State Rep. Lina Ortega

Democrat
Current Rating

N/A

Texas House 77 - El Paso
First elected 2016

Previous Ratings on the YCT Legislature Ratings

  • Career: 11
  • 2019: 17
  • 2017: 5

About State Rep. Lina Ortega

Lina Ortega graduated from El Paso High School and attended UT-El Paso before graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Government. She later received her law degree at the University of Texas School of Law.

She served as an assistant federal public defender in El Paso before joining an El Paso law firm and began 30 years of private practice. 

Committee Assignments

87 Legislative Session
Higher Education
Transportation

Offices

Capitol
EXT E2.204
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
p: (512) 463-0638
District
310 N. Mesa, Suite 424
El Paso, Texas 79901
p: (915) 351-4031

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Texas House District 77

State Rep. Lina Ortega's Record

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Bill Name Legislator Voted

HB 234: Save Our Lemonade Stands

House Record Vote: 58
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HB 337: Mandating Kill-Switches on Boats

House Record Vote: 89
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HB 382: Municipal Utility Wealth Redistribution Program

House Record Vote: 92
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HB 3, Amendment 14: Removing Funding Incentives for Additional School Days

House Record Vote: 152
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HB 1311: Renewing a Redundant Government Agency

House Record Vote: 164
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HB 347: Annexation Protection

House Record Vote: 183
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HB 2129: Extending Property Tax Abatements

House Record Vote: 198
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HB 787: Using Taxpayer Dollars to Study Music Therapy

House Record Vote: 369
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HB 448: Criminalizing the Positioning of Car Seats

House Record Vote: 371
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HB 1735: Defining Sexual Harassment on College Campuses

House Record Vote: 451
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HB 449: Placing Notations on College Transcripts

House Record Vote: 499
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HB 1177: Constitutional Carry After A Natural Disaster

House Record Vote: 501
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HJR 34: Limiting Property Taxes After A Natural Disaster

House Record Vote: 504
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HB 1168: Criminalizing Firearms Ahead of TSA Checkpoints

House Record Vote: 607
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HB 2806: Tax Rebates for Music Festivals

House Record Vote: 628
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HB 1399: Creating a DNA Database

House Record Vote: 637
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HB 2496: Private Property Rights for Historic Landmarks

House Record Vote: 670
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HB 1545, Amendment 6: Expanding the Sale of Beer on Sunday Mornings

House Record Vote: 674
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HB 1545, Amendment 8: Enabling "Beer To Go" Sales at Breweries

House Record Vote: 676
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HB 1186: Expanding Regulated Gambling

House Record Vote: 692
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HB 2100, Amendment 4: Allowing Students to Sue Universities for Free Speech Violations

House Record Vote: 775
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HB 2439: Preempting Local Control Regulations on Building Materials

House Record Vote: 792
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SB 2, Amendment 27: Universal Rollback Rates for Texas Counties

House Record Vote: 825
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SB 2: Establishing Easier and More Taxpayer Friendly Rollback Rates

House Record Vote: 833
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HB 3231: Modernizing Firearms Preemption Statutes

House Record Vote: 895
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HB 2402: Subsidizing the Big 12 Football Championship Game

House Record Vote: 906
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HB 1631, Amendment 1: Creating a Grandfather Clause for Red Light Cameras

House Record Vote: 1093
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HB 2165: Prohibiting the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages Below Retailer's Cost

House Record Vote: 1116
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HB 1631: Banning Red Light Cameras

House Record Vote: 1131
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HB 2872: Double Taxing Short Term Rental Vehicles

House Record Vote: 1141
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SB 1152: Cutting Telecommunication Fees

House Record Vote: 1173
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HJR 38: Banning the Creation of a State Income Tax

House Record Vote: 1243
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HB 1143: Expanding the 2nd Amendment Near Schools

House Record Vote: 1283
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HB 1791: Protecting 2nd Amendment Rights in Government Buildings

House Record Vote: 1316
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HB 744: Expanding Medicaid Coverage

House Record Vote: 1322
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SB 21: Banning the Sale of Tobacco and Nicotine Products to Anyone Under 21

House Record Vote: 1392
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SB 22, Amendment 23: Allowing Counties and Municipalities to Ban Abortions

House Record Vote: 1499
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SB 18, Amendment 1: Protecting Students Rights to Invite Speakers

House Record Vote: 1501
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SB 18, Amendment 2: Holding Universities Accountable to Upholding Free Speech

House Record Vote: 1502
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SB 18: Enhancing the Protection of Free Speech on Public Campuses

House Record Vote: 1504
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SB 22: Prohibiting State and Political Subdivisions From Using Taxpayer Dollars to Fund Abortion Providers

House Record Vote: 1508
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HB 1640: Banning Backdoor Government Meetings

House Record Vote: 1508
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SB 29 Amendment 2: Excluding Cities and Counties from Taxpayer Funded Lobbying Ban

House Record Vote: 1514
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SB 29, Amendment 1: Poisoning the Taxpayer Funded Lobbying Ban Bill

House Record Vote: 1516
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SB 29: Banning Taxpayer Funded Lobbying

House Record Vote: 1519
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HB 302: Banning "No Firearms" Clauses From Residential Lease Agreements

House Record Vote: 1522
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SB 1978: Save Chick-Fil-A Bill

House Record Vote: 1530
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SB 572: Permitting the Sale of Cottage Foods

House Record Vote: 1572
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SB 11, Amendment 9: Establishing the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium

House Record Vote: 1598
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SB 548: Limiting the Scope of the Texas Ethics Commission

House Record Vote: 1608
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SB 212: Regulating Sexual Harassment Reporting

House Record Vote: 1613
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SB 132: Creating a Trust Fund For The Texas Economic Development Bank

House Record Vote: 1654
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SB 1451: Protecting Teacher's Right to Punish

House Record Vote: 1636
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SB 511: Banning "Unsafe" Tires

House Record Vote: 1658
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SB 1995: Reviewing Government Regulation

House Record Vote: 1671
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HB 2048: Repealing the Driver Responsibility Program

House Record Vote: 1724
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HB 16: Born Alive Act

House Record Vote: 1727
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HB 463: Requiring Reciprocity Agreements for Private Air Ambulances

House Record Vote: 1844
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HB 1: Texas Budget

House Record Vote: 1947
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SB 37: Removing Occupational License Renewal Barriers

House Record Vote: 1548
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