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Legislation authored by Judith Zaffirini

Includes legislation with Judith Zaffirini as the primary author for the 70th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS Grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to outcomes-based funding for general academic teaching institutions.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain certification for attorneys representing persons in guardianship proceedings.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain procedural matters in courts exercising probate jurisdiction.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to estates and to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the bond required and the bond insurance obtained for certain judges.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the demand for an accounting from an attorney in fact or agent of a principal by certain persons.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state; establishing a fee.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the Judicial Branch Certification Commission; authorizing fees; providing penalties.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two who resume service.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of hazing.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to financial eligibility for the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver program.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to notification requirements applicable to certain state contracts.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced, processed, or grown in this state.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
SB 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to erecting certain signs on private property before an election.
SB 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority.
SB 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties.
SB 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.
SB 67 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense.
SB 68 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses.
SB 69 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.
SB 70 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the required earnings statement provided by employers.
SB 71 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos.
SB 247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans.
SB 255 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to contracts with and training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees.
SB 261 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the bulk purchase of information technology commodity items by the Department of Information Resources.
SB 262 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain purchasing by state agencies and local governments.
SB 278 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
SB 279 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the expression of breast milk in the Capitol and other public buildings.
SB 366 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices.
SB 396 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Business State Highway 123-B in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.
SB 402 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services.
SB 455 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the operations of the Employment-First Task Force.
SB 498 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."
SB 510 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
SB 656 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office.
SB 657 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the filing of oaths of office and signed statements by certain judicial officers and judicial appointees with the secretary of state.
SB 667 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.
SB 682 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land.
SB 700 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
SB 719 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect, study, and report certain data regarding workforce education programs.
SB 748 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
SB 768 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program.
SB 781 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities.
SB 838 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
SB 839 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
SB 840 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
SB 860 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
SB 861 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage for serious mental illness, other disorders, and chemical dependency under certain health benefit plans.
SB 937 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county law libraries.
SB 963 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program.
SB 965 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to designate a county water recreation safety zone along certain rivers; authorizing a fee.
SB 971 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to eligibility to serve on the appraisal review board of certain appraisal districts.
SB 972 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem taxation purposes of real property on which a building completely destroyed by a casualty is located.
SB 988 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call.
SB 1096 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.
SB 1098 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to recordings, acknowledgments, and proofs of certain written instruments.
SB 1119 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.
SB 1120 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of local motor fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas.
SB 1123 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for adopted students formerly in foster or other residential care.
SB 1140 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
SB 1198 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees.
SB 1323 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the academic costs charged to resident undergraduate students by general academic teaching institutions and to certain reports regarding certain costs of those institutions.
SB 1325 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons.
SB 1326 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.
SB 1378 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the abatement of a pending sale to foreclose an ad valorem tax lien on a residence homestead.
SB 1379 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed.
SB 1420 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs.
SB 1431 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to escrow payments for a loan secured by a new dwelling.
SB 1434 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensation of county auditors and assistant auditors in certain counties.
SB 1435 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the removal from office of a county auditor.
SB 1438 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions.
SB 1452 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings law to district judges performing certain management or administrative functions.
SB 1470 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.
SB 1490 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the premium surcharge certain automobile insurers are required to assess against an insured convicted of certain offenses.
SB 1491 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to domestic surplus lines insurers; authorizing and imposing a tax.
SB 1492 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates.
SB 1493 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system.
SB 1494 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to preauthorization and concurrent review of certain health care services under the workers' compensation system.
SB 1495 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system.
SB 1496 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.
SB 1497 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
SB 1498 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers.
SB 1499 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.
SB 1500 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain vehicle protection products.
SB 1501 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1502 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.
SB 1503 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates.
SB 1709 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a guardian to provide information regarding a ward's health and residence to certain relatives of the ward.
SB 1710 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to applications for the complete restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of a guardianship.
SB 1743 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.
SB 1756 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for United States flags and Texas state flags.
SB 1758 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services.
SB 1761 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the cost of transporting a body for the purpose of performing an autopsy.
SB 1762 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the parking and removal of vehicles on the campus of a public institution of higher education.
SB 1763 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1764 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds in, and operation of guardianships of the estate in relation to, accounts established under the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
SB 1780 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount of compensation and allowances of a county auditor in certain counties.
SB 1868 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a public hearing on certain applications for a permit to drill an oil or gas well.
SB 1869 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties.
SB 1870 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense.
SB 1871 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of petroleum products.
SB 1910 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications.
SB 1911 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain self-help resources by state and county courts, including through the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk.
SB 1912 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness and representation of proposed patients in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services.
SB 1913 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
SB 1968 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state flag code.
SB 1994 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.
SB 2021 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.
SB 2022 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities.
SB 2023 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for residents of certain facilities.
SB 2024 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for participants in home and community-based waiver programs.
SB 2025 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a peer support program for residents of state supported living centers.
SB 2035 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of athlete agents.
SB 2036 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to liability insurance or other proof of financial responsibility for persons holding certain alcoholic beverage permits; authorizing a fee.
SB 2037 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a request for 9-1-1 services by text message.
SB 2038 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Contract Advisory Team.
SB 2039 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the development and use of instructional modules and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development.
SB 2040 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid.
SB 2041 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a human papillomavirus immunization report.
SB 2042 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist.
SB 2077 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 2123 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program to allow high schools in certain counties to connect to high-speed fiber-optic networks.
SB 2125 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate.
SB 2126 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV.
SB 2154 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the amendment to an existing permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility to accept increased amounts of Class 1 industrial solid waste.
SB 2155 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance or amendment of a permit for a solid waste landfill facility or hazardous waste land disposal unit to be located in a special flood hazard area.
SB 2156 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.
SB 2157 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense.
SB 2158 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a mass gathering or outdoor music festival permit.
SB 2159 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to standards for advertising land for sale in certain border counties before a subdivision plat for the land has been approved; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
SB 2160 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of earnest money contracts and other offers for the sale of land before a subdivision plat is approved in certain border counties.
SB 2161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the approval or disapproval by county referendum of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility.
SB 2162 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the approval by the Railroad Commission of Texas of an application for a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near certain reservoirs.
SB 2163 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees.
SB 2164 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to staff-to-child ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety.
SB 2165 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to day habilitation services for individuals with an intellectual disability; imposing an administrative penalty.
SB 2177 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
SB 2186 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District.
SB 2295 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment.
SB 2296 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment.
SB 2297 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment.
SB 2298 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment.
SB 2299 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment.
SJR 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.
SR 14 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Taft Independent School District on the occasion of its 95th anniversary.
SR 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association on the occasion of its 120th birthday celebration.
SR 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 25, 2017, as Laredo Legislative Day.
SR 77 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roberto Mendoza.
SR 182 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Portland First United Methodist Church on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.
SR 192 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2017, as Bee County Day.
SR 193 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 194 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as San Patricio County Day.
SR 255 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Texas Breastfeeding Coalition Legislative Action Day.
SR 286 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dimitri Peter Pappas.
SR 320 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
SR 328 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as United Way Day.
SR 408 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2017, as Girl Scout Legislative Day.
SR 479 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fred P. Nardini on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 480 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the legacy of John Coffee Hays, Hays County namesake.
SR 531 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the fifth anniversary of the dedication of the Tejano Monument.
SR 567 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Office of Court Administration on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
SR 620 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eric Rendell Tarver on the occasion of his 15th pastoral anniversary.
SR 644 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Victor Villarreal for his appointment as a Webb County judge.
SR 683 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Our Lady of the Rivers Court 2376 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 767 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Edith Royal to the Capitol and recognizing her many contributions to our state.
SR 802 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Philip and Elizabeth Wales for their service to the nation.
SR 803 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing STCH Ministries on the occasion of its 65th anniversary.
SR 809 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Jennings Ulbrich on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 838 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dickie Lee Person.
SR 850 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing San Marcos Primitive Baptist Church on the occasion of its 164th anniversary.
SR 861 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Taft Public Library on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.
SR 889 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lilia Peña.
SR 914 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jon Weizenbaum on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 915 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The Arc of the Capital Area for its pro bono guardianship program.
SR 916 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roxanne's House on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 917 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mario E. Ramirez.
SR 926 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1913.
SR 930 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Zapata County Independent School District on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
SR 963 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 30, 2018, as Vaquero Day.
SR 964 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 30, 2017, as Vaquero Day.
85th 1st Called Session
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a review by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System of certain court filings made in connection with guardianship proceedings.
SB 92 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to distracted driving; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.
SR 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Aunt Aggie De's Pralines on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Patterson on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ruben Contreras.
SR 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Victor Treviño Jr. for his achievements as an Ironman competitor.
SR 75 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosalia Fink for her commitment to victims of domestic violence and abuse.
SR 102 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Pamela Kaye Washington.
SR 116 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Andrea Miranda Paez for being named the 2016-2017 Laredo Sector Youth of the Year.
84th Regular Session
SB 21 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 22 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to outcomes-based funding for general academic teaching institutions.
SB 23 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to providing free full-day prekindergarten for certain children.
SB 24 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.
SB 25 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of a portable wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating an offense; providing penalties.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to state government worksite breast-feeding policies.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the online broadcast of open meetings of institutions of higher education.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability for public and open-enrollment charter school campuses that maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors for emergency use.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to financial eligibility for the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver program.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of hazing.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a report concerning information security for this state's information resources.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect and study data on the participation of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities at public institutions of higher education.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 37 as the Trooper Terry Wayne Miller Memorial Highway.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain property tax appraisal photographs.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a study concerning enforcement of following distance laws in this state.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the events eligible for funding from the Major Events trust fund.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax liens on personal property.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties.
SB 157 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.
SB 227 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 624 in McMullen County as the Game Warden James E. Daughtrey Memorial Highway.
SB 234 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties.
SB 238 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 290 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the recording of a proceeding in a municipal court in San Antonio.
SB 305 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 306 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the information included in the annual report of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 320 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain motor vehicle weight and safety standards.
SB 478 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the promulgation of certain forms for use in landlord-tenant matters.
SB 512 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the promulgation of certain forms for use in probate matters.
SB 543 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues; authorizing fees.
SB 636 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate recreational use of rivers.
SB 681 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a bailiff administering the selection of names of persons for jury service in certain counties.
SB 682 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities.
SB 744 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the form of a motion to adopt an ordinance, resolution, or order setting an ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the effective tax rate.
SB 786 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishing an agriculture ombudsman office in the Department of Agriculture.
SB 801 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a high quality prekindergarten program provided by public school districts.
SB 854 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts.
SB 855 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.
SB 871 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of county auditors for certain counties.
SB 908 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishment and functions of the Animal Welfare Commission.
SB 909 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Bexar County.
SB 910 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
SB 911 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations.
SB 913 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.
SB 947 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.
SB 969 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land.
SB 973 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in certain rural areas.
SB 974 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land located in certain counties and appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land is changed.
SB 987 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.
SB 1052 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.
SB 1053 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the management of state contracts, including the establishment of the contract management division of the Legislative Budget Board.
SB 1054 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States.
SB 1066 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program.
SB 1072 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the removal of a precinct or county chair for abandonment of office.
SB 1073 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or nomination for a place on the ballot and related procedures.
SB 1074 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election.
SB 1113 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos.
SB 1117 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to housing services provided through the transitional living services program to certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 1121 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of a public utility agency to provide water and sewer service and enter into contracts.
SB 1127 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
SB 1128 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain diagnostic testing during pregnancy.
SB 1129 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transportation of a person with a mental illness.
SB 1161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain purchasing methods by state agencies and local governments.
SB 1192 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 1281 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to participate in a cooperative purchasing program with local governments of this state or another state.
SB 1292 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense.
SB 1369 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.
SB 1380 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption of municipalities, certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities, and regional transit authorities from certain motor fuel taxes.
SB 1393 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of pipeline equipment, oil and gas equipment, oil, gas, or condensate and the unauthorized purchase or sale of oil, gas, or condensate.
SB 1405 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus or commercial charter bus while the bus is parked at a public school, school event, or field trip destination.
SB 1436 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the setback requirements for a junkyard or an automotive wrecking and salvage yard; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 1437 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1438 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans.
SB 1453 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district.
SB 1454 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to require the submission of digital maps in connection with the county plat approval process.
SB 1455 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
SB 1456 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to improving the accountability of local workforce development boards and consumer information regarding job training programs.
SB 1559 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities.
SB 1560 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency treatment facilities and certain other facilities.
SB 1561 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee.
SB 1581 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
SB 1589 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 1590 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas grocery access investment fund program.
SB 1638 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to training for state employees, including procurement and contract management training; authorizing fees.
SB 1648 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements for the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain officeholders and candidates.
SB 1667 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of, and the application of the professional prosecutors law to, the county attorney of Guadalupe County and to abolishing the office of district attorney of the 25th Judicial District.
SB 1668 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an online searchable central grant database.
SB 1714 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of student academic information by a public institution of higher education for certain purposes and the manner in which the information is used.
SB 1817 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities.
SB 1818 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an employer provide an employee with an earnings statement at the end of each pay period.
SB 1828 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of cargo theft.
SB 1829 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to printing requirements for state agencies.
SB 1844 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the establishment and functions of the Interagency Data Transparency Commission.
SB 1845 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to employment of a statewide data coordinator in the Department of Information Resources.
SB 1859 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts.
SB 1860 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the definition of "heavy equipment" for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
SB 1865 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the filing of a complaint with the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 1866 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence.
SB 1867 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding certain adult students receiving special education services from computation of completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.
SB 1868 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
SB 1876 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians in certain counties.
SB 1877 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the development and maintenance by each state agency of a data use agreement for the state agency's employees and to training related to that agreement.
SB 1878 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a study on the feasibility of implementing more secure access requirements for certain electronically stored information held by the state.
SB 1879 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance.
SB 1880 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers.
SB 1881 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities.
SB 1882 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a bill of rights for wards under guardianship.
SB 1883 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of housing funds set aside for persons with disabilities through the homebuyer assistance program.
SB 1884 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of cognitive rehabilitation therapy under the Medicaid program.
SB 1885 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program.
SB 1886 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children.
SB 1887 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate.
SB 1888 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a county report the number of certain persons with mental illness detained in that county's jail.
SB 1889 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the definition of neglect of a child, the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases, and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature.
SB 1890 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers.
SB 1891 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of mental health services and supports under a system of care framework to minors who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional disturbance or who are at risk of being removed from the minor's home.
SB 1926 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to permits to be issued for the storage and disposal of certain oil and gas waste.
SB 1947 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to alternative road construction methods.
SB 1974 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees.
SB 1975 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a study of the economic cost of significant oil and gas activity in rural areas of the state.
SJR 8 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.
SJR 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
SR 7 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association in Laredo.
SR 22 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the La Vernia Greenhand FFA Quiz team for winning first place in a state competition.
SR 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2015, as Laredo Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 94 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bee County Day on February 10, 2015.
SR 95 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry Simpson, who was named 2014 Newsmaker of the Year.
SR 96 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rachel Littlejohn-Diebel.
SR 97 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 98 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Laredo Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 99 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gene Simeon Walker Sr.
SR 214 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Starr County Youth Fair on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 215 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
SR 216 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roberto Jose Vidaurri.
SR 265 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Cotulla High School Mariachi Cotuleno band for winning a state championship.
SR 266 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Texas Breastfeeding Coalition Lobby Day.
SR 267 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 268 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Communities In Schools of Laredo on the occasion of its 25 years of service to area students.
SR 269 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the recipients of the 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards.
SR 347 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alissa Aileen Winch Bradford.
SR 364 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Connally Memorial Medical Center on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 371 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Cesar Chavez Memorial Alliance of South Texas on the occasion of the 12th Annual Cesar Chavez March.
SR 401 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David Silva.
SR 412 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kent Finlay.
SR 414 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2015, as Donate Life Texas Day.
SR 426 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending BBVA Compass and the Mexican and Spanish students at The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 450 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 468 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Live Oak County Historical Commission Day.
SR 485 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Consuelo Raymond Kazen.
SR 510 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Muy Grande Deer Contest on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 512 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy Newman de Anda on her induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 513 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Javier de Anda on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 514 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David T. Newman on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 515 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anna Benavides Galo on her induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 516 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rodolfo Bazan on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 517 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ruben Bazan on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 532 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kennedy Clay Roland.
SR 533 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rene Garcia Gonzalez for his service to his country during the Vietnam War.
SR 556 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George E. Neel Jr.
SR 557 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Trevino family members for their service during World War II.
SR 592 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Rodriguez for his contributions to the arts and film industry in Texas.
SR 593 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George L. Gonzales on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 619 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hispanic Alliance for its work on behalf of underserved citizens.
SR 620 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating April 28, 2015, as Karnes County Day.
SR 667 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jose Gerardo Garcia.
SR 683 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tom Luce for receiving the Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth Butt Award for Mental Health.
SR 684 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jess T. Hay.
SR 685 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Glenda and Jerry Kane for receiving the Texas Impact Award.
SR 690 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 5, 2015, as Live Oak County Day.
SR 691 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lillie Mae Wieding for her contributions to the Three Rivers community.
SR 734 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating May 13, 2015, as Caldwell County Day.
SR 742 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 13, 2015, as Consuelo Mendez Middle School Youth Pathways Program Day.
SR 743 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fredna Wood.
SR 974 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tinglin Wu for being named the 2014-2015 Youth of the Year by the United States Border Patrol Laredo Sector.
SR 978 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Terry Bruce Burkett.
SR 1003 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of America on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its Alumni Hall of Fame program.
SR 1058 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1882.
83rd Regular Session
SB 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for use of a handheld wireless communication device for text-based communication while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to formula funding for certain semester credit hours earned for dual course credit.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and instruction of public school students with visual impairments.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration and provision of consumer-directed services under certain health and human services programs.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information in evaluating district performance.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to maintaining and reporting certain information regarding certain child abuse or neglect cases and the provision of mental health services for children in those cases.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for a limited period.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transitional living assistance and appropriate care settings for children with disabilities who reside in general residential operations.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims of sexual assault.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of "advanced life support" for the purposes of providing emergency medical services.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties.
SB 138 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to procedures for filing complaints with, and providing notice of certain violations to, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.
SB 221 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition and employees of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.
SB 280 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties.
SB 301 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue to a foreign postsecondary institution a certificate of authority to grant professional degrees.
SB 403 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.
SB 419 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of a central database for and health and human services agency investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation violations and rights violations at certain facilities operated in this state.
SB 421 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children.
SB 533 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a review of cost savings to state agencies and institutions of higher education under energy savings performance contracts.
SB 653 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
SB 985 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities.
SB 1012 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1041 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
SB 1099 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist.
SB 1107 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
SB 1112 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.
SB 1113 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.
SB 1116 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Crystal Clear Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 1208 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force.
SB 1210 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions and waivers at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1226 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities.
SB 1253 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relationship between Texas Department of Transportation toll projects and adjoining nontolled roads.
SB 1525 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to including disability awareness training in risk management programs required for members and advisors of student organizations at postsecondary educational institutions.
SB 1532 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer.
SB 1576 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to a study and report of issues affecting persons with disabilities at state agencies and postsecondary educational institutions.
SB 1587 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council.
SB 1588 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards.
SB 1589 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to assistance and education regarding personal finance for certain children in foster care.
SB 1590 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requirements for personal financial literacy training offered by public school districts and public universities.
SB 1591 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness.
SB 1592 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a peace officer's determination whether medical services are needed for persons apprehended for emergency detention.
SB 1593 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a standard form of notification for the detention of a person with mental illness.
SB 1594 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the criteria for commitment of a person with mental illness.
SB 1595 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the nature of delivery of services to a person with mental illness.
SB 1596 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to emergency services districts.
SB 1597 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the development of state agency information security plans.
SB 1598 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or a representative of the chief appraiser to photograph the premises of a business, trade, or profession for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes.
SB 1599 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.
SB 1600 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the county clerk in certain counties to conduct a marriage ceremony and collect a related fee.
SB 1601 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Central Laredo Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, impose a fee, and issue bonds.
SB 1602 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to reports and other information required of or held by institutions of higher education.
SB 1603 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to risk management at institutions of higher education.
SB 1604 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to asset management and acquisition by institutions of higher education.
SB 1605 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties for transportation projects.
SB 1606 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax liens on personal property.
SB 1607 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge.
SB 1612 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide water and sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.
SB 1613 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations.
SB 1668 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.
SB 1679 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state agency procurement.
SB 1680 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to contracts entered into by state agencies.
SB 1681 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to oversight and management of state contracts.
SB 1682 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain ethics requirements applicable to state agencies, including required disclosures by state contractors.
SB 1684 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration of boat trailers.
SB 1685 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to exemptions from property taxation and sales and use taxation for certain offshore spill response and well containment property used to control pollution.
SB 1703 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties.
SB 1741 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to training for and complaints regarding members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.
SB 1778 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects.
SB 1779 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax incentives for the recycling of water used in oil or gas drilling or production.
SB 1780 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county.
SB 1781 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program.
SB 1782 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages arising from a condemnation of a pipeline easement.
SB 1783 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain oil and gas producing municipalities.
SB 1784 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Landowner Ombudsman office in the General Land Office.
SB 1815 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.
SB 1838 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Caldwell County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 1862 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1872 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Onion Creek Metro Park District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1882 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information for legislative purposes requested under the Public Information Act.
SB 1899 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1900 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1901 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1902 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1903 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SCR 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1116.
SR 14 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Lynnwood Clark.
SR 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association in Laredo.
SR 88 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2013, as Laredo Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 112 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 2013, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 175 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Hebbronville on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 192 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the March of Dimes Foundation on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 313 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2013, as El Cenizo Day at the State Capitol.
SR 410 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending BBVA Compass and the Mexican and Spanish students at The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 445 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Milford Nat Jacobs on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 486 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Jim Hogg County.
SR 487 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Linda Jo G. Soliz on her service to her community.
SR 488 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing First National Bank of Hebbronville on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 529 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Miakan-Garza Band of the Coahuiltecan Indians for its contributions to the State of Texas.
SR 554 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mental Health Bell at the State Capitol.
SR 555 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Grace Post Wilson Farris on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 575 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Esther Gonzalez-Arroyo Buckley.
SR 611 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bella Mercado for raising funds for Saint Jude Children's Hospital.
SR 622 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 2013, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.
SR 647 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arguindegui Oil Company on its induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 648 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hortense Reuthinger Offerle on her induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 649 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roque Vela on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 650 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Maria del Refugio Quintero "Cookie" Vela on her induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 667 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 15, 2013, as Live Oak County Day.
SR 668 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 15, 2013, as McMullen County Day.
SR 680 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Virginia Lee "Ginger" and Leon Thomas Matula, Jr., on the occasion of their 25th anniversary.
SR 742 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Manuel Blanco on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 743 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mercy Ministries of Laredo on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 777 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2013, as San Patricio County Day.
SR 788 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wayland Coats Rivers Jr.
SR 829 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Young Women's Alliance.
SR 837 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Press Women of Texas on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.
SR 846 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 7, 2013, as Caldwell County Day.
SR 865 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mother's Day 2013.
SR 1012 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hank Whitman, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1030 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the importance of postsecondary education for persons with intellectual disabilities.
SR 1080 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12.
SR 1097 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Rex Neal Van de Putte.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties.
SR 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas on the occasion of its 27th anniversary.
SR 92 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the San Marcos Daily Record for its contributions to its community.
SR 126 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Daniel G. San Miguel, Jr.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SR 3 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lafayette Bates Proffitt Jr. on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 4 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing First United Methodist Church of Hebbronville on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Casa de Misericordia on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
83rd 3rd Called Session
SB 10 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
82nd Regular Session
SB 5 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of private postsecondary educational institutions and private career schools and colleges in the higher education accountability system of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to bullying through electronic means in public schools.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to regulatory authority for courses taken by public high school students for both high school and college credit.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certification to teach public school students who have visual impairments.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain information as part of the immunization registry.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the designation of segments of State Highway 359, State Highway 16, and State Highway 285 as the Veterans of the Korean War Memorial Highway.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to juvenile case managers.
SB 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an oral statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime.
SB 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime.
SB 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to additional compensation for certain state employees.
SB 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.
SB 67 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.
SB 68 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting.
SB 69 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.
SB 70 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.
SB 200 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to reports, notices, and records required of institutions of higher education.
SB 204 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices used in the treatment of diabetes.
SB 209 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to juvenile case managers.
SB 250 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to protective orders for stalking victims.
SB 264 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to certain information provided by local workforce development boards regarding certain child-care providers.
SB 265 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.
SB 272 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 282 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain reporting, planning, student developmental, and other requirements imposed on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or public institutions of higher education.
SB 314 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault.
SB 415 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers.
SB 773 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.
SB 774 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
SB 775 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a participant-directed Medicaid waiver pilot program.
SB 776 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to customs brokers.
SB 811 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine.
SB 812 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 850 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to formula funding for certain semester credit hours earned for dual course credit.
SB 851 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a uniform deadline for student financial assistance for public institutions of higher education other than public junior colleges.
SB 895 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of equine dental care providers; providing penalties.
SB 1245 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties.
SB 1443 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the mailing of notices, decisions, and reports by the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 1444 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the amount of a tuition equalization grant.
SB 1445 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions and expenditures.
SB 1446 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to modifications of eligibility criteria, processes, and systems used in certain state benefits programs designed to improve efficiency.
SB 1447 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors.
SB 1448 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel.
SB 1449 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.
SB 1450 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1451 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to direct campaign expenditures by corporations and labor organizations.
SB 1452 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to unannounced on-site surveys of Home and Community-based Services provider homes.
SB 1723 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their spouses and dependent children for under-enrolled undergraduate classes at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1724 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1725 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a tuition exemption at a four-year public institution of higher education based on a student's academic performance and timely progress toward completion of a baccalaureate degree program.
SB 1726 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of measurable learning outcomes for undergraduate courses at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1727 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program.
SB 1728 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that developmental coursework required for entering undergraduate students at four-year public institutions of higher education be completed at a public junior college.
SB 1729 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.
SB 1730 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create a tool to allow prospective students to compare general academic teaching institutions by certain criteria.
SB 1731 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring public junior colleges to offer an academic associate degree program.
SB 1813 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs.
SB 1814 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the time permitted for the abatement of a public nuisance.
SB 1815 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places.
SB 1816 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: H. refuses to adopt conf. comm. rept-reported
Caption: Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.
SB 1817 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the transfer of the duties and activities of the consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to the Children's Policy Council.
SB 1818 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consent for inclusion in the statewide Internet-based registry of organ, tissue, and eye donors.
SB 1857 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SB 1874 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to make certain faculty information available to the public on the institution's Internet website.
SB 1892 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Bexar County district courts.
SB 1893 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by criminal law magistrates, civil law associate judges, and juvenile law masters in Bexar County.
SB 1894 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County.
SB 1911 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Webb County Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.
SB 1917 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain smaller municipalities.
SB 1918 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of emergency services districts in low populous counties to contract with banks regarding deposits.
SB 1927 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.
SJR 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund.
SR 4 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Raul Vasquez for his public service.
SR 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association.
SR 82 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing January 26, 2011, as Laredo Legislative Day at the Capitol.
SR 138 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nina Speer on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 193 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of Laredo for their contributions to their community.
SR 263 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2011, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 280 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending BBVA Compass and the Mexican and Spanish students at The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 320 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2011, as Rio Grande City Day at the State Capitol.
SR 344 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stanley Andrew Sliwiak for his years of service to the Catholic Church.
SR 509 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Edison Mission Energy on the occasion of the dedication of its Cedro Hill Wind Project in Bruni.
SR 523 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ignacia Mogas Czar "Nachita" Hopkins.
SR 534 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 16, 2011, as Karnes County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 550 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fernando A. Salinas of Laredo.
SR 552 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2011, as Bee County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 555 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Ann Kazen.
SR 572 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2011, as McMullen County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 657 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 6, 2011, as Atascosa County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 684 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2011, as Live Oak County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 692 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Poth Hermann Sons Lodge 272-2 on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 734 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Converse on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 736 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Voz de Niños for its service to the children of Webb County.
SR 807 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jesse Wallace Quinney Sr.
SR 808 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Karen Bessette on the occasion of her retirement as principal of Randolph Elementary School on Randolph Air Force Base.
SR 838 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marisela and Robert Higgins for being selected by Junior Acheivement of Laredo for induction into the 2011 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 839 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Richard E. Haynes Sr. for being selected posthumously by Junior Achievement of Laredo for induction into the 2011 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 840 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Demetrio David Hachar for being selected posthumously by Junior Achievement of Laredo for induction into the 2011 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 869 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining the citizens of Live Oak in observing National Police Week.
SR 870 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Grupo Fantasma for winning a Grammy Award.
SR 877 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laredo Specialty Hospital on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.
SR 879 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pat Campos on the occasion of her retirement from the Webb County Juvenile Department.
SR 921 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hector H. Garcia Sr. of Laredo.
SR 936 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Santos Porras Jr.
SR 956 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sandra Cavazos on the occasion of her retirement from the United Independent School District.
SR 969 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Destiny Bailey for being selected as Laredo's 2011 Youth of the Year.
SR 1030 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Adolfo Alvarez Sr. of Pearsall on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
SR 1045 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 20, 2011, as GenTX Day at the State Capitol.
SR 1258 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 40.
82nd 1st Called Session
SB 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SR 4 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Clifford A. Estes of New Braunfels.
SR 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rosa Maria Barrera Arguindegui.
SR 115 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Edward "Chris" Glassford of Laredo.
SR 118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patsy Jane Reichle Mills of Corpus Christi on the occasion of her 89th birthday.
81st Regular Session
SB 9 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system.
SB 21 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an enhanced quality full-day prekindergarten program provided by public school districts in conjunction with community providers.
SB 22 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
SB 23 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
SB 24 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the waiting period for issuing a decree in certain suits for divorce.
SB 25 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income individuals and households.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the use of a computer for an unauthorized purpose; providing a civil penalty.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to bullying through electronic means in public schools.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financial assistance for students who complete certain coursework at two-year public institutions of higher education.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification and documentation in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mortality review for certain individuals who are developmentally disabled.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the program to educate cattle producers about trichonomoniasis.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing home-based and community-based support services under the Medicaid program to persons who are deaf-blind with multiple disabilities.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to considering school district disciplinary placement information for accountability purposes.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to surveys of certain premises at which home and community-based services providers provide services.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the participation of students in funding awarded under the advanced research program.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students enrolled in certain interinstitutional academic programs.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain students who volunteer for outreach programs.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain functions regarding career and technology education from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of hazing.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to the State Center for Early Childhood Development.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the penalties for the illegal use of a parking space or area designated specifically for persons with disabilities and to the unauthorized use of a disabled parking placard.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for juvenile case managers.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the supervision of certain juvenile case managers.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to judicial instruction for judges who hear complaints against children alleging violations of certain misdemeanor offenses.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the preparation of a child impact statement for a bill or joint resolution considered by the legislature.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an oral statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Juvenile Justice Case Management System.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child passenger in a motor vehicle and to fines for the offense.
SB 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting certain military attorneys to represent military personnel and their dependents in civil proceedings before the courts of this state.
SB 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a career ladder for interveners who provide services under the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes.
SB 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.
SB 464 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.
SB 465 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the title of the members of the board of an emergency services district.
SB 466 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to excluding a child from the immunization registry.
SB 467 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of certain aviation and air transportation-related sales and use tax proceeds for aviation facilities development.
SB 548 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.
SB 652 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of emergency contact and medical information databases by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 653 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the accountability of emergency services district board members to a county commissioners court.
SB 654 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to continued health coverage for employees of certain political subdivisions.
SB 750 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in a residential care facility.
SB 751 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of restraints in state schools.
SB 943 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals.
SB 944 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods.
SB 945 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1125 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
SB 1144 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a volunteer-supported decision-making advocate pilot program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and persons with other cognitive disabilities.
SB 1145 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to protocol for folding the state flag.
SB 1146 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1248 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement rate for certain ambulance services provided under the medical assistance program.
SB 1249 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program to improve curricula alignment between junior colleges and general academic teaching institutions for engineering degree programs.
SB 1250 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain programs to assist certain foster children in obtaining postsecondary education and training.
SB 1251 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry.
SB 1252 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs.
SB 1394 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notification of an applicant for admission to a general academic teaching institution regarding the availability of degree programs in the applicant's preferred major field of study offered by other institutions.
SB 1395 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities.
SB 1443 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the academic costs charged to resident undergraduate students by general academic teaching institutions and to certain reports regarding certain costs of those institutions.
SB 1445 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.
SB 1446 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Education Agency to seek, accept, determine eligibility for, and distribute grants available for the benefit of public education.
SB 1795 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the filing by political committees of reports of political contributions and expenditures in connection with a runoff election.
SB 1796 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain construction, repair, or rehabilitation projects at public institutions of higher education in this state.
SB 1797 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Future Scholars Pilot Program and the Workforce Shortage Education Loan Repayment Program and to the elimination of certain other student financial assistance programs.
SB 1798 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certifying the eligibility of certain educational aides to receive an exemption from tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education.
SB 1799 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules by the supreme court relating to the nonrenewal of the license of an attorney who defaults on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1800 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1801 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to orientation programs for new students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1802 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
SB 1803 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.
SB 1804 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for wheeled mobility systems for recipients of medical assistance.
SB 1805 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting.
SB 1806 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to liens for certain veterinary care charges for large animals.
SB 1807 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the method of delivery of notices relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 1808 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notification sent by the Texas Ethics Commission to certain persons regarding deadlines to file reports.
SB 1809 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts in Bexar County.
SB 1872 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of information and records acquired during a fatality review and investigation.
SB 1873 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to International Relations and Trade
Caption: Relating to subdivision platting requirements in counties near an international border.
SB 1874 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to requiring a municipality or county to publish a notice of intent before issuing anticipation notes.
SB 1875 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to a declaration of origin.
SB 1950 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to disclosures on certain electronic communications that support or oppose a candidate, public officer, or measure.
SB 1951 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.
SB 2238 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of state financial regulatory agencies; making an appropriation.
SB 2239 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the forensic medical examination of a sexual assault victim who has not reported the assault to a law enforcement agency.
SB 2240 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing of educational and related facilities by higher education facility authorities or nonprofit corporations performing the functions of those authorities and to the governance of certain higher education facility authorities.
SB 2241 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals.
SB 2242 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities.
SB 2243 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists and to requirements for family practice residency programs.
SB 2244 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of employees of certain businesses or organizations established as part of the state's economic development program and of dependents of those employees to pay resident tuition at public institutions of higher education.
SB 2245 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain reporting requirements of university systems and institutions of higher education.
SB 2246 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program.
SB 2247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of pro re nata psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.
SB 2248 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school students placed in substitute care.
SB 2249 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to a certification program for teachers of students with visual impairments.
SB 2250 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Karnes County Hospital District.
SB 2251 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to memorial monuments on the Capitol grounds, including the Tejano monument.
SB 2252 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to service creditable in the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.
SB 2253 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate platting requirements near an international border.
SB 2254 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the exercise of urban renewal powers by certain counties.
SB 2255 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to allowing multiple methods of voting at the same polling place.
SB 2256 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.
SB 2257 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain counties from gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.
SB 2258 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to intensive summer programs for public school students and to college readiness programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 2259 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.
SB 2260 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care traumatic brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties.
SB 2261 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the proof of identity and residency required of an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate.
SB 2262 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of mathematics, science, and technology teacher preparation academies at institutions of higher education.
SB 2404 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain agreements between insurers, policyholders, and motor vehicle storage persons or facilities.
SB 2405 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.
SB 2406 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to additional compensation for certain state employees.
SB 2407 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to improve long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities.
SB 2429 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
SB 2494 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Starr County Hospital District.
SB 2495 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District.
SR 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association of Laredo on the occasion of its 112th celebration.
SR 80 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2009, as Laredo Legislative Day at the Capitol.
SR 131 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2009, as Community College Student Day at the Capitol.
SR 176 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wilson County on the occasion of its sesquicentennial celebration.
SR 189 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2009, as Bee County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 242 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Prekindergarten Day at the State Capitol.
SR 300 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James V. Ryan on his courage and determination to live independently.
SR 301 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the agencies and organizations dedicated to helping persons with disabilities achieve independence.
SR 316 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Francisco Javier Montemayor, Sr., of Laredo.
SR 367 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of August E. Caron, Jr., of George West.
SR 372 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2009, as Live Oak County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 380 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes and welcoming the Mexican and Spanish students enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 412 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 11, 2009, as Atascosa County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 413 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of María Rosa Ramírez of Laredo.
SR 426 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ambassador John Bruton, Head of the Delegation of the Commission of the European Community in the United States of America.
SR 436 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brennan Kale Mohrer on the occasion of his eighth birthday.
SR 497 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March, 2009, as National Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Texas.
SR 515 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Danny Valdez of Webb County for his contributions to his community.
SR 708 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the First United Methodist Church of Rio Grande City on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
SR 764 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on her service to the nation on the bench and in the furtherance of Alzheimer's disease research.
SR 859 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marcus Wong for being named Laredo's 2009 Youth of the Year.
SR 885 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 20, 2009, as SCORE Appreciation Day Across Texas.
SR 893 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gertrude Tausch Haverlah of Campbellton on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 901 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Doctors Hospital of Laredo on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 907 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elmer Buckley of Laredo.
SR 1000 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrew C. von Eschenbach for his accomplishments.
SR 1011 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2275.
SR 1020 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Speer Garza and David Garza on the occasion of their retirement as educators.
SR 1052 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Henry G. Schuble.
SR 1069 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2330.
SR 1073 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 51.
81st 1st Called Session
SB 7 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 8 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.
SB 9 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
80th Regular Session
SB 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the apprehension, prosecution, and punishment of individuals committing or attempting to commit certain sex offenses, to the placement by public schools of certain students who are sex offenders, and to the notification requirements concerning certain offenses committed by students.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to early childhood education.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
Caption: Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the compulsory school attendance age.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to s/c by chair
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of certain ad valorem tax matters.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child passenger in a motor vehicle and to fines for the offense.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the performance of the functions of the governing body of a political subdivision in the event of a disaster.
SB 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income individuals and households.
SB 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of the commissioners court of certain counties in the border region in regard to unincorporated areas; providing penalties.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the reporting of political contributions accepted or political expenditures made near an election; providing a civil penalty.
SB 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.
SB 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to cattle guards constructed on county roads.
SB 98 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the preparation of a child impact statement for a bill or joint resolution considered by the legislature.
SB 99 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the identification of and provision of assistance to colonias and for tracking the progress of certain state-funded projects that benefit colonias.
SB 118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses.
SB 120 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of and education concerning the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
SB 142 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to unemployment benefits for certain victims of family violence.
SB 144 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of voyeurism.
SB 155 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors.
SB 236 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 261 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.
SB 266 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
SB 384 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.
SB 404 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Bee Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 598 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents.
SB 673 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing a student receiving special education services to participate in a graduation ceremony after the fourth year of high school.
SB 674 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials.
SB 769 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting.
SB 834 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to requirements for monitoring compliance of public school bilingual education and special language programs.
SB 891 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the measurement of annual improvement in public school student achievement.
SB 892 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry.
SB 893 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to international toll bridges in certain counties.
SB 894 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to enrollment and participation in certain research programs of certain children in foster care.
SB 1009 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of a computer for an unauthorized purpose.
SB 1049 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the availability of online information relating to research-based programs and best practices regarding the instruction of students with autism and autism-related disorders in public schools.
SB 1050 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of the work-study student mentorship program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1051 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to course requirements for students enrolled in joint degree programs between certain general academic teaching institutions and foreign universities.
SB 1052 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition credits for students who complete the core curriculum at two-year public institutions of higher education.
SB 1053 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to assessing the quality and effectiveness of academic advising services offered by public institutions of higher education.
SB 1054 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the conduct that constitutes hazing and to the application of hazing laws to certain former students of an educational institution.
SB 1055 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on the projected need for faculty at public and private institutions of higher education.
SB 1231 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dropping courses and student withdrawals at institutions of higher education, including the refunding of tuition and mandatory fees.
SB 1232 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the manner of payment of higher education tuition and fees and to the repayment of emergency student loans.
SB 1233 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the general deposit paid by a student to a public institution of higher education.
SB 1234 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a master plan for higher education in this state.
SB 1235 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the state's goal of installing additional electric generating capacity by renewable energy technologies and distributed renewable energy generation technologies.
SB 1236 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Starr County Hospital District of Starr County, Texas.
SB 1495 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student fees at component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.
SB 1496 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the partial forgiveness of Texas B-On-time loans for certain graduates of four-year public and private institutions of higher education.
SB 1497 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce.
SB 1498 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to adopt a civil service system.
SB 1499 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the meeting notice that a governmental body may post in certain emergency situations.
SB 1500 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the Donor Education, Awareness, and Registry Program of Texas as the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.
SB 1501 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court.
SB 1502 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the adoption, increase, or abolition of a sales and use tax by an emergency services district.
SB 1503 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council.
SB 1860 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a pilot project regarding funding for professional nursing education programs offered by general academic teaching institutions and health-related institutions.
SB 1861 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing monetary and other related support services through the TANF program and other state programs.
SB 1862 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs.
SB 1863 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the rate of school district enrichment taxes eligible for equalization under the foundation school program.
SB 1864 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the review of solid waste facility permits.
SB 1865 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program.
SB 1866 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from cost limits specified for certain medical assistance waiver programs administered by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
SB 1867 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the filing of an amended subdivision plat with a county to correct certain errors or omissions and to other county regulations of subdivisions.
SB 1868 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to lease property owned by the political subdivision to other governmental entities without following competitive purchasing procedures.
SB 1869 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to International Relations and Trade
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate subdivisions near an international border.
SB 1870 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for certain adults with mental retardation at certain institutions.
SB 1871 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compilation and reporting by the Texas Education Agency of certain data regarding students enrolled in public school or in preschool programs.
SB 1959 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to damage to an aquifer by projects for storage of appropriated water.
SB 1962 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Prairie View A&M University.
SB 2029 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election of directors of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District and to the validation of certain acts of the district.
SB 2049 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between educational loan lenders and postsecondary educational institutions; imposing criminal and civil penalties.
SJR 18 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment extending the period of maturity for bonds and notes issued by certain higher education entities.
SR 17 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association of Laredo.
SR 18 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wednesday, January 24, 2007, as Laredo Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 139 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Society of Martha Washington on the occasion of the organization's Colonial Pageant and Ball.
SR 140 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2007, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 173 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James Marcus Pappas for being selected 2007 Houston Area Engineer of the Year.
SR 208 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2007, as El Cenizo Day at the State Capitol.
SR 322 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Manuel Benavidez, Jr., of Rio Grande City for receiving the 2006 Western Region Trustee Leadership Award from the Association of Community College Trustees.
SR 331 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ala Loretta Hicks on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 377 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2007, as Atascosa County Day at the Capitol.
SR 408 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert C. Solomon of Austin.
SR 410 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes, the Laredo National Bank/BBVA Group, and the Mexican and Spanish students at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the school and to our state.
SR 433 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2007, as Karnes County Day at the Capitol.
SR 437 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lance Corporal Juan Rodrigo Rodriguez.
SR 462 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2007, as Bee County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 463 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce and the George West Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to Live Oak County.
SR 471 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2007, as Live Oak County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 474 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2007, as Duval County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 556 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing U. David Gonzalez on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 560 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Governor's Commission for Women on its 40th anniversary.
SR 583 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls basketball team of Poth High School in Poth for winning the Class 2A state championship.
SR 668 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. C. "Pepe" Treviño, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 669 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing J. O. Barrera of San Diego for his service as a Duval County veterans service officer.
SR 679 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosemary Leonard of San Antonio on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 768 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating George Alvarado for being named General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year.
SR 769 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Wiley Clem McKinney.
SR 775 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the administrators of The University of Texas School of Law for providing the Legislative Internship Program.
SR 787 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Santiago "Jimmy" Martinez of Beeville for his years of service to the citizens of Bee County.
SR 901 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Laredo who are supporting El Día de los Niños.
SR 928 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sister Mary de Lellis Treviño of Laredo.
SR 993 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Audrey Glenn for her service on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club.
SR 1063 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Charles Anthony "Tony" Reyes for being selected as Youth of the Year by the United States Border Patrol.
SR 1076 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Cullin DeChant of San Antonio.
SR 1077 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rodney Swaim on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1078 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 21, 2007, as McMullen County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 1171 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1871.
79th Regular Session
SB 12 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state contract management, including the training of personnel, the negotiation of contracts, and the standardization of practices.
SB 22 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the care and custody of foster children and the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services concerning the care and custody of those children.
SB 23 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to subsidized child-care services and early childhood care and education program coordination.
SB 24 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council, and anatomical gift donation.
SB 25 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment prescribed for and conditions of community supervision imposed on certain persons who commit intoxication offenses.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating a presumption regarding a person's alcohol concentration for purposes of certain criminal proceedings against the person and the administrative suspension of the person's driver's license.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the enhancement of the criminal penalty for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district reporting of compliance with certain student health guidelines.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to award incentives to students contracting to graduate in a timely manner from public institutions of higher education.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a work-study student mentorship program at certain institutions of higher education and to certain student financial aid program requirements.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain special tuition rates at institutions of higher education.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to graduate stipends awarded as part of the Texas B-On-time loan program.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the governing board of a state university or state university system and to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates at certain state institutions of higher education.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to a study regarding credit hour requirements for undergraduate certificate and degree programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the right of certain sexual assault victims to a forensic medical examination.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to continuing education in forensic evidence collection for certain physicians and nurses.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child.
SB 102 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used.
SB 103 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of certain ad valorem tax matters.
SB 104 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requiring warning labels for certain buckets.
SB 151 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to students enrolled in certain high school and junior college programs for which students may receive both high school and higher education academic credit; creating the Texas Academy of International Studies.
SB 152 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prevention of and education concerning bullying in public schools.
SB 153 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems.
SB 154 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization.
SB 162 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the compulsory school attendance age.
SB 187 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permissible uses of money in the comprehensive rehabilitation fund.
SB 188 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency.
SB 189 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
SB 190 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 221 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the possession and self-administration of certain prescription medications by public school students while on school property or at a school-related event or activity.
SB 222 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
SB 271 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth on request of a parent.
SB 293 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to meetings between representatives of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues.
SB 325 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the management of behavior of residents of certain facilities; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 326 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to using the Internet to obtain identifying information of another person for a fraudulent purpose; providing a penalty.
SB 327 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes; providing a penalty.
SB 448 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Academy of International Studies at Texas A&M International University.
SB 569 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to meetings between representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues.
SB 626 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings.
SB 627 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the transfer of money appropriated for certain institutional care for children to provide community-based services to those children.
SB 689 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a feasibility study regarding the creation of a federal criminal history record clearinghouse at the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
SB 690 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement to post meetings of a governmental body under the open meetings law in certain circumstances.
SB 827 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to systems for identifying colonias and for tracking the progress of state-funded projects that benefit colonias and the submission of a related report to the legislature.
SB 1030 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans; imposing an administrative penalty.
SB 1075 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state's goal for electric generating capacity by renewable energy technologies and distributed renewable energy generation.
SB 1164 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
SB 1523 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air pollutant emissions from electric generating facilities; providing for an administrative penalty.
SB 1524 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to fees charged for a vital statistics record.
SB 1525 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices of nurses in hospitals and nursing homes.
SB 1526 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
SB 1527 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M International University.
SB 1528 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education and the determination of Texas residency for that purpose.
SB 1529 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education.
SB 1530 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a statewide strategic plan for the support and promotion of technology research in this state.
SB 1579 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of signs on certain roads.
SB 1580 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of providers of wheeled mobility systems.
SB 1581 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state pharmacy assistance program based on up-front discounts and to supplemental rebates obtained for prescription drugs provided under certain other state programs.
SB 1582 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes.
SB 1583 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notification of immunization requirements applicable to public school students.
SB 1756 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the managed care delivery system known as integrated care management.
SB 1799 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1830 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the quality assurance fee program with regard to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation.
SB 1846 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Karnes County Hospital District.
SB 1847 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1848 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Starr County Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1899 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors.
SB 1900 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the San Patricio County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax.
SCR 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 39 relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs.
SR 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1, 2005, as Texas Catholic Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.
SR 75 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1, 2005, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 77 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association of Laredo.
SR 99 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2005, as Senior Day at the Capitol.
SR 104 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lauren Ashly Self for being named Miss Live Oak County 2004.
SR 114 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2005, as Mothers Against Drunk Driving Legislative Day at the Capitol.
SR 130 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the SAFE KIDS Coalition during Child Safety Week.
SR 142 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes and the Mexican students at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the school and our state.
SR 145 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2005, as Bee County Day at the Capitol.
SR 188 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Asher Maxwell Mohrer of San Antonio.
SR 205 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Texas Immunization Partners for their efforts to ensure children are adequately protected.
SR 206 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as American Cancer Society Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
SR 227 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as Atascosa County Day at the Capitol.
SR 236 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ernesto Ancira, Jr., for his induction into the San Antonio Business Hall of Fame.
SR 267 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2005, as McMullen County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 285 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Society of Martha Washington for bringing recognition to the American War of Independence.
SR 312 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Maria Martinez Moreno for her commitment to human rights.
SR 324 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2005, as Laredo Legislative Day at the State Capitol and congratulating the citizens of Laredo on the occasion of its 250th anniversary.
SR 332 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 2005, as Communities In Schools of Laredo Capitol Day.
SR 333 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Wilson Memorial Hospital District on the occasion of the opening of Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville.
SR 336 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 9, 2005, San Patricio County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 356 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming 2005 The Year of Languages in Texas.
SR 361 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2005, as Karnes County Day at the Capitol.
SR 396 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Ingleside on the occasion of the dedication of N.O. Simmons Community Recreation Facility.
SR 413 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the alumni of Central High School of Parkin, Arkansas, on the occasion of their reunion in San Antonio.
SR 443 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2005, as Live Oak County Day at the Capitol.
SR 444 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life and achievements of J. Frank Dobie.
SR 490 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March of 2005 as Mental Retardation Awareness Month.
SR 528 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4 through 8, 2005, as Chicano/Hispanic Law Student Association Week.
SR 541 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Wilson County Children's Services Board for their service to the children of Wilson County.
SR 666 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Senate Internship Program.
SR 694 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Laredo who are celebrating El Dia de los Ninos.
SR 835 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Reyes for his selection as Laredo's 2005 Youth of the Year.
SR 911 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Augustine and Adelfa Alaniz Munoz on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 912 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jorge Sanchez, Sr., for his contributions to preserving Webb County's heritage.
SR 913 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Luis A. Diaz de Leon for his contributions to preserving Webb County's heritage.
SR 925 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Evangelina Santos Caffey of Seguin.
SR 942 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the SolarD Team of The University of Texas at Austin for winning the BP Solar International, Incorporated, competition.
SR 990 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Laredo Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.
SR 991 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cecilia Moresi Giancaterino on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 1005 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria as a new corporate citizen of Texas and honoring Senor Goirigolzarri, Senor Aznar, and Senor Meyer-Dohner.
SR 1033 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John C. Nabors of Dallas.
79th 1st Called Session
SB 14 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contracting and ethics issues of governmental entities; providing a civil penalty.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M International University.
SB 72 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
SCR 1 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Directing the State Preservation Board to accept a donated statute honoring Texas newspapers and to erect the statute on the Capitol grounds.
SR 99 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Larry R. Faulkner for his contributions to The University of Texas at Austin and to the State of Texas.
79th 2nd Called Session
SB 12 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 15 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to contracting and ethics issues of governmental entities; providing a civil penalty.
SR 9 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Medicaid program.
SR 10 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Starr County for their contributions to our state.
SR 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Henry F. Molina.
SR 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing New Creation Christian Fellowship in Windcrest on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 125 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Josefina F. Gonzalez of Laredo.
SR 127 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James William Tankard, Jr., of Austin.
79th 3rd Called Session
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.
SR 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes, the Laredo National Bank/BBVA Group, and the Mexican and Spanish students at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the school and to our state.
SR 70 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Betty Eloise Ford Goodman of Laredo.
SR 97 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Laredo who are supporting El Dia de los Ninos.
SR 118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the citizens of Live Oak County on the occasion of the county's 150th anniversary.
SR 121 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Samuel Alexander Meyer on the occasion of his posthumous induction into the 2006 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 122 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Adolfo E. Gutierrez on the occasion of his induction into the 2006 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 123 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leo Greenblum on the occasion of his induction into the 2006 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 124 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Irving Greenblum on the occasion of his induction into the 2006 Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 147 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Manuel Z. Montes of Laredo for his selection as Youth of the Year.
SR 150 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senator Leticia Van de Putte for being named president of the National Conference of State Legislatures for 2006-2007.
SR 184 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Judith Cigarroa for her service to the Laredo community.
SR 234 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the United Longhorn Team Inspiring Mental Attitudes Towards Engineering for its accomplishments.
SR 243 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Geoffrey C. Morrison on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 260 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Laredo Bucks for winning the 2006 Central Hockey League President's Cup championship.
78th Regular Session
SB 4 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas B-On-time student loan program and the creation of a pilot program regarding the retention of certain students at institutions of higher education; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 13 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to restricting written information required of public school classroom teachers.
SB 26 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for retention of students in higher education.
SB 27 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a no interest college loan program to provide students who maintain a B average and graduate within four years an incentive to pursue higher education in Texas.
SB 28 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the collection and maintenance of bacterial meningitis immunization records by public institutions of higher education.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to meetings of governing boards of public institutions of higher education held outside this state and to the manner in which certain meetings of those boards may be held.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to mandatory kindergarten attendance in public schools.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the Texas Teachers' Excellence Program.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the compensation of employees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the financing of assessments performed by the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the compensation of summer school employees of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to personal leave for employees of the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain immunization programs.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the immunization registry.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to an immunization education program established by the Texas Department of Health.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for immunizations.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the study of the feasibility of a universal vaccine purchase plan.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain immunization programs.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a child passenger in the vehicle; providing a penalty.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the taking of a specimen of a person's breath or blood in connection with certain alcohol-related offenses.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating a presumption regarding a person's alcohol concentration level for purposes of the administrative suspension of the person's driver's license.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transfer of money appropriated for institutional care for certain children to provide community-based services to those children.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the victim's statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain sexual assault cases.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a sexual assault program referral provided by a law enforcement agency to certain victims.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the collection and analysis of information relating to certain sexual offenses.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to grand juror training regarding sexual assault issues.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to training regarding sexual assault for a judge or judicial officer.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of comprehensive access points for health care.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for abducted children.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a relative caregiver placement pilot program for certain children for whom the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services is appointed managing conservator.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the management of behavior of residents of certain facilities.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of public mental health and related services for certain children with severe emotional disturbances.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes.
SB 62 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the next of kin's or guardian's right to request an autopsy on the death of a resident of a convalescent or nursing home.
SB 63 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of financial assistance and related support services to certain legal immigrants.
SB 64 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to International Relations and Trade
Caption: Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants.
SB 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants.
SB 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to addressing the transportation needs of certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 67 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the role of the Texas Workforce Commission in addressing housing needs of certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 68 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to providing postemployment strategies for certain recipients of financial assistance to achieve self-sufficiency.
SB 69 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to providing employment services to certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 70 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a state-funded financial assistance program for certain persons.
SB 71 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of time limits for receipt of financial assistance for certain recipients.
SB 72 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant.
SB 73 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention.
SB 74 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study regarding certain child-care initiatives.
SB 75 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to child-care services for certain low-wage employees.
SB 76 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the provision of subsidized child-care services.
SB 77 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of child care quality improvement strategies by the Texas Workforce Commission.
SB 78 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disbursements and expenditures for certain child-care activities funded under the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant.
SB 79 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the ability of a person to acquire title to certain real property through adverse possession.
SB 80 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of reckless discharge of a firearm in certain municipalities.
SB 81 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to making a military discharge record recorded with the county clerk a confidential document.
SB 82 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of certain ad valorem tax matters.
SB 118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to establishing child fatality review teams.
SB 132 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the replacement and repair of existing cattle guards on county roads.
SB 133 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to employment by the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf of persons who hold school district teaching permits.
SB 150 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district student codes of conduct provisions addressing the prevention of and education concerning bullying.
SB 153 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the name, composition, and continuation of the work group created for implementation of the voucher payment program for certain persons with disabilities.
SB 155 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the protection of public freshwater areas; providing a penalty.
SB 179 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentencing for certain sex offenses.
SB 216 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the disposal by a veterinarian of animal remains and associated medical waste.
SB 245 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the provision of respiratory therapy services under the medical assistance program.
SB 247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a lifetime care task force for certain persons with disabilities.
SB 333 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a chemical dependency counselor or counselor intern.
SB 411 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the salaries and longevity pay of sheriff department personnel in certain counties.
SB 486 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to immunization of children.
SB 546 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to governance of the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 547 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the superintendents of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 548 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency.
SB 589 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purposes of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 590 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to composition of the board of the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 651 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the effective date of a driver's license suspension for failure to pass a test for intoxication.
SB 804 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to accommodations and work assignments for certain pregnant Department of Public Safety officers.
SB 805 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to donation of certain surplus school district property to preserve the property.
SB 806 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to abolishing the electronic imaging program of the Texas Department of Human Services.
SB 923 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criminal history checks of certain employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and to the period within which a nursing home or assisted living facility must request certain criminal history checks.
SB 924 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to programs provided to reduce occurrences of sexual assault.
SB 1217 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
SB 1218 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to voluntary donations collected through the Blindness, Education, Screening and Treatment program.
SB 1246 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the initial placement of certain children in institutions.
SB 1247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the redirection of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons.
SB 1455 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees to an appraisal district, an appraisal review board, or a chief appraiser that prevails in certain ad valorem tax appeals to a court.
SB 1456 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a preferred drug list program for state medical assistance programs.
SB 1509 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the land application of certain sludge.
SB 1510 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to monitoring compliance of public school bilingual education and special language programs.
SB 1511 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to municipal solid waste landfill facilities.
SB 1521 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to tuition charged by a public institution of higher education for certain graduate programs.
SB 1522 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuous eligibility of certain children for medical assistance benefits.
SB 1742 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons.
SB 1743 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings.
SB 1744 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to a fee for preserving vital statistics records.
SB 1745 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of certain sexual assault victims to a forensic medical examination.
SB 1746 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefit managers.
SB 1787 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to exempting certain persons in transitional living programs from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1788 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to promote and facilitate the operation of diabetes groups.
SB 1950 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to requiring a nonbinding referendum on the question of whether the cigarette tax should be increased by $1 per pack and whether that increase should be used for certain health and human services programs.
SCR 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Granting Snowmass, Inc., and Elizabeth S. and Samuel H. Vester, Jr., permission to sue the state and the General Land Office.
SCR 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April of 2003 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
SR 24 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Frank "Butch" Tudyk of Poteet on his retirement.
SR 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association of Laredo.
SR 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bob Richter on his assignment as press secretary to the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
SR 71 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2003, as Senior Day.
SR 119 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending PJ Pierce of Austin for her work as an author.
SR 121 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Milford and Ada Jacobs on their 65th wedding anniversary.
SR 135 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2003, as Library Day 2003 at the State Capitol.
SR 136 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Oscar Garcia, Jr., of Karnes City for saving the life of a nine-month-old infant.
SR 137 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Honoring the Girl Scouts' Legislative Page Program.
SR 166 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend Dr. Sarah F. Davis of San Antonio for her contributions to Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
SR 200 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the football team of Judson High School in San Antonio for winning a state championship.
SR 202 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hilbert H. Kopplin of Live Oak County.
SR 229 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, Incorporated, for its work on behalf of its members and the people of Texas.
SR 239 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Nora Gonzalez de Montemayor of Laredo.
SR 244 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2003, as Zapata County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 263 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2003, as Duval County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 277 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Honors Program of Laredo Community College in Laredo.
SR 290 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending William R. Sinkin of San Antonio for his service to his community.
SR 291 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2003, as Starr County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 294 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending the Texas Foreign Language Association for its support of foreign language study.
SR 340 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2003, as Live Oak County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 404 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating La Sociedad de Mutualistas de Benito Juarez on its 80th anniversary.
SR 412 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Community Services Agency of South Texas, Incorporated, for its contributions to the citizens of South Texas.
SR 416 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 24, 2003, as Karnes County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 430 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes and the Mexican students at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the school and to our state.
SR 476 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Cecilia May Moreno of Laredo for her achievements.
SR 569 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Beth Miller for "Clearwater," her award-winning ecologically sustainable garden.
SR 621 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Mary Help of Christians School in Laredo for its commitment to educating children.
SR 677 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging all Texans to observe April 30, 2003, as El Dia de Los Ninos: Celebrating Young Americans.
SR 718 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Floresville High School Tiger Mariachi Group.
SR 728 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the teachers and staff of Thomas Jefferson Intermediate School for sponsoring the Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program.
SR 792 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring mothers and mothers-to-be across the state on Mother's Day.
SR 817 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alicia Zuniga of Laredo on her retirement.
SR 827 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Anthony O'Rourke as a treasured citizen of the State of Texas.
SR 934 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lilia Caballero de Cavazos of Laredo.
SR 940 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ashley Cynara Mitchell on her selection as the Laredo Youth of the Year for 2003.
SR 979 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dora Esther and Cayetano Tijerina, Jr., of Laredo on their 65th wedding anniversary.
SR 996 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Enrique A. "Kike" Mejia, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 1013 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Gregg Popovich and the players of the San Antonio Spurs basketball team.
SR 1016 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending United States Marine Corps Captain Michael Ogden for his service to his country.
SR 1020 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joaquin G. Cigarroa for his career in the field of medicine.
78th 1st Called Session
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to monitoring compliance of public school bilingual education and special language programs.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the right to refuse certain immunizations.
SR 65 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James Ryan of New Braunfels for his courage.
SR 68 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Migrant Council, Incorporated, for its service to migrant farm worker families.
SR 88 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Amaro Cardona of Uvalde.
SR 91 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Miguel "Mike" Urdiales of Laredo.
SR 92 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the San Antonio Spurs for winning the 2003 National Basketball Association championship.
SR 93 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending David Robinson for his contributions to basketball, the citizens of San Antonio, and the State of Texas.
SR 115 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the organizers of the Floresville Peanut Festival.
78th 2nd Called Session
SR 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: In memory of Sanuel M. Guevara of Laredo.
78th 3rd Called Session
SCR 4 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Sisters of Mercy for its work in behalf of the citizens of South Texas and citizens around the globe.
SR 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation to our state's adult day care centers.
SR 81 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Aldo Tatangelo of Laredo on his 90th birthday.
SR 82 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing October, 2003, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Texas.
SR 109 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senator Rodney Ellis and Licia Green Ellis on the birth of their daughter, Alena Steele Ellis.
SR 110 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Saul G. Trevino of San Antonio.
78th 4th Called Session
SB 9 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees.
SR 2 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Exes and the Mexican students at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the school and to our state.
SR 20 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mark Glenn Stautzenberger for his contributions to the citizens of Seguin.
SR 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Centilli family on the occasion of their 30th family reunion.
SR 120 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ray Marvin Keck III on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 121 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Nancy de Anda on her induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 122 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. Jorge Verduzco on his induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 123 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Juvencio de Anda on his posthumous induction into the Junior Achievement of Laredo Business Hall of Fame.
SR 161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Belen Plasencia of Laredo on her selection as Youth of the Year by the United States Border Patrol and Senator Judith Zaffirini.
77th Regular Session
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to mandatory kindergarten attendance in public schools.
SB 31 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing information about bacterial meningitis to students of public schools and students of institutions of higher education.
SB 32 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the application fee for a disabled parking placard.
SB 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of medical assistance.
SB 35 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Health and Human Services Commission to make grants to community-based organizations to provide support for long-term care services.
SB 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to training for certain caseworkers employed by health and human services agencies or local mental health or mental retardation authorities.
SB 37 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to establishing a temporary nursing facility license.
SB 38 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to authorizing the conduct of architectural review before the construction or remodeling of certain long-term and other care facilities.
SB 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to imposition of administrative penalties against assisted living facilities.
SB 40 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition assistance for licensed vocational nursing students who agree following their licensure to practice in long-term care facilities.
SB 41 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of long-term care insurance policies for certain employees.
SB 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 43 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and enrollment in certain medical assistance programs, including simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children.
SB 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of a work group on office standards to assist the Texas Department of Human Services in improving the delivery of certain services.
SB 45 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to hardship exemptions from federal time limits under the temporary assistance for needy families program.
SB 46 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum training regarding family violence for certain state employees and other persons administering the financial assistance program and to identification of and services for certain victims of family violence.
SB 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to residential and nonresidential services for victims of family violence.
SB 48 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to sanctions imposed on recipients of temporary assistance for needy families for failure to provide certain information.
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to applying penalties to recipients of financial and nutritional assistance for certain drug- and alcohol-related convictions.
SB 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain information submitted by the Health and Human Services Commission to the legislative committees that have jurisdiction over health and human services issues.
SB 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the provision of Medicaid to certain persons making the transition from foster care to independent living.
SB 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a requirement that child-care facilities post certain signs.
SB 53 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
SB 54 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
Caption: Relating to reports by health and human services agencies on the efforts to deliver health and human services to young Texans.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a statewide education program to prevent infant mortality.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a presumption regarding a person's alcohol concentration level for purposes of the administrative suspension of the person's driver's license.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of the suspension of a driver's license on refusal to give a specimen of the person's breath or blood.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the information provided by a peace officer to a person arrested for certain alcohol-related offenses.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of intoxicated in connection with the offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
SB 159 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to establishing a competitive grant program for projects that are designed to improve the quality of life for residents of a convalescent or nursing home and that could serve as a model of best practices for the convalescent and nursing home industry.
SB 160 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to incentive programs and employment services to benefit certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing transitional support services to former recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits.
SB 167 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance.
SB 168 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to inspection by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and family homes.
SB 169 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation to victims of sexual assault for relocation and housing rental expenses.
SB 176 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a parent's ability to waive translation of the special education plan for the parent's child.
SB 184 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for certain persons under the food stamp program.
SB 301 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities.
SB 302 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the State Pension Review Board and to functions performed by the board.
SB 307 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the membership of the board of trustees of the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund.
SB 308 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the election of directors of local soil and water conservation districts.
SB 311 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the General Services Commission; to the transfer of its functions to a newly created Texas Building and Procurement Commission; and to the operations of certain other state agencies having functions transferred from or associated with the General Services Commission, including the Department of Information Resources, the telecommunications planning and oversight council, the attorney general, the Legislative Budget Board, and the State Cemetery Committee.
SB 312 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board and the improvement of certain water delivery infrastructure.
SB 313 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.
SB 367 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability.
SB 368 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions and to family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children.
SB 375 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to application and eligibility for Medicaid.
SB 376 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of children for Medicaid.
SB 402 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the possession or carrying of weapons on certain premises associated with a school or educational institution; providing penalties.
SB 403 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to trustees of military reservation school districts.
SB 467 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to dual language immersion programs in certain public schools and to the review of existing rules of the State Board of Education affecting such programs.
SB 548 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appeal of a final court judgment sustaining or negating certain suspensions of a driver's license.
SB 549 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the pooling of sick leave by county employees.
SB 676 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assessment of academic skills of certain students of limited English proficiency.
SB 1001 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the authority of a judge of a district court to hear certain matters at a correctional facility.
SB 1002 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Border Region MHMR Community Center.
SB 1008 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to resource requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program and the food stamp program.
SB 1036 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 1156 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the state Medicaid program.
SB 1202 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the limits on compensation paid by the state to certain victims of crime.
SB 1212 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the examination requirement for licensing as a chemical dependency counselor.
SB 1213 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the appearance of a driver's license issued to a person who is under 21 years of age.
SB 1280 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the tax on cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products.
SB 1281 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice regarding sales of cigarettes and tobacco products given by a retailer to its customers and employees; providing a penalty.
SB 1549 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain offers made to purchase mineral or royalty interests.
SB 1559 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico.
SB 1560 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a person's driver's license following the person's arrest for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 1758 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Beeville Water Supply District.
SB 1764 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the ratification of the creation of the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the district.
SB 1809 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits for the operation of oversize and overweight vehicles on certain highways by the City of Laredo and by the City of El Paso; providing penalties.
SCR 50 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging school districts to develop and implement dual language bilingual programs.
SCR 73 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 43.
SJR 21 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of justice of the peace in McMullen County.
SJR 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a four-year term of office for the fire fighters' pension commissioner.
SR 24 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Laredo Bosom Buddies program.
SR 97 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Honoring Don Jose Gallego Alemani of Laredo.
SR 298 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2001, as La Salle County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 338 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joshua Leigh De Luna of Beeville.
SR 361 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending the visitors from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin.
SR 439 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of the life of C. H. "Pokey" Matthies, Jr., of Seguin.
SR 452 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Senator Wayne Connally.
SR 535 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sister Rosemary Welsh of Laredo.
SR 600 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Miriam Reizner Norton of Laredo.
SR 748 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Norma Vargas of Laredo.
SR 751 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of the life of Leopoldo Muniz, Jr., of Rio Grande City.
SR 799 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming May 3, 2001, as Nurses' Day.
SR 875 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alcide Federico Longoria Derby of Laredo.
SR 876 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ricardo E. Longoria Derby of Laredo.
SR 1037 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the mothers of the 31 Members of the Texas Senate on Mother's Day.
SR 1038 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Tap Pilam-Coahuiltecan Nation.
SR 1077 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eloy Rodriguez of Laredo.
SR 1117 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Team Q and Team I of La Vernia High School in La Vernia.
SR 1126 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sister Beatrice Cruz.
SR 1200 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 2, 2001, as March for Jesus Day.
SR 1220 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Acknowledging the role of Spain and Spanish America in the triumph of colonial forces in the United States War for Independence.
SR 1229 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Most Reverend James A. Tamayo, D.D., of Laredo.
SR 1244 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1156.
SR 1274 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Frank "Butch" Tudyk.
SR 1275 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Sisters of Mercy.
76th Regular Session
SB 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the mental state applicable to certain violations under the state Medicaid program.
SB 12 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the welfare reform legislative oversight committee.
SB 13 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consideration of income earned by certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits for eligibility determination purposes.
SB 14 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency counselors.
SB 15 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain offenses concerning the sale of cigarettes.
SB 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the participation of local law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of certain restrictions on the sale of tobacco products.
SB 17 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain hearings held with respect to conduct relating to the distribution or marketing of cigarettes or tobacco products.
SB 18 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the representation of the state by the attorney general in certain cases involving nursing facilities.
SB 19 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain initial probationary licenses granted for a nursing or convalescent home or related institution.
SB 20 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a certification program for certain nurse aides; providing a penalty.
SB 21 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates or disabled parking placards to certain institutions, facilities, and retirement communities that transport persons with a disability.
SB 109 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to nursing homes and related institutions.
SB 351 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council.
SB 353 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities.
SB 361 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Blind.
SB 362 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities.
SB 363 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.
SB 369 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report filed with Chief Clerk
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Human Services.
SB 374 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain long-term care services, to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department on Aging, and to the eventual consolidation of the Texas Department of Human Services and the Texas Department on Aging into a new agency on aging and disability services.
SB 380 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the attorney general's authority to bring a suit against intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.
SB 397 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information included in the Texas Information and Referral Network.
SB 505 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the display of warning signs on the dangers of alcohol consumption by establishments selling alcoholic beverages for on-premise consumption.
SB 519 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to testing for certain infections during pregnancy or on delivery of a child.
SB 615 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Border Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunization requirements for children living near the border with the United Mexican States.
SB 642 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to coordination of services for adults with multiple disabilities.
SB 666 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to exemptions from work or employment activity participation requirements for certain Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients.
SB 720 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to border patrol agents of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.
SB 721 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to credit in the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two for certain judicial service.
SB 723 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture.
SB 724 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to continuing education courses and programs for public school educators.
SB 825 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county restriction on the use of aerial fireworks during drought conditions.
SB 967 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to creating a registry for acts of misconduct for and criminal background checks on certain employees of certain health care facilities that are licensed or certified by or that contract with the state.
SB 1095 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to nutritional assistance for certain legal immigrants.
SB 1141 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to surrogate parents for certain public education students with disabilities.
SB 1142 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to consequences of appointment of trustee or expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home.
SB 1143 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond.
SB 1288 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a campus extension of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
SB 1289 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to donations and other transfers of real or personal property to institutions of higher education.
SB 1290 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the conveyance of an interest in real property from a political subdivision to an institution of higher education.
SB 1291 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to tobacco use in this state.
SB 1292 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to monitoring the financial condition of certain nursing facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services; providing penalties.
SB 1293 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permits to administer medication to residents of nursing and convalescent homes and certain related institutions.
SB 1294 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to billing medical patients.
SB 1406 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the period of the suspension of a driver's license on refusal to give a specimen of the person's breath or blood.
SB 1407 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requiring a peace officer to take possession of the driver's license of a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 1408 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the information provided by a peace officer to a person arrested for an alcohol-related offense.
SB 1409 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to creating a presumption regarding a person's alcohol concentration level for purposes of the administrative suspension of the person's driver's license.
SB 1410 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts in economically distressed counties to grant delays and variances from certain platting requirements.
SB 1411 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the provision of utility services in economically distressed areas.
SB 1412 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to allowing the provision of plumbing services without a plumbing license for certain projects in certain geographic areas.
SB 1585 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the use of competitive bidding for certain functions and components of the Medicaid vendor drug program.
SB 1586 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program in which vouchers are used for payment of certain services provided to persons with disabilities.
SB 1587 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in the state Medicaid program.
SB 1588 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to fraud control procedures for the Medicaid managed care program.
SB 1589 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fraudulent claims for medical or health care benefits submitted under certain state programs.
SB 1590 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of fraud in the workers' compensation program for state employees.
SB 1591 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to implementing national standards for the electronic processing of health care and health payment information.
SB 1592 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to implementation of certain procedures to ensure accuracy of medical assistance eligibility lists.
SB 1735 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the appointment and duties of associate judges and child support masters.
SB 1772 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of revenue from certain hotel taxes for certain purposes in certain municipalities located in a park and recreation district.
SB 1773 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control equipment.
SB 1774 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a person's driver's license following the person's arrest for certain intoxication offenses and to certain procedures related to that suspension.
SB 1812 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
Caption: Relating to certain inherently unsafe products.
SB 1829 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the McMullen County Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the issuance of bonds, the imposition of taxes, and the use of the power of eminent domain.
SB 1852 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Comal County Groundwater Management District.
SB 1903 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Live Oak.
SR 44 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Centennial Celebration of the Comal County Courthouse.
SR 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Washington's Birthday Celebration Association.
SR 93 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Alzheimer's Association Coalition of Texas to the Capitol.
SR 94 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucia H. Jimenez of Laredo.
SR 161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating February 9, 1999, as Texas Hospice Day.
SR 221 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jose Angel "Pepe" Farias of Monterrey, Mexico; Jose Angel Gonzalez of Houston; and Silvestre Rodriguez of McAllen.
SR 290 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cristina "Cristy" Cecilia Garcia of Laredo.
SR 343 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Laredo Commission for Women and its Laredo Women's Hall of Fame.
SR 422 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the First Bi-National Emergency Services Seminar 1999 in Laredo and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
SR 525 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming May 9-15, 1999, as Texas Nursing Home Week.
SR 574 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Council for the Humanities.
SR 689 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the celebration of National Library Week.
SR 690 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Joaquin Gonzalez Cigarroa, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 814 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Employees of the Zapata County Independent School District.
SR 822 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Osteoporosis Week in Texas, begining May 3, 1999.
SR 847 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles R. Borchers of Laredo.
SR 848 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the month of May, 1999, as Older Americans Month.
SR 951 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hank Sames III of Laredo.
SR 952 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Max A. Mandel of Laredo.
SR 953 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruben Garibay of Laredo.
SR 960 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judge E. James Kazen of Laredo.
SR 991 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Randy Blair of Laredo.
SR 995 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Angela Scovazzo Borchers of Laredo.
SR 998 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 22, 1999, March for Jesus Day.
SR 1014 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sister Antoinette Billeaud of Laredo.
SR 1015 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alice Yvonne Acosta of Laredo.
SR 1172 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3470.
SR 1173 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1275.
SR 1185 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jose "Chito" Vela, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 1194 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jose A. Montemayor, Jr.
75th Regular Session
SB 15 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the maximum tax rate that may be levied by the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District to pay maintenance and operating expenses.
SB 16 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bee Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 29 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the implementation of the child support enforcement provisions of Title III of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996; providing penalties.
SB 30 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to fraud and improper payments under the state Medicaid program and other welfare programs and to the creation of a criminal offense; providing penalties.
SB 34 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, and the protection of children.
SB 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale, distribution, and use of tobacco products; providing penalties.
SB 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for state matching funds assistance under the indigent health care law.
SB 57 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program.
SB 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to continued participation by certain AFDC recipients in the jobs opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program.
SB 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the assessment of certain recipients of public assistance.
SB 60 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to parenting skills training for certain AFDC recipients.
SB 61 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to report abuse of persons who are elderly or disabled.
SB 98 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment and coverage under certain group health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 102 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the creation and use of an emergency medical services and trauma care system fund.
SB 115 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to certain investigations conducted by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
SB 116 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to investigations of and the offense of failure to report alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals in certain facilities.
SB 117 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the definitions of "abuse" and "neglect" for purposes of investigations concerning children in certain facilities.
SB 118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to placement of certain children in certain long-term care institutions.
SB 163 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to coverage under health benefit plans for certain supplies and services associated with the treatment of diabetes.
SB 172 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to coverage for childhood immunizations under certain health benefit plans.
SB 190 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities; providing penalties.
SB 196 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the ability of the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse to charge a fee for the certification of certain education programs for repeat offenders.
SB 197 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alcohol awareness courses by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SB 198 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to programs for public school students with autism or pervasive development disorder.
SB 199 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the administration of park and recreation districts in certain counties.
SB 217 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for reconstructive surgery incident to a mastectomy.
SB 263 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Fourth Court of Appeals District.
SB 264 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the treatment of persons with mental illness.
SB 273 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens and to coordination of state activities relating to aging; authorizing a study relating to long-term health care.
SB 280 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the experience credited in placing a public school teacher or librarian on the state minimum salary schedule.
SB 290 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to electronic assistance provided by the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 305 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention.
SB 340 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety; providing criminal penalties.
SB 389 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to civil actions to recover fraudulent Medicaid claims.
SB 390 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship.
SB 401 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorney for the 156th Judicial District.
SB 403 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to funding of the Medicaid disproportionate share program through an assessment imposed against certain hospitals and hospital districts.
SB 412 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to maximizing federal reimbursement for certain foster care program costs.
SB 444 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to administration of vital statistics records.
SB 487 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/98
Caption: Relating to payment under contracts with the Texas Rehabilitation Commission for vocational rehabilitation services.
SB 500 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to certain voter registration processes and procedures.
SB 501 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to authorizing the comptroller to provide assistance to local governments in obtaining funds from the federal government.
SB 502 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to autopsies performed on a body and inquests required if the deceased was a child younger than six years of age.
SB 613 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to reduction of overpayments in the state Medicaid program.
SB 614 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assignment of Medicaid payments.
SB 676 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prevention and recovery of benefits granted in error under the food stamp program and the program of financial assistance for persons with dependent children.
SB 780 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective with 1997-1998 school year
Caption: Relating to the use of personal leave by school district employees.
SB 801 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud.
SB 802 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain information related to health care and the functions and duties of the Texas Health Care Information Council; providing a penalty.
SB 818 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to certain courts in Webb County.
SB 908 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain hospitals.
SB 909 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to certain electronic benefits transfer accounts that are inactive.
SB 910 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic transfer and data matching in connection with certain benefits programs.
SB 1057 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of and certain services operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SB 1058 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to review of the termination of certain insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1066 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to procurement practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services.
SB 1067 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants.
SB 1163 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information and training about Medicaid managed care.
SB 1164 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Medicaid managed care contract compliance.
SB 1165 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to health care services under the state Medicaid program for children with special health care needs.
SB 1241 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Faculty Enhancement Fund for Generalist Physicians.
SB 1947 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District.
SCR 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating and commending the Texas Health Care Council.
SCR 13 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requirements for public school honors programs.
SCR 33 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Designating March 5, 1997, as Diabetes Day in Texas.
SCR 36 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Endorsing the Texas Department on Aging's initiative to prepare for an aging society.
SCR 110 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to correct S.B. No. 29.
SR 58 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ray Marvin Keck, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 59 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Washington's Birthday Celebration Association.
SR 83 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Mariachi Los Tigres del Sur of Martin High School in Laredo.
SR 84 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the National Women's Memorial Project.
SR 96 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating United States Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agent Marshall Fisher of Live Oak.
SR 160 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Texas Lutheran University in Seguin.
SR 161 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Long-Term Care Ombudsman Day in Texas.
SR 236 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 1997, as American Heart Association Day at the Capitol.
SR 301 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating KVOU-AM radio of Uvalde.
SR 306 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 12, 1997, as Girl Scout Day in Texas.
SR 359 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Adelfa V. Flores of Laredo.
SR 386 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring June 7, 1997, to be Marine Corps League Day in Texas.
SR 387 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Cruz Vargas, Corporal Luis Secion, Lance Corporal Eduardo Jiminez and Lance Corporal Jose A. Garcia.
SR 407 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Grady C. Hogue of Beeville.
SR 408 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dimmit County Airport.
SR 416 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Floyd R. Westerman of Laredo.
SR 417 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Consuelo Sada Canseco of Laredo.
SR 546 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Servando Cardenas of San Diego, Texas.
SR 688 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Claudia Y. Santos of Laredo.
SR 715 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sister Muriel Rose Boyle, O.S.U., of Laredo.
SR 716 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Concepcion C. Rodriguez of Laredo.
SR 766 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Minerva R. Garcia of Laredo.
SR 841 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 273.
SR 842 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 190.
SR 849 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Arnulfo Zamora, Jr., of Laredo.
SR 920 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging the Texas Department of Health to continue to promote tobacco use prevention education and cessation programs.
SR 949 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 30.
SR 1000 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Comal County Juvenile Residential Supervision and Treatment Center.
SR 1011 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SR 1012 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Laredo.
SR 1013 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Saint Augustine High School of Laredo.
74th Regular Session
SB 10 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to development of a health care delivery system under the state Medicaid program that results in cost savings to the state.
SB 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of Texas A&M International University from The Texas A&M University System to The University of Texas System and to changing the name of that university.
SB 22 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent.
SB 88 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of sexual exploitation by a mental health services provider.
SB 89 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the terms served by members of the executive committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities.
SB 221 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the waiver of tuition and fees for students attending courses that are fully funded by federal or other sources.
SB 222 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses.
SB 223 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to providing notice to victims of domestic violence before releasing the offender.
SB 224 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to reports of domestic violence.
SB 225 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to requiring law enforcement officers to receive training in documentation techniques for certain cases.
SB 227 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the educational rights of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
SB 278 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
Caption: Relating to conferring authority on commissioners courts in affected counties to regulate subdivisions in economically distressed areas; imposing certain platting requirements and service requirements on economically distressed subdivisions; imposing changes affecting certain local tax authorities by conferring authority on affected counties to create economically distressed area tax increment zones and conferring authority on counties to offer certain ad valorem tax abatements, conferring authority to issue bonds and create public debt; and imposing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 324 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Starr County.
SB 337 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Motion to reconsider fails
Caption: Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety.
SB 338 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship.
SB 395 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to public access to certain early voting records.
SB 406 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to health care purchasing by state agencies.
SB 482 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Volunteer Health Corps.
SB 508 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a branch academic health center in Webb County as part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
SB 509 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to clarifying the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to delegate to a health and human services agency the authority to operate all or part of the Medicaid program and to the powers and duties of that agency.
SB 518 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contracts made by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection implementing the commission's volunteer program.
SB 521 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of an arrest or conviction for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
SB 540 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the rights of pregnant municipal and county employees.
SB 600 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the development of certain standards and complaint system guidelines for managed care organizations covering Medicaid clients.
SB 601 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain educational programs and support services under a managed care Medicaid program.
SB 602 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of a computer database to reduce fraud and abuse in the Medicaid program.
SB 606 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the detection and prevention of osteoporosis.
SB 607 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under group health insurance policies.
SB 695 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the personnel records of certain law enforcement officers and fire protection personnel; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 875 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Sul Ross State University Uvalde Study Center.
SB 927 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of a Texas Turnpike Authority project.
SB 928 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain procedures in connection with providing to voters early voting ballots to be voted by mail.
SB 934 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Starr County Hospital District of Starr County, Texas.
SB 952 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of criminal district attorney of Live Oak County, to the abolition of the office of county attorney in Live Oak County, and to the abolition of the jurisdiction of the district attorney for the 156th Judicial District in Live Oak County.
SB 1096 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain health care service a county may provide under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act.
SB 1097 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the construction of laboratory and office facilities for the Texas Department of Health; granting authority to issue a bond.
SB 1098 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to consent for the immunization of a minor.
SB 1099 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention.
SB 1229 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the Maternal and Infant Health Improvement Act and to the development of a perinatal health care system.
SB 1431 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency medical services.
SB 1484 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to commissions for certain retired peace officers and the authority of those officers to carry certain weapons.
SB 1485 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the child fatality review team committee and child fatality review teams and to the reporting and investigation of deaths of certain children.
SB 1486 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an immunization tracking registry and to reporting requirements concerning immunizations.
SB 1487 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the consideration of race or ethnicity as a factor in adoption or foster care placements.
SB 1488 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the membership and powers of the Health Professions Council.
SB 1509 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the establishment of colonia self-help centers in certain counties.
SB 1526 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to directing the Texas Veterans Commission to determine the need for a system of state residential care facilities for veterans who are disabled.
SB 1652 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Bee County.
SB 1675 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission.
SCR 12 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable John A. Traeger.
SCR 17 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to raise the funding priority of all diversion targeted programs.
SCR 18 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a review of courses related to violence in our society.
SCR 55 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Medicaid Office to apply for waivers from certain requirements of federal law.
SCR 56 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the State Medicaid Office to take certain actions relating to the Vendor Drug Program.
SCR 84 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Directing each public institution in the state to develop by 1997 a plan for increasing the representation of women and members of ethnic and racial minority groups among the administrators, faculty, professional staff, and students of the institution.
SCR 124 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to study the feasibility of establishing regional areas of principal responsibility for health professions education.
SCR 128 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the Texas Math and Science Hotline.
SCR 162 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May, 1995, as "Child Focused Accident, Injury, and Illness Prevention Month."
SCR 174 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Creating a special committee to designate two Poets Laureate for the State of Texas.
SR 130 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Laredo's Catholic schools on the occasion of Catholic Schools Week.
SR 232 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas VISTA Health Corps and declaring February 16, 1995, VISTA Health Corps Day.
SR 361 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 8, 1995, as Atascosa County Day at the Capitol.
SR 434 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Winnie Faye Templer White of Carrizo Springs on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 435 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 1995, as Diabetes Day at the Capitol.
SR 550 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life and accomplishments of Governor William Pettus Hobby.
SR 572 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lucila Trevino on being selected as Raymond and Tirza Martin High School's first National Women's Month honoree.
SR 651 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Martin High School Mariachi Los Tigres del Sur of Laredo for their work in preserving an important part of Texas culture.
SR 770 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Travis Oscar Box of Carrizo Springs.
SR 827 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Maria Ybarra of Laredo as an outstanding single parent and citizen.
SR 849 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication ceremony of John B. Alexander High School in Laredo.
SR 910 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Stuart M. Luce on their 70th wedding anniversary.
SR 1052 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Retama Manor West Living Centers of America in Laredo for sponsoring the 11th annual Junior/Senior Games.
SR 1055 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vidal Trevino, Superintendent of the Laredo Independent School District, on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1109 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lucio Aleman.
SR 1110 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Lee Watts of Austin.
SR 1137 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rafael Alejandro Trevino of Laredo for his contribution to the Texas Capitol Rededication Parade.
SR 1138 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Beatrice Romani of Laredo.
SR 1139 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Emma Huerta of Hebbronville.
SR 1265 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1863.
SR 1327 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the accomplishments of the Texas Committee for the Humanities.
SR 1342 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the honorary Spanish Poet Laureate of the State of Texas, Andres S. Rodriguez.
73rd Regular Session
SB 1 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a statewide administrative driver's license revocation program; providing penalties.
SB 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to Laredo State University.
SB 8 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor.
SB 9 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of prior convictions in sentencing a person convicted of driving while intoxicated.
SB 10 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles.
SB 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the term "intoxicated" as used in defining the offense of driving while intoxicated and in the law governing the taking of specimens of body substances.
SB 79 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the state system of selective contracting with health care providers for the provision of certain services to Medicaid recipients and certain requirements for those providers.
SB 210 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the provision of health care services and mental health services to certain persons and to referrals of certain persons for such services; transferring certain funds; creating offenses and providing penalties.
SB 211 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to illegal remuneration; creating an offense; providing penalties.
SB 212 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of medical rehabilitation services.
SB 247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for service performed as a member of the United States Peace Corps.
SB 266 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to immunizations.
SB 267 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the certification of births and to birth certificates.
SB 276 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn by the Author
Caption: Relating to the certification of births, to information required on a birth or fetal death certificate, and to fees for certified copies.
SB 277 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to reporting a finding of paternity to the State Registrar of Vital Statistics.
SB 329 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the consideration of race or ethnicity as a primary factor in adoptions and foster care placements.
SB 373 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale, distribution, or use of cigarettes and tobacco products; providing penalties.
SB 388 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Department of Public Health.
SB 482 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses.
SB 487 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture.
SB 488 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of children's resource districts; authorizing a tax.
SB 703 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the Texas Department of Health, and other health and human services agencies, to the statewide health coordinating council, and to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention Services.
SB 832 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
SB 833 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of long-term care services to certain persons with mental retardation.
SB 834 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to treatment of chemically dependent persons and to certain reporting requirements regarding minors and tobacco.
SB 855 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of driving while intoxicated.
SB 990 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the terms served by members of the executive committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities.
SB 997 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to personal business days for school district employees.
SB 1034 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use or possession of a glass beverage container on or near a public river, lake, or stream; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1116 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specially designed nature license plates and establishing the Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee account in the state treasury.
SB 1117 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to payments for evaluators based on the number of candidates examined for interpreter certification.
SB 1118 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to examinations for interpreter certification conducted by the Board for Evaluation of Interpreters.
SB 1119 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the educational rights of students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.
SB 1127 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Board of Health regarding the transportation and routing of radioactive material and waste.
SB 1128 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the minimum population requirements for allowing peace officers to enforce state and federal hazardous materials regulations and state and federal motor carriers safety regulations.
SB 1129 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the approval of land application of sludge.
SB 1130 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1131 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the transfer of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs for abused or neglected children.
SB 1247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public health initiatives to reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality from the use of tobacco products; creating offenses and providing penalties.
SB 1255 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective with '93-'94 school year
Caption: Relating to a deadline for teacher resignation from a term contract without penalty.
SB 1256 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Water
Caption: Relating to surplus state water diverted from an international stream for domestic or municipal purposes.
SB 1258 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notification requirements under the sexual offender registration program.
SB 1259 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of unauthorized structures on land owned by the state.
SB 1260 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship.
SB 1263 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Concerning the provision of emergency medical services for children; establishing the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program.
SB 1264 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the collection of medical services fee by components of The University of Texas System.
SB 1265 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offenses of interference with possession of or access to a child and aggravated interference with possession of or access to a child; providing penalties.
SB 1388 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the student exchange program established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1411 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to zoning around certain sites in Kinney County; providing penalties.
SB 1418 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
SB 1423 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a safety belt.
SCR 42 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring July, 1993, as Immunization Month in Texas.
SCR 51 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the State Board of Education to endorse the World Wise School Program.
SCR 66 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging institutions and systems of higher education to continue and to expand efforts to utilize telecommunications technologies to deliver courses and programs to Texans who need them.
SCR 81 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the winners and participants of the Gala Grand Opening of the Texas Association of Homes for the Aging's Third Annual Art Exhibition.
SCR 88 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting that the public institutions of higher education report their current efforts in developing or providing health or human service care to the people of Texas to the Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SCR 109 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Authorizing the chief clerk of the house to return House Bill 2866.
SJR 21 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation, operation, and financing of children's resource districts.
SR 120 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Energy Education Development program and designating March 1993 as "Energy Month in Texas".
SR 195 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable Chet Brooks for his outstanding contributions as Chairman of the Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, 1973-1992.
SR 215 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program on its outstanding record of success in preparing thousands of young Texans for successful careers in science and engineering.
SR 247 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Bruce Hay for his 46 years of outstanding medical service in Reeves County.
SR 369 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the week of March 21, 1993, as Inhalant and Poison Awareness Week.
SR 373 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Doctors Hospital Home Health Agency for its grand opening on March 4, 1993.
SR 475 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas Press Women on the occasion of their 100th anniversary.
SR 531 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Clark Elementary School in Laredo on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 555 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of A. R. Sanchez, Sr., of Laredo.
SR 607 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Ursuline Sisters on the 125th anniversary of their ministry in Laredo.
SR 666 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Crispin E. Sanchez for his 22 years of service as Dean of Student Personnel Services at Laredo Junior College.
SR 708 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Leo Sayavedra who was selected as a 1993 Distinguished Alumnus of the University of North Texas.
SR 740 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the West of the Pecos Rodeo as the oldest rodeo in the world.
SR 746 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Suehs of Castroville on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 775 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Urging all Texans to join in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.
SR 806 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John B. Alexander High School of Laredo on the occasion of its ground-breaking ceremony and honoring the life of John B. Alexander.
SR 870 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Monsignor James A. Tamayo of Blessed Sacrament Church in Laredo, who was named bishop by His Holiness Pope John Paul II.
SR 871 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Herbert C. Petry, Jr., of Carrizo Springs.
SR 872 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dental school at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio on the occasion of being named the top dental school in the nation in U.S. News and World Report.
SR 891 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Recognizing Mark Johnson, who was selected for an international internship by the American Farrier Association.
SR 1067 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Laredo on the occasion of its being named one of the 10 recipients of the National Civic League's All-American City award.
SR 1097 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Gregorio Pina, Jr., of Laredo on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1154 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Patrick Tracy on his American citizenship.
SR 1194 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring H.B. 2866 to have passed the Senate in the same form in which it was received by the Senate from the House.
72nd Regular Session
SB 166 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the requirement of a polygraph examination of a complainant as a condition of charging a defendant accused of certain criminal offenses.
SB 167 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of possession of a glass beverage container on or near a public river, lake, or stream; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 168 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in fire or police departments.
SB 169 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the private practice of law by the judge of the Starr County Court at Law and to the prosecutors serving that court.
SB 170 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Webb County.
SB 228 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the offenses of driving while intoxicated and involuntary manslaughter involving the use of a motor vehicle and to the civil and criminal consequences of those offenses, including the suspension of a driver's license or driving privilege.
SB 256 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of awards made to certain claimants under the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
SB 257 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to law enforcement files and records, including fingerprints and photographs, of certain children.
SB 258 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that nursing home institutions post signs regarding the reporting of abuse or neglect of residents; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 259 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a sexual offender registration program; creating offenses and providing penalties.
SB 260 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children.
SB 261 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the designation of the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as a legal holiday.
SB 264 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the 49th Judicial District.
SB 266 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to Laredo State University.
SB 343 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to commissions for certain retired peace officers and the authority for those officers to carry certain weapons.
SB 344 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development corporation and levy a sales and use tax for its benefit.
SB 345 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to informed consent for the immunization of a minor and to a limitation of liability for damages arising from the immunization.
SB 346 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the practice of midwifery; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 347 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to consent by minors to preventive health care.
SB 348 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the burning of hazardous materials.
SB 349 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the burning of hazardous materials.
SB 350 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the burning of certain hazardous material in an industrial furnace located in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone or the Edwards Aquifer transition zone.
SB 355 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the disposition of fees imposed for execution or processing of a warrant or capias.
SB 489 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Motion to reconsider and table prevails
Caption: Relating to surplus state water diverted from an international stream for domestic or municipal purposes.
SB 512 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension or denial of driving privileges for certain persons under 21 years of age who engage in certain conduct or commit certain offenses.
SB 530 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Starr County.
SB 567 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain continuing education requirements for a dental hygienist license.
SB 732 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the name of The Texas A&M University System and the names of institutions and agencies under the management and control of the board of regents of the system.
SB 776 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to proprietary school degrees.
SB 832 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to validation of the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and actions of the district.
SB 833 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to night hunting in Dimmit County.
SB 834 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county government to improve certain roads in the county.
SB 835 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a fee for international education to be collected from students at certain public institutions of higher education.
SB 847 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to requiring certain services for hearing impaired students at the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf and at the Texas State Technical Institute.
SB 848 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of dental supplies to an unregistered dental laboratory; providing a penalty.
SB 849 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dental assistants.
SB 987 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to transition planning and services for special education students.
SB 1180 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to arson investigators as peace officers.
SB 1181 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a regional authority for solid waste management.
SB 1182 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to performance audits of county offices and departments.
SB 1183 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of the county fire marshal to assign geographical areas of population in the county to volunteer fire-fighting units.
SB 1184 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the designation of and tax incentives for an enterprize zone or enterprise project.
SB 1185 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for county commissioners.
SB 1186 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to absentee voting terminology.
SB 1232 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to instruction at Laredo State University.
SB 1327 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the investigation of the offense of overtaking and passing a school bus.
SB 1388 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of border utility districts; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing taxes.
SB 1389 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the membership of the board of trustees of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.
SB 1390 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Middle Rio Grande Solid Waste Management District; granting the authority to issue revenue bonds.
SB 1391 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the burning of certain hazardous materials in an industrial furnace.
SB 1392 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the term of certain enterprise project tax abatement agreements.
SB 1393 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the burning of certain hazardous materials in an industrial furnace.
SB 1406 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of by-product materials and naturally occurring radioactive materials; making an appropriation.
SB 1410 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition paid by certain foreign students enrolled in a public senior college or university, a public junior college, the Texas State Technical Institute, and the Texas A&I University Citrus and Vegetable Training Center at Weslaco.
SB 1411 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles.
SB 1413 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain nondegree vocational public school teachers on the career ladder.
SB 1425 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property in an enterprise zone.
SCR 5 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Judge Claude Franklin, Jr.
SCR 11 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating New Braunfels a German Heritage Center of Texas.
SCR 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing support for the development of an international heritage corridor with Mexico and requesting the Governor to create by Executive Order a Task Force of the Texas Historical Commission, and the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Parks and Wildlife Department, and Texas Department of Commerce to collaborate with the Lower Rio Grande Heritage Project.
SCR 47 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Endorsing the Bill of Responsibilities of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.
SCR 52 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to establish an advisory council of women faculty and administrators to assist in assessing the severity of underrepresentation of women and to make recommendations for action to correct it.
SCR 82 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Acknowledging the significant contributions of the women of Texas to the military of this state and nation.
SJR 39 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from property taxes certain property in an enterprise zone.
SR 139 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Texas Public Health Association to the State Capitol on February 5 and 6, 1991.
SR 140 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the children from the Christ the King Catholic School in west San Antonio for their participation in the Texas Public Health Day, February 5, 1991.
SR 309 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation for the members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and designating March, 1991, as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Month.
SR 322 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Girl Scout Troop 156 from Laredo.
SR 325 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating New Braunfels a "German Heritage Center" of Texas.
SR 348 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of United States Marine Sergeant Candelario Montalvo.
SR 349 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of United States Air Force Sergeant Edward Sheffield.
SR 350 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of United States Army Private First Class Marty Davis.
SR 351 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of United States Army Specialist Luis Roberto Delgado.
SR 400 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beatrice Giraud on her 100th birthday.
SR 545 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in encouraging Texans to pursue more healthy and active lifestyles and proclaiming the month of May as Texas Physical Education and Sport Month.
SR 634 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming home Corporal Charles Wayne Cantu of Beeville, who recently returned from the Persian Gulf.
SR 703 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ken Norris Meister of Zavala County.
SR 744 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jose Gabriel "Gaby" Canizales for his brilliant boxing career and his splendid work with the youth of the State of Texas.
SR 745 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Orlando Canizales for his record-smashing boxing career.
SR 893 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Jose del Refugio.
SR 894 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Tomas Flores of Laredo.
72nd 1st Called Session
SB 104 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for federal funds for highway and alcohol-awareness programs through the implementation of a statewide administrative driver's license revocation program; providing penalties.
SR 81 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shannon Jerome Jordan of Laredo.
72nd 2nd Called Session
SB 6 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for federal funds for highway and alcohol- awareness programs through the implementation of a statewide administrative driver's license revocation program; providing penalties.
SR 95 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. S. "Checo" Garcia.
72nd 3rd Called Session
SR 92 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Starr County Auditor Jose G. Villarreal on the occasion of his retirement.
72nd 4th Called Session
SR 2 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to all veterans who served our country.
71st Regular Session
SB 295 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 302 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse to provide services to persons who abuse volatile chemicals.
SB 303 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the availability of jury-recommended probation for certain persons convicted of the offense of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor.
SB 304 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the availability of probation, parole, and mandatory supervision for certain persons convicted of the offense of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor.
SB 305 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reports by professional employees of school districts of certain offenses by students.
SB 354 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to issuance, renewal, and suspension of certain drivers' licenses.
SB 355 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a misdemeanor.
SB 356 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to fees for services provided in criminal cases.
SB 358 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to costs imposed on conviction of certain offenses to provide funds for victims of crime.
SB 359 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the definition of "pecuniary loss" under the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
SB 360 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of awards made to certain claimants under the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
SB 361 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain crime victims.
SB 363 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a designation of the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as a legal holiday.
SB 366 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the personnel records of certain law enforcement officers and fire protection personnel; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 369 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school supervisors and guidance counselors.
SB 374 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law.
SB 379 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the correction of certain property tax records.
SB 383 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to use or possession of a glass container within 300 yards of a river, lake, or stream; providing a penalty.
SB 386 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Dimmit, Maverick, and Zavala counties.
SB 388 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the offense of interfering with child custody.
SB 402 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to certain information about missing children, missing persons, and unidentified bodies.
SB 579 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the governance, operation, funding, name, and mission of Texas A&I University, Corpus Christi State University, and Laredo State University as component institutions of The Texas A&M University System...
SB 583 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to establishing a graduate school of international trade at Laredo State University.
SB 667 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to tuition paid by certain foreign students enrolled in a public senior college or university, a public junior college, the Texas State Technical Institute, and the Texas A&I University Citrus and....
SB 741 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain nondegree vocational public school teachers on the career ladder.
SB 802 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the suspension or denial of driving privileges for certain persons under 21 years of age who engage in conduct or commit an offense related to drugs or alcohol.
SB 803 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against a child during a ritual or ceremony.
SB 804 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in fire or police departments.
SB 805 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a requirement that persons placed on probation and persons released on parole or mandatory supervision submit to testing for controlled substances.
SB 1527 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an office for the prevention of developmental disabilities.
SB 1545 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to financial assistance for waste water projects to improve water discharged into the Rio Grande.
SB 1547 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to child-care facilities.
SB 1548 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of a port authority in and adjacent to the city of Laredo, including the issuance of bonds.
SB 1668 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to students at risk of dropping out of school and to the parental duty to require school attendance.
SB 1672 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Frio Hospital District; authorizing the tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 1673 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the date and time of regular meetings of water control and improvement districts.
SB 1674 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the regulation of facilities that treat chemically dependent persons and to civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1675 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brush Country Underground Water Conservation District, including the authority to levy taxes and issue bonds.
SB 1676 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to consent for immunization of minors.
SB 1677 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of offenses for delivery, sale, or manufacture of inhalant paraphernalia used with volatile chemicals, abusable glues, or aerosol paints and to the monitoring and enforcing of regulations....
SB 1697 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to state mental health and substance abuse services and programs for children, families of children, and adults.
SB 1698 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the provision of services to runaways, truants, and other children at risk of suffering abuse or neglect, and to abused children and the children's families.
SB 1719 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children.
SB 1720 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of school districts with peace officers among those local governments providing law enforcement services through cooperation.
SB 1721 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to children who engage in delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision and the families of those children.
SB 1722 Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to services to children, youth, and their families provided by the Texas Youth Commission and juvenile boards.
SB 1735 Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, dut