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Legislation authored by Florence Shapiro

Includes legislation with Florence Shapiro as the primary author for the 73rd through 82nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

82nd Regular Session
SB 3 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.
SB 4 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certification, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers.
SB 6 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools.
SB 12 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.
SB 22 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to public school finance and prekindergarten programs.
SB 140 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to minimum public school attendance for class credit or a final grade.
SB 161 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to highway funding formulas of and project selection by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 162 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.
SB 163 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to agreements between a regional tollway authority and a local governmental entity governing the ownership, construction, maintenance, and operation of toll projects.
SB 164 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a fixed academic cost option for resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions.
SB 165 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as a part of the sunset review process.
SB 166 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment.
SB 181 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes.
SB 202 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks.
SB 246 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to toll collection services provided by a regional tollway authority.
SB 247 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants.
SB 331 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to designating certain synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing penalties and establishing certain criminal consequences or procedures.
SB 400 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the entities eligible to make purchases using the cooperative purchasing program administered by the comptroller.
SB 401 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties.
SB 468 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.
SB 518 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to initiatives designed to improve performance of public school students, including initiatives specifically for students enrolled at the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade levels.
SB 570 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools.
SB 596 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transition planning for a public school student receiving special education services.
SB 597 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.
SB 738 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a parental role in determining sanctions applied to a public school campus under certain circumstances.
SB 872 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the study of productivity and cost-effectiveness in public education.
SB 997 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the public inspection of an application for a ballot to be voted early by mail.
SB 1100 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Irving Diamond Interchange.
SB 1144 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1145 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1310 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development.
SB 1376 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale and use of certain radar interference devices; creating an offense.
SB 1383 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appraisal and professional development system for public school principals.
SB 1442 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the application requirements for a local project permit.
SB 1472 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to the coordinated dissemination of online information regarding the operation and performance of certain for-profit educational entities.
SB 1475 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to environmental and public health protections regarding smelter facilities at which lead-acid battery recycling activities are conducted.
SB 1483 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools.
SB 1484 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing open-enrollment charter schools to be awarded academic distinction designations.
SB 1497 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers.
SB 1534 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the operation, certification, and accountability of career schools or colleges.
SB 1704 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to educator preparation programs.
SCR 39 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the month of April each year from 2011 through 2020 as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.
SJR 10 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget.
SR 105 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2011, as Texas Capitol Schoolhouse Day at the State Capitol.
SR 106 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Parent Teacher Association for its contributions to the children of Texas.
SR 151 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 8, 2011, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.
SR 178 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 8, 2011, as KIPP Day at the State Capitol.
SR 179 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Shannon Schambeau Patterson of McKinney for being chosen Mrs. Texas America 2010.
SR 257 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13 through 19, 2011, as Texas Technology Week.
SR 258 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leadership North Texas Class of 2011.
SR 259 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2011, as Texas FFA Day at the State Capitol.
SR 260 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Can! Academy on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 302 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Deborah Lynn "Debbie" Friedman.
SR 316 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Initiative in celebration of T-STEM Awareness Week in Texas.
SR 355 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ebby Halliday of Dallas on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 433 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Dew for his service with the Sons of the American Legion.
SR 434 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mike Smith on being named the chief investigator with the Collin County Criminal District Attorney's Office.
SR 435 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2011, as Collin County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 501 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Knox Hayes Matthews on the occasion of his seventh birthday.
SR 554 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jaci Walker for being named Miss Texas Junior Pre-teen 2010.
SR 556 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2011, as Educational Technology Day at the Capitol.
SR 638 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nell Burks Elementary School in McKinney for being named the first Healthy Zone School.
SR 656 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2011, as World Autism Awareness Day at the State Capitol.
SR 760 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Service Learning Adventures in North Texas.
SR 761 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Congregation Shearith Israel for its more than 125 years of service to the Jewish community in Dallas.
SR 793 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Declaring the month of April, 2011, Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.
SR 875 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wendy Kopp for her work in behalf of educational equity and excellence.
SR 964 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Henry's Homemade Ice Cream in Plano on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 993 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending H. John Fuller for his service to the Wylie Independent School District.
SR 1038 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Conner Harrington Republican Women's Club on its 40th year as a federated club.
SR 1051 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Beverly Kishpaugh for her service to Texans for Lawsuit Reform.
SR 1052 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James Wyatt "Jim" Edwards.
SR 1227 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534.
82nd 1st Called Session
SB 6 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools; providing penalties.
SB 8 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.
SB 30 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network.
SB 31 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.
SR 91 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bud McBrayer on the occasion of his installation as a Rotary District Governor.
SR 106 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 8.
SR 107 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6.
81st Regular Session
SB 3 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, curriculum, and promotion requirements.
SB 172 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financial incentives and other assistance to develop and maintain excellence in specific programs and fields of study at public institutions of higher education.
SB 174 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accountability of institutions of higher education, including educator preparation programs, and online institution resumes for public institutions of higher education.
SB 175 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to certain general academic teaching institutions and to scholarship and other programs to facilitate enrollment at institutions of higher education.
SB 262 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from public insurance adjuster license requirements for certain persons.
SB 326 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.
SB 405 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority.
SB 406 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.
SB 407 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties.
SB 427 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to energy demand and incentives for distributed renewable generation.
SB 454 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a penalty.
SB 455 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts.
SB 500 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of cultural education facilities finance corporations.
SB 572 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to transportation safety training requirements for certain child-care providers.
SB 587 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt.
SB 644 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to modifications, adjustments, and reimbursements under the public school finance system and contract delegation authority for a school district located in a disaster area.
SB 689 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the use of the Internet by sex offenders and to the reporting, collection, and exchange of information regarding those offenders; providing a civil penalty.
SB 715 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the North Texas Municipal Water District.
SB 783 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund, including transfers between the fund and the Texas Enterprise Fund.
SB 821 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology.
SB 954 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education.
SB 955 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network.
SB 987 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the age at which transition planning begins for a public school student receiving special education services.
SB 1061 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to improving the accuracy of reporting concerning certain criminal history.
SB 1062 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creating an online resource center for individuals handling child abuse and neglect cases.
SB 1107 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the requirement that driver education curriculum include information regarding distractions while driving.
SB 1140 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain teachers to serve on the board of directors of a regional education service center.
SB 1217 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder.
SB 1220 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the purchase and transport of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a mixed beverage permit.
SB 1221 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax.
SB 1255 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a state intercept credit enhancement program for certain bonds issued by school districts.
SB 1279 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deadline for providing absentee ballots for the general election for state and county officers; making conforming changes.
SB 1280 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas.
SB 1301 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder.
SB 1302 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder.
SB 1312 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to programs and funding to support adult and postsecondary education and workforce development at public junior colleges and public technical institutes.
SB 1313 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training.
SB 1362 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a Texas Youth Commission comprehensive plan to improve student reading skills and behavior.
SB 1363 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to clarification of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school curriculum and the evaluation of conforming curriculum management systems.
SB 1364 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to minimum public school attendance for class credit, including limiting school day interruptions that affect such attendance.
SB 1380 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the right of certain child crime victims to a speedy trial and to be considered with respect to a defendant's motion for continuance.
SB 1381 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the conditions of bond for a defendant charged with committing certain offenses against a child and to the denial of bail pending trial with respect to certain defendants who violate those conditions.
SB 1417 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to transportation planning and the creation and membership of planning organizations and funding allocations for transportation projects.
SB 1418 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of AMBER alert system specialty license plates.
SB 1444 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting the sale of certain property used for research and development from the sales tax.
SB 1459 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to education initiatives for students of limited English proficiency and students at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 1460 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to professional development academies designed for public school teachers who provide instruction to certain students of limited English proficiency.
SB 1559 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education.
SB 1561 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.
SB 1576 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an algebra instruction grant program.
SB 1577 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school attendance for a student diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to attend a health care appointment.
SB 1578 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to service records of professional staff employed by school districts.
SB 1742 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons by certain municipalities.
SB 1787 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to educator preparation programs and educator certification, performance, and recruitment.
SB 1899 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to tenant's remedies regarding governmental determination of substandard housing.
SB 1941 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education.
SB 1942 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to performance incentive funding for public institutions of higher education and to recognition of certain student achievement on degree completion.
SB 1998 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of and funding for school district programs for gifted and talented students.
SB 2034 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal sexual offenses and the registration of sex offenders in this state.
SB 2035 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal sexual offenses and the registration and civil commitment of certain sex offenders in this state; providing a penalty.
SB 2037 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment.
SB 2062 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to elimination of the awards for student achievement program.
SB 2082 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to determining a student's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of the student's visual impairment.
SB 2083 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to outcome measurement and reporting concerning school district and open-enrollment charter school special education programs and grants to public school entities that perform well on the measurements.
SB 2155 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to resuming certain state contributions for new members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 2156 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service.
SB 2157 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption from the franchise tax.
SB 2158 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of highway or other mobility projects as toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 2159 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the number of families served by the nurse-family partnership competitive grant program.
SB 2204 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enhancement of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and training and support for educators who serve students with autism.
SB 2338 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones.
SB 2339 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of discount health care programs by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties.
SB 2392 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
SB 2571 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense.
SCR 14 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Olympic gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin of Parker.
SCR 24 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Designating May 12, 2009, as Mary Kay Ash Day in the State of Texas.
SCR 65 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May 12, 2009, as Mary Kay Ash Day in the State of Texas.
SCR 83 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3.
SR 21 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2009, as Texas Capitol Schoolhouse Day.
SR 46 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2009, as Collin County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 184 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 16, 2009, as Texas SkillsUSA Day at the State Capitol.
SR 221 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16 through 20, 2009, as Texas Technology Week.
SR 274 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hazel Ryder on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 290 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John S. Findley for his contributions to the field of dentistry.
SR 291 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hilton Israelson for his contributions to the field of dentistry.
SR 292 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul I. Rubin for his contributions to the field of dentistry.
SR 293 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2009, as Texas Dental Association Day.
SR 294 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lissa Smith of Plano for her service in Senator Shapiro's district office.
SR 383 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the McKinney Boyd High School Honors Band.
SR 391 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Coalition for Quality Arts Education.
SR 414 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Von William Byer for his work in Senator Shapiro's office.
SR 415 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tara Korstad for her work in Senator Shapiro's office.
SR 480 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Public Policy Foundation on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 493 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Glazer's Family of Companies on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 565 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Kern Wildenthal for his longtime commitment to The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
SR 610 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the volunteers of Collin County for their contributions to their community.
SR 625 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Colt McCoy for his many contributions to his team and community.
SR 673 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Coppell Independent School District on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 711 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Samaritan Inn in Collin County on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 799 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 11, 2009, as Texas Capitol Schoolhouse Day.
SR 800 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of The Nightcaps on their 50th year in show business.
SR 833 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Don Wendell on the occasion of his retirement from the Plano Parks and Recreation Department.
SR 895 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hunter Mason Browning and recognizing his family on their gift of life to others.
SR 898 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William "Jack" Hatchell of Collin County.
SR 910 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plano High School Wildcats boys' soccer team on winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state championship title.
SR 934 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2009 as Fight Oral Cancer Month in Texas.
SR 999 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack E. Singley on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Irving Independent School District.
SR 1077 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1742.
SR 1104 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3.
SR 1106 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3646.
80th Regular Session
SB 4 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to open-enrollment charter schools and the creation of public charter districts.
SB 9 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disclosure or dissemination of criminal history record information, child abuse investigation reports, and school district audit working papers for certain purposes, including the certification and employment of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct.
SB 75 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to penalties for certain repeat and habitual felony sex offenders.
SB 76 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of violation of a civil commitment order by a sexually violent predator.
SB 77 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a defendant who is convicted of certain violent crimes for jury-recommended community supervision.
SB 78 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child, the prosecution and punishment of that offense, and the consequences of a conviction for that offense.
SB 79 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain sex offender registration statutes.
SB 80 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of certain high-risk sex offenders.
SB 100 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.
SB 101 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
SB 119 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the certification and employment of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct.
SB 121 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.
SB 156 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state.
SB 162 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to property tax abatement agreements entered into by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District pertaining to single-family residential property and to the validation of certain actions of the district.
SB 174 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain mobility motor vehicles equipped to transport a person with a disability.
SB 217 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the penalty for a parent who fails to require a child to attend school.
SB 237 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the supreme court's adoption of rules on the electronic filing of documents in civil cases in justice of the peace courts.
SB 238 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain community colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree program in interior design.
SB 242 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer to the State Office of Administrative Hearings of contested cases involving the collection, receipt, administration, and enforcement of state taxes and fees by the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 265 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to background and criminal history checks for, reporting requirements for, and audits of certain providers of subsidized child care.
SB 269 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections.
SB 277 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the use in an advertisement of a name or picture of a member of the United States armed forces or the state military forces; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 285 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain fees on students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas.
SB 370 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a school district employee's immunity from liability and responsibility for certain materials.
SB 389 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the capacity of the permanent school fund bond guarantee program.
SB 434 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duty of a governmental body to redact the social security number of a living person from certain information the governmental body discloses under the public information law.
SB 486 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund.
SB 785 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense.
SB 881 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the issuance of tax-supported bonds by a school district.
SB 887 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of certain revenue generated by Texas Department of Transportation toll projects and to the membership and functions of metropolitan planning organizations.
SB 964 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of a regional tollway authority.
SB 965 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority related to turnpikes and other related projects.
SB 1000 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and to the training of and support for educators serving students with autism.
SB 1029 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to performance incentive funding for institutions of higher education.
SB 1031 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to public school accountability and the administration of certain assessment instruments in public schools; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1065 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to high school success and college readiness in public schools.
SB 1066 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS).
SB 1067 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the placement by public schools of students who are registered sex offenders and the notification requirements concerning certain offenses committed by students.
SB 1088 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects.
SB 1089 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to spend tax revenue on certain mass transit-related facilities.
SB 1145 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the computation of a student's high school grade point average.
SB 1146 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to online performance reports for public institutions of higher education.
SB 1147 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of Texas governor's schools.
SB 1151 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Department of Transportation and other agencies with regard to state highways, toll roads, and the Trans-Texas Corridor.
SB 1198 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 1422 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the manner in which notice of the residence of certain sex offenders is requested and sent.
SB 1462 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the terms and conditions for access to airports owned or operated by certain local governments.
SB 1643 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to educator preparation programs and to training, continuing education, appraisal, and employment of public school teachers and administrators.
SB 1644 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the service of Texas state teachers of the year and other outstanding educators as advisors to regional and state education agencies.
SB 1697 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to improvement of reading skills of students enrolled in public middle and junior high schools and use of certain federal funds to provide accelerated instruction to certain public school students.
SB 1698 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school instructional materials.
SB 1699 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financial aid to assist students with paying the costs of higher education.
SB 1700 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to state assistance with the costs of constructing or renovating public high school science laboratories.
SB 1735 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the effect of a charter provision relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption on a subsequent local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain home-rule municipalities.
SB 1736 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of cultural education facilities finance corporations.
SB 1739 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to charity care and unreimbursed costs of certain hospitals.
SB 1740 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain sexual offenses and to the registration and supervision of sex offenders.
SB 1741 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment.
SB 1788 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education to students through electronic means.
SB 1827 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the financing of school district instructional facilities.
SB 1900 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the Texas tomorrow fund II prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program.
SCR 87 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1031.
SJR 38 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects.
SR 19 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ron Harris on the occasion of his retirement from the Collin County Commissioners' Court.
SR 59 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ben Thomas of Plano.
SR 60 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the sponsors of the 2007 Texas Capitol Schoolhouse event.
SR 135 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2007 as Financial Aid Awareness Month.
SR 186 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5 through 9, 2007, as Texas Technology Week.
SR 255 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2007, as Collin County Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 256 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks for being named 2006 Texas Professor of the Year.
SR 257 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2007, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the Capitol.
SR 339 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Anousheh Ansari on the successful completion of her mission to the International Space Station.
SR 439 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Corporal Matt Murray for his service to his country.
SR 455 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Irving Teen Court participants to the State Capitol.
SR 564 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming participants in the Girl Scouts' Legislative Page Program to the Capitol.
SR 613 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing T. J. Leigh Elementary School in Irving for being named a winner in the HealthierUS School Challenge.
SR 614 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the City of Irving for hosting the Tenth Anniversary Transportation Summit.
SR 626 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2007, as Volunteer Day in Texas.
SR 664 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Deanna Mei of Plano for being named one of Texas' top youth volunteers for 2007 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
SR 667 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kyle Freas of Plano for being named one of Texas' top youth volunteers for 2007 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.
SR 708 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2007 as Autism Awareness Month.
SR 765 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shilah Phillips for earning the title of Miss Texas 2006.
SR 819 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Liviu Librescu.
SR 820 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Texas Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
SR 979 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bill Fell for his volunteer work on behalf of the citizens of Plano and Collin County.
SR 980 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the recipients of the Volunteer Center of North Texas' Collin County volunteerism awards.
SR 981 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carl Benjamin "Catfish" Montgomery of Carrollton.
SR 992 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 14, 2007, as Mary Kay Ash Day in the State of Texas.
SR 1010 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Citizenship McKinney on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 1043 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bobbie and Elvin Currie on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1066 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Richardson Independent School District for its selection as a recipient of a 2007 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award.
SR 1105 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patsy Standerfer for her accomplishments.
SR 1135 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Grant Stanis on the occasion of his graduation from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 1172 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1031.
SR 1178 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tom and Doris Adams of Calera, Oklahoma, for writing a poem about Texas.
SR 1188 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2237.
SR 1189 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 828.
SR 1210 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Zach Gautier for receiving a Time Warner Cable National Teacher Award.
79th Regular Session
SB 118 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department employees.
SB 119 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers.
SB 124 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to educational programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.
SB 155 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the quality assurance accreditation process for certain entities that offer health benefit plans and the provisional credentialing process for health benefit plans.
SB 217 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of holders of commercial driver's licenses.
SB 254 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain restrictions imposed on the programs, enrollment, and admission policies of The University of Texas at Dallas.
SB 482 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as teacher mentors.
SB 532 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and other charges and fees imposed by the governing board of a junior college district.
SB 622 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain investigators by the Texas Private Security Board.
SB 708 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the funding of highway projects in Texas Department of Transportation districts in which a turnpike project is located.
SB 831 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.
SB 848 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain permit applications by local governments.
SB 912 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of and the protection of citizens from sexually violent predators.
SB 959 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice to educators of a public school student's misconduct and to placement of a student who has assaulted a teacher.
SB 960 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.
SB 961 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation information and programs for school districts.
SB 962 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to state assistance for school district instructional facilities.
SB 963 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of and liability for failing to comply with certain administrative and instructional ratios for public school districts.
SB 1004 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the oversight and financing of the Texas School Safety Center.
SB 1145 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to tuition or fee exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom teachers.
SB 1146 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk and other students accelerated high school graduation and college credit.
SB 1226 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public institutions of higher education.
SB 1227 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to public and private postsecondary educational institutions, including enrollment in those educational institutions, payment of the costs of attending those educational institutions, and financial aid and other measures to assist students to pay those costs.
SB 1228 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a statewide assessment and accountability system for public institutions of higher education, to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by those institutions, and to tuition deregulation with regard to those institutions.
SB 1381 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense.
SB 1382 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the Railroad Commission of Texas, including changing the name of the agency to the Texas Energy Commission and transferring powers and duties from and to the agency.
SB 1383 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the conversion of a segment of the free state highway system to a turnpike project.
SB 1384 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regional tollway authorities.
SB 1391 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for public primary and secondary schools relating to funding of certain programs for students at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 1392 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the correction of errors during the review and adoption process for public school textbooks.
SB 1393 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regional education service centers; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1394 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to performance standards for gifted and talented programs in public schools.
SB 1395 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of high school diploma programs by Job Corps training programs under the United States Department of Labor.
SCR 25 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2005, as Texas Medal of Arts Awards Day at the Capitol.
SJR 35 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.
SR 78 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February, 2005, as Financial Aid Awareness Month.
SR 144 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2005, as Community College Student Day at the Capitol.
SR 234 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 24, 2005, Texas Women's Alliance Day at the State Capitol.
SR 235 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Roberta "Bert" Carnley for her contributions to the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
SR 237 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Texas Teen Court participants to the State Capitol on February 28, 2005.
SR 238 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28 through March 2, 2005, as Texas Technology Week at the Capitol.
SR 239 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.
SR 240 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming Tuesday, March 1, 2005, Collin County Legislative Day.
SR 241 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry G. Box on the occasion of his 20th anniversary as Sheriff of Collin County.
SR 390 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Morris Shapiro on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
SR 414 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2005, as Ladies Auxilliary VFW Day in Texas.
SR 415 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arthur John "Art" Martin of Plano and Dallas.
SR 470 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the cheerleaders of Clark High School in Plano for winning the National Champions title at the American Showdown National Competition.
SR 499 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fred Garwacki on the occasion of his retirement as the Chief of Police of Murphy.
SR 520 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Texas Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for their work to find a cure for diabetes.
SR 625 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Russell L. and Norma French on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 712 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 27, 2005, as Abstinence Awareness Day and welcoming the members of the Abstinence Council of Texas to the Capitol.
SR 740 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Angela J. Ingels for her contributions to her community.
SR 741 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Patrick and Cheryl Fries and all associated with the documentary filming of "In the Shadow of the Blade."
SR 846 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending participants in the North Texas Student Voices project.
SR 895 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Texas Instruments, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 924 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 57th anniversary of the State of Israel.
79th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance matters; making an appropriation; imposing criminal penalties.
SR 7 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kyle and Shannon Janek on the birth of their son, James Luke Janek.
SR 19 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texans Can! academies on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the founding school.
SR 33 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephanie Abraham Hirsh on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 90 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Freeman Hightower of Plano.
SR 129 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2.
SR 140 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2.
79th 2nd Called Session
SB 2 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties.
SB 8 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties.
SB 38 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to appropriations for textbooks.
SR 46 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing IKEA on the occasion of its grand opening in Frisco.
SR 60 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jenny Preston of the Allen Independent School District for her selection as the Region 10 Superintendent of the Year for 2005.
SR 61 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alan Birkelbach of Plano for being named the 2005 Texas Poet Laureate.
79th 3rd Called Session
SB 1 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation and benefits of public school employees, the academic and fiscal accountability of public schools, and the improvement of public schools.
SJR 10 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain increases in state tax revenue to public education.
SR 4 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Junior League of Plano on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 51 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2006, as Volunteer Day.
SR 117 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jacqueline May Schnittker of Plano.
SR 130 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of W. G. "Buddy" Ragley of Plano.
SR 207 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Ransom Rice on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism.
78th Regular Session
SB 2 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants.
SB 11 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to homeland security.
SB 166 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to sex offender registration requirements imposed on certain higher education workers or students, to immunity for release of public information obtained as a result of those requirements, and to reports of status changes.
SB 167 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Collin County.
SB 168 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders.
SB 169 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts composed of Collin County.
SB 172 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates for persons who served in Operation Enduring Freedom.
SB 177 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for an offender who manufactures or delivers a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury.
SB 200 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain hospital districts to pledge hospital system revenues and tax revenues to the payment of combination tax and revenue bonds and other obligations if the pledge is approved at an election, and related matters.
SB 293 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to special license plates benefiting the Texas Urban Forestry Council.
SB 329 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
SB 357 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain reports of criminal activity and to immunity from civil liability for certain persons making or receiving those reports.
SB 358 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties.
SB 359 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to a local option election for the sale of beer and wine in certain cities or towns located in more than one county.
SB 361 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the precedence of certain municipal highway access rules and ordinances over highway access management orders of the Texas Transportation Commission.
SB 412 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to participation in school district services and activities by home-schooled students.
SB 578 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to awards granted under the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program.
SB 587 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the ownership of a motor vehicle dealership.
SB 683 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to annual audit of school district dropout records.
SB 869 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to homeland security.
SB 870 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain fees in connection with driver's licenses to the credit of the Texas mobility fund for highway and transportation purposes.
SB 871 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the sex offender registration program and the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 900 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to computation and reporting of the ratios of a school district's expenditures and personnel relating to direct student instruction.
SB 929 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to regional education service centers.
SB 930 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the liability of school districts, school employees, and school board members.
SB 931 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to teacher grading authority.
SB 932 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas to finance biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 933 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a virtual charter school administered by a public senior college or university.
SB 950 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reimbursement by school districts for developmental courses or programs taken by certain former district students at certain public institutions of higher education.
SB 955 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund.
SB 971 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the addition of a municipality to the territory of a regional transportation authority.
SB 972 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority.
SB 976 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to high school completion and the creation of certain college education pilot programs.
SB 1063 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage of commercial motor carriers.
SB 1064 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to commercial vehicle inspections.
SB 1065 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state.
SB 1066 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the mitigation of traffic congestion on highways; providing penalties.
SB 1091 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Recycling Market Development Board and the termination of certain duties of the General Land Office relating to the board and the recycling awareness campaign.
SB 1092 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography.
SB 1093 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 1108 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to academic achievement in public schools.
SB 1109 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to revocation of the certificate and termination of the employment of public school educators convicted of certain offenses.
SB 1228 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to weights, adjustments, and allotments under the foundation school program.
SB 1240 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to voluntary school district consolidation.
SB 1372 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the weight of the compensatory education allotment under the public school finance system.
SB 1373 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to considering for school district accountability purposes the performance of students confined by court order in a residential program or facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Youth Commission.
SB 1394 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to employment contract requirements for certain public school principals.
SB 1447 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and implementation of the driver responsibility program.
SB 1524 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a hearsay statement made by a victim of family violence.
SB 1541 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the accountability of, and reporting by, public institutions of higher education.
SB 1542 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the tuition set by the governing board of a public institution of higher education and to accountability reports by those institutions.
SB 1626 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the total amount of public school bonds that may be guaranteed by the permanent school fund.
SB 1627 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to compliance with federal education requirements
SB 1628 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to third-party entity employment in the public schools.
SB 1629 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to performance standards on assessment instruments and the release of assessment instruments to the public.
SB 1652 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to institutions of higher education, including the administration, operation, governance, and financing of those institutions, and to certain security services provided to such institutions and certain other educational institutions.
SB 1694 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to state agency internal auditing.
SB 1848 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain early voting by mail procedures and to the prevention of voting fraud generally; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1852 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authorized review by municipalities of a certificated telecommunications provider's business records regarding payment of right of way fees.
SCR 12 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging public and private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas to adopt service learning as an important pedagogical tool and a central form of engagement, civic outreach, and citizenship education.
SCR 35 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Resolving that the State of Texas join in the observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 29, 2003.
SJR 1 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes.
SR 70 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alex and Lisa Serrano on the birth of their daughter, Ava Isabel Serrano.
SR 96 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Dallas.
SR 142 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17 and 18, 2003, as Richardson Telecom Corridor Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 147 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable Sam Johnson on the 30th anniversary of his release as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
SR 152 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2003, as Collin County Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 160 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2003, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 213 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kenny Marchant on his most recent public recognition.
SR 240 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2003, as Texas Transportation Day at the State Capitol.
SR 282 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Diane Davey of Plano for her achievements in the field of education.
SR 310 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the men's baseball team of The University of Texas at Austin for winning the national championship.
SR 481 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Leadership Allen Class of 2003.
SR 484 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas Home for Jewish Aged on the Golden Acres Campus on its 50th anniversary.
SR 510 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Farmers Branch Youth Leadership Class of 2003 and welcoming them to the State Capitol on April 9, 2003.
SR 688 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Downtown McKinney Association and the downtown property owners for hosting The Best Little BBQ Fest in Texas.
SR 706 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging public and private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas to adopt service learning as an important pedagogical tool.
SR 739 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The Moving Wall as a tribute to the sons and daughters of America, fallen and missing.
SR 936 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming the marching band of Coppell High School in Coppell the official Texas State Band for the 2004 Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland.
SR 972 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 9.
SR 998 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 361.
SR 1030 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1108.
SR 1034 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3015.
SR 1058 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Miles N. Cunningham for his service to his country.
SR 1059 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sai Gunturi for winning the 76th Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee.
78th 3rd Called Session
SB 24 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program.
78th 4th Called Session
SB 1 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants.
SJR 1 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide financial support for public education by creating the Texas education fund, imposing a state property tax, increasing the state general sales and use tax rate, expanding the general sales and use tax base to include certain services, increasing the state motor vehicle sales and use tax rate, abolishing the school district property tax for maintenance and operations purposes, dedicating the proceeds of any state lottery to public education, authorizing a school district property tax for the purpose of educational enrichment, and repealing the restriction on the legislature's authority to limit annual increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes.
SR 9 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chase Brown of Plano for winning the Miss Teen Texas 2003 title.
SR 38 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carolyn G. Bukhair on her retirement as Superintendent of the Richardson Independent School District.
SR 163 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Archon Group, L.P., for earning a 2004 Governor's Volunteer Award.
SR 186 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Don W. Brown for his service as Commissioner of Higher Education.
SR 202 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bettye Mischen Dunbar of Plano.
77th Regular Session
SB 4 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the administration and use of the Texas Mobility Fund and the issuance of obligations for financing the construction, reconstruction, acquisition, and expansion of state highways and other mobility projects.
SB 6 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties.
SB 20 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the treatment for school finance purposes of school district optional homestead exemptions.
SB 21 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to criminal solicitation of certain offenses involving a controlled substance; providing penalties.
SB 22 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the admission of minors to facilities for and to the consent of minors to the treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency.
SB 23 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for an offender who manufactures or delivers a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury.
SB 24 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the manner in which the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense may be taken in certain criminal proceedings.
SB 25 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the classification of manslaughter and intoxication manslaughter as violent offenses punishable by a determinate sentence.
SB 26 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to restaffing certain low-performing schools.
SB 27 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses.
SB 28 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level under the public school finance system.
SB 79 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to uniform election dates.
SB 80 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain processes and procedures for holding joint elections.
SB 84 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain volunteer centers.
SB 124 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders.
SB 125 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the preparation and submission of the state low income housing annual report and plan.
SB 128 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses.
SB 148 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the violation of certain traffic laws by a person licensed by the United States Department of State or who claims diplomatic or consular immunity.
SB 193 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Collin County.
SB 194 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, and administration of the Probate Court No. 1 of Collin County and to the administration of the county courts at law of Collin County.
SB 218 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a financial accountability rating system for, and certain audit reports of, school districts.
SB 220 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation and enforcement of weight limitations and safety standards for certain motor vehicles and the enforcement of certain other traffic laws; providing penalties.
SB 342 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the participation of the Texas Department of Transportation in the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of toll facilities.
SB 343 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to funds maintained by and for the Texas Turnpike Authority division of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 377 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a local option election for the sale of beer and wine in certain cities or towns located in more than one county.
SB 411 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain fees and penalties collected by the Department of Public Safety.
SB 412 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use by counties of revenue from motor vehicle sales and use taxes and vehicle registration fees.
SB 430 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain safety programs in public schools.
SB 541 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
SB 562 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to computation and reporting requirements regarding a school district's expenditures and personnel.
SB 645 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic system for occupational licensing transactions.
SB 713 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to documentation of motor vehicle ownership.
SB 778 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of nonconforming off-premise signs.
SB 896 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to funds and taxes for county roads.
SB 909 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to associate judges appointed by certain district courts in Dallas County.
SB 910 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate quarries; providing for an administrative penalty.
SB 917 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the aggregation of amounts involved in certain offenses to determine punishment and evidence in certain aggregation prosecutions.
SB 918 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to issue an administrative subpoena for certain business records of a communications carrier or service.
SB 926 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Collin County Water Authority.
SB 949 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of municipal zoning ordinances to open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 1047 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expunction or clarification of certain criminal history record information.
SB 1048 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
SB 1081 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and rights of a cultural educational facilities finance corporation.
SB 1200 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for contributions to organizations assisting educationally disadvantaged children.
SB 1201 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain offenses involving the breach of computer security.
SB 1204 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an interim committee on revenue sources for local transportation infrastructure.
SB 1527 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to changing the composition of certain state agency governing bodies with an even number of members to comply with the changes made to Section 30a, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.
SB 1528 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deadline for withdrawal of a candidate from a primary election.
SB 1529 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for maintaining information on lists of registered voters.
SB 1530 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of precinct chair.
SB 1782 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Frisco Square Management District; providing the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SJR 12 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment in aid of turnpikes, toll roads, and toll bridges.
SJR 16 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Mobility Fund and authorizing grants and loans of money and issuance of obligations for financing the construction, reconstruction, acquisition, operation, and expansion of state highways, turnpikes, toll roads, toll bridges, and other mobility projects.
SR 112 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 29, 2001, as Texas School Safety Day at the State Capitol.
SR 296 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2001, as Richardson Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 314 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2001, as Collin County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 365 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2001, as Trucking Day at the State Capitol.
SR 416 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sadie and Charlie Seay of Dallas.
SR 417 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jacob Hawkins.
SR 418 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bruce D. Glasscock of Plano.
SR 437 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack Saint Clair Kilby.
SR 521 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Texas Federation of Republican Women for their outstanding accomplishments.
SR 580 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David M. Laney for his work as Commissioner of the Texas Transportation Commission.
SR 599 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the City of Allen.
SR 616 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Chuck Norris to Austin.
SR 617 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the football team of Celina High School in Celina.
SR 685 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Allison Smith of Plano.
SR 800 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of Ann Loeb Sikora of Dallas.
SR 837 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gladys Harrington of Plano.
SR 1175 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Girl Scout Troop 1045 of Highland Park.
SR 1194 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ben Thomas of Plano.
SR 1212 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James Bowie Elementary School in Richardson.
SR 1213 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mathews Elementary School in Plano.
76th Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act committed by a person using a child to facilitate the commission of the offense.
SB 29 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty.
SB 30 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to parental notification before an abortion may be performed on certain minors; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 31 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain sex offenders to request early termination of community supervision.
SB 32 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the mandatory detention of a juvenile for engaging in certain conduct.
SB 33 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving the sexual exploitation of a child.
SB 34 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain volunteer centers.
SB 35 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain processes and procedures promoting the consolidation of elections.
SB 36 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level under the foundation school program.
SB 41 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for an offender who manufactures or delivers a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury.
SB 42 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing school districts to offer drug testing programs.
SB 43 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense.
SB 44 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission of minors to facilities for and to the consent of minors to the treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency.
SB 68 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to funding for certain fast-growth school districts.
SB 179 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of County Court at Law No. 1 of Collin County as Probate Court of Collin County.
SB 180 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Collin County.
SB 181 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Collin County.
SB 399 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to requiring registration of certain offenders under the sex offender registration program.
SB 400 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain juvenile offenders under the sex offender registration program.
SB 420 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain contracts for inmate labor and to criminal and administrative consequences for inmates who gain access to certain information while performing inmate labor.
SB 421 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a determination of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases and to the disposition of defendants found to be incompetent before trial or after conviction.
SB 517 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to automobile clubs.
SB 527 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to execution and filing of an assumed name certificate; providing a penalty.
SB 540 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of attendance credits under the foundation school program.
SB 541 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of school district property values for purposes of school finance.
SB 570 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain business documents filed and recorded with the secretary of state.
SB 571 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to judicial review of the secretary of state's refusal to register or renew a trademark or service mark.
SB 572 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to comprehensive coverage under certain health benefit plans for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
SB 591 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to funding for school districts that open new schools or expand existing schools.
SB 592 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state assistance for school facilities in certain fast-growth school districts.
SB 593 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to additional state assistance for certain school districts with high tax rates.
SB 679 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain permit applications by local governments.
SB 704 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities.
SB 729 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reports and other business filings made with the secretary of state; providing penalties.
SB 770 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state agency internal auditing.
SB 875 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the financial accountability of school districts.
SB 876 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to restaffing certain low-performing public schools.
SB 877 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to accreditation and rating standards for public school districts and schools.
SB 971 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to participation by counties in an electronic voting pilot project for military voters.
SB 1194 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of premiums for health care coverage by certain persons who have incurred a compensable injury.
SB 1195 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to retainage on certain highway contracts.
SB 1196 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to consent to the purchase or application for, and designation of owners or beneficiaries of, certain life insurance policies.
SB 1224 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to sex offender civil commitment and registration and to provisions of the sex offender registration law for which a person who is in noncompliance commits a criminal offense.
SB 1225 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the creation of water districts or political subdivisions and the annexation of land by a water district or political subdivision.
SB 1226 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the deferred retirement option plan in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1227 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to students who drop out of public school.
SB 1330 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting the assignment of a student to a particular class under certain circumstances.
SB 1414 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to paying for services provided by the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
SB 1415 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the sales tax on real property service.
SB 1560 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to School Land Board meetings.
SB 1600 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting certain health care supplies from the sales and use tax.
SB 1601 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the operation of and the method for funding developmental education programs provided by institutions of higher education.
SB 1602 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to cooperation between public and private entities and public schools and to franchise tax refunds for providing certain assistance in education.
SB 1631 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for driving while a driver's license is invalid.
SB 1632 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal solicitation of certain offenses involving a controlled substance; providing a penalty.
SB 1770 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers, administration, financing, and validation of certain actions of the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District.
SB 1771 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District tax abatement agreements.
SB 1824 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Criminal Court No. 11 of Dallas County, Texas.
SB 1828 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to government purchasing from people with disabilities.
SB 1830 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain domestic violence offenses.
SB 1831 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the criminal district attorney of Dallas County.
SB 1838 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the biennial transfer of revenue to the economic stabilization fund.
SCR 26 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Texas Federation of Republican Women.
SJR 32 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate duplicative, executed, obsolete, archaic, and ineffective constitutional provisions.
SR 184 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 1999, as Collin County Day.
SR 185 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ebby Halliday for her many contributions to her community.
SR 340 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Richardson, the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and the Telecom Corridor Technology Business Council.
SR 410 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 17, 1999, as Citizens for a Sound Economy Day at the State Capitol.
SR 645 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Zig Ziglar.
SR 738 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Esther Cohen of Dallas.
SR 788 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the trustees of the Kathryn Heard-Craig Center in McKinney.
SR 859 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alma and Bud Duncan of Plano.
SR 965 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bill Walsh of Dallas.
SR 967 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tim Flynn, R.N. of Austin.
SR 1087 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Zachary B. Bell of Dallas.
SR 1142 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gladys Harrington of Plano.
75th Regular Session
SB 46 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain defendants convicted of assaultive offenses, including sexual assault, and for certain offenses committed with intent to commit assaults.
SB 47 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain dangerous offenders and to the imposition of post-imprisonment supervision on those offenders.
SB 48 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the definition of "victim" in the context of maintaining the confidentiality of a sex offense victim's identity.
SB 49 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of requests for information under the sex offender registration law.
SB 50 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the penalty for driving while a driver's license is invalid.
SB 51 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time by certain inmates confined in the institutional division or a transfer facility of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 52 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the validity of certain orders affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 53 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for newborns and adopted children.
SB 54 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to access to certain obstetrical or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan; providing administrative penalties.
SB 77 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to court-ordered mental health services for a sexually violent predator.
SB 86 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to parental notification before an abortion may be performed on certain minors.
SB 147 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the definition of emergency care for health insurance policies and health benefit plans provided by health maintenance organizations.
SB 158 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a declaration of write-in candidacy in an election for the members of the governing body of a junior college district or the board of a hospital district.
SB 181 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, and the protection of children.
SB 182 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to costs on conviction to fund courthouse and municipal court building security.
SB 183 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to training programs for youth sports coaches.
SB 184 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a driver's license that authorizes the operation of a motorcycle.
SB 185 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain sexual assaults committed against children.
SB 203 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to the provision of health care to an inmate confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 285 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in life insurance.
SB 335 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage.
SB 349 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to guardians ad litem, attorneys ad litem, and child volunteer advocates in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 381 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of a grant of deferred adjudication for a sexual offense or a sexually assaultive offense and to the prosecution of certain defendants charged with or convicted of those offenses.
SB 430 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain costs associated with the installation of a motor vehicle ignition interlock device required as a condition of bail.
SB 460 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed volunteer advocate program license plates by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 478 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the lease of space for a state agency from another governmental entity.
SB 548 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawfully transferring a weapon.
SB 599 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain insurance benefits and annuity proceeds.
SB 668 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
SB 669 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to incentives for adoptive parents of certain children.
SB 670 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to adoption incentives for licensed child-placing agencies.
SB 685 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the notification of school personnel of the arrest or detention of a student and any subsequent disposition of that arrest or detention.
SB 686 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the appellate judicial system for the Fifth Court of Appeals District.
SB 687 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain juveniles who unlawfully possess a weapon or use a weapon in conduct that constitutes an offense.
SB 873 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the manner in which the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense may be taken in certain criminal proceedings.
SB 875 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sex offender registration program to certain defendants, to the procedures used to register and monitor sex offenders, and to the imposition of criminal penalties.
SB 876 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the persons eligible for release on bail pending appeal from a felony conviction.
SB 963 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the testing of natural gas piping systems in school district facilities.
SB 978 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the invocation of the rule in a criminal trial.
SB 1123 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to limiting the assignment of a student to a particular class under certain circumstances.
SB 1227 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a comprehensive plan by a municipality.
SB 1228 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the operator of a motor vehicle possess a driver's license and evidence of financial responsibility for the vehicle.
SB 1229 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to providing to a parole panel written statements to be considered in the parole process; providing a penalty.
SB 1230 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of a supplemental salary to the district judges in Collin County and validation of certain prior acts of the commissioners court.
SB 1231 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level under the foundation school program.
SB 1232 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to conditions for probation and release under supervision for a child adjudicated for engaging in certain delinquent conduct and to certain instruction and treatment for the parent or guardian of the child.
SB 1233 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemption from inscription requirements for an automobile used by a municipal or county medical examiner.
SB 1318 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the cost of an attendance credit under the foundation school program.
SB 1475 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inspection of child-care facilities.
SB 1476 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain children in foster or residential care from the payment of tuition and fees at state-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 1477 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a temporary conservator of a child.
SB 1657 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person for the mandatory deferral of a speeding offense.
SB 1658 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to provisions requiring notification of prosecutors, county sheriffs, and municipal chiefs of police by local community supervision and corrections departments prior to the date when persons placed on community supervision change residences and by the pardons and paroles division of the Texas department of criminal justice prior to the date when prisoners are released or change residences. change residences.
SB 1659 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of certain information contained in a criminal defendant's presentence or postsentence report.
SB 1660 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of information on a sex offender who is a delinquent child.
SB 1661 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain indirect costs by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1662 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain community supervision and corrections department officers and parole officers to carry weapons.
SB 1663 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the business of selling checks.
SB 1664 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of contributing to the delinquency or dependency of a child.
SB 1665 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the expansion of toll-free calling areas.
SB 1666 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to driver's license eligibility and restrictions.
SB 1694 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to state financing of public school facilities.
SB 1698 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to funding for certain fast-growth school districts.
SB 1700 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children.
SB 1832 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to funding for and property of regional education service centers.
SB 1833 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a landlord from discriminating against a person based on the person's participation in a housing assistance program.
SB 1834 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of money laundering.
SB 1835 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of unlawful restraint.
SB 1836 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a foreign limited liability partnership to transact business in this state; providing a penalty.
SB 1854 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee a municipality may charge for a false alarm by a burglar alarm system.
SB 1892 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the legislature prescribe an educational program for public school students that provides for a general diffusion of knowledge.
SCR 7 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Mary Anne Seale on her selection as Plano's Citizen of the Year.
SCR 40 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the members of the Texas Federation of Republican Women.
SCR 64 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers on the occasion of its 88th anniversary celebration.
SCR 115 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to Senate Bill No. 51.
SJR 28 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Ref. to Tax Reform & Public School Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to finance the basic elements of public education.
SJR 29 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Ref. to Tax Reform & Public School Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to prescribe an educational program for public school students that provides for a general diffusion of knowledge.
SR 234 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 1997, as Taiwan Peace Day.
SR 487 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Plano Gray Ribbon Campaign Day.
SR 516 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming students and sponsers from Plano High School on their visit to the State Capitol.
SR 648 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Douglas D. Hawthorne.
SR 705 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alma Carter of Plano.
SR 739 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dallas Mayor Pro Tempore Max W. Wells.
SR 789 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Justin Wakeland of Frisco.
SR 837 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack Evans of Dallas.
SR 879 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 15 through 21, 1998, Texas Kennel Club Week.
SR 909 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Douglas Witherspoon of McKinney.
SR 960 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly Avis of Plano.
SR 961 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jill Clay of Irving.
SR 962 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michelle M. DeNamur of Plano.
SR 963 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shannon Dooley of Plano.
SR 964 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stacey Ferguson of Plano.
SR 965 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Colleen French of Plano.
SR 966 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Daesha Hoggins of Plano.
SR 967 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Katy Klymus of Plano.
SR 968 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly Norton of Plano.
SR 969 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sherry Rossiter of Dallas.
SR 970 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Courtney Schoel of Plano.
SR 971 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ashli Taquino of Plano.
SR 972 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pam Townsend of Plano.
SR 973 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bonnie Westmoreland of Plano.
SR 974 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mikal Young of Plano.
74th Regular Session
SB 24 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain governmental units and to the employees and officers of those units.
SB 41 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the competency of a child to testify in a criminal case.
SB 42 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain organizations providing volunteer services.
SB 43 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the temporary furlough policy of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 44 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the provision of good conduct time to inmates sentenced to the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 45 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to punishment, eligibility for parole, and parole release procedures for certain dangerous defendants.
SB 46 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring victim notification when an inmate escapes from a facility operated by the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 47 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to notification of certain persons about procedures in the community supervision process that apply to defendants who victimized those persons.
SB 48 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to a crime victim's right to appear in person before members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 51 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of sexual motivation and to a requirement that certain inmates participate in sex offender treatment as a condition to earning good conduct time.
SB 78 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of sexual motivation and to the eligibility for community supervision for defendants convicted of certain sexual and assaultive offenses against or involving children.
SB 79 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the registration of sexual offenders; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 80 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring training in issues concerning sex offender characteristics for certain judicial and law enforcement professionals.
SB 81 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to children's advocacy, including children's advocacy centers and child fatality review and investigation procedures.
SB 82 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of sexual motivation and to the eligibility for deferred adjudication of defendants charged with certain sexual and assaultive offenses against or involving children.
SB 83 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to parental notification before an abortion may be performed on a minor; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 111 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision, parole, and release on mandatory supervision for defendants charged with or convicted of certain sexual offenses against or involving children.
SB 112 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of sexual motivation and to the eligibility for release on parole or mandatory supervision of inmates serving sentences for certain sexual or assaultive offenses against children.
SB 134 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain assaults committed by one member of a family against another family member.
SB 135 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of violation of a protective order by a habitual offender under that statute.
SB 143 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the defendant's right to waive automatic review of the judgment of conviction and sentence in a capital case.
SB 148 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of inmates serving sentences for first, second, or third degree felonies to be confined in state jail felony facilities.
SB 149 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the release of information concerning the treatment of a sex offender by a treatment provider, a criminal justice agency, or a local law enforcement authority.
SB 162 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the presentation of certain statements of victims at the punishment phase of a criminal trial.
SB 167 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of sexual motivation and to the admissibility of evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts committed against a child in certain criminal cases.
SB 217 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of the compensation to victims of crime fund and the compensation to victims of crime auxiliary fund.
SB 242 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/96
Caption: Relating to the use of violence prevention and conflict resolution training and education in juvenile probation and in children's correctional facilities.
SB 243 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/96
Caption: Relating to educating juveniles under the custody of the Texas Youth Commission in violence prevention and conflict resolution.
SB 244 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to court orders to grant a name change to certain persons convicted of a criminal offense.
SB 267 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to sex offender registration and public notification of the release of a sex offender into the community; creating offenses and providing criminal penalties.
SB 268 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the required license for the operation of a child care facility.
SB 308 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil actions for public nuisances, and making an appropriation.
SB 320 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law of Collin County.
SB 321 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Collin County.
SB 354 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to access to certain personal information by persons in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; creating an offense and providing a penalty.
SB 422 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to receive sales and use tax information from the comptroller.
SB 487 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises.
SB 584 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District to enter into tax abatement agreements, to designate reinvestment zones and to utilize all functions and procedures of Chapter 312, Tax Code; and validating prior elections and other actions and contracts.
SB 649 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the construction of certain road projects in certain municipalities and counties.
SB 680 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of and to the filing of a declaration of write-in candidacy in certain elections; providing penalties.
SB 719 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the limit on school district tax rates.
SB 753 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Irving.
SB 762 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to enrollment of foreign exchange students in public schools.
SB 852 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to work programs and training for children committed to the Texas Youth Commission, franchise tax credits for participating industries, and optional ad valorem tax abatement from cities and counties for businesses providing training and employment for such children.
SB 853 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the penalty for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle, an aircraft, or a watercraft while intoxicated and while a child is present.
SB 854 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the testimony in a criminal proceeding of a child who is a victim.
SB 933 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of the hazardous and solid waste remediation fee fund.
SB 969 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of burglar alarm systems.
SB 1050 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to chief school business administrators of school districts.
SB 1051 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of a protective order by a constable.
SB 1053 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to criminal history checks conducted for public and private schools.
SB 1054 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to establishment of infrastructure funds by certain municipalities.
SB 1150 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to continuing education of insurance adjusters by reciprocity.
SB 1165 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to insurance rates and policy forms for certain lines of insurance.
SB 1166 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to registration requirements imposed on certain criminal offenders.
SB 1167 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to use of solid waste fee revenue for local and regional activities.
SB 1169 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of foreign credit unions.
SB 1361 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of the terms "emergency medical care," "emergency care," and "emergency services."
SB 1491 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to testing and remedial education of students 55 years of age or older and to tuition and fees charged to those students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1492 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information derived from an audit to ascertain compliance with the payment of the hotel occupancy tax.
SB 1493 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits.
SB 1518 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public parks, buildings and property.
SB 1543 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the inspection, regulation and operation of personal care facilities.
SB 1701 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the designation of State Highway 190 in Dallas, Collin, and Denton counties as the President George Bush Highway.
SB 1704 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the review and approval of certain permits by the state, a municipality, or other local governmental agencies.
SCR 4 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to recognize the importance of state sovereignty and to reduce the impact of unfunded federal mandates.
SCR 5 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting and encouraging local counseling services to develop battering intervention and protection programs in response to the studies documenting the success of such programs.
SCR 16 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Supreme Court of Texas to promulgate rules for the State Bar of Texas to institute in its continuing education curriculum a program on sexual abuse issues.
SCR 34 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 1995, as Collin County Day.
SCR 43 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 8, 1995, as Crime Victims Day.
SCR 90 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an interim study on a parent education program for parents of preschool-age children.
SCR 175 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Dr. Kenneth D. Thomas.
SJR 49 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to finance the basic elements of public education.
SR 26 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the sponsors of the 1995 Chinese New Year Cultural Celebration in Plano.
SR 27 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plano High School Wildcats for winning the 5A Division 1 State Football Championship.
SR 75 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Community Middle School of Nevada, Texas, for meeting criteria established for a Texas Successful Schools Award System Significant Gain Award.
SR 76 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending McClendon Elementary School of Nevada, Texas, for meeting the criteria established for a Texas Successful Schools Award System accreditation status of Recognized.
SR 188 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 1995, as Collin County Day at the Capitol.
SR 189 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Acts Kind group as it observes Kindness Week from February 12 through February 19, 1995.
SR 222 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 21, 1995, as Richardson Day.
SR 369 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Morris Shapiro of Austin on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
SR 672 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing former Governor William P. Clements on his birthday.
SR 715 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the students of The University of Texas at Dallas who will be visiting the State Capitol.
SR 789 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Kiosco School Based Mental Health Clinic which was selected as one of the 1995 Best of Texas Programs.
SR 790 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Practical Parent Education of Plano for its selection as one of the Best of Texas Programs for 1995.
SR 892 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Thelma Pettigrew Bray of Dallas.
SR 893 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plano Senior High School soccer team on winning the 1995 state championship.
SR 991 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jonnie and Gerhard Schulz of Collin County for their voluntary work on behalf of the Republican Party.
SR 1073 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Madame Lucette Demeestere to the United States and Texas.
SR 1140 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lance Armstrong and congratulating him on his 1995 Tour DuPont victory.
SR 1192 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Celina High School Ladycats track team on winning the District 11-2A, Region 2, and state championship titles.
SR 1193 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Japan and recognizing the Sun & Star 1996 festival.
SR 1286 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Japan and recognizing the Sun and Star 1996 Festival.
SR 1294 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 982.
73rd Regular Session
SB 334 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of mammography devices and the practice of mammography.
SB 335 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student union fees at East Texas State University.
SB 401 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirements for licensing of public employees who perform pest control services.
SB 402 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain devices used to protect nursery stock and the registration and inspection of those devices when used for commercial purposes.
SB 403 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the student union building fees at The University of Texas at Dallas.
SB 461 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the construction of public works.
SB 697 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the inclusion of students with disabilities in the regular classroom.
SB 769 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained in negotiations between a municipality and a business entity.
SB 1104 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the escape of a child while an appeal is pending.
SB 1105 Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to parental notification before an abortion may be performed on a minor; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1308 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for out-of-state service.
SB 1316 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to voir dire examinations.
SB 1361 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Kaufman County.
SB 1446 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Rockwall County.
SB 1447 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Hunt County.
SB 1448 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the use of the hazardous and solid waste remediation fee fund.
SR 457 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 29, 1993, as Kaufman County Day.
SR 514 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 30, 1993, Hunt County Day.
SR 779 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plano High School boys soccer team on winning the 1993 state championship.
SR 780 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dora Isabell Wynn of Tyler.
SR 818 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Plano East Senior High School academic decathlon team on winning the 1993 national academic decathlon championship.
SR 909 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Russell Williams for his contributions to music education and his retirement from the Tyler Independent School District after 46 years of service.
SR 1027 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Plano Memorial Day Committee and the other volunteers who have contributed their time to ensure the success of this community event.
SR 1028 Author: Shapiro, Florence
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ophelia "Birdie" and George Harwood of Marble Falls.