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Legislation authored by Rick Noriega

Includes legislation with Rick Noriega as the primary author for the 76th through 80th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

80th Regular Session
HB 558 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location.
HB 559 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to a request for a public hearing before requiring the abatement of certain nuisances.
HB 560 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the method of providing notice in the enforcement of certain municipal ordinances involving substandard buildings.
HB 561 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice procedures for abatement of certain nuisances.
HB 562 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to eligibility of a municipality or county for a federal grant to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards.
HB 563 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to municipal and county eligibility for federal grants related to commercial motor vehicle safety.
HB 711 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protecting certain members of the Texas National Guard from exposure to depleted uranium.
HB 712 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the residency requirements for tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.
HB 1238 Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the operation of a student health center at an institution of higher education.
HB 1445 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from tuition and mandatory fees for certain members of the Texas National Guard.
HB 1641 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.
HB 1770 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to housing and medical care for pregnant inmates, or female inmates who have an infant, confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2129 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Military Facilities Commission and transferring its functions to the adjutant general.
HB 2130 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain members of the armed forces.
HB 2131 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists.
HB 2293 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to a requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their vehicles purchased.
HB 2545 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to an air permits database created and maintained by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2546 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the sale of ammonium nitrate; creating an offense.
HB 2584 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to payment for health care services provided to a Medicaid recipient under a managed care plan; providing a penalty.
HB 2642 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to fence-line monitoring programs for the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 2773 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle title service licenses.
HB 3117 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the use of effects screening levels in controlling emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 3156 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to an air pollutant watch list to aid in controlling the emissions of air contaminants under the Texas Clean Air Act.
HB 3157 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to public meetings held by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in geographic areas listed on the commission's air pollutant watch list.
HB 3294 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for the offense of criminal trespass.
HB 3500 Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Relating to the position of director of homeland security.
HB 3501 Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Relating to the position of director of homeland security.
HB 3621 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to dropout rates in public schools.
HCR 51 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.
HCR 98 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of James DeAnda of Houston, retired chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
HCR 142 Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Honoring members of the National Guard for their participation in Operation Jump Start.
HCR 211 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Art Briles, head coach of the University of Houston football team, for his achievements.
HCR 256 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling S.B. No. 903 from the senate for further consideration.
HR 58 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Commending agents of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for participating in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
HR 286 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James DeAnda of Houston, retired chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
HR 399 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy Barbosa of Houston.
HR 400 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring agents of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for participating in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston in September 2005.
HR 407 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating journalist Elma Barrera of Houston on being named Woman of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens.
HR 457 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Claude Richard and Lillian Elise Hazel of Houston on their 51st wedding anniversary.
HR 781 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 26, 2007, as Flag of Our Fathers Day.
HR 784 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jason and Sarah Husbands on the birth of their twins, Logan Anthony and Madeline Elise Husbands.
HR 1495 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Graciela G. Saenz of Houston for being named one of the 2007 Sor Juana Women of Achievement.
HR 1682 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dominion Exploration & Production for its volunteer work at the Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center in Houston.
HR 1875 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of B Company, 490 Civil Affairs Battalion, on their receipt of a Valorous Unit Award for their service in Iraq.
HR 1876 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of Stephen F. Austin High School in Houston.
HR 1979 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Hispanic Caucus of Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 341 on the 25th anniversary of its founding.
HR 2279 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Master Sergeant Ivica Jerak of Houston.
HR 2280 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Michael T. Robertson of Houston.
HR 2281 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Terrence D. Dunn of Houston.
HR 2282 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Alberto Virrueta Sanchez of Houston.
HR 2283 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant William D. Richardson of Houston.
HR 2284 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Timothy J. Roark of Houston.
HR 2479 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Timur Tsend and Laura DeLeon on their wedding.
HR 2613 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lieutenant Colonel William M. Pina on his retirement from the Texas Army National Guard.
HR 2614 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gary Walston on his retirement from the Texas ESGR program.
HR 2902 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of M. Sara Garza of Houston.
HR 2946 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sylvia Rodriguez for her service to her community and state.
HR 2947 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Arthur A. Valdez of Houston on his retirement from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
79th 3rd Called Session
HCR 49 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of James Richard LaVois of Houston.
HR 168 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alicia Ybarra and Reynaldo Nino of Houston on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 713 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alejandro Barbosa on his graduation from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
78th Regular Session
HB 322 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of sick and annual leave benefits by a state employee who sustains a compensable injury.
HB 414 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a special prosecutor in certain criminal proceedings in which the defendant is a peace officer.
HB 416 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a natural disaster.
HB 525 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing health care services without regard to a person's immigration status.
HB 597 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ineligibility of an individual who serves on the board of trustees of a school district to serve on the board of directors of the district.
HB 602 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle title service.
HB 603 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of crematories, cemeteries, and funeral homes; providing a penalty.
HB 642 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the dropout count and dropout rate of students in public schools.
HB 800 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for appointment as adjutant general.
HB 1012 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a report by the board of trustees of a school district concerning certain transportation projects near schools in the district.
HB 1040 Last Action: Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
Caption: Relating to emergency medication kits maintained for a veterans home.
HB 1041 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to a peace officer employed in the field of private security.
HB 1162 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tattoo studios; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1296 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to small business development programs of navigation districts and port authorities.
HB 1772 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of remote control locomotives.
HB 2380 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the subpoena authority of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 2381 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain extra job coordinators by the Texas Commission on Private Security.
HB 2400 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for certain municipal fire fighters and police officers.
HB 3447 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to port control of vehicle emissions.
HB 3448 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transport of intermodal containers.
HB 3449 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes.
HB 3450 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inspection of trailers designed to carry intermodal freight containers.
HB 3451 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists.
HCR 156 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing congress to enact the Citizenship For America's Troops Act to allow citizenship through service in the U.S. Armed Forces.
HR 72 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring American veterans of the 1968 Tet Offensive on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of that assault.
HR 217 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sylvia Ramos of Houston for her contributions to higher education in the Lone Star State.
HR 601 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Raul "Roy" Nunez of Houston.
HR 621 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Maximiliano Villagomez of Houston on his 92nd birthday.
HR 893 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ronald Pointer of Seabrook on his 60th birthday.
HR 1089 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jose A. Guerrero on his graduation from the University of Houston.
HR 1205 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Armed Forces Day, May 17, 2003.
HR 1372 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Houston East End Lions Club on its 75th anniversary.
HR 1512 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rosalba Y. Castillo on her graduation from Milby High School in Houston.
HR 1513 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Maricela L. Hinojosa of Humble on being named 2003 Special Education Teacher of the Year for the East District of the Houston I.S.D.
HR 1514 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angelica Gonzalez, 2003 teacher of the year for the East District of Houston Independent School District.
HR 1515 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ponce Cruz Flores of Houston.
HR 1653 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the grand opening of Victoria Park in Houston.
HR 2021 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the University of Houston baseball team on winning the 2003 NCAA Regional Championship at College Station.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 74 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility to receive a TEXAS grant.
HB 75 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the dropout count and dropout rate of public school students.
77th Regular Session
HB 546 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to judicial training.
HB 547 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the languages in which the Department of Public Safety provides certain public notice regarding sex offenders.
HB 564 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to sunset review of the Port of Houston Authority.
HB 738 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for a felony involving leaving the scene of an accident.
HB 818 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum staffing for certain fire apparatus in certain fire departments.
HB 901 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or to pay tuition at the rate provided for residents of this state.
HB 902 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents.
HB 903 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to requiring that the Texas Transportation Commission meet with transportation officials of bordering states of the United Mexican States to discuss transportation and infrastructure issues.
HB 904 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a border corridor transportation plan.
HB 926 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to local control of police officer employment matters in certain municipalities.
HB 1354 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring certain defendants in municipal or justice courts to make payments to a crime stoppers organization.
HB 1403 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or to pay tuition at the rate provided to residents of this state.
HB 2124 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the consolidated registration of certain fleets of motor vehicles.
HB 2341 Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to legislative leave for certain sheriff's department employees.
HB 2418 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the registration period for certain motor vehicles.
HB 2573 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to advertising effecting a port authority.
HB 2719 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of obsolete bridges, tunnels, and causeways to create artificial reefs.
HB 2720 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to local control of county law enforcement employment matters in certain counties.
HB 2786 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to assist the Texas National Guard in the implementation of certain youth job-training and mentoring programs.
HB 3129 Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for appointment as the adjutant general.
HB 3460 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 225 between Houston and La Porte as the Juan N. Seguin Memorial Highway.
HCR 9 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology.
HCR 10 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Requesting TxDOT to assist the federal government to establish DCLs at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods.
HCR 209 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 49th Armored Division of the Texas National Guard for its impressive peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia.
HJR 24 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the number of county commissioners in Harris County.
HR 172 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2001, as East End Day at the State Capitol.
HR 597 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Empowering Teen Leaders and Community Teen Leaders for their many civic contributions.
HR 616 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of the Milby High School Student Council for their valuable efforts in enrolling families in the Children's Health Insurance Program.
HR 730 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas Edison Middle School on its 75th anniversary.
HR 731 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim Fonteno for his outstanding service as Harris County commissioner of Precinct 2.
HR 748 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the contributions of the Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center in Houston.
HR 749 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Engilberto Javier Ramos of Houston.
HR 750 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 49th Armored Division of the Texas National Guard for its impressive peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia.
HR 816 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 49th Armored Division of the Texas National Guard for its impressive peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia.
HR 1022 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Milby High School of Houston on its 75th anniversary.
HR 1064 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gene Garison for his service as a Pasadena city councilman.
76th Regular Session
HB 656 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the penalty for sale or delivery of a substance containing a volatile chemical to a minor.
HB 922 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Greater East End Management District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes.
HB 1744 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to additional equipment requirements for school buses.
HB 1788 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to firemen enrolled in fire science courses.
HB 2228 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain fire fighters for Dispatcher promotional examinations.
HB 2229 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials.
HB 2260 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts for the replacement or repair of public school equipment or public school facilities.
HB 3520 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to funds used by the Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 3521 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3522 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a mandatory limitation on premium increases for certain policyholders who are 65 years of age or older.
HB 3523 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensure of physicians.
HB 3524 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents.
HCR 111 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Naming the state building at 5425 Polk Avenue in Houston the Elias Ramirez Building.
HR 84 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dorothy Barker for more than 50 years of service with the Communications Workers of America.
HR 88 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 49th Armored Division of the Army National Guard.
HR 115 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Major Wilbert Lewis Jenkins on his retirement from the Texas Army National Guard.
HR 191 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the League of United Latin American Citizens and declaring February 14-20, 1999, as National LULAC Week in Texas.
HR 278 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Travis B. Olson for his athletic achievements.
HR 351 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of MaryLou Trevino-Lopez.
HR 472 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Old Timers Club of Houston.
HR 594 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Houston Light Guard's 126th reunion.
HR 791 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joseph Edward Berezoski on the occasion of his First Holy Communion.
HR 792 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Luke Philip Olson on the occasion of his baptism.
HR 793 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 80th birthday of Dixie Earlene Kirkpatrick Sullivan of Houston.
HR 845 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Ripley Community Health Center and the upcoming opening of the Gulfgate Community Health Center.
HR 857 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ann Mulholland Collum for her many years of service to Texas education.
HR 915 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Houston journalist Sylvan Rodriguez.
HR 1023 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ryan Gabriel Smith of Austin.
HR 1208 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Colleen Wooten Jenkins as she retires from Reliant Energy.
HR 1236 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1423.