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Legislation authored by Royce West

Includes legislation with Royce West as the primary author for the 73rd through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
SB 25 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education.
SB 118 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
SB 119 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to actions by a retailer that constitute engaging in business in this state for purposes of the use tax and to the allocation of certain revenue derived from that tax.
SB 120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty.
SB 121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research.
SB 122 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the procedure by which a state agency considers legislative intent when adopting an agency rule.
SB 123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
SB 124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.
SB 125 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the term of a parking permit issued to a residential tenant by a landlord.
SB 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
SB 331 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to assist students enrolled at public institutions of higher education who are homeless or who were formerly in foster care.
SB 332 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to preventing racial profiling and to video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense.
SB 333 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 334 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person.
SB 335 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to community land trusts.
SB 336 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.
SB 337 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate construction and renovation of structures owned by certain counties.
SB 355 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan regarding implementation of prevention and early intervention services and community-based care and conducting a study regarding the resources provided to foster parents.
SB 388 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
SB 400 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and terminal illnesses and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing a fee.
SB 424 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to determining appropriate disciplinary action to be taken against a public school student who is in foster care or who is homeless.
SB 446 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
SB 549 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of motor-assisted scooters.
SB 550 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 651 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the charging instrument in the prosecution of the offense of resisting arrest.
SB 693 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain information involving family violence offenses.
SB 709 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.
SB 720 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
SB 782 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a law enforcement policy regarding a peace officer accessing a recording from the officer's body worn camera.
SB 813 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of opioids.
SB 837 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program under which public schools may use a digital portfolio method to assess student performance in grades three through eight for purposes of accountability and qualification for promotion.
SB 841 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.
SB 876 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition and fees charged to students by public institutions of higher education.
SB 919 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to health care professional liability coverage for certain public institutions of higher education.
SB 920 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to establishing an intergovernmental development corporation in certain counties to foster minority- or women-owned construction businesses.
SB 921 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to persons entitled to a mechanic's lien on real property.
SB 922 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.
SB 1047 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the rehabilitation, demolition, or change in use of residential property occupied by a tenant.
SB 1127 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain professional services provided to student athletes.
SB 1128 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to designate homestead preservation districts.
SB 1129 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain urban land bank demonstration programs.
SB 1130 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force on father engagement in this state.
SB 1131 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to paid leave for military service for public officers and employees.
SB 1132 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to annex an enclave.
SB 1191 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain requirements regarding Medicaid fair hearings.
SB 1192 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.
SB 1263 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
SB 1278 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to provisions applicable to affordable housing located in a reinvestment zone in certain areas of the state; authorizing a fee.
SB 1279 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
SB 1280 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on an appreciating residence homestead.
SB 1333 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services to provide training regarding trauma-informed programs and services.
SB 1360 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 1564 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to certain medication-assisted treatment.
SB 1580 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of investigation and proceeding information by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1581 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, sale, testing, possession, and use of cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of taxes and fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1675 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration of and certain procedures under the Title IV-D program for child support enforcement.
SB 1676 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the enforcement of child support.
SB 1677 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interim registry for certain persons who have been accused of employee misconduct who are employed by a facility that provides care to individuals with an intellectual disability.
SB 1678 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
SB 1679 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain children for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
SB 1680 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.
SB 1684 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of forgery relating to a writing of a metal recycling entity.
SB 1685 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to methods of payment of rent and security deposits to residential landlords and authorizing associated service charges.
SB 1686 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 1687 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.
SB 1688 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to access to certain litigation, law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.
SB 1689 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and use of public facilities corporations.
SB 1761 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.
SB 1766 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a person who is the subject of a family violence protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person.
SB 1838 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
SB 1839 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain veterans and their families.
SB 1877 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the release of certain student information.
SB 1878 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools.
SB 1904 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to designating January 28 as Sexual Assault Survivors Day.
SB 1923 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education.
SB 2018 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee.
SB 2023 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to service of a notice of an application for a protective order.
SB 2031 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to authorizing tastings by certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers at certain events.
SB 2113 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
SB 2114 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.
SB 2115 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.
SB 2210 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of job training programs and the development of hotel and convention center projects.
SB 2211 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the administration of the mixed beverage sales tax.
SB 2240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles; creating a criminal offense.
SB 2247 Author: West, Royce | 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 2266 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 2279 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of financial abuse of an elderly individual.
SB 2280 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration of students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.
SB 2281 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of instruction about mental health in the required curriculum for public school students.
SB 2282 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.
SB 2314 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 2339 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for or a request for the revision of a charter for an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 2340 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies.
SB 2361 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the children of public school educators for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
SB 2362 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of an individual's residence homestead.
SB 2426 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school discipline and law and order issues regarding open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 2436 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosure of a beneficiary to a funeral director under a life insurance policy.
SB 2445 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the New Park Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.
SB 2446 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the SoGood Cedars Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 2557 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to optional designations on a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or commercial driver's license or learner's permit for blood type and blood disorders.
SCR 61 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas for its contributions to this state.
SJR 56 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission and providing redistricting procedures for state legislative, state judicial, and congressional districts.
SJR 73 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a percentage of the market value of an individual's residence homestead to set the minimum dollar amount of the exemption to which an individual is entitled in a tax year.
SR 14 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Herbert David Kelleher.
SR 24 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ava Francis Washington for 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 25 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Etta Robinson Wilson for 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 26 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louella Joyce Gill Anderson for 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 27 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gwinevere Powell Nelson for 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 47 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Racquel Byrd Sanders for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 48 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frankie Mays Batts for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 49 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Virginia Stewart Adams for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 51 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cassandra C. Lindsay for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gail Walters for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 53 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Phyllis E. Thomas Simpson for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jo Ann Kennedy for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 55 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Bolden for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 56 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Helen Cooper Hicks for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 57 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bernice McMillon for 50 years of service to Delta Sgma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 58 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ella Goode Johnson for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 59 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kay Futrell for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 60 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jean Johnson McGill for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 61 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Georgetta Harding Johnson for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 62 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sandra Williams Stephens for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 63 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Phyllis Burton for 50 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 64 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bernice J. Washington for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 65 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jacqueline Littlefield-Lee for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 66 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diane Jones for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorportated.
SR 67 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brenda Eikner-Jones for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 94 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Weldon Berry Sr.
SR 95 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sarah Rebecca Garza and Michael Gilbert Rodriguez on the occasion of their marriage.
SR 112 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Willis Johnson for being honored with a Dallas Business Journal Lifetime Achievement Award.
SR 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephen Charles Nash Sr. on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of spiritual leadership.
SR 211 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 234 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Ingram.
SR 288 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of DeSoto on the occasion of its 70th birthday.
SR 291 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John McCaa on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 315 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephen Mansfield for his career in the health care field.
SR 347 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Willis West Jr.
SR 385 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elsie Joe Jackson Caldwell on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 405 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Inez Dorothy Young Gibson on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 406 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Evelyn Marie Conner Hicks.
SR 425 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gwendolyn Elaine Brown Hill.
SR 426 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dillon Kennedy on the occasion of his graduation from Columbia College Chicago.
SR 439 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Norman Leon Moorehead.
SR 471 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2019, as Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce Black Business Day.
SR 499 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Samuel Lee Sherman.
SR 500 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Tim Cole Act.
SR 516 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.
SR 524 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Halo Jewel Mills Young.
SR 530 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maye Everette Thompson Darby.
SR 543 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rob Franke on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 544 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
SR 548 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2019, as Texas Women Judges' Day.
SR 562 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing U. Reneé Hall for her leadership as Chief of the Dallas Police Department.
SR 568 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Charles Ronald Rose Sr.
SR 629 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mickey Spillane Tolbert on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 630 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Fisher Jackson.
SR 633 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Legislative Internship Program Class of the 86th Legislature.
SR 644 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Dell Dean.
SR 658 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tarron J. Richardson for his service as DeSoto city manager.
SR 671 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Victoria Taylor for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 672 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ayron Walker for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 673 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Madeleine Brown for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 674 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Erica Renfro for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 675 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert L. Price and Charmaine H. Price for their work in the Dallas community.
SR 706 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Trinity Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, for its contributions to the Dallas community.
SR 726 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 14, 2019, as South Central Region AKA Day.
SR 727 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 15, 2019, as Red and White Day.
SR 759 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rhonda D. Woods on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 778 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stuart R. Snow Jr. for his service in the field of public school finance.
SR 779 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Duncanville for honoring those who lost their lives in service to their country.
SR 815 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Matilda Factory for her contributions to the American space program and leadership in the community.
85th Regular Session
SB 12 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor.
SB 30 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers.
SB 202 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for ninth grade public school students and to civilian interaction training for peace officers.
SB 203 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to removing the deadline for the Department of Family and Protective Services to enter into permanency care assistance agreements.
SB 204 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 205 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents.
SB 206 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
SB 207 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
SB 208 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.
SB 209 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.
SB 331 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the temporary approval of a private or independent college or university to continue to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.
SB 332 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the electronic monitoring of certain defendants as an alternative to confinement.
SB 333 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the administration of educational programs for persons placed on community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 334 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county.
SB 335 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties.
SB 336 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
SB 337 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the age at which a person may purchase aerosol paint.
SB 344 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention.
SB 345 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations.
SB 469 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 470 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
SB 492 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee.
SB 499 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.
SB 506 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to certain voting systems.
SB 530 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authorization of monetary assistance and support services for caregivers of children in parental child safety placements.
SB 534 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 584 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists.
SB 585 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours.
SB 690 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station.
SB 780 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers.
SB 796 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care.
SB 901 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility.
SB 998 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
SB 999 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 1057 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to inspection of certain vacant properties for abandoned animals; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1058 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to grand jury proceedings; providing a penalty.
SB 1059 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the term of a parking permit issued to a residential tenant by a landlord.
SB 1060 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
SB 1185 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1186 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments.
SB 1187 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility.
SB 1188 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain recreation centers.
SB 1201 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of a body worn camera recording to the subject of that recording.
SB 1202 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the rehabilitation, demolition, or change in use of residential property occupied by a tenant.
SB 1227 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 1249 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.
SB 1250 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence.
SB 1251 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Ending Homelessness fund when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration.
SB 1252 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosure of information regarding and conditions for payment of death benefits under certain policies, contracts, and group benefit plans; providing exemplary damages.
SB 1253 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.
SB 1354 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
SB 1355 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the calculation of absences for truancy purposes and to attendance at truancy court adjudication hearings by certain parents.
SB 1418 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a landlord's duty to maintain property and casualty insurance coverage for loss of or damage to a leased premises.
SB 1444 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to de novo hearings in child protection cases.
SB 1445 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to methods of payment of rent and security deposits to residential landlords and authorizing associated service charges.
SB 1467 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.
SB 1477 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to ransomware; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1478 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
SB 1487 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to preventing racial profiling and video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense.
SB 1488 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 84th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1543 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.
SB 1617 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the reporting requirements for certain injuries or deaths caused by peace officers.
SB 1618 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to billing and reimbursement for certain emergency and health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor.
SB 1619 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic access interference.
SB 1781 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1782 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours.
SB 1783 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team.
SB 1798 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of child safety data in certain child-care facilities and establishing child safety standards in those facilities.
SB 1799 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the student loan default prevention and financial aid literacy pilot program.
SB 1800 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of sex offender registration requirements to the offense of improper relationship between educator and student.
SB 1898 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs.
SB 1899 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to common admission application forms for institutions of higher education.
SB 1900 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
SB 1902 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to continued monitoring of certain public school campuses that have been assigned a campus intervention team.
SB 1903 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.
SB 1904 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered.
SB 1930 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1931 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to community land trusts.
SB 1932 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer.
SB 1933 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 2053 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.
SB 2054 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
SB 2055 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft.
SB 2085 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students.
SB 2086 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer of students and course credit within the public higher education system.
SB 2089 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.
SB 2122 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the coordination of the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education.
SB 2130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an application for a charter for an open-enrollment charter school and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 2131 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.
SB 2167 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers.
SB 2187 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers.
SB 2244 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the University Hills Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.
SCR 62 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1500.
SJR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients.
SR 17 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley M. Murray on the occasion of her 85th birthday.
SR 18 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Herman L. Murray Jr. on the occasion of his 40th birthday.
SR 22 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 23, 2017, as Expanded Learning Opportunities Day.
SR 44 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johnie Mae Gillespie Anderson on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 45 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its Founders' Day Luncheon.
SR 46 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jacqueline Walters for her accomplishments.
SR 47 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cheryl Benson for her contributions to the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 48 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Beverly Randall for her contributions to the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 49 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kassie Gossom for her contributions to the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 50 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Constance Washington for her 50-year membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 51 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Felicia Hammons for her 50-year membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25-year members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 80 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roger Lee Jones.
SR 90 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Samuel Washington Sr.
SR 93 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carolyn Y. Rogers Jones.
SR 142 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Best Southwest Day.
SR 151 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hollis Brashear.
SR 152 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the second annual Queenish Professional Women's Club Southwest Writers Showcase.
SR 156 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing City Credit Union's 75 years of service to the Dallas community.
SR 169 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School football team for winning the 2016 University Interscholastic League Class 6A Division II state championship.
SR 170 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alice Lias for 50 years of service to the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 171 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Collin County Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 172 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 173 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the North Dallas Suburban Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 174 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cynthia Jones for her 25 years of service to the Denton County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 175 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Connie Henderson for her 50 years of service to the Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 176 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tia Baker for her 25 years of service to the North Central Texas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 177 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Arlington Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 178 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 179 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Dallas Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 180 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Sorors of the Southwest Dallas County Alumnae Chapter for their 25 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 181 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sabra Jackson Richard for her 50 years of service to the Collin County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 200 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tomasita Lyle on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 275 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alyce Roberta Gay Goff for her 75 years of service to the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 283 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jerry Jones on the occasion of his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
SR 292 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harold Boyd Sr.
SR 303 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Young Men's Leadership Academy at Fred Florence Middle School.
SR 323 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Welcoming the South Central Region of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, to the Capitol.
SR 325 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Grammy Texas Music Advocacy Day.
SR 326 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Trinity Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, for its commitment to service.
SR 360 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, Parkland Health and Hospital System Day.
SR 391 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bobbie Bolds Lander.
SR 399 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Byron V. Garrett for his work in the fields of education and family relations.
SR 442 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Homer Hogues on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 445 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2017, as Paul Quinn College Day.
SR 453 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Luther D. Edwards Jr.
SR 464 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles Ray Sims for being named a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honoree.
SR 527 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bennett Tubbs for his achievements.
SR 528 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michael J. Sorrell for his 10 years of leadership at Paul Quinn College.
SR 546 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy H. Williams.
SR 558 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy James Smith.
SR 563 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4, 2017, as Texas Women Judges' Day.
SR 604 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gladys M. Ross on the occasion of her 75th birthday.
SR 611 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Reginald L. Williams Sr. for his service to the Church of God in Christ.
SR 626 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hiawatha Williams on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Williams Chicken.
SR 638 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Duncanville High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2017 University Interscholastic League 6A state championship.
SR 645 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Reginald Stanley Kay.
SR 707 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kevin John Kaley on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 763 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Successful Treatment of Addiction through Collaboration Court of Dallas County on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 771 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lee F. Jackson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 789 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Donovan Dwayne Bryant for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 795 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Legislative Internship Program Class of the 85th Legislature.
SR 825 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Howard L. Dennie III for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 826 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Malcolm M. Lloyd for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 827 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Niegel Stevens for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 828 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kathryn M. Clarke for her work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 829 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cassie Davis for her work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 830 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brandy D. Douglas for her work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 831 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dillon Lucas for his work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 832 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Holly K. Stephens for her work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 833 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Myzar Mendoza for his work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 834 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alex Shahrestani for his work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 836 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louis A. Bedford IV for his work as a legislative intern in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 837 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ari'yan Woods for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 865 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Dallas for its contributions to the State of Texas.
SR 877 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 890 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leary Barrett.
SR 900 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ernestine Hodges Cohee for her 70 years of service to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 910 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2244.
SR 920 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Leon Ford Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 921 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fred Davis III on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 934 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Aidan Ravnik for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 962 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Blaine on the occasion of her retirement.
85th 1st Called Session
SR 35 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosa Whitehorse on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 72 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Gustavo Guillermo Flores IV for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 96 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Leininger on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 97 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pat Currie on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Robby V. Collins.
84th Regular Session
SB 121 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.
SB 122 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
SB 123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage.
SB 124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
SB 125 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.
SB 127 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.
SB 128 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty.
SB 129 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks.
SB 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.
SB 131 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case.
SB 158 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.
SB 235 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities.
SB 274 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for county officials.
SB 283 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requirements for the nonjudicial foreclosure of certain residential mortgage liens.
SB 284 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service of citation in connection with an application for an expedited court order allowing the foreclosure of a contract lien.
SB 285 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures for truancy.
SB 286 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates.
SB 287 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain court fees and costs and to the bill of costs provided to a defendant.
SB 294 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care.
SB 314 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child.
SB 358 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 359 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.
SB 373 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.
SB 416 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information that is subject to an order of nondisclosure and prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure with respect to a criminal offense.
SB 417 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in a drug court program.
SB 423 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.
SB 432 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to continuation of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Dallas County courts.
SB 520 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.
SB 544 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for the costs of legal services provided to an indigent defendant in a criminal case.
SB 564 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the driver responsibility program and the collection of delinquent driver responsibility program surcharges.
SB 565 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the first week of May as Jury Appreciation Week.
SB 601 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund.
SB 669 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.
SB 693 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.
SB 740 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the assessment of court costs and fees on conviction of multiple offenses or on conviction of multiple counts of the same offense.
SB 741 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal procedures related to certain offenses committed by a student on property under control of a school district.
SB 747 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program.
SB 952 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to parental notification of physical fitness assessment results and development of wellness plans for certain public school students.
SB 968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prescription drug misuse awareness component of the health curriculum used in public schools.
SB 1065 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district.
SB 1069 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas.
SB 1116 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a notice or document sent by mail or electronic mail by a court, justice, judge, magistrate, or clerk of a judicial court.
SB 1118 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums.
SB 1123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency.
SB 1131 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers.
SB 1136 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions.
SB 1168 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain property owners' associations, condominium unit owners' associations, and councils of owners.
SB 1193 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding.
SB 1194 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1195 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of telephone interpreter services in any criminal proceeding before a judge or magistrate.
SB 1247 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools.
SB 1248 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.
SB 1249 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use exemption for ink cartridges for a limited period.
SB 1269 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers.
SB 1270 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases and child protection cases.
SB 1271 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain expenses by an electric utility in a ratemaking proceeding; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 1272 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certain purchasing and contracting guidelines for open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 1273 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the rights of an employee who is a victim of domestic violence.
SB 1274 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract.
SB 1275 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for taxable items used to make certain home improvements for certain disabled veterans.
SB 1295 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to separate negotiations regarding employment matters for police officers and firefighters in certain municipalities.
SB 1296 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 83rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1334 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program.
SB 1367 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords.
SB 1396 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the sales and use taxation of aircraft.
SB 1426 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to physical activity and physical education requirements in public schools.
SB 1461 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment and terms of the board of hospital managers of the Dallas County Hospital District.
SB 1462 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses.
SB 1523 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008.
SB 1524 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program.
SB 1552 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission.
SB 1641 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
SB 1642 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
SB 1643 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.
SB 1644 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the right to expunction.
SB 1645 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.
SB 1646 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the procedure for expunction for certain defendants.
SB 1647 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state.
SB 1655 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees.
SB 1656 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class.
SB 1695 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance.
SB 1696 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.
SB 1750 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.
SB 1751 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions.
SB 1752 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools.
SB 1793 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain mobility items and daily general use items for the elderly to be exempted from sales taxes.
SB 1795 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape.
SB 1810 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 1843 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.
SB 1895 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to certain programs established by a municipality to provide affordable housing.
SB 1925 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the dedication of revenue received from certain court costs to the truancy prevention and diversion fund.
SCR 50 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 968.
SJR 61 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.
SR 25 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25-year members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters.
SR 26 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ola Comins for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as a 70-year member.
SR 27 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 50-year members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters.
SR 28 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia Jordan for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as a 75-year member.
SR 29 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mae Cora Peterson for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as an 80-year member.
SR 88 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the 91st anniversary of the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Alpha Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its Founders' Day Celebration.
SR 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson for her leadership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 135 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25-year members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 136 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 50-year members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 163 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School Longhorns for winning a state championship title.
SR 167 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Zackary Jerry Kimbrough Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 168 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Texas Grammy Music Day.
SR 176 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty J. Bush on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 185 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing A. L. Banks on the occasion of his 30th anniversary as pastor of Community Missionary Baptist Church.
SR 236 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cleophas R. Steele Jr.
SR 275 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Al Patterson.
SR 289 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Expanded Learning Opportunities Day.
SR 330 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie Lee Walker on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 353 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Chapter of Continental Societies, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 376 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Brooks Barton for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 377 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Neaul Haynes.
SR 380 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Southwest to the State Capitol.
SR 381 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Best Southwest Partnership Day.
SR 388 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alice Davis as a 25-year member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 390 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kathleen Turner as a 25-year member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 446 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dale Luke Smiley on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 447 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2015, as Red and White Day.
SR 453 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sejena Elvera and Juan Javier Ramirez on the occasion of the birth of their son, Jensen Javier Ramirez.
SR 455 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eleanor Nelson Conrad for being named a 2015 Distinguished Alumni honoree.
SR 528 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas County Sheriff's Department on the occasion of National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.
SR 535 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2015, as Texas Female Judges' Day.
SR 587 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Doris Lee Bass.
SR 598 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thelma Franklin on the occasion of her 101st birthday.
SR 601 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cecil Ray Proctor.
SR 614 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Christopher R. Boudreaux for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 621 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kennedy Young Jr. on the occasion of his inauguration as pastor of East Gate Missionary Baptist Church.
SR 652 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Warren Seay Jr. for his contributions to the DeSoto Independent School District.
SR 663 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Henrie on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 668 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jaclyn Ramirez on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 672 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nathan C. Hallett on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 709 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Cutting Edge Youth Summit for promoting academic excellence.
SR 710 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stefanie M. Watkins-Nance for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 716 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy Dowell Hailey.
SR 725 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul Hill for his service in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 726 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Samone A. Jones for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 727 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jessica Herrera for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 728 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sara Barge for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 737 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.
SR 754 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Floyd Simpson.
SR 799 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Salvador Morales on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 808 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gianna Elvera Ramirez on the occasion of her prekindergarten graduation.
SR 817 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 818 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Harvey for his philanthropic works.
SR 827 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Barton and Elder families on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 831 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nathaniel Williams for his posthumous induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 832 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joyce Willard Teal for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 833 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Mae Smith for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 834 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thalia Matherson for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 835 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty L. Perkins for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 836 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Verna George Brown Mitchell for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 837 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary E. Lester for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 838 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marva T. Dixon for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 839 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cleveland Burton Jackson for his posthumous induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 840 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Freeman Hightower for his induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 841 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Evelyn Dickerson for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 842 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marie A. Barree for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 843 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ruby Johnson Abel for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 1027 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint John Missionary Baptist Church on the occasion of its 139th anniversary.
SR 1043 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Irma P. Hall on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
83rd Regular Session
SB 104 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.
SB 105 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of a wireless communication device or other portable electronic device to provide evidence of motor vehicle financial responsibility.
SB 106 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Sunset Advisory Commission conduct a study and make recommendations regarding certain tax preferences that relate to ad valorem taxes and that are required or authorized by the state.
SB 107 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a court of criminal history record information that is the subject of an order of nondisclosure.
SB 108 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.
SB 109 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a housing plan developed and certain housing information collected and reported by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
SB 110 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.
SB 142 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as a part of the sunset review process.
SB 156 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks.
SB 170 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county.
SB 171 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study the use by state agencies of a uniform application form following disasters.
SB 193 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income and moderate-income housing.
SB 194 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to ingress and egress for access by emergency vehicles and for use during evacuations in certain new residential subdivisions.
SB 245 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to eligibility of children's advocacy centers for contracts to provide services for children and family members in child abuse and neglect cases.
SB 246 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the electronic submission of a request for an attorney general opinion.
SB 250 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements of using certain technology to conduct certain mental health hearings or proceedings.
SB 251 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to an unsworn declaration made by an employee of a state agency or political subdivision in the performance of the employee's job duties.
SB 252 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case.
SB 284 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to police officers with the Office of Security and Law Enforcement of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
SB 352 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to visitation for certain children in the temporary managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 353 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability of an emergency shelter facility to provide shelter or care for an unaccompanied minor without a license.
SB 354 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permitting electronic delivery of certain documents in a criminal case.
SB 355 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Title IV-D agency regarding the establishment, collection, and enforcement of child support and in connection with an application for a marriage license or protective order; authorizing a surcharge.
SB 389 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of court costs in certain criminal proceedings.
SB 390 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effective date of a new court cost or fee or of an amendment to the amount of a court cost or fee.
SB 391 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to a defendant's obligation to pay a fine or court cost after the expiration of a period of community supervision.
SB 392 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes.
SB 393 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the criminal procedures related to children who commit certain Class C misdemeanors.
SB 394 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to restricting access to records of children convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain fine-only misdemeanors.
SB 395 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to fines and court costs imposed on a child in a criminal case.
SB 420 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program.
SB 501 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to venue for certain alleged violations or offenses under the Water Safety Act.
SB 502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.
SB 503 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students.
SB 534 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to providing stable placement for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 535 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales and use tax for certain energy-efficient products.
SB 654 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties.
SB 659 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to compliance with certain requirements of programs administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
SB 660 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection, receipt, and use of assessments and other types of revenue for certain public improvement projects in certain municipalities.
SB 680 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to improve student loan default rates and financial aid literacy among postsecondary students.
SB 681 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs.
SB 717 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consent by a minor to housing or care provided through a transitional living program.
SB 718 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services.
SB 719 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to fees charged by certain entities administering alternative dispute resolution systems for counties.
SB 884 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities.
SB 915 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the automatic sealing in certain cases of juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision.
SB 937 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.
SB 938 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness.
SB 939 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities.
SB 940 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of whistleblower protections to employees of an open-enrollment charter school.
SB 966 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees.
SB 967 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to retain certain fees.
SB 968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments.
SB 969 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the electronic recording of certain statements made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation.
SB 975 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the requirements of and liability for a bail bond.
SB 976 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.
SB 977 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the procedure used to petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
SB 990 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.
SB 991 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.
SB 1032 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities.
SB 1062 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transportation of certain students entitled to a public education grant.
SB 1093 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 82nd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1117 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to establishing teacher advisory councils to provide public advice on issues that affect public education.
SB 1118 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to access to specialist physicians under managed care health benefit plans.
SB 1119 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain staff-to-child ratios applicable to nonresidential child-care facilities.
SB 1120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to a residential tenant's lease obligation after the loss of the leased premises resulting from a natural disaster.
SB 1121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain architectural engineering services under certain insurance policies.
SB 1122 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.
SB 1123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to requiring child safety alarms in certain vehicles used by child-care facilities to transport children.
SB 1124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain offenses relevant to maintaining public school discipline.
SB 1146 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees.
SB 1147 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees.
SB 1148 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to possession of or access to a child by a grandparent or certain other persons.
SB 1172 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.
SB 1173 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to procedures for the sentencing and placement on community supervision of defendants charged with the commission of a state jail felony.
SB 1202 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings.
SB 1211 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which the person received a discharge and dismissal after successfully completing a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.
SB 1229 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to increases in the records archive fees and the records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
SB 1230 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities.
SB 1231 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain condominium unit owners' associations.
SB 1232 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.
SB 1235 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to guardianships, including assessments for and provision of guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
SB 1236 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities.
SB 1245 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
SB 1246 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to possession of or access to a child.
SB 1270 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race.
SB 1293 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1348 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
SB 1349 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
SB 1350 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the motor vehicle inspection program; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees.
SB 1419 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to funding for juvenile case managers through certain court costs and to the establishment of the truancy prevention and diversion fund.
SB 1420 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to court costs and fees in criminal proceedings.
SB 1421 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a will be attested by witnesses.
SB 1422 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the use of digitized signatures for pleadings and orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
SB 1439 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case.
SB 1440 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to adjudication and disposition of juvenile conduct.
SB 1463 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain contracts for Medicaid managed care.
SB 1471 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.
SB 1472 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards.
SB 1476 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the veteran entrepreneur program by the Texas Veterans Commission.
SB 1499 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project.
SB 1516 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee.
SB 1529 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from property taxation for certain facilities that convert landfill generated methane into renewable natural gas.
SB 1535 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.
SB 1615 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of accelerated instruction programs.
SB 1616 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing a school district to establish a higher education scholarship endowment; authorizing a tax.
SB 1617 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients.
SB 1618 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements.
SB 1629 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice and procedures in courts in, the judicial branch of state government.
SB 1630 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the protection of defendants against vexatious litigants.
SB 1718 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.
SB 1775 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to school campus information, student transfers, and the public education grant program.
SB 1813 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the transfer to the state of certain county public funds by certain counties for the purpose of providing the state share of Disproportionate Share Hospital payments.
SB 1908 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System and the repeal of certain court fees and costs.
SB 1916 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property owned by or licensed to the district or corporation.
SCR 21 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing November 4-8, 2013, and November 3-7, 2014, as Municipal Courts Week.
SCR 25 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Urging the attorney general of Texas to expeditiously advance any necessary appeals of the ruling of the 200th Judicial District Court in the school finance case.
SR 35 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ronald E. Jones on the occasion of his installation as senior pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas.
SR 79 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2013, as Texas Merchandise Vending Association Day at the State Capitol.
SR 83 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Independent School District on the occasion of its dedication of the Dr. H. B. Bell School Support Service Center.
SR 127 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diane Irvin on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
SR 139 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Booker T. Watson, Jr.
SR 199 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marvin E. Robinson, Sr., for his achievements.
SR 200 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Beverly Kerl Mitchell-Brooks for receiving the Susan B. Anthony Award from the League of Women Voters of Dallas.
SR 213 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Earnestine E. Hunt Morris of Dallas on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 257 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Norman L. Robinson on the occasion of his 92nd birthday.
SR 258 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of the sorority's centennial.
SR 259 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2013, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
SR 260 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint Luke “Community” United Methodist Church of Dallas on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
SR 268 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 269 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 23, 2013, National Trio Day in Texas.
SR 275 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2013, as Alpha Kappa Alpha South Central Region Day at the State Capitol.
SR 283 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Lynn Morris on the occasion of her retirement as City Marshal of Dallas.
SR 292 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of The Links, Incorporated, as they celebrate The Links Day at the State Capitol.
SR 378 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2013, as Cedar Hill Day.
SR 379 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Leadership Southwest Class of 2013 to the State Capitol.
SR 399 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ronnie A. Wilson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 412 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2013, as Young Professionals Day at the State Capitol.
SR 437 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Boy Scouts of America Troop 8 on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 458 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Concord Missionary Baptist Church on the occasion of the dedication of its new sanctuary.
SR 473 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ellis Davis, Jr.
SR 584 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the Duncanville High School Pantherettes basketball team for winning a state championship title.
SR 628 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2013, as Best Southwest Partnership Day.
SR 651 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Raleigh K. Roussell on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 652 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ida Mae Brantley on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 692 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing New Light Church on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 693 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2013, as Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce Day.
SR 696 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated, on the charter of a new chapter.
SR 704 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the naming of the Pinkie M. King Gardner Auditorium at Wilmer-Hutchins High School.
SR 705 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the naming of the Robert A. Simpson Sr. Band Hall at Wilmer-Hutchins High School.
SR 746 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frederick D. Haynes III on the occasion of his 30th anniversary as pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church.
SR 751 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kenneth Luckey Harris, Jr.
SR 765 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ruben Amarasingham for receiving a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award.
SR 768 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing John Ellis Price for his service as president of the University of North Texas at Dallas.
SR 779 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christene Redden on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 804 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2013, as DeSoto Independent School District Day.
SR 824 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Triple A Academy Stallions boys’ basketball team on winning a state championship.
SR 830 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Bradie Gene James for his humanitarian pursuits.
SR 831 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harold Boyd on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 881 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the touring production of Fela! to Dallas.
SR 904 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 16, 2013, as Mary Kay Day.
SR 1036 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Children's Medical Center on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 1037 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary K. Suhm on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1049 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe B. Allen on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1050 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Ison-Newsome on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1061 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Myrtis Evans Griffin on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1066 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3153.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 12 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 22 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.
SB 41 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
SJR 3 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SR 3 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tammy Ellzey on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 4 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Henry R. Martinez for his contributions to his community.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gina West on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 40 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of A'Lethea Norman Williams.
SR 53 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jody F. Brandon on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 75 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tuskegee Airman Calvin J. Spann for his service to his country.
SR 79 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Henry P. Davis, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 87 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2013 Soljazz Festival.
SR 105 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rickey L. Eddie for his contributions to the University of North Texas at Dallas.
SR 120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Zora Lee Shepherd.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SR 27 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ernestine Doris Barrett on the occasion of her 88th birthday.
SR 45 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Blanche Nedd on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 46 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Gladney on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 47 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara A. Henderson on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint Paul United Methodist Church of Dallas on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.
SR 83 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Morney-Berry Farm for its contributions to African American history in our state.
83rd 3rd Called Session
SR 1 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Conner Beene for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 2 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Salem Institutional Baptist Church on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 4 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Colin Coe.
SR 16 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming UniverSoul Circus to Texas.
82nd Regular Session
SB 142 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants, including the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants, and to certain foreclosure actions.
SB 143 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of a credit services organization.
SB 144 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.
SB 148 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts.
SB 149 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.
SB 150 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel.
SB 167 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.
SB 168 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.
SB 172 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit.
SB 173 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances.
SB 197 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 198 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to exempting persons who are convicted of certain sexual offenses from registering as a sex offender in this state.
SB 199 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to agricultural projects in certain schools, including the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with schools to receive grants.
SB 238 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a property owners' association of the installation of solar energy devices on property.
SB 251 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit.
SB 260 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to minimum training standards for employees or operators of certain child-care facilities and registered family homes.
SB 402 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/12
Caption: Relating to community land trusts.
SB 412 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of costs of improvements of a public improvement district designated by a municipality or county.
SB 413 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties.
SB 414 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the liability of county officers.
SB 417 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disclosure by a court of criminal history record information that is the subject of an order of nondisclosure.
SB 419 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit.
SB 421 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of the state debt limit.
SB 462 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
SB 471 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children.
SB 472 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to voting practices and elections of property owners' associations.
SB 473 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.
SB 501 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system.
SB 502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.
SB 593 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to disproportionate disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or ethnicity or students enrolled in a special education program.
SB 681 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the assessments of children in the child welfare system.
SB 694 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
SB 759 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state low income housing plan and report developed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
SB 760 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the term and renewal of interlocal contracts.
SB 761 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations.
SB 780 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to the TEXAS grant program.
SB 912 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to temporary modification under certain circumstances of procedures authorized for the nonrenewal of public school teacher term contracts.
SB 1050 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain information on a birth certificate.
SB 1158 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal history records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants.
SB 1204 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the procedures for collection of assessments and other debts, including foreclosure of an assessment lien, by a property owners' association.
SB 1233 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions.
SB 1234 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to municipal management districts.
SB 1235 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants and the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants.
SB 1236 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reduction and confirmation of child support arrearages and an incentive program to encourage payment of arrearages.
SB 1239 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.
SB 1240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises.
SB 1241 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain courts to access information in the juvenile justice information system.
SB 1242 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates.
SB 1243 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds and to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage.
SB 1303 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 81st Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1339 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices.
SB 1366 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and registration of, and regulation concerning, sex offenders in this state.
SB 1367 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the publication of a list of certain residential property claimed without record title.
SB 1368 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a co-owner of residential property to encumber the property.
SB 1369 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the boundaries and financing of a public improvement district.
SB 1370 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to meetings and records of and certain information provided by or concerning a property owners' association.
SB 1426 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the notice given a juvenile concerning the sealing of the juvenile's records in a juvenile adjudication.
SB 1427 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility to file for compensation by persons wrongfully imprisoned.
SB 1485 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties.
SB 1486 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding public school accountability.
SB 1487 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges and requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the legislature.
SB 1488 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to changing the composition of a board of a property owners' association in certain circumstances.
SB 1510 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Connector.
SB 1511 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for approval of educator preparation programs.
SB 1563 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the methodology for the certification of funds to support satisfactory performance on certain state assessments.
SB 1564 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education.
SB 1615 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor.
SB 1616 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.
SB 1662 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the payment of costs associated with certain educational programs of Prairie View A&M University.
SB 1798 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to retailers engaged in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes.
SB 1799 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 1883 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the factors to be considered by the Board of Pardons and Paroles in establishing parole guidelines.
SB 1931 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program.
SJR 9 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.
SJR 26 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties without the imposition of a tax or the provision of a sinking fund.
SJR 50 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state to finance educational loans to students.
SJR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program.
SR 7 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canterbury Episcopal School Lady Cougars volleyball team on winning a state championship.
SR 9 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sharon Sternes of DeSoto.
SR 16 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Harmony School of Nature and Athletics in Dallas on the occasion of its official opening and science fair.
SR 26 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Cristian Andrew-Rene Mattoon for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 35 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: Honoring the victims and heroes of the Arizona shooting.
SR 50 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January of 2011 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
SR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Key.
SR 63 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Holy Cross Catholic Church in Dallas on the occasion of the dedication ceremony for the new church sanctuary.
SR 64 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Travis T. Howard Lewis on being honored by the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 100 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Lawson for his work in the pursuit of peace and equal rights for all people.
SR 101 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Ingram family on the occasion of their 30th annual family reunion.
SR 129 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Louise Hilma Ballerstedt Raggio.
SR 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Paul Leslie Francis for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 135 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Roniqua and Bradie Gene James III on the birth of their son, Bradie Landon James IV.
SR 136 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating LaToy F. and Thomas Joyner, Jr., on the birth of their son, Thomas Elliott Joyner III.
SR 158 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing H. Ron White on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
SR 159 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Jack Walker of Dallas.
SR 169 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2011, as Dallas Assembly Day at the State Capitol.
SR 185 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members and clergy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church for their contributions to our society.
SR 186 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bobbie Moore for her 28 years of service to Trinity Valley Church of God in Christ and the West Dallas community.
SR 191 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paula Lee on being named Ms. Texas Senior America 2010.
SR 218 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sejena Elvera and Juan Javier Ramirez on the birth of their daughter, Gianna Elvera Ramirez.
SR 240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing S. V. Teague for his contributions to the Church of God in Christ.
SR 241 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Area Regional History Day 2011 competition on February 19, 2011.
SR 348 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pearl and Norman Lee Robinson on the occasion of their birthdays.
SR 349 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2011, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
SR 350 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ron Kirk for his service to this state and our nation.
SR 351 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2011, as Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education Day.
SR 357 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ellyn N. and Edwin E. Favors on the occasion of their ninth pastoral anniversary at Praise Fellowship Church.
SR 359 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2011, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.
SR 407 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2011, as City of Dallas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 485 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rai Cole Malone on the occasion of her 25th year as a member of Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 505 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frances L. King on the occasion of her retirement from Dallas County.
SR 510 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 564 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20 through 26, 2011, as Early College High School Week.
SR 630 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Peyton Phelps of Cedar Hill for being awarded the Royal Rangers Gold Medal of Achievement.
SR 636 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leora Kemp on the occasion of her retirement as librarian at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
SR 669 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dru M. Robinson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 670 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated, Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section, on the occasion of its Ninth Annual Spring Hat Extravaganza and Tea.
SR 755 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2011, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
SR 772 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Clarice Sweeney-Gerald on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 798 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Denny D. Davis on the occasion of his 20th year of service to Saint John Church.
SR 866 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amber Pickens of Dallas on being accepted to The Julliard School.
SR 874 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Justin Ford Kimball High School boys basketball team on winning the 2011 University Interscholastic League Class 4A state championship.
SR 908 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Debbie Reynolds to our state and recognizing her for her accomplishments.
SR 930 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mountain View College Lions men's basketball team for winning a national championship title.
SR 960 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elvis Williams for his service to the Dallas Independent School District.
SR 988 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Mountain View College Lions men's basketball team on winning the 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association Division III national championship.
SR 989 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rasheed Jamal Furlow on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 990 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Edmund Kyle English on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 991 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Daijon Mitchell on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 995 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas County Community Supervision and Corrections Department on the occasion of Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week.
SR 1034 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary and the Theta Alpha Chapter in Dallas on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 1180 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Barton and Elder families on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 1181 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas on the occasion of its 138th anniversary.
SR 1182 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 1214 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Boston P. Grant, Jr., of Grand Prairie.
SR 1253 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 362.
82nd 1st Called Session
SR 3 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Burlyce Logan on the occasion of her graduation from the University of North Texas.
SR 18 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gwendolyn Diane Hargrove of Dallas.
SR 20 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jamee Foote on the occasion of his high school graduation.
SR 37 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Chavis Willis for his service to the Alta Mesa community.
SR 38 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Ester Davis for her service to the Dallas community.
SR 44 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the South Dallas Cultural Center on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 66 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles A. Hunter of Dallas.
SR 81 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Albert Louis Lipscomb of Dallas.
SR 82 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billy L. Bell for his service to his church and his community.
SR 92 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lula B. Jordan on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 102 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Salazar for his service to the Dallas community.
SR 119 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Psi Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
81st Regular Session
SB 222 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to arbitration and arbitration agreements.
SB 223 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.
SB 224 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the power of a licensing authority to revoke, suspend, or deny a license on the basis of certain criminal proceedings.
SB 225 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the classifications used in rating personal automobile insurance.
SB 226 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university.
SB 227 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a fee on certain lottery prizes to fund the TEXAS grant program.
SB 228 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a homeless person because of bias or prejudice.
SB 229 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procurement methods authorized for public projects by certain local governments.
SB 230 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the termination of the duty to pay child support based on the results of genetic testing excluding the obligor as the child's biological father.
SB 231 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a child who has an adjudicated, presumed, or acknowledged father.
SB 232 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for rescinding or challenging an acknowledgment or denial of paternity.
SB 233 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the time limitation for certain proceedings to adjudicate paternity.
SB 234 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of property owners' associations.
SB 235 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a restrictive covenant granting a right of first refusal to a property owners' association in certain circumstances.
SB 236 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association.
SB 237 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain procedures and requirements for the operation of property owners' associations.
SB 238 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the availability of a property owners' association's books and records.
SB 239 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice requirements in certain enforcement actions initiated by property owners' associations.
SB 240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of deed restrictions.
SB 241 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures required for the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien.
SB 295 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation to promote higher education opportunities in this state.
SB 296 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain payments or other transfers of value by manufacturers of prescription drugs, medical devices, and medical supplies; providing a penalty.
SB 428 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the requirement that retail electric providers give notice to customers before permanently ceasing to operate.
SB 429 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the operation of property owners' associations.
SB 430 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to higher education facilities as authorized projects in a public improvement district.
SB 453 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of competitive grants to fund programs for certain public school students assigned to disciplinary alternative education programs or in-school suspension.
SB 468 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring retail merchants to disclose certain merchandise return policies.
SB 487 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
SB 490 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to money paid into the registry of a court in certain counties.
SB 491 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to consideration of family violence in the risk assessment for international parental abduction of a child.
SB 565 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to premium discounts for certain vehicles equipped with a tracking system.
SB 623 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hours worked during a week by firefighters in certain municipalities.
SB 624 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to competitive procurement and change order requirements for local governments.
SB 629 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain institutions of higher education as general academic teaching institutions and to the statutory limitation imposed on certain university systems to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 766 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notices required and the opportunity to cure default in connection with foreclosure of a lien against residential property; providing a penalty.
SB 767 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade.
SB 857 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties.
SB 950 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a fee imposed on real estate transactions to fund the housing trust fund.
SB 956 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
SB 968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to interactive water features and fountains.
SB 978 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation and financing of public improvement districts.
SB 1092 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services.
SB 1120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty.
SB 1124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities.
SB 1167 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain lending and loan origination practices in connection with home loans.
SB 1189 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a strategic plan for the child health plan and medical assistance programs.
SB 1203 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
SB 1205 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to community land trusts.
SB 1212 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
SB 1286 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the continuity of care for juveniles with mental impairments in the juvenile justice system.
SB 1287 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain health-related reports, records, and information.
SB 1288 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the floodplain management account.
SB 1289 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the fee based on admissions to certain sexually oriented businesses.
SB 1374 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to annual reports by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission on the operations and conditions of probation services in this state.
SB 1375 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas savvy homeowner program.
SB 1398 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit.
SB 1411 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to financial assistance programs in connection with certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
SB 1447 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances.
SB 1448 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to actions in a justice court regarding the repair of residential rental property.
SB 1449 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a receiver to remedy hazardous properties.
SB 1450 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SB 1451 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to limiting use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans.
SB 1452 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a residential property insurance premium discount for certain dwellings.
SB 1453 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals with a terminally ill parent for unemployment compensation.
SB 1454 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
SB 1455 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of prison diversion progressive sanctions programs.
SB 1501 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: 1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects.
SB 1510 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization to designate and the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Dallas County as the President Barack Obama Freeway.
SB 1607 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 1608 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct.
SB 1705 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority and policies and procedures of the Dallas County Hospital District with regard to appointing, contracting for, or employing physicians, dentists, and other health care providers.
SB 1706 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program to provide prescribers with evidence-based information about pharmaceuticals; assessing a fee; providing penalties.
SB 1707 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.
SB 1708 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards.
SB 1709 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain sexual offenses and to exempting certain persons from the duty to register as a sex offender in this state.
SB 1715 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a smoke detector in multifamily and other residential units.
SB 1716 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities.
SB 1717 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to regulation of owners of developments supported with low income housing tax credit allocations and of housing sponsors of certain multifamily housing developments.
SB 1725 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to preventing bullying and harassment against public school students.
SB 1726 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to best practices for public school student dropout prevention and recovery.
SB 1727 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.
SB 1728 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of and eligibility for the Joint Admissions Medical Program.
SB 1729 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of student members of certain Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board advisory committees.
SB 1730 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to minimum training standards for employees of certain child-care facilities.
SB 1731 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of a workforce diversity plan by certain state agencies.
SB 1732 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to safety requirements for public swimming pools and other artificial bodies of water.
SB 1733 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of testing for prostate cancer for certain males.
SB 1735 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing police and security services for certain post-secondary educational institutions.
SB 1848 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of reentry, reintegration, and other services to a wrongfully imprisoned person who is discharged from a correctional facility.
SB 1854 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dolores C. Huerta.
SB 1858 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of criminal history record information regarding public school employees.
SB 1916 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.
SB 1917 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain responsibilities of a defendant serving a term of community supervision who changes residence within this state.
SB 1918 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information by a property owners' association.
SB 1919 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the requirements for recording a property owners' association management certificate.
SB 1943 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to state and municipal actions to ensure compliance with fair housing requirements.
SB 1944 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for charitable contributions made toward certain low-income residential housing programs.
SB 1945 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation to an owner of real property for a violation of a county or municipal rule or ordinance.
SB 1946 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to business leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations in certain municipalities.
SB 1947 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone.
SB 1968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of higher education enhancement districts.
SB 1969 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, to conforming codifications enacted by the 80th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature, and to the repeal of certain unconstitutional laws.
SB 2064 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of state and local government securities, including the powers and duties of the Bond Review Board and the issuance of private activity bonds.
SB 2110 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.
SB 2121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the persons entitled to redeem property after the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien.
SB 2122 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts.
SB 2123 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain county services and duties.
SB 2124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality.
SB 2125 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the selection of party officers, convention delegates, convention alternates, and convention officials by political parties.
SB 2144 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the manner of sale of bonds issued by municipal utility districts.
SB 2145 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local governmental entities.
SB 2210 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the formula funding for public institutions of higher education for certain credit hours that do not count toward a degree.
SB 2211 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to enrollment requirements for the operation of the University of North Texas at Dallas as a general academic teaching institution and the issuance of bonds for that institution.
SB 2224 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to orders of nondisclosure for the records of children convicted of certain offenses punishable by fine only.
SB 2330 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to maintaining county funding levels provided to the offices of certain prosecutors.
SB 2331 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas power source fund.
SB 2381 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the fee charged for registration on the master bidders list.
SB 2501 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
SB 2502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Trinity River West Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
SB 2583 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to coverage under a meet and confer agreement for certain municipal firefighters and police officers.
SCR 9 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Requesting that the Texas Legislature send a letter of congratulations to President Barack H. Obama.
SCR 57 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Directing the Health and Human Services Commission to pursue federal funding for the support of kinship caregivers.
SCR 85 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 2064.
SJR 11 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to certain persons under specific circumstances.
SJR 12 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board.
SJR 51 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas power source fund.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Dallas on the occasion of its 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Celebration.
SR 15 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing musician John Legend for his accomplishments in the entertainment field.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its Founders Day Celebration Gala.
SR 53 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Murray on the occasion of her 77th birthday.
SR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2009, as Leadership Southwest Day at the State Capitol.
SR 120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2009, as Voices for Change Day.
SR 181 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gerald Borders on the occasion of his retirement from Texas Instruments, Incorporated.
SR 182 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Philip J. Ritter on the occasion of his retirement from Texas Instruments, Incorporated.
SR 188 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing JoAnn Brown for her contributions to the Dallas community and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 234 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies Day at the State Capitol.
SR 235 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2009, as Dallas Assembly Day at the State Capitol.
SR 248 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cheryl L. Mayo for receiving a legacy torch from the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 269 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating E. Brice Cunningham for being named a legacy honoree by the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 270 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Irie Lynne Session for being named a legacy torch recipient by the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 271 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Valencia Nash for being named a legacy torch recipient by the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 272 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Lord Watkins for being named a legacy honoree by the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 273 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Barbara Cambridge for being named a legacy honoree by the Urban League of Greater Dallas.
SR 318 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dallas County Juvenile Department for maintaining the legacy of Lyle B. Medlock.
SR 321 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert A. Simpson, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 357 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 3, 2009, DeVry Day in the State of Texas.
SR 359 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2009 as American Red Cross Month.
SR 395 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David Richard Frank of Columbus.
SR 437 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating March 27 and 28, 2009, as Multicultural Education Research Awareness Days in Texas.
SR 460 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 11, 2009, as Texas Health Steps Provider Appreciation Day in Grand Prairie.
SR 526 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School boys' basketball team for winning the University Interscholastic League 2009 Class 5A state championship.
SR 547 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill boys' basketball team for its participation in the 2009 University Interscholastic League 5A state championship tournament.
SR 552 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul Quinn College in Dallas on the occasion of its Founder's Observance 2009.
SR 564 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frederick Martin Baron.
SR 566 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert L. Nichols, Jr., on the occasion of his birthday.
SR 573 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Don R. Carter, Sr., on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 631 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Ellis Guice of Dallas.
SR 756 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dikita Enterprises, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 757 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert L. Nichols, Jr., on the occasion of his birthday.
SR 768 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vicki Hallman on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 805 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jewel Walder on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 815 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 4 through 10, 2009, as Texas Early College High School Awareness Week.
SR 818 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Jean Jones-Vickers on the occasion of her retirement from the Dallas Independent School District.
SR 834 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosa L. Mitchell on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 841 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 6, 2009, as County Government Day at the Capitol.
SR 880 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater El Bethel Baptist Church in Dallas on the occasion of its 20th Year Homecoming.
SR 896 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Albert Hill, Sr., on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
SR 1002 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harvey L. Hollmon on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as pastor of the Alta Mesa Park Baptist Church in Dallas.
SR 1016 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles and Beverly Terrell on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1048 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Edmund English for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 1049 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 1095 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leonard E. Hoffman, Jr., of Dallas.
SR 1096 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Amy McBrayer Young.
81st 1st Called Session
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe M. Spigner on the occasion of his retirement from the Dallas Fire Department.
80th Regular Session
SB 104 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to a destination outside the United States and to the use of the revenue for indigent health care purposes.
SB 105 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
SB 128 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education.
SB 129 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials.
SB 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to conduct that constitutes the offense of endangering a child.
SB 131 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of nursing home family councils.
SB 143 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty.
SB 145 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of vehicles.
SB 146 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing sales and use taxes and property taxes.
SB 166 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prison diversion progressive sanctions program.
SB 297 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the composition of the committee appointed to review the uniform general conditions of state building construction contracts.
SB 298 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the minimum eligibility standards adopted by this state for use in determining eligibility for indigent health care.
SB 426 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to qualification for an ad valorem tax exemption for property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing in the event of a change in ownership of the property as a result of a foreclosure sale.
SB 427 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
SB 536 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a homeless person because of bias or prejudice.
SB 537 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the design and construction of a cenotaph in the State Cemetery to honor 19th-century African American members of the Texas Legislature.
SB 538 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a defendant's right to appear by counsel in certain misdemeanor cases.
SB 539 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration.
SB 540 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems.
SB 541 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to continuing education in sustainable and energy-efficient design standards for a person registered by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.
SB 542 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county authority regarding subdivision platting and land development.
SB 639 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the rental of personal property under a rental agreement.
SB 640 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating a recognition day to celebrate adoption, adoptive families, and adoption workers in Texas.
SB 641 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to employee leave from work to address family violence situations.
SB 642 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to registration and regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
SB 709 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring notice of certain rental eligibility requirements in residential rental application transactions.
SB 710 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on Interstate Highway 30 connecting the east and west levee of the Trinity River as the Margaret McDermott Bridge.
SB 729 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the issuance and use of private activity bonds by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation and housing finance corporations.
SB 756 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to relocating or adjusting certain utility facilities.
SB 826 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing notice of residence homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation to owners of certain residential real property.
SB 827 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the public schools eligible to receive certain grants from the Department of Agriculture.
SB 828 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study concerning the collection and use of certain information by certain insurers.
SB 939 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty.
SB 956 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to consideration of family violence in the risk assessment for international parental abduction of a child.
SB 957 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the collection of a family protection fee.
SB 968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to financing tools for certain obligations for public improvements and for certain obligations of The University of Texas System.
SB 977 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for human trafficking and the issuance of reports on how existing laws and programs meet the needs of trafficking victims.
SB 979 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of property owners' associations.
SB 980 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
SB 981 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to employee voting; creating an offense.
SB 982 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments.
SB 983 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle cell trait by the Department of State Health Services.
SB 1001 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a contractor to provide health insurance to its employees as a condition of eligibility for the award of certain state contracts.
SB 1002 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents.
SB 1007 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees.
SB 1016 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to providing a method for assessing the annual improvement in achievement of public school students on certain assessment instruments.
SB 1017 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to compulsory school attendance requirements.
SB 1018 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to establishment of a pilot program to improve mathematics instruction in public schools.
SB 1019 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to establishment of a pilot program to provide early identification of public school students at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 1020 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to assistance by the Texas Education Agency to school districts in the development, administration, and improvement of personal graduation plans.
SB 1023 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limiting use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans.
SB 1028 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services.
SB 1042 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents.
SB 1058 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to reintegration counseling services and related resources for military servicemembers.
SB 1060 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles.
SB 1064 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1113 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income housing.
SB 1246 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections.
SB 1247 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.
SB 1258 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the development of a plan to reregulate the electric market in this state.
SB 1259 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market.
SB 1269 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the performance of certain civil duties by officers in this state.
SB 1270 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to county development districts.
SB 1271 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county authority to acquire a water or sewer utility system and provide water and sewer services within a municipality.
SB 1293 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure of certain criminal history records.
SB 1294 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records.
SB 1295 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of community-based programs administered by the juvenile boards of certain counties.
SB 1325 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of relatives of public college and university board members to receive certain scholarships; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1332 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the establishment of debt management policies and guidelines by the Bond Review Board, including the approval by the board of certain interest rate management agreements, and to other matters affecting public finance.
SB 1351 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide notice related to certain permit applications to certain local officials.
SB 1381 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a parenting and paternity awareness component of the high school health curriculum.
SB 1410 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management of child protective services caseworkers.
SB 1411 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for judicial training on issues regarding family violence, sexual assault, and child abuse and neglect.
SB 1419 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Hospital-Based Nursing Education Grant Program.
SB 1436 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program and to the creation of a center to study elevation and related data; providing for the imposition of penalties.
SB 1437 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of municipal building and safety ordinances by occupants of the buildings; providing penalties.
SB 1448 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty.
SB 1465 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade.
SB 1466 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain information in the computerized criminal history system and the use of that information for reintegration services.
SB 1469 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to discipline and security in primary and secondary schools; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1512 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of certain funds by certain school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the development and implementation of strategies for dropout prevention.
SB 1513 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a dropout prevention and opportunity program for public school students who have dropped out of school or are at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 1514 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency regarding best practices for dropout prevention.
SB 1515 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to state grants for student clubs in high schools that serve students at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 1598 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the dates of administration of certain assessment instruments in public schools.
SB 1599 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
SB 1600 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the equalization of property wealth in certain school districts.
SB 1601 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Joint Admission Medical Program and to admission to the program.
SB 1602 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
SB 1603 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to eligibility for student financial assistance awarded from designated tuition charged by institutions of higher education.
SB 1618 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the award of a contract by an airport authority created by certain municipalities.
SB 1717 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the imposition of fees on sexually oriented businesses to provide funding for certain purposes, including funding of the sexual assault program fund, and distributing that money from that fund.
SB 1737 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to orders of expunction or nondisclosure of criminal history records and to the protection of information that is the subject of one of those orders; providing penalties.
SB 1738 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the power of a licensing authority to revoke, suspend, or deny a license on the basis of certain criminal proceedings.
SB 1751 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to establish an Internet lottery game program.
SB 1782 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to arbitration proceedings.
SB 1843 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.
SB 1883 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 79th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1891 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the voluntary disclosure of public information.
SB 1922 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher.
SB 1923 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to lower teacher turnover rates in high-need public school districts.
SB 1940 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to educational programs and a collaborative educational initiative in the North Texas region.
SB 1980 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reemployment of certain persons called to training or duty in the state military forces.
SB 2035 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to dropout prevention and intervention in public schools and compulsory school attendance.
SB 2047 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between student loan lenders and public or private institutions of higher education; providing a civil penalty.
SCR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association for their service to the community.
SJR 9 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a district created to provide local funding to support public institutions of higher education to impose an ad valorem tax if approved by the voters of the district.
SR 5 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of Lancaster on the occasion of its fourth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day parade.
SR 8 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mary Elizabeth Beck of Dallas for 50 years of service with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Leadership Southwest for its contributions to southwest Dallas County.
SR 58 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johnie Mae Anderson of Dallas on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 157 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Emma Rogers for her contributions to the African American community of Dallas.
SR 158 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Ashira Toshiwe for her contributions to the African American community of Dallas.
SR 172 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joan Higginbotham for her service to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
SR 250 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Pat Hinton for her contributions to the West Dallas community.
SR 260 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending all associated with the fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Parade in Lancaster.
SR 277 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending John Woodruff for his accomplishments.
SR 305 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 2006 partners of Amachi Texas and Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas for their contributions to young people.
SR 334 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wallace T. Ford on the occasion of his retirement from the Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
SR 372 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the South Central District of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Incorporated, for its achievements.
SR 380 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mabel Meshach White of Dallas.
SR 385 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert E. Price, Sr., of Dallas for his contributions to his community.
SR 447 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2007, as Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day at the Capitol.
SR 492 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George H. Coleman on the occasion of his retirement from the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas.
SR 535 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul Quinn College on the occasion of its 135th anniversary.
SR 558 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2007 as American Red Cross Month.
SR 616 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Morgan Freeman for his body of work in the performing arts.
SR 635 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Angelica "Angel" Martinez for achieving the number one ranking among welterweights in women's boxing.
SR 651 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marsalis Avenue Baptist Church in Dallas on the occasion of the dedication of its Family Ministry Center.
SR 659 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joseph Goldstein for receiving a Research!America Builders of Science Award.
SR 660 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Donald Seldin for receiving a Research!America Builders of Science Award.
SR 665 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Brown for receiving a Research!America Builders of Science Award.
SR 692 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michelle Coleman for being named the 2007 Distinguished Educator of the Year by the Dallas Theater Center's Project Discovery.
SR 777 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging the Health and Human Services Commission to partner with private entities to provide education on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
SR 788 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 22 through 28, 2007, as County Government Week.
SR 789 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Keely Peden for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 790 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Claudia Lucia Morales for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 791 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kathryn Elizabeth Young for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 792 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Corrigan Davion Jeter for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 809 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the football team of Cedar Hill High School in Cedar Hill for winning the Class 5A Division II state championship.
SR 810 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Yvonne Ragsdale of Dallas.
SR 811 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Emily Ann Schreiber for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 812 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joycelyn Davis for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 813 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hayley Marie Wren for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 814 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Erin Michelle Warren for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 826 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2007, as National Pan-Hellenic Council of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 872 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys basketball team of Duncanville High School in Duncanville for winning the Class 5A state championship.
SR 873 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys basketball team of South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas for winning the Class 4A state championship.
SR 894 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carol Ann Brandon of Dallas.
SR 898 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Black Dance Theatre on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 904 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jamie Foxx for his accomplishments in the field of arts and entertainment.
SR 939 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lillian M. Cooper of Dallas.
SR 991 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Koch-Glitsch LP in Dallas for its commitment to occupational safety and health standards.
SR 1012 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing C. J. R. Phillips, Jr., for his service to Saint Phillips Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas.
SR 1013 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Libbie Terrell Lee for her work in her profession.
SR 1014 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mount Rose Church in Dallas on the occasion of its 115th anniversary.
SR 1070 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Javier Julian Ramirez, Jr., on the occasion of his graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 1085 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Methodist Health System for its selection by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the top 10 large businesses to work for in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
SR 1110 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dick Gregory on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
SR 1150 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Coach Beverly Day Humphrey for her career as a coach and an athletic director.
SR 1151 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls track team of Lancaster High School in Lancaster for winning the Class 4A state championship.
SR 1190 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Henry Baker on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Senate.
SR 1213 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bettye Albright for 50 years of service as a teacher.
79th Regular Session
SB 61 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the teaching of foreign languages in public schools.
SB 166 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effect of an expunction.
SB 230 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services.
SB 247 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to permitting samples of produce at certain municipally owned farmers' markets.
SB 248 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the use of approved nonsurgical methods to sterilize dogs and cats.
SB 249 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rates for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
SB 250 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the information contained on a driver's license or personal identification certificate.
SB 251 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination.
SB 253 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of juvenile justice alternative education programs for free textbooks for use in the programs.
SB 289 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of vehicles.
SB 290 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosures required in connection with certain home loans.
SB 291 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the index of court fees and costs.
SB 333 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.
SB 465 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to certain patients.
SB 499 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the President William Jefferson Clinton Highway.
SB 500 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prices charged for the provision of health care services.
SB 501 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to indemnification provisions in health care provider contracts.
SB 502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to common undergraduate admission application forms for public institutions of higher education in this state.
SB 503 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record.
SB 504 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration.
SB 505 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state.
SB 530 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain students for satisfactory academic progress and performance.
SB 531 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged for certain courses repeated by students attending public junior colleges.
SB 542 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade.
SB 674 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to limiting the use of customers' social security numbers by persons; providing a civil penalty.
SB 675 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to agreements that waive the right to demand a jury trial.
SB 676 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to identifying which public institutions of higher education in this state are universities of the first class.
SB 677 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rates for certain insurance within certain rating territories.
SB 703 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas, the University of North Texas System Center at Dallas, and the Universities Center at Dallas.
SB 704 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
SB 705 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry.
SB 730 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
SB 769 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.
SB 770 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to limiting use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans.
SB 771 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tax increment financing.
SB 772 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of certain rating practices in certain lines of insurance.
SB 773 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons.
SB 817 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education.
SB 818 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an ad valorem tax abatement agreement provide for the recapture of lost ad valorem tax revenue if the property owner fails to provide a health benefit plan to the owner's employees and their dependents.
SB 819 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents.
SB 820 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments.
SB 935 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of applications for certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
SB 936 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to practices of school districts that concern the admission process to institutions of higher education.
SB 937 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with business development or activity.
SB 938 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a prison diversion pilot program.
SB 969 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the placement of a student with disabilities in a juvenile justice alternative education program.
SB 970 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the discipline of public school students who voluntarily surrender prohibited items.
SB 971 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district reporting of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from school.
SB 972 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to providing a method for assessing the academic growth of the performance of public school students on certain assessment instruments.
SB 973 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the right of a parent of a public school student to immediate notice of certain disciplinary action taken against the student.
SB 974 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to training of school district peace officers and security personnel in certain discipline management practices and behavior management techniques.
SB 975 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to accountability under the statewide public school accountability system for a student placed in a disciplinary alternative education program.
SB 979 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 78th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
SB 1034 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program.
SB 1035 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.
SB 1036 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an optional flexible school day program for students in grades nine through twelve who have dropped out of school or who are at-risk of dropping out.
SB 1071 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure with respect to certain criminal history records and to certain law enforcement duties that result from the issuance of an order.
SB 1096 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain employment and training investment programs in this state.
SB 1097 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games; providing penalties.
SB 1098 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
Caption: Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with business development or activity.
SB 1120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the placement of certain students in and funding of a juvenile justice alternative education program.
SB 1121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to public school disciplinary procedures.
SB 1122 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the Board of Law Examiners board member compensation.
SB 1178 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the availability of genetic testing in the determination of parentage by the Title IV-D agency.
SB 1179 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to fire safety standards for cigarettes; providing civil penalties.
SB 1180 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the group benefit plans provided to certain retired state and university employees and their dependents.
SB 1181 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to exempting a peace officer from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education.
SB 1182 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fraudulent use or possession of a person's identifying information and to certain fictitious documents.
SB 1183 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and related health warnings; imposing penalties.
SB 1184 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by institutions of higher education.
SB 1185 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges.
SB 1212 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug program and other state health and human services programs.
SB 1247 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to admission to the Joint Admission Medical Program.
SB 1248 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to contracts by a school board with a juvenile board for public school transportation.
SB 1300 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher education for a person called to active military service.
SB 1333 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to transportation to and from a disciplinary alternative education program or juvenile justice alternative education program and the length of a school day at a disciplinary alternative education program.
SB 1355 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a contractor to provide health insurance to its employees as a condition of eligibility for the award of certain state contracts.
SB 1356 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the inclusion in a public school district student code of conduct of a provision requiring consideration of a culpable mental state in disciplinary decisions.
SB 1357 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosure of home mortgage purchases by certain enterprises; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1358 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a public redevelopment agency by certain municipalities; granting the power to allocate ad valorem tax revenue, the authority to issue bonds, and the power of eminent domain.
SB 1359 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting regarding the academic performance of students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs.
SB 1501 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee for a currency transmission sent to a destination outside the United States.
SB 1502 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to improvements in and assessments of the status of higher education in this state and to the coordination of public institutions of higher education in this state.
SB 1503 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle shops; providing a penalty.
SB 1544 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of public junior college districts; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1742 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees.
SB 1841 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to appointing certain recipients of housing assistance as commissioners of public housing authorities.
SCR 24 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Memorializing Congress to support federal efforts to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and to support legislation requiring a new formula for distributing federal campus-based funds among institutions.
SCR 27 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to eliminate current caps on funded Medicare resident training slots and related limits on costs per resident used to determine Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement payments.
SCR 38 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the United States Congress to reaffirm its commitment to protecting the rights of minorities by reauthorizing Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in 2007.
SJR 20 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.
SJR 29 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to operate the games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games.
SR 2 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Reverend Dr. Timothy James Brown of Dallas on the occasion of his installation.
SR 5 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating January 17, 2005, as Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, in honor and in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SR 6 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Harry Belafonte for his contributions to the betterment of mankind.
SR 24 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Juanita Letha Hicks Lee of Dallas on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 25 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carol V. Francois on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 47 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eula Mae Jones Terrell of Dallas County on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 48 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Curtistene Smith McCowan on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 61 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the students of Project Community, Reintegration, Apprenticeship-Focused Training on the occasion of their graduation.
SR 85 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jettie Lee Jones on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 86 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Leadership Southwest Day at the Capitol.
SR 87 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jerry Cook on the occasion of his retirement from the Duncanville Independent School District.
SR 88 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Karl R. Brinker of Dallas.
SR 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Oscar Jesus Sanchez of Dallas.
SR 127 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the women pastors and bishop who are being featured in Our Texas magazine.
SR 171 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mrs. Flercy Edwards Turner of Dallas on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 189 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the KNRB "BJ in the Morning" crew on the occasion of its first anniversary.
SR 204 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alice Ann Nye for being selected as a distinguished alumna of the University of North Texas.
SR 262 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2005, as Prairie View A&M University Alumni Day at the Capitol.
SR 287 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Shirley Walker for her accomplishments in the field of social work.
SR 307 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Betty Jo Hay of Dallas.
SR 360 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing FAIM Economic and Development Corporation for its contributions to the Dallas/Fort Worth community.
SR 363 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Student Advisory Committee for their accomplishments.
SR 364 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Milton Pettis, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 381 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 15, 2005, Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day at the Capitol.
SR 406 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Janet Louise Willis Thomas for being named a Silver Star Honoree by the Alpha Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 407 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mary Evans Sias on the occasion of her inauguration as President of Kentucky State University.
SR 432 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 23, 2005, Texas AIDS Advocacy Coalition Day at the Capitol.
SR 495 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the students of the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School for their achievements.
SR 527 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, for their contributions to the state.
SR 569 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Margie Beal Carter Dennis of Dallas.
SR 598 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty Culbreath for being selected as a recipient of the Weselene Wiley Inspirational Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Dallas Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Incorporated.
SR 599 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lillie P. Mitchell for being selected as a recipient of the Weselene Wiley Inspirational Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Dallas Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Incorporated.
SR 600 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gloria Terrell Jackson for being selected as a recipient of the Weselene Wiley Inspirational Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Dallas Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Incorporated.
SR 601 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rhonda Jones for being selected as a recipient of the Weselene Wiley Inspirational Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Dallas Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Incorporated.
SR 626 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Tillie Mae Parker Baylor of Dallas.
SR 656 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosie Sorrells on the occasion of her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.
SR 700 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cecilia Moreno McKay on the occasion of her retirement from the Dallas Concilio of Hispanic Service Organizations.
SR 715 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert L. Nichols, Jr., on the occasion of his birthday.
SR 719 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Curtis W. and Phyllis Wallace for their service to Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Dallas.
SR 725 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kent Gardner on the occasion of his retirement from The University of Texas at Arlington.
SR 732 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor College of Dentistry on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 736 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending B5 for their performance honoring the students of Lancaster High School.
SR 802 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, for its contributions to the state and nation.
SR 807 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sueraiya Daoudi for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 808 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kasia Anne Cordova for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 809 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alaa Yousef for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 810 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Seidemann for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 811 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sophia Gamez Gomez for earning a Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 858 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of DarNell Gerard Pemberton of Dallas.
SR 859 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Edgar "Trey" Clark III for his accomplishments.
SR 870 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 20 through 24 as National Healthcare Risk Management Week.
SR 871 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph L. LaManna for his service to Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians, Incorporated.
SR 907 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Brant Flanagan of Duncanville for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 910 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Children's Medical Center of Dallas for receiving the Level 1 Trauma Center-Pediatric designation by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons and the Texas Department of State Health Services.
SR 914 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy Albert Brembry on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 915 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Deloris Rosaya Washington on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 953 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daryl R. Carter for his service to Carver Heights Baptist Church in Dallas and his community.
SR 973 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Willard Lewis of Mount Pleasant on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
SR 998 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arlene Davis on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1006 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Jean Brooks Barton on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1007 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frederick Range, Sr., on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1016 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Gales on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1017 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of C. C. McNealy, Jr., of Dallas.
SR 1032 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alma Florence Yvette Rollerson-Twitty of Paris on the occasion of her 84th birthday.
SR 1059 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.
SR 1085 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mike Frazier of Dallas for his dedication and commitment to helping others.
SR 1093 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1690.
79th 1st Called Session
SB 70 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas System Center at Dallas.
SR 9 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Concord Missionary Baptist Church of Dallas on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Henry Miller Morgan.
SR 30 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Bagby on the occasion of his 67th birthday.
SR 51 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ralph Whitehead on the occasion of his installation as pastor of the Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rable Johnson of Dallas.
SR 71 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating C. B. T. Smith of Dallas for receiving the E. K. Bailey Ministries' Expository Preaching Conference's Living Legend Award.
SR 88 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sunny Letot for her contributions to the City of Dallas.
SR 96 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alma Florence Yvette Rollerson-Twitty of Paris on the occasion of her 84th birthday.
SR 125 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Southeast Dallas Coalition and the Pleasant Grove Weed and Seed community on the occasion of their Third Annual National Night Out.
SR 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Janet D. Washington Collins for her contributions to her community.
SR 142 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing H. B. Bell on the occasion of his retirement.
79th 2nd Called Session
SR 14 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending LeDaniel E. Bradshaw for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 15 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Edward K. Evans for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 16 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Steven T. Mitchell for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 26 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jessie Payne Barbee of Dallas.
SR 27 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating recording artist KEM on the release of his second album.
SR 78 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bernita Tyler of Mansfield for her service to the young people of her community.
SR 121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Glen I. Bounds on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Allen R. Sullivan on the occasion of his retirement.
79th 3rd Called Session
SR 37 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alita Rose Andrews for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 38 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Krystal Castaneda for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 39 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rachel Hendricks for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 40 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rachel Whavers for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 64 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 28, 2006, as Child Abuse Prevention Day in Dallas.
SR 101 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 29, 2006, as Selma to Montgomery Day.
SR 112 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Mae Ransom for her contributions to the Dallas community.
SR 182 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Greg Street for his contributions to his community.
SR 193 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' basketball team of South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas for winning the 2006 University Interscholastic League Class 4A basketball state championship.
SR 194 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center in Dallas for being named the top public high school in the nation by Newsweek magazine.
SR 195 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the School of Science and Engineering at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center in Dallas for being named one of the best public high schools in the nation by Newsweek magazine.
SR 231 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys' basketball team of Franklin D. Roosevelt High School in Dallas for winning the 2006 University Interscholastic League Class 3A state championship.
SR 232 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Armand Coleman Thompson.
78th Regular Session
SB 91 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on table subject to call in committee
Caption: Relating to credit scoring in underwriting certain consumer lines of insurance coverage; providing a penalty.
SB 92 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty.
SB 93 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order for emergency protection.
SB 94 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a temporary driving permit.
SB 95 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedures under which a state agency considers legislative intent during the process of implementing certain legislative enactments.
SB 154 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the funding of convention center hotel facilities in certain municipalities.
SB 178 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the disposition of unclaimed prize money by the Texas Lottery Commission.
SB 244 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill.
SB 257 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to accountability for public school dropouts and students at risk of dropping out of school.
SB 258 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged by institutions of higher education for high school students enrolled in college-level courses.
SB 259 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the state textbook depository and distribution and handling of textbooks.
SB 291 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to remedies for unequal appraisal of property by an appraisal district.
SB 328 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration.
SB 564 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of certain marketing and contracting restrictions to treatment facilities funded by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SB 565 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees.
SB 566 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the duties of law enforcement regarding the misuse of a person's identity and to the person's right to expunction of identifying information contained in certain records and files.
SB 567 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access by certain hospitals and hospital districts to criminal history record information.
SB 568 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to security officers for medical corporations in certain municipalities.
SB 599 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to investigation and testing, technical assistance, and certain other matters related to indoor air quality in state buildings.
SB 600 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of compensation and expenses of certain appointed counsel filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case.
SB 640 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to notice to the State of Texas of a claim against the School Land Board.
SB 641 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to presumptions for state land records.
SB 687 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of school districts to purchase electricity through a political subdivision corporation.
SB 688 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the boards of trustees of certain school districts.
SB 689 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the awarding of contracts by municipalities.
SB 754 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing a sales and use tax or a property tax.
SB 790 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a periodic review of court costs and fees and service fees by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
SB 791 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to a program to monitor the collection and remittance of certain court costs and fees.
SB 792 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a weighted caseload study of the district courts.
SB 997 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record.
SB 998 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state.
SB 999 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of reserve accounts to fund necessary repairs for certain multifamily rental housing developments assisted by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1000 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a statistical or demographic analysis conducted by the Texas Legislative Council for a state agency and to information collected by the council in the course of performing the analysis.
SB 1001 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to information required to be filed by mortgage lenders.
SB 1002 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the low income housing tax credit program.
SB 1003 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain practices in connection with financing of a home.
SB 1004 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a list of free resources for the instruction of personal finance and consumer education in public schools.
SB 1005 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a state agency that is not complying with the requirement to make a good faith effort to increase the agency's use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and public works contracting.
SB 1006 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to requiring state institutions of higher education to develop plans for increasing the use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and contracting.
SB 1007 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student eligibility for a TEXAS grant.
SB 1008 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to preferential admission to graduate or professional degree programs at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1009 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an undergraduate medical academy at Prairie View A&M University.
SB 1010 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to public and common nuisances; providing a penalty.
SB 1011 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the questioning of prospective jurors during voir dire examination.
SB 1012 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities.
SB 1073 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities.
SB 1074 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing facilities.
SB 1075 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a Health and Human Services Commission study of the state response to abuse or neglect of certain older individuals.
SB 1111 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the financing, construction, operation of, and records regarding venue projects in certain counties.
SB 1179 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing the governor to grant pardons to persons who have received deferred adjudication.
SB 1180 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an index of court costs and fees in civil proceedings, court costs on conviction, and other court-related fees and costs.
SB 1181 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to student discipline in public schools.
SB 1468 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to rates charged for professional liability insurance coverage for physicians and health care providers.
SB 1469 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for graduation from high school for certain public school students.
SB 1470 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student eligibility to participate in a high school equivalency program and to authorization of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to operate a program.
SB 1471 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the reporting and auditing requirements relating to the use of compensatory education funds.
SB 1472 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to zoological operation and maintenance boards; authorizing taxes and bonds.
SB 1473 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a community service requirement for certain public housing residents.
SB 1474 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against a housing development based on the source of funding for the development.
SB 1475 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to historically underutilized businesses.
SB 1476 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the nonprofit corporations eligible to issue bonds to finance or purchase guaranteed student loans and authorizing certain nonprofit corporations to refund outstanding student loan bonds.
SB 1477 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the disclosure of certain criminal records and to the duty of law enforcement agencies regarding records associated with certain defendants receiving deferred adjudication; providing a civil penalty.
SB 1478 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to protecting certain public employees who report violations of law.
SB 1589 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the public school finance compensatory education allotment.
SB 1590 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to limitations on tax-supported bonds issued by public school districts.
SB 1591 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to reasonable and evidence-based community opposition to state funded affordable housing developments and possible remediation for documented community impacts of affordable housing concentrations.
SB 1592 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to applications for and allocations of reservations of the state ceiling among issuers of qualified residential rental project bonds.
SB 1593 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to good conduct time earned by certain inmates.
SB 1920 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic excellence indicators for public school accountability.
SB 1929 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program to pay tuition and required fees and textbook costs of certain students enrolled in two-year public institutions of higher education in this state.
SCR 71 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1652.
SJR 3 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant pardons to persons who have received deferred adjudication.
SJR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting fees charged to home equity loan borrowers and prohibiting certain predatory practices.
SR 3 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Leadership Southwest.
SR 4 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating L. G. Slider, Sr., of Dallas on his 85th birthday.
SR 11 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bessie Slider Moody of Dallas for her service as a teacher, counselor, and educational administrator.
SR 12 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In tribute to the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SR 15 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, on its 79th anniversary.
SR 81 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ryan-Jamal Nelson of Dallas on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 82 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Emerson Emory of Dallas.
SR 124 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chase Henderson of DeSoto for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 201 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Clyde Porter of Dallas for his accomplishments.
SR 212 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Cassie Choyce on her contributions to Mount Aries Missionary Baptist Church.
SR 232 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrew R. Melontree for his service on behalf of the people of Smith County and the State of Texas.
SR 237 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2003, as Emmitt Smith Day at the State Capitol.
SR 264 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jonathan Butler for his contributions to music.
SR 284 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Eugene Lawson IV of Fort Worth for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 285 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., for his service to his church and his fellow man.
SR 305 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Mike McKool of Dallas.
SR 324 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bishop Gilbert E. Patterson of Memphis, Tennessee, for his leadership.
SR 341 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bishop James Edward Lee for his service to his community.
SR 348 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Student Advisory Committee on their accomplishments.
SR 364 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Anthony Simmons of Duncanville for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 365 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jarred Simmons of Duncanville for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 372 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas for its accomplishments.
SR 456 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated, for its leadership.
SR 457 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jonathan Hampton Luke for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 458 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated, for its service.
SR 465 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2003, as Firefighters Day at the State Capitol.
SR 491 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Phillip Harrison of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 504 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Michael S. Brown for his contributions to medical research and education.
SR 505 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Joseph L. Goldstein for his contributions to medical research and education.
SR 506 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Johann Deisenhofer for his contributions to medical research and education.
SR 507 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Alfred Gilman for his contributions to medical research and education.
SR 508 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the National Bar Association during its 23rd Annual Mid-Year Conference and Gertrude E. Rush Award Dinner, April 9 through 13, 2003, in Austin.
SR 509 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Irie Cooksey McKinley of Dallas on her 90th birthday.
SR 520 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the girls basketball team of Duncanville High School in Duncanville for winning a state championship.
SR 521 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Parents as Teachers program.
SR 522 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Fourth Annual Mabel Meshachk White-South Dallas Outreach Center's Relay for Life.
SR 559 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Greg Hill of Hamilton Park for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 630 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth on its 22nd birthday.
SR 631 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Bryan Allen Erwin, Jr., of Grand Saline for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 644 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Leslie K. Bedford Memorial Foundation for its contributions to young women.
SR 649 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dwight Boykins for earning the 2003 Minority Achiever Award from the Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Houston.
SR 650 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lunita Johnson White of Dallas County.
SR 651 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kirk Dressendorfer for his athletic accomplishments.
SR 672 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Keith Evans Jerden for his contributions to the Grand Prairie Independent School District.
SR 684 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Boy Scouts of America Troop 520 in Cedar Hill for 60 years of service to its community.
SR 701 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the boys basketball team of DeSoto High School for winning the state championship.
SR 705 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1 through May 5, 2003, as Safety Awareness Week for Construction Workers in Texas.
SR 748 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Unique Samantha Garner for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 749 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Danielle C. Youngblood for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 750 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Cristina Marie Esparza for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 764 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lindsay Trammell for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 765 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Heather Renee Valdez for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 766 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The Reverend Tyrone D. Gordon for his service to his community.
SR 872 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Daleanor Willette Weaver for graduating in the top ten percent of her high school class.
SR 873 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 20, 2003, as Steve Harvey Day in the State of Texas.
SR 888 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rushion McDonald for his contributions to the field of entertainment.
SR 903 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 27, 2003, as Tim Brown Day in Texas.
SR 904 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ruben Michael Rendon of Farmers Branch for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 954 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lola and Willie Smith of Jasper on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 983 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Laurence Craig Thomas of Dallas for his service as Optometrist of the Day for the Texas Senate.
SR 984 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ronnie D. Shade for his service to his community.
SR 1004 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Williams-Livingston family on their family reunion.
SR 1022 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chante' B. Prox for her contributions to the office of Senator Royce West.
SR 1023 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, for its accomplishments.
SR 1029 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1000.
SR 1054 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the God's Leading Ladies Conference graduates.
78th 1st Called Session
SB 38 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to automatic admissions to public institutions of higher education by certain high school graduates.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Buford and Cohran families on the occasion of their family reunion in Dallas.
SR 35 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nancy Lynne McCray for her service to the University of North Texas.
SR 57 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the dedication of the Dalton L. James Administration Building in DeSoto.
SR 109 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Willie and Carol Washington of Irving on their 25th wedding anniversary.
78th 3rd Called Session
SR 16 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James T. Bailey for his service to the National Panhellenic Council, Incorporated.
SR 23 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roy Orr on the 20th anniversary of Governmental Relations Specialists.
SR 24 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Veterans of Foreign Wars Dorie Miller Post 1406 of Dallas on the occasion of its second Annual Community Awards Banquet.
SR 35 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kim J. Askew of Dallas on her appointment as Chair of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas.
SR 48 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrew C. Kryder of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 49 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tucker Alexander Huth of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 50 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Walter Lenoir Foxworth III of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 51 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nicholas A. Lybrand of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 52 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jared Asher Forbus of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 74 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dwight J. Fennell on being named the 32nd president of Paul Quinn College in Dallas.
SR 84 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Annie Mae Hunt of Dallas.
SR 107 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lights on Afterschool! and The Three ABC's to the Circle of Life Youth Program for their work in behalf of children.
SR 112 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Filiberto Martinez of Dallas.
SR 126 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Brian A. Williams of Dallas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
78th 4th Called Session
SB 12 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain sports and community venues.
SR 14 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Camp Wisdom United Methodist Women for their projects benefiting their church and community.
SR 15 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Gloria Kamilah Joyce Glass of Dallas for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 16 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commmending Candice Dominique Garza of Dallas for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 17 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Angela Marie Wilt of Dallas for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 21 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Amanda B. Mills of Dallas for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award.
SR 45 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jim Gibson for his contributions to the Cedar Hill Independent School District and the community.
SR 109 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruben Studdard of Birmingham, Alabama, on winning the second "American Idol" competition.
SR 110 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rita N. Morgan for being honored at the Second Annual Spring Hat and Tea Extravaganza.
SR 111 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sandra Reese Jolla for being honored at the Second Annual Spring Hat and Tea Extravaganza.
SR 112 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Patricia Carroll Williams for being honored at the Second Annual Spring Hat and Tea Extravaganza.
SR 113 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mollie Johnson Williams for being honored at the Second Annual Spring Hat and Tea Extravaganza.
SR 114 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Hazel Bogard Fingers for being honored at the Second Annual Spring Hat and Tea Extravaganza.
SR 119 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alberto Gonzalez of Dallas.
SR 160 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May of 2004 as National Drug Court Month.
SR 168 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case by the Supreme Court of the United States.
SR 200 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Franklyn G. Jenifer for his service as president of The University of Texas at Dallas.
77th Regular Session
SB 133 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in a criminal trial of race or ethnicity as a predictor of future criminal behavior.
SB 199 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the possession of firearms by certain individuals convicted of or otherwise found to have committed family violence; providing penalties.
SB 293 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to electronically readable information on a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate; providing penalties.
SB 294 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
SB 295 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on discontinuance of basic local telecommunications service.
SB 296 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to posting notice about a violation of certain municipal ordinances or requirements.
SB 297 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents.
SB 401 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to counseling in connection with a high cost home loan.
SB 478 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain children suspected of conduct that violates a penal law who are taken into possession in an emergency without a court order by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
SB 479 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the entry of protective order information in the statewide law enforcement information system.
SB 485 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a state agency to consider legislative intent during the process of adopting an agency rule.
SB 576 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the University of North Texas System and the component institutions of that system.
SB 656 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer.
SB 678 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the period during which a justice, municipal, or juvenile court may defer proceedings against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program.
SB 702 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensatory, intensive, and accelerated education in public schools.
SB 703 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the amount of the compensatory education allotment provided under the Foundation School Program.
SB 704 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to standardized school district dress codes.
SB 705 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to attending school.
SB 706 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students.
SB 719 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to making a voter information guide for judicial elections available to the public.
SB 720 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to regulating certain political contributions made by judicial candidates and officeholders.
SB 788 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain suits by perpetual care cemetery plot owners.
SB 822 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of political contributions to judicial candidates and officeholders.
SB 823 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain judicial candidates.
SB 875 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to participation of fathers in programs and services administered by the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies and functions performed by the office of the attorney general.
SB 1013 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding to enable Prairie View A&M University to qualify for agricultural research, extension, and education matching funds, including federal agricultural research and extension formula funds.
SB 1015 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the sale of portable cylinders containing liquefied petroleum gas.
SB 1022 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1035 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the preparation of a judgment in a criminal case.
SB 1074 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the prevention of racial profiling by certain peace officers.
SB 1141 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating the Texas Academic Skills Program and allowing institutions to select a test to assess students' proficiency and need for remediation.
SB 1142 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to student discipline in public schools.
SB 1192 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the exclusive authority of the attorney general to represent the state before the United States Supreme Court in all matters.
SB 1193 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the joint interim committee on substance abuse and crime prevention to evaluate the potential benefits of drug treatment and counseling as an alternative to incarceration of nonviolent drug offenders.
SB 1208 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to court costs.
SB 1209 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cloning of human beings; providing penalties.
SB 1210 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain attorneys and law clerks employed by a court.
SB 1223 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to court reporters and court reporting firms.
SB 1231 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain hotel facilities.
SB 1322 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an ignition interlock device be installed on the vehicle of a person placed on community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
SB 1419 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations in certain civil proceedings involving the public institutions of higher education or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1420 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to compulsory school attendance; providing penalties.
SB 1421 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain court costs imposed on a person convicted of an offense.
SB 1422 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to notice of applications for and grants of charters for open-enrollment charter schools.
SB 1429 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to establishing at Prairie View A&M University a center for relationship violence prevention and intervention.
SB 1430 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to a court order of retroactive child support or for the abeyance of the enforcement of child support arrearages.
SB 1431 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to educationally disadvantaged students.
SB 1432 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to truancy, high school equivalency programs, and the authority of justice, municipal, and certain juvenile courts in relation to children; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1436 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Dallas County courts.
SB 1544 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to local enforcement of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances.
SB 1569 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two.
SB 1570 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the expunction of certain arrest records and files.
SB 1580 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the study and treatment of pollution-related illness and to the establishment of the Texas Environmental Health Institute.
SB 1581 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain practices in connection with a home loan.
SB 1692 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to research excellence compensation for medical school faculty achieving national recognition.
SCR 20 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging judges who hear family law cases to increase use of alternative dispute resolution and mediation in solving child custody disputes.
SJR 32 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing municipalities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment or supplies to underdeveloped countries.
SR 5 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In tribute to the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SR 6 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judge Howard O. Banks of Dallas.
SR 18 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the organizers and attendees of the 20th Annual King Celebration Awards Banquet.
SR 19 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend Isaac Johnson of South Dallas.
SR 34 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Warren Morgan.
SR 35 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 86 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend Dr. C. A. W. Clark, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 87 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Le'Toya Ashanti Glenn-Harris.
SR 101 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amy K. Hackney.
SR 102 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Willie Mae Coleman of Dallas.
SR 103 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating A. Pearl Hunt of Fort Worth.
SR 104 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Doris Gurst Harris.
SR 105 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jessie Robertson of Dallas.
SR 106 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sarah Walker of Tarrant County.
SR 107 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ester Davis.
SR 108 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly R. Wiley.
SR 109 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Areatha Simmons Jones of Dallas.
SR 110 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dora J. Ezidore Steele.
SR 119 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hilary Johnson of Dallas.
SR 120 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Osceola Mays.
SR 121 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
SR 153 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. James O. Rueter.
SR 177 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ismael "Bob" Morales of Dallas.
SR 202 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) Dallas.
SR 203 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Leonard Lander III of Dallas.
SR 243 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend M. O. Gerald, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 249 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Laurence Craig Thomas of Dallas.
SR 347 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edith Lanita Whitmore Robertson of Dallas.
SR 383 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Parents as Teachers program.
SR 395 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2001, as Jimmie Tyler Brashear Early Childhood Development Center Alumni Appreciation Day.
SR 429 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas.
SR 430 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Student Advisory Committee.
SR 478 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ola J. Reagan of Dallas.
SR 487 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 21, 2001, as Southwest Airlines Day at the State Capitol.
SR 504 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Mayor Richard Rozier of DeSoto.
SR 505 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Vernor Kennedy of Dallas.
SR 514 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 2001 Youth Forum of the 14th National Youth Crime Prevention Conference.
SR 515 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Best Southwest Chamber Partnership.
SR 519 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2001, as Southwest Airlines Day at the State Capitol.
SR 534 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Keith Martin Morales.
SR 548 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Larry L. Brandon, Jr.
SR 565 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kimberly Avant of DeSoto.
SR 581 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Burl Jernigan of Dallas.
SR 585 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Best Southwest Chamber Partnership to the State Capitol.
SR 609 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dee Etta Jones of Dallas.
SR 610 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bishop Paul Sylvester Morton, Sr.
SR 645 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jerrod Inskeep on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 646 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of HYPE on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 647 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Monica Shepherd on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 656 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chequan A. Lewis on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 657 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Harold Kevin Jackson on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 658 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Bloomington High School Peer Assistance and Leadership Class on receiving the Community Champion Award from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
SR 659 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Walter Travis of Dallas.
SR 739 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Freddye Carter.
SR 745 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Dallas Public Library.
SR 765 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Erin Walker.
SR 766 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jerrika Hinton.
SR 767 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Danielle Jones of Grand Prairie.
SR 768 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amy Walker of Dallas.
SR 769 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ngyhia Randle of Dallas.
SR 776 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Williamsburg Village Senior Healthcare Centers.
SR 1032 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May, 2001, as National Drug Court Month.
SR 1041 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of MacGregor Wood Day of Dallas.
SR 1061 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 29, 2001, as Reverend Charles Day.
SR 1144 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 1, 2001, as Golden Heart's Aviation Day for Children.
SR 1145 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hardie Moran Lockett of Dallas.
SR 1186 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Directing deans of public law schools in Texas to study ways to enhance the representation of students from low-income backgrounds and report to the Texas Senate Education Committee.
SR 1187 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1432.
SR 1224 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Williams-Livingston family.
SR 1225 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Aaron Ananias and Cathelyn Francis Butcher.
76th Regular Session
SB 8 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the compilation of criminal information pertaining to criminal street gangs and criminal combinations.
SB 49 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution as a capital offense of a murder motivated by bias or prejudice.
SB 152 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the punishment for escape committed by certain juveniles in the custody of the Texas Youth Commission.
SB 258 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Hazard Communication Act to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 259 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the siting of solid waste facilities, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings, and notice of an application for a municipal solid waste facility.
SB 283 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a juvenile board adopt guidelines for the informal disposition of a child.
SB 303 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Texas Information and Referral Network.
SB 439 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Human Rights Protection Act; providing civil penalties.
SB 528 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of certain actions of a minor involving the acquisition, possession, or use of alcohol; providing penalties.
SB 662 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the admissibility at trial of certain evidence obtained by a law enforcement officer.
SB 663 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on discrimination in the award of public contracts.
SB 664 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
SB 665 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the definition of "deadly weapon" for purposes of the prosecution of certain offenses.
SB 839 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to security bars on residential dwellings.
SB 840 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of certain arrest records.
SB 1036 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
Caption: Relating to venue projects that may be authorized by a municipality.
SB 1251 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discontinuance of basic local telecommunications service.
SB 1252 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to broadcasting public meetings over the Internet.
SB 1253 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the taxation of small quantities of cigarettes imported into this state from a foreign country; providing a penalty.
SB 1413 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the enterprise zones.
SB 1416 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the procedures for requesting and receiving bids on certain state construction projects.
SB 1423 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents.
SB 1424 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of a consumer assistance ombudsman program for health insurance consumers.
SB 1425 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a tax credit for wages paid to certain employees who are recipients of temporary assistance for needy families.
SB 1448 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation of and benefits for public school teachers and librarians.
SB 1449 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to programs to assist university students to become public school teachers, to provide loan repayment assistance to certain classroom teachers, and to provide funding for certain teacher certification programs.
SB 1450 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certificates issued to public school teachers as a basis of establishing compensation levels and to attracting new teachers to work in public elementary and secondary schools.
SB 1451 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education.
SB 1452 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum salaries for full-time registered nurses employed by school districts.
SB 1453 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit that allows a parent to volunteer at a child's school without loss of compensation.
SB 1454 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to student health centers on public school campuses.
SB 1455 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensatory, intensive, and accelerated education in public schools.
SB 1456 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to permits under the Texas Clean Air Act for certain exempt facilities.
SB 1457 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recognizing July as Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month.
SB 1458 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to appeals against a school district to the commissioner of education.
SB 1475 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the issuance of public securities by the state and political subdivisions.
SB 1535 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Rising Star Scholarship Program for deserving junior college and technical institute students.
SB 1566 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting certain firearm sales at gun shows.
SB 1567 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees charged for misdemeanor traffic violations disposed by driving safety courses.
SB 1568 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain offenses involving the failure to maintain financial responsibility for a motor vehicle.
SB 1569 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the leasing of classroom space for an institution of higher education.
SB 1570 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the establishment of local or regional juvenile justice information systems.
SB 1571 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to venue in certain proceedings concerning juvenile delinquency or conduct indicating a need for supervision.
SB 1572 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the compulsory school attendance laws and responsibility for compliance with those laws; providing penalties.
SB 1573 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to children who are runaways and the related court process; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1574 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain programs for at-risk children and their families.
SB 1575 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the deposit of excess proprietary school fees to the proprietary school tuition protection fund.
SB 1576 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to notifying local law enforcement officials of the release of certain gang members from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 1577 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to training for parole officers who supervise gang members released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or mandatory supervision.
SB 1578 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of a statewide law enforcement gang resource system.
SB 1579 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of soliciting membership in a criminal street gang.
SB 1580 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force.
SCR 78 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Creating the Special Commission on Twenty-First Century Colleges and Universities.
SR 29 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dan Eddy of Duncanville.
SR 76 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Dr. Forest L. Livingston of Dallas.
SR 80 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Lake Whitney All Branch Law Enforcement.
SR 81 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James Madison High School of Dallas.
SR 82 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gary Gwyn of Grand Prairie.
SR 86 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gloria Rai Johnson White of Dallas.
SR 87 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James L. Leaks, Sr., for his 20 years of loyal service to the Jo Ann Karr Crime Watch Group of Pleasant Grove.
SR 101 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard W. Douglas of Dallas.
SR 102 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Alpha Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
SR 117 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February of 1999 as Black History Month.
SR 147 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the sponsors of the Third Annual Youth Leadership Conference.
SR 148 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas County Dental Society Foundation.
SR 193 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas Chapter of the Bronze Eagles Flying Club.
SR 194 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 12, 1999, as Romaldo Allen Day.
SR 214 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chief W. M. Brodnax and the DeSoto Police Department.
SR 279 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Luna's Tortillas in Dallas.
SR 313 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lida Hooe Elementary School in Dallas.
SR 314 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the citizens of DeSoto on the occasion of the city's 50th anniversary.
SR 367 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Preparation for Adult Living Program Youth Leadership Committee.
SR 370 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Student Advisory Committee.
SR 378 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Arbella Bell Ewing.
SR 419 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael W. Fields of DeSoto.
SR 420 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Andrew J. Kapsos.
SR 421 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing July, 1999, as Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month and July 28, 1999, as Texas Buffalo Soldiers Capitol Salute Day.
SR 451 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend S. T. Tutson, Jr., of Dallas.
SR 453 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 31, 1999, as Delta Day at the State Capitol.
SR 590 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laura Belle and P. H. Foster of Dallas.
SR 591 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Henry Aaron Day at The Ballpark in Arlington on June 12, 1999.
SR 631 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Young at Heart project in Dallas.
SR 652 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Scott Graham Brizell of DeSoto.
SR 739 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sam and Irene Kogutt of Dallas.
SR 740 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas M. Dunning of Dallas.
SR 888 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Art Capps of Dallas.
SR 929 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Patricia E. Mays of Dallas.
SR 930 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Arlington Park Community Learning Center of Dallas.
SR 968 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend S. T. Tutson, Jr., of Dallas.
SR 984 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gertrude Miller.
SR 1007 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pearl Garza Fracchia of Dallas.
SR 1008 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Representative Harryette Ehrhardt of Dallas.
SR 1009 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Gleniece Robinson of Fort Worth.
SR 1010 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bradley Everett Cawyer of Rowlett.
SR 1021 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James Preston Fischer of Cedar Hill.
SR 1093 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. D. Hall of Dallas.
SR 1094 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Northwood University men's golf team.
SR 1095 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring Saturday, June 5, 1999, Williams-Livingston Day in Texas.
SR 1109 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1865.
SR 1152 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1423.
SR 1171 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Candice Charl Washington of Dallas.
SR 1178 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 840.
SR 1188 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Shantelle Smith of Dallas on receiving the Gold Award.
75th Regular Session
SB 35 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to operating a vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol by a minor and other actions of a minor concerning the acquisition, possession, and use of alcohol; providing penalties.
SB 87 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain federal peace officers to enforce state law relating to driving while intoxicated.
SB 88 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a graduated driver's licensing program.
SB 89 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a fictitious, forged, or counterfeit driver's license, personal identification certificate, or other instrument; providing penalties.
SB 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the appointment of election judges for county election precincts.
SB 170 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the rights of a victim of a delinquent child.
SB 239 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits administered by the Texas Department of Human Services.
SB 240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the recall of an elected official in a general-law municipality.
SB 241 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing criminal penalties.
SB 337 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to sanctions that may be imposed on the holder of an alcoholic beverage permit or license.
SB 338 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board contracts with Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic.
SB 339 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas child care fund and compensation of certain child care providers.
SB 541 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage seller training programs.
SB 735 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oversight of rail fixed guideway system safety.
SB 736 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of an inventory of computer software.
SB 778 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to safety standards for school buses.
SB 779 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to payment of interest to vendors by a state agency.
SB 820 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an electronic procurement marketplace, including an electronic commerce network.
SB 869 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the granting of pawnshop licenses and to public notification of an application for a pawnshop license in certain counties.
SB 870 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to visual recording of persons arrested for certain offenses.
SB 871 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
SB 1001 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a firearm, illegal knife, club, or prohibited weapon in a place where weapons are prohibited.
SB 1236 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a custodial officer.
SB 1237 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications required for appointment as a community supervision and corrections department officer.
SB 1238 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of and withdrawal of a warrant for the return to confinement of certain inmates released to the supervision of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 1239 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain support services provided to a person with a disability to assist the person in the workplace.
SB 1240 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the state's purchasing of services for state agency clients.
SB 1356 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of information by public schools relating to expulsions and placements in alternative education programs.
SB 1357 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation of school district trustees.
SB 1358 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to meetings of public school student placement review committees.
SB 1359 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school educators' requests for hearings concerning certain proposed school district decisions.
SB 1360 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the financing of alternative education programs.
SB 1361 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of pilot after-school programs.
SB 1419 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the admission of certain persons promised or granted an athletic scholarship or similar financial assistance at a general academic teaching institution.
SB 1537 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the siting of solid waste facilities and to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission's consideration of cumulative risks in certain administrative proceedings.
SB 1538 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial burning of hazardous waste by cement kilns.
SB 1539 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child care and of child-care administrators; providing penalties.
SB 1721 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services.
SB 1722 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of dangerous structures.
SB 1723 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation and powers of a neighborhood empowerment zone.
SB 1724 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the financing of sports venues, other projects, and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issue of local bonds; providing penalties.
SB 1725 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the historically underutilized business program of the State of Texas.
SB 1726 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to full faith and credit for valid foreign protective orders; providing penalties.
SB 1727 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to assisting small businesses to participate in state public works contracting.
SB 1728 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to procedures in death penalty cases.
SB 1761 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the prevention of illness and disease caused by air-born particulate matter.
SCR 1 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Encouraging public school superintendents to enhance driver education curriculum to emphasize alcohol awareness education.
SCR 2 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Encouraging justice of the peace and municipal courts to utilize identified alcohol prevention/education-related activities as community service projects.
SCR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Designating March 4 and 5, 1997, as Delta Days at the State Capitol in honor of the members and officers of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
SCR 54 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proclaiming the month of April, 1997, as Youth Alcohol Awareness Month in Texas.
SCR 75 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the creation of a commission to study the creation of an institution of higher education to be located in the southern portion of the County of Dallas.
SR 10 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Roy Campbell of Dallas.
SR 15 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mable M. Jackson Chandler of Dallas.
SR 20 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lucious C. Wagner.
SR 41 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Aileen and Walter Bumphus of Dallas.
SR 49 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1997 as Black History Month.
SR 162 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Roosevelt High School 1972 UIL Class 4A State Basketball Champions.
SR 163 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Arthur Migala, founder of The Migala Foundation.
SR 212 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jimmie Tyler Brashear of Dallas.
SR 267 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4 & 5, 1997, as Delta Days at the Capitol.
SR 287 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the African American Program of the American Diabetes Association.
SR 325 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Student Advisory Committee of Senator Royce West to the State Capitol.
SR 336 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 1997, as Conrad Intern Day at the Capitol.
SR 352 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Shirley Wesley King of Arlington.
SR 382 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chief of Staff Services Adolph Thomas on his retirement.
SR 446 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Texas Organization of Black County Commissioners to the State Capitol.
SR 451 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the players and coaches of the Kimball High School basketball team.
SR 530 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Clarence Booker Taliferro Smith of Dallas.
SR 551 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the El Dia del Nino festival in Dallas.
SR 583 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Glenn Boda Mills, Jr., of Dallas County.
SR 605 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Dallas Asian, Black and American-Indian Chambers of Commerce to the State Senate.
SR 606 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the James Madison High School boys basketball team.
SR 607 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Officer Henry Allen Brown of Dallas.
SR 621 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Nails by Cheryl in Dallas.
SR 622 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Nameplate Company.
SR 623 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Willie Eugene Harris, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 624 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Walter L. Sutton, Jr., of Dallas.
SR 689 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Napoleon B. Lewis, Sr., of Dallas.
SR 696 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring Saturday, May 24, 1997, Noble Gilstrap Day.
SR 697 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Moorland Branch of the Metropolitan Young Men's Christian Association of Dallas.
SR 707 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Phillip White and Elizabeth White of Dallas.
SR 708 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 11 through May 17, 1997, National Black Child Development Week.
SR 723 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Essie B. Moore of Dallas.
SR 724 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Shaun Children's Place of Dallas.
SR 725 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Reby Cary of Fort Worth.
SR 738 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ruby J. Abel of Dallas.
SR 786 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Reverend A.R. Evans.
SR 807 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Triwanna Fisher of Dallas.
SR 881 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Williams-Livingston family.
SR 882 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ada Williams of Dallas.
SR 913 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Authorizing the creation of a commission to study the creation of an institution of higher education to be located in the southern portion of Dallas County.
SR 950 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Burton F. Raiford.
SR 990 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Larry Doby.
74th Regular Session
SB 68 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the reckless discharge of a firearm and other common or public nuisances; creating an offense and providing criminal penalties and civil remedies.
SB 84 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed because of bias or prejudice.
SB 95 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Motion tabled
Caption: Relating to the recall of an elected official in a general-law municipality.
SB 98 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the consumption of an alcoholic beverage or the possession of an alcoholic beverage in a public area.
SB 99 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to construction change orders.
SB 130 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of transferring a handgun to a person who is the subject of a protective order and including in the law enforcement information system maintained by the Department of Public Safety information relating to protective orders.
SB 131 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services regarding domestic violence.
SB 132 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the granting of pawnshop licenses and to public notification of an application for a pawnshop license in certain counties.
SB 146 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to membership on community justice councils by state senators and representatives.
SB 147 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the power of a governmental entity to regulate the location of the premises of the holder of an alcoholic beverage license or permit.
SB 150 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to public contracts with disadvantaged businesses.
SB 152 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of protective order information in the law enforcement information system maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
SB 189 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification of historically underutilized businesses by the General Services Commission.
SB 257 Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to establishing a good faith effort checklist to guide state agency efforts in assisting historically underutilized businesses to contract with the state and to auditing and enforcing state agency compliance with the state's purchasing assistance goals for those businesses.
SB 339 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the General Services Commission.
SB 340 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to programs for public school students with disciplinary problems; creating an offense and providing a penalty.
SB 381 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision by the state of guarantees and indemnification relating to surety bonds for historically underutilized businesses; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 382 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to a capital growth and start-up fund for historically underutilized businesses; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
SB 434 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appellate process for applicants and recipients of certain state-administered assistance programs.
SB 483 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the disposition of records of the conviction or adjudication of minors.
SB 484 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Task Force to create and codify the juvenile justice system code.
SB 485 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the adjudication and disposition of children for delinquent conduct that violates a penal law of this state of the grade of felony and to the commitment of children to the Texas Youth Commission under a determinate sentence.
SB 499 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assisting small businesses to participate in state public works contracting.
SB 558 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing penalties.
SB 565 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the transfer of inmates who are serving sentences for violent offenses to state jail felony facilities.
SB 567 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the opening statement of the defendant in a criminal trial.
SB 568 Author: West, Royce
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to adding prosecutors of juvenile crime to county juvenile boards.