing satisfactorily.
HB 2883 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.
HB 3448 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of whistleblower protection laws to certain appointed municipal officers.
HB 3728 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees; providing administrative penalties.
HB 3776 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain children through the private marketplace.
HB 3788 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program.
HB 3921 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain contracting requirements for the provision of broadband Internet access service to governmental entities.
HB 3923 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.
HB 3924 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to specialized license plates and parking placards for vehicles of persons with disabilities.
HB 4242 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the consideration of reading level in the adoption of certain assessment instruments and associated student performance levels and to the temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools.
HB 4503 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to the proof of ownership required for the registration of certain boats.
HJR 48 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total assessed value of the residence homestead of an unpaid caregiver of an individual who is eligible to receive long-term services and supports under the Medicaid program while the individual is on a waiting list for the services and supports.
HJR 56 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period.
HR 642 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Seaman Lawrence Paul Hayden of Houston.
85th Regular Session
HB 182 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a study of the economic impact of requiring the disclosure of the sales price of real property.
HB 184 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
HB 185 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to reporting principal turnover information in the performance report of a public school district.
HB 186 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.
HB 188 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HB 191 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
HB 192 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.
HB 194 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.
HB 195 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage for diagnostic mammography under certain health benefit plans.
HB 197 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses.
HB 198 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
HB 199 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program.
HB 353 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to certain public schools.
HB 366 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to an elective course in ethnic studies for middle school, junior high school, and high school students.
HB 367 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.
HB 379 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty.
HB 413 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increased flexibility in the use of the Instructional Materials Allotment
HB 657 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.
HB 658 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility.
HB 741 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the affordability of extension of consumer credit.
HB 816 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.
HB 860 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the compensation of public school district employees for additional workdays.
HB 862 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a waiver of fees for foster care and homeless youth for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.
HB 903 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 1831 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation.
HB 1968 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 2677 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities.
HB 3573 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the applicability of municipal zoning ordinances to certain open-enrollment charter schools.
HB 3586 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to funding for new and existing migrant labor housing facilities; establishing an interagency task force to provide support for migrant agricultural workers.
HB 3593 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings.
HB 3691 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.
HB 3865 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the approval and modification of a campus turnaround plan submitted by a school district.
HB 4043 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the definition of a neighborhood electric vehicle.
HR 600 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2017, as Texas Social Work Day at the State Capitol.
HR 648 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as VIVA San Antonio Day at the State Capitol.
HR 888 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the San Antonio ISD Student Advisory Council for their service during the 2016-2017 school year.
HR 1029 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mariana Ornelas of San Antonio.
HR 1231 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Erwin J. De Luna for his contributions as president of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission.
HR 1504 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Henry "Pepsi" Peña of San Antonio on his 70th birthday.
HR 1949 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Teens in the Driver Seat program.
HR 1950 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 300th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio.
HR 2402 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Legislative Budget Board for its work during the 85th Legislative Session.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 98 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.
HB 121 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the costs of educating educationally disadvantaged students and students of limited English proficiency in public schools.
HB 197 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.
HB 234 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensatory education allotment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 256 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Legislative Budget Board's report on equalized funding elements under the public school finance system.
HR 19 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Florentino Duran of San Antonio.
84th Regular Session
HB 2860 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition; creating an offense.
HB 2862 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program.
HB 2863 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
HB 3193 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts.
HB 3194 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for diagnostic mammography under certain health benefit plans.
HB 3195 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a health care pilot program for low-income individuals.
HB 3417 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.
HB 3431 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of the admission fee to sexually oriented businesses; increasing the amount of a fee.
HB 3881 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads.
HB 3960 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to enter into a property tax loan if the property is already subject to a lien securing such a loan.
HB 3961 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk.
HB 3962 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the time of delivery to the early voting ballot board for ballots voted by mail in certain counties.
HB 4057 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 4092 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the compensation of public school district employees for additional workdays.
HB 4101 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits set aside for at-risk developments.
HR 2215 Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 110th anniversary of the founding of the H-E-B chain of grocery stores.
HR 3002 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kathy Bieser of International School of the Americas on her selection as a finalist in the Principal Secondary category of the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.
HR 3128 Author: Bernal, Diego
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 85th anniversary of Mount Sacred Heart Catholic School in San Antonio.