Philip Cortez

  • Texas
  • Representative
  • Democrat
  • District 117

District Office

2600 SW Military Dr. , Suite 211 San Antonio, Texas 78224

Phone 210-923-3638 Fax 210-923-3646

Capitol Office

Room E2.408 P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768

Phone 512-463-0269 Fax 512-463-1096

Serving District 117

Sponsored Bills


Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes.

  • Introduced Oct 18 2021
  • Filed with the Secretary of State Oct 19 2021

HB 159

Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education and the designation of certain appropriated funds allocated to those institutions.

  • Introduced Oct 08 2021
  • Referred to Appropriations Oct 15 2021

HR 1493

Commending the leaders and philanthropists who assisted the people of Texas in the aftermath of the winter storm of February 2021.

  • Introduced May 22 2021

HCR 87

In memory of former state representative John Clifford Otto.

  • Introduced Apr 14 2021
  • Signed by the Governor May 19 2021
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Recent Votes

May 28, 2021

Cortez voted Yes

HB 115



Cortez voted Yes

HB 1239



Cortez voted Yes

HB 988




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