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Legislation authored by Ben T. Reyes

Includes legislation with Ben T. Reyes as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 371 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of penalties and definition of official oppression.
HB 829 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to coverage of agricultural employers and employment under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
HB 830 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on State Employees
Caption: Relating to penalties for failure to grant public access to public information.
HB 831 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the value of an urban homestead that is exempt from forced sale.
HB 832 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to supervision of political subdivisions participating in federal matching fund and reimbursement programs that provide certain kinds of public assistance.
HB 1173 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to prohibition of discrimination by certain cities in deducting membership dues from employee payrolls.
HB 1234 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to administration of the state's responsibility under federal economic opportunity programs.
HB 1980 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the membership and election of the governing bodies of certain cities.
HB 1981 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees collected by county clerks and clerks of county courts for certain services.
HJR 72 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the value of an urban homestead that is exempt from forced sale.
65th Regular Session
HB 78 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax on pistol dealers.
HB 102 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of programs of recruitment and support services for educationally disadvantaged students in public institutions of higher education.
HB 287 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the payment of unemployment compensation in labor disputes.
HB 357 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to supervise federal matching programs for political subdivisions which provide emergency services for children of needy families, interim assistance to applicants for supplemental income grants, general assistance for the medically disabled, and certain social services; creating the Advisory Board for Political Subdivisions.
HB 359 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to social security benefits for school districts employees.
HB 841 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing for a system of election day voter registration and voting at the polls; containing penal provisions; making the enactment effective and permanent upon the happening of a certain stated contingency.
HB 917 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain handguns; providing penalties.
HB 1186 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the formula for determining delegate representation at county, senatorial district, and state conventions of political parties that hold primary elections.
HB 1679 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Center for Human Resources at the University of Houston to the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and defining the objectives of the institute.
HB 1731 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to earning statement an employer is required to furnish an employee; providing penalties.
HCR 130 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Texas Southern University on establishing Barbara Jordan Invitational Forensic Tournament.
HR 59 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Caption: Relating to amending HSR 5 to increase the interim operating budgets of representatives.
64th Regular Session
HB 553 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of state representative districts in Harris County.
HB 571 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting members of the legislature from soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept benefits for the representation of persons in certain proceedings involving state agencies; providing a penalty.
HB 1073 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to supervise federal matching programs for political subdivisions which provide emergency services for children of needy families, interim assistance to applicants for supplemental income grants, general assistance for the medically disabled, and certain social services; creating the Advisory Board for Political Subdivisions.
HB 1286 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of social work and the creation, duties, and authority of the Social Workers' Board.
HB 1817 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Defeat by House reported
Caption: Relating to the definition, manufacture, sale, delivery, or importation for sale of substandard handguns by certain persons.
HB 1862 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax on pistol dealers.
HB 1863 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to equal employment opportunities in state employment; providing for the development, submission, and approval of affirmative action plans; providing for the deduction of certain salaries under certain circumstances.
HB 1915 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to the taxation of certain handguns; providing a penalty.
HCR 88 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Congratulating Grover H. Lockwood.
HR 138 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Caption: Relating to recognizing Xicano Week in Texas.
63rd Regular Session
HB 338 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing the tax on pistol dealers.
HB 389 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Reported from subcommittee
Caption: Providing for driver's license examinations in the Spanish language for persons unable to take teh examination in English.
HB 485 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to a system of licensing of persons owning handguns and registration of handguns; defining offenses relating to the sale, transfer, and possession of handguns and prescribing penalties; providing exceptions; and declaring an emergecy.
HB 565 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the expenditure of money by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation.
HB 1148 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to maximum charges for certain regulated loans and retail installment sales.
HB 1427 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of persons engaged in the fitting and dispensing dentures; providing penalties; providing for severability.
HB 1428 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Authorizing incorporated cities, towns and villages to adopt a local excise tax on casualty insurance premiums; relating to the procedure for collection; responsibility for reporting the amount of premiums paid; setting date excise tax is payable to state controller and manner of disbursement; and providing that such funds received by municipalities shall be deposited to the credit of local Policemen's Pension Funds.
HB 1429 Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating the Texas Home Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Fund, defining its purposes, objectives, powers and responsibilities, and providing for the administration of the Fund by the Texas Department of Community Affairs; establishing a procedure for the creation of Local Home Rehabilitation Agencies to administer the Fund in local communities.