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Legislation authored by René O. Oliveira

Includes legislation with René O. Oliveira as the primary author for the 67th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

85th Regular Session
HB 1546 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region.
HB 1589 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.
HB 1651 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to reimburse classroom teachers employed by the district for the cost of classroom supplies purchased with personal money.
HB 1665 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cross-border electric generating facilities.
HB 2053 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements.
HB 2054 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to death benefits paid under the workers' compensation system.
HB 2055 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility of certain spouses.
HB 2056 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system.
HB 2057 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.
HB 2058 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to preauthorization and concurrent review of certain health care services under the workers' compensation system.
HB 2060 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
HB 2061 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases.
HB 2067 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the registration of a related finance company for purposes of the motor vehicle sales and use tax; repealing the authorization for a fee.
HB 2195 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to financial assistance for port security, transportation, or facility projects.
HB 2196 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program.
HB 2197 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of a port capital project revolving loan program by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 2198 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program.
HB 2199 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program.
HB 2826 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities.
HB 2827 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to corporations, associations, real estate investment trusts, and related entities; authorizing fees.
HB 2828 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain sweepstakes in this state.
HB 2829 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to enforcement of certain unclaimed property laws.
HB 2830 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits.
HB 2831 Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to investments by state banks to promote community development.
HB 2832 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice by a property owner to a mortgage servicer that the owner intends to enter into a contract with a property tax lender.
HB 2833 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees.
HB 4029 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
HB 4039 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the assessment of administrative penalties under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
HR 219 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Brownsville Day at the State Capitol.
HR 312 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Rio Grande Valley Day at the State Capitol.
HR 387 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Fernando Landeros Verdugo for being named Mr. Amigo 2016 by the Mr. Amigo Association of Brownsville.
HR 772 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce.
HR 2058 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rachel Greenspan Perelman of Brownsville.
HR 2664 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Martin Peña on his retirement as executive director of the South Texas Association of Schools.
85th 1st Called Session
HR 234 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joe Rodriguez on his service to the Brownsville Independent School District.
84th Regular Session
HB 1711 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the compensatory education allotment and the bilingual education allotment under the Foundation School Program.
HB 1712 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an innovative workforce training center in the Rio Grande Valley.
HB 1714 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a report by the comptroller regarding the misclassification of employees.
HB 1715 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a report by the comptroller on wage theft.
HB 1716 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts.
HB 1717 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes by certain municipalities for ecological and space exploration-related tourism.
HB 1726 Last Action: Referred to Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to a study by the consumer credit commissioner regarding payment by mortgage lenders of property tax loans.
HB 1936 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notice by a property owner to a mortgage servicer that the owner intends to enter into a contract with a property tax lender.
HB 1981 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for certain unclaimed property.
HB 2063 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the recording and effective date of certain documents relating to nonjudicial foreclosure sales.
HB 2066 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the rescission of nonjudicial foreclosure sales.
HB 2067 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rescission or waiver of an acceleration of the maturity date of certain debt secured by a lien on real property.
HB 2069 Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the administration of foreclosure sales of real property.
HB 2076 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to notice requirements and other procedures relating to the possession or sale of a motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor by a possessory lienholder.
HB 2142 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to corporations and fundamental business transactions.
HB 2144 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to partnerships and limited liability companies.
HB 2538 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities.
HB 2587 Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to a study regarding employers who do not participate in and injured employees who are not covered under the workers' compensation system.
HB 3082 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system.
HB 3104 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to intra-industry relationships between alcoholic beverage manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers.
HB 3284 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to venue for the appeal of a judgment of a district court determining an ad valorem tax appeal.
HB 3305 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees.
HB 3479 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain distributions of income from a nonprofit corporation to members of the corporation who are certain nonprofit corporations.
HB 3545 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment.
HB 4059 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limitations on annexation by and extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
HR 646 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Port Isabel Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1246 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elvis Hernandez of Brownsville.
HR 2391 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Rivera High School boys' soccer team on winning the UIL 6A state championship.
HR 2618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former Port Isabel mayor Quirino Z. Martinez.
83rd Regular Session
HB 1000 Last Action: Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.
HB 1687 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition and powers of a governing body in certain municipalities.
HB 1928 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to social purposes of a for-profit corporation and the consideration of social purposes and other interests by officers and directors of a for-profit corporation.
HB 1929 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
HB 2365 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the public sale of certain real property.
HB 2366 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to seize certain real property for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the amount secured by certain liens.
HB 2524 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants regarding standby electric generators affecting residential homes.
HB 2623 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point.
HB 2726 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disputing the certification of maximum medical improvement and evaluation of impairment rating.
HB 2727 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consistency of venue for benefit disputes.
HB 3041 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of event tickets; providing penalties.
HB 3042 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches.
HB 3043 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to increasing the maximum rate at which certain municipalities may impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of revenue from that tax.
HB 3044 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the provision of ancillary services through limited services networks; providing penalties.
HB 3045 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences.
HB 3546 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the zoning authority of an eligible barrier island municipality.
HB 3547 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee.
HB 3548 Last Action: Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on annexation by certain municipalities.
HB 3549 Last Action: Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to annexation by and disannexation from certain municipalities.
HB 3550 Last Action: Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures required for the continued annexation of certain areas annexed by certain municipalities.
HB 3551 Last Action: Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on annexation by certain municipalities.
HB 3552 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain municipalities.
HB 3553 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens.
HB 3558 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to intra-industry relationships between alcoholic beverage manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers.
HJR 130 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences.
HR 243 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 29, 2013, as Brownsville Day at the State Capitol.
HR 249 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2013, as Rio Grande Valley Higher Education Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2012 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Lykes of Georgetown on his contributions to Hispanic radio.
HR 2013 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Frances Etheridge on her retirement from the Point Isabel Independent School District.
HR 2709 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeffrey Guevara of Harlingen on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 11 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives from Texas.
69th Regular Session
HB 239 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to elections creating navigation districts and authorizing the issuance of bonds; amending Art. 2.01b, Texas Election Code to permit elections on the questions of the creation of navigation districts and issuance of bonds to occur on other than uniform election dates; and providing for an emergency.
HB 369 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the Pan American University at Brownsville.
HB 629 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for appointing an appraisal district board of directors.
HB 1137 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to a fee for an interpretation of The Securities Act.
HB 1377 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to examination and competency standards required for admission into an approved teacher education program.
HB 1683 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to procedures to establish and enforce payment of child support, possession of and access to a child, and providing for recognition and enforcement of orders from sister states.
HB 1684 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to appeals by certain ratepayers from utility rate actions by the governing body of a municipality.
HB 1685 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the private use of the Great Seal of Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 1709 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain items on a consecutive Saturday and Sunday.
HB 1821 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees collected in connection with the licensing and regulation of certain coin-operated machines.
HB 1964 Last Action: Returned from Senate as amended
Caption: Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations.
HB 1965 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the timeliness of registrations and reports filed under the law regulating lobbyist activities.
HB 1966 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the filing of financial statements by persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices and to the secretary of state's duty to send copies of the financial statement form to certain persons.
HB 2068 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to spills of hazardous substances into water in this state.
HB 2232 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for cleanup of releases of hazardous materials, creating a cause of action for the state to recover cleanup costs and civil penalties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2233 Last Action: Testimony received in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of interpreters in civil and criminal cases.
HB 2468 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of deputies as bailiffs in the county courts at law of Cameron County and to the judges of those courts engaging in the private practice of law.
HB 2500 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to supplemental appropriations to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.
HB 2515 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the commissioners of the Brownsville Navigation District.
HCR 132 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Urging Congress to review enforcement of the 1981 amendments to the Lacey Act.
HR 53 Caption: In memory of Ernie Trevino.
HR 119 Caption: Congratulating Ruben and Vicki Robles on the birth of their son.
HR 210 Caption: Honoring the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville.
HR 239 Caption: Welcoming students and faculty of the law school of the University of Guanajuato.
HR 278 Caption: In memory of Benito Longoria, Jr., of Brownsville.
HR 419 Caption: Authorizing display of replicas of historic Texas flags in the hall behind the house chamber on May 20, 1985.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 82 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the computation, collection, and enforcement of child support, adopting the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act of 1968, and changing the elements of the offense of criminal nonsupport.
HB 89 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the improvement in the collection of child support to bring Texas law into full compliance with the mandates of the Federal Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1984, amending the Family Code.
HR 71 Caption: Congratulating the Oliveira Intermediate Symphonic Band.
69th 3rd Called Session
HR 18 Caption: Congratulating the Oliveira Intermediate Symphonic Band.
HR 20 Caption: Honoring Judge Rogelio "Roy" Valdez.
HR 55 Caption: Congratulating Oscar Manuel Laurel, Jr. and Rebecca Marie Mata on their upcoming marriage.
68th Regular Session
HB 2 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of court-ordered child support, to the method of payment and terms of child support payments, and to possession and access to a child.
HB 425 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Cameron and Willacy Counties.
HB 426 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of property taxes.
HB 427 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the possession of, access to, and support of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 567 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county loans for current operating expenses.
HB 1058 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to fines for contempt imposed on persons who refuse to testify before a grand jury.
HB 1253 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to offenses involving using, handling, disposing of, or storing a pesticide or pesticide container in certain manners; providing penalties.
HB 1365 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a surety's liability on an appearance bond in a criminal case.
HB 1404 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption from property taxation of certain property used in the commercial taking of fish and other marine animals on a local option basis.
HB 1767 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to contractors' bonds and subcontractors' liens for certain public contracts.
HB 1768 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to assistance of small businesses.
HB 1871 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the Coastal Waterway Act of 1975 and the authorization for the State to cooperate and work with other Gulf coastal states in matters relating to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; and the inclusion of additional authority of the State in the event to U.S. Corps of Engineers reduces or eliminates its traditional financial support for maintenance of the Gulf Inracoastal Waterway in Texas.
HB 2302 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Cameron County.
HCR 147 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Granting William Kenon and George Purvis permission to sue the state.
HCR 156 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring the month of August to be Texas Child Support Enforcement Month.
HJR 1 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow for the assignment of income for the enforcement of court-ordered child support payments.
HJR 78 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting boats and other property used in commercial fishing from ad valorem taxation on a local option basis.
HR 53 Caption: In memory of Eutimio Hernandez, Jr.
HR 337 Caption: Congratulating the Oliveira Intermediate School band of Brownsville.
HR 567 Caption: Congratulating Hector Antonio Vera on his birthday.
68th 1st Called Session
HCR 5 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting William Kenon, Jr., and George Purvis permission to sue the State of Texas.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 130 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Platoro, Kenon and Purvis Fund for payment of a claim against the state.
HCR 48 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Services
Caption: Proclaiming August to be Child Support Enforcement Month in Texas.
HCR 80 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Requesting the State Job Training Coordinating Council to study the unemployment problem in the state and to make recommendations regarding transitional public employment and training programs.
HR 84 Caption: Recognizing August 1984 as Child Support Enforcement Month in Texas.