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Legislation authored by Raul Torres

Includes legislation with Raul Torres as the primary author for the 82nd through 82nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

82nd Regular Session
HB 1316 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain eligible central municipalities.
HB 2171 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for the employment of persons with a disability or veterans of the United States armed forces.
HB 2172 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children under group life insurance policies.
HB 2173 Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and to certain elections, including procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, deadlines for declaration of candidacy and dates for certain elections, and to terms of certain elected officials.
HB 2493 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorizing enterprise project half designations and quarter designations under the enterprise zone program.
HB 2894 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to discount programs for members of the armed services provided by toll project entities.
HB 3148 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for property located in certain flood zones.
HB 3149 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to pilot programs to implement a management methodology for the improvement of operations and reduction of costs for certain state agencies.
HB 3150 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recovery of damages in a cause of action brought against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3151 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3152 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to recovery of the value of fraudulently obtained health care services provided or paid by the Nueces County Hospital District.
HB 3153 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the free admission to state parks for the parents of deceased members of the armed services
HB 3154 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to commissions paid to public insurance adjusters.
HB 3155 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain public securities by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3156 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates.
HB 3157 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to automobile insurance coverage provided through the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association.
HB 3574 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Back to Work initiative.
HCR 93 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee to study tax policy as it relates to boat sales and marine services in Texas.
HCR 124 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Designating September 15 to October 15 as Latino Texan Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2011.
HCR 152 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Designating the first full week of May as Texas Teacher Appreciation Week for a 10-year period, 2012 to 2021.
HR 1078 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' basketball team of West Oso High School in Corpus Christi on winning the 2011 UIL 3A state championship.
HR 1634 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angel Escobar on his retirement as city manager of Corpus Christi.
HR 1731 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Corpus Christi ISD All-Stars for their success in the Special Olympics Area 20 Basketball Competition.
HR 2154 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tristan Summers for his service in the office of State Representative Raul Torres.
HR 2155 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Katie Gleghorn for her service as an intern in the office of State Representative Raul Torres.
HR 2161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chase Skjolsvik for his service in the office of State Representative Raul Torres.
HR 2180 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gene Seaman for his service during the 82nd Legislative Session.
HR 2289 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Evan Grady Stewart for his service as a staff member in the office of State Representative Raul Torres.
HR 2341 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Humberto Lozano Lopez.
HR 2494 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paul Cameron for his service to the Corpus Christi chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and to Corpus Christi State University.
HR 2495 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Al Jones on his receipt of the 2011 Brad Lomax Spirit of Hospitality Award from the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau.
HR 2521 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the first full week of May 2012 as Texas Teacher Appreciation Week.
HR 2522 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 15 to October 15, 2011, as Latino Texan Month.
HR 2551 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing September 15 to October 15, 2012, as Latino Texan Month.
82nd 1st Called Session
HR 33 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating R. E. "Bob" Parker on his induction into the Corpus Christi Business Hall of Fame.
HR 34 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the marketing and community relations department of Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi on winning three 2011 Aster Awards.
HR 35 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Destination ImagiNation teams from Baker Middle School in Corpus Christi for advancing to the 2011 Destination ImagiNation Global Finals.
HR 36 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Richter on his induction into the Corpus Christi Business Hall of Fame.
HR 37 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Robert R. Furgason on his induction into the Corpus Christi Business Hall of Fame.
HR 38 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Chu Richter on her induction into the Corpus Christi Business Hall of Fame.