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HB78   Passed the House But Died in Senate with No Public Hearing
Referred to House Transportation Committee, chaired by a Democrat
Referred to Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to the authorization by referendum of an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Ortega; Ordaz; González, Mary; Lujan; Moody
Co-authors: Allison; Bernal; Campos; Cortez; Garcia; Gervin-Hawkins; Guillen; Lopez, Ray; Morales, Eddie
Sponsors:
Co-sponsors:

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


(H) Referred to the House Transportation Committee, chaired by a Democrat
 

Tue 3/21/2023


(H) Claudia Ordaz signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Mary González signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Wed 3/22/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Transportation Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Wed 3/29/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Transportation Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Canales; Raney; Ashby; Davis; Gamez; Harris, Caroline; Landgraf; Lozano; Ordaz; Perez) Absents (Lujan; Romero, Jr.)
 

Wed 4/5/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Fri 4/28/2023


(H) Joe Moody signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Mon 5/1/2023


(H) A Republican amendment (No. 1) from Lujan amended the bill.
(H) John Lujan signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Tue 5/2/2023


(H) A Bipartisan amendment (No. 1) from Howard; Goodwin; Hinojosa; Flores; Talarico; Cole; Troxclair amended the bill.
(H) Record Vote No. 867 (HB 78, as amended, failed to pass)

RV#867: Yeas 63 (R 5, D 58) - Nays 81 (R 79, D 2)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Burrows; Campos; Canales; Cole; Collier; Davis; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, T.; Lalani; Longoria; Lopez, R.; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Troxclair; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Button; Cain; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Tinderholt; Toth; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Troxclair: "When Record No. 867 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) A Bipartisan amendment (No. 1) from Howard; Goodwin; Hinojosa; Flores; Talarico; Cole; Troxclair was withdrawn.
(H) Record Vote No. 907 (HB 78 was passed)

RV#907: Yeas 84 (R 22, D 62) - Nays 57 (R 57, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Bailes; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harris, C. J.; Hayes; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kuempel; Lalani; Landgraf; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raymond; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; VanDeaver; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Anderson; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Buckley; Bumgarner; Cain; Capriglione; Cook; Craddick; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harrison; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Kitzman; Klick; Lambert; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Raney; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Vasut; Wilson

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Kuempel: "When Record No. 907 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Price: "When Record No. 907 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) Barbara Gervin-Hawkins signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Diego Bernal signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Eddie Morales signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Josey Garcia signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Liz Campos signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Philip Cortez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ray Lopez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ryan Guillen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Steve Allison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 5/15/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by a Republican


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

Against

(Wed 3/22/2023) Testifying before House Transportation as Briscoe, Rick for self
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Glass, Tom for self
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Hall, Terri for self (with Texas TURF, Texans for Toll-free Highways)
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Porter, Gregory for self
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Rhodes, Fran for self
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as York, Ruth for self (with Tea Party Patriots of Eastland County; Texas Family Defense Committee)
 

For

(Wed 3/22/2023) Testifying before House Transportation as Calvo, Eduardo for El Paso MPO
(Wed 3/22/2023) Testifying before House Transportation as Reyes, Jorge for El Paso County
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Albright, Steven for AGC of Texas - Highway, Heavy, Utilities, and Industrial Branch
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Crossley, Jay for Farm And City
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Cuellar, Guadalupe for City of El Paso
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Forbes, Tom for El Paso Chamber of Commerce
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Russell, Claudia for El Paso County
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Tamayo, Elisa M. for El Paso County
(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as White, Scott for Velo Paso Bicycle-Pedestrian Coalition
 

On

(Wed 3/22/2023) Registering before House Transportation as Quintero, Annette for Texas Department of Motor Vehicles



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