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Legislation authored by Lina Ortega

Includes legislation with Lina Ortega as the primary author for the 85th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 36 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving dangerously damaged or deteriorated or substandard buildings or improvements in certain municipalities.
HB 60 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information regarding certain women's health programs to students.
HB 80 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.
HB 90 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.
HB 280 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to court appointment of a receiver for a property that is in violation of certain municipal ordinances in certain municipalities.
HB 325 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.
HB 326 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan by the secretary of state to increase voter turnout.
HB 327 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.
HB 328 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
HB 382 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.
HB 715 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to foreclose a lien on property to recover certain expenses.
HB 897 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to safety requirements for a person directly operating an amusement ride.
HB 1132 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers.
HB 1217 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inquiry of immigration status of a person under a lawful detention by certain persons under the direction or control of a local governmental entity or campus police department.
HB 1403 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage and certification requirements for a person conducting amusement ride inspections.
HB 1407 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for receiving distributions from the national research university fund.
HB 1589 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.
HB 1616 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to certain notice and license display requirements applicable to massage therapy.
HB 1701 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a written assessment regarding a defendant suspected of having a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
HB 2091 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the use of promotoras and community health workers in Medicaid managed care.
HB 2289 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement rides by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including the creation of the amusement ride regulation advisory board; providing authority to increase a fee.
HB 2747 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy.
HB 2769 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authorization by referendum on an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
HB 3789 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Caption: Relating to withdrawal of participating entities with more than 1,000 employees from the uniform group coverage program for active school employees.
HB 4472 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to training by the Texas Department of Transportation on the recognition and prevention of smuggling and trafficking of persons.
HB 4475 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to transportation projects of a regional mobility authority.
HR 90 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at El Paso for attaining the R1 designation in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
HR 119 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Diana Natalicio on her retirement as president of UT-El Paso.
HR 2082 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ginger McGalin for her service as Capitol nurse practitioner during the 86th Legislative Session.
85th Regular Session
HB 817 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state.
HB 839 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability under the public information law of information contained in a bid or proposal after a contract is executed or awarded.
HB 840 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
HB 841 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.
HB 956 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.
HB 1410 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1892 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving substandard buildings or improvements.
HB 2359 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to common nuisances.
HB 2549 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to withdrawal of participating entities with more than 1,000 employees from the uniform group coverage program for active school employees.
HB 2618 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity.
HB 2869 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the salary of a bailiff in El Paso County.
HB 3048 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.
HB 3053 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain dates of birth under the public information law.
HB 3088 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to exemptions for certain residential property owners from the applicability of certain regulations of residential mortgage loan companies and residential mortgage loan originators.
HB 3262 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to establish a customer assistance program for certain municipally owned utilities.
HB 3637 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to recording certain criminal proceedings.
HB 3638 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.
HB 3985 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to granting to the board of trustees of certain municipally owned utilities the authority to set the compensation of employees necessary to provide service and protect against interruption.
HR 446 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the El Paso ISD Council of PTAs.
HR 599 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Zuill Bailey on his two wins at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
HR 715 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marguerite Caruthers of El Paso.
HR 1020 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the student team from The University of Texas at El Paso on finishing first in the United Launch Alliance CubeCorps competition.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 28 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.
HB 29 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates.
HB 225 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.
HB 227 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a maternal health care improvement program to address maternal morbidity.
HB 236 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Texas women's health program.
HB 247 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates.
HB 305 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the screening of certain women for substance use and postpartum depression.
HB 338 Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina"
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to informational materials for pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP perinatal programs.