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Legislation authored by Charles Perry

Includes legislation with Charles Perry as the primary author for the 82nd through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 87th Legislature.

86th Regular Session
SB 8 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state and regional flood planning.
SB 17 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.
SB 170 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals under Medicaid.
SB 171 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
SB 172 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain procedures applicable to a person arrested for an out-of-county offense.
SB 173 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for certain costs incurred in confining certain persons arrested following release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SB 174 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information.
SB 175 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.
SB 176 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.
SB 177 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a petition filed for a place on the ballot as a candidate for the board of directors of the Wilbarger County Hospital District.
SB 192 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
SB 193 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to waiving the fee for the issuance of a duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun for school marshals.
SB 194 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
SB 195 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use and treatment.
SB 205 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.
SB 230 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
SB 311 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement.
SB 319 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers.
SB 396 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to state and regional flood planning.
SB 397 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to funding of certain flood-related projects by the Texas Water Development Board and the reporting and administration of certain flood-related projects by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
SB 439 Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of certain insurance regulations to certain small employer health reimbursement arrangements.
SB 444 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.
SB 496 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to factors the Texas Historical Commission considers in reviewing an application for a grant or loan through the historic courthouse preservation program.
SB 563 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information about the use of federal money for flood research, planning, and mitigation projects.
SB 566 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks by certain non-ERCOT utilities.
SB 575 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Lubbock County as the Trooper Jerry Don Davis Memorial Highway.
SB 581 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements.
SB 582 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
SB 643 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.
SB 687 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of information obtained by a person from the comptroller that relates to a taxpayer subject to an audit by the comptroller.
SB 688 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.
SB 724 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.
SB 733 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization of a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program.
SB 744 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the relationship between physicians or health care providers and health maintenance organizations or preferred provider benefit plans.
SB 792 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.
SB 800 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.
SB 810 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer.
SB 851 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.
SB 859 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of a health care practitioner to disclose to law enforcement agencies and prosecutors a suspected human trafficking victim's health information.
SB 872 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gateway Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 898 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities.
SB 1010 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by groundwater conservation districts overlying a common aquifer.
SB 1014 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to facilities of the hospital system of the Reagan Hospital District of Reagan County, Texas.
SB 1024 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to access to services in an area annexed by certain tier 1 municipalities under a service plan.
SB 1025 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records and certain records of at-risk youth.
SB 1093 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs.
SB 1094 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of Medicaid benefits to certain medically dependent children with private health benefits coverage.
SB 1095 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information by certain individuals regarding a child placed in foster care.
SB 1096 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid managed care program, including the provision of pharmacy benefits.
SB 1103 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of the broadband office within the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the establishment of a broadband investment grant program.
SB 1104 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the coordination of certain broadband projects by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
SB 1154 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Civil Commitment Office and to certain requirements regarding the payment of costs associated with civil commitment by persons civilly committed as sexually violent predators.
SB 1184 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligible participants in the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
SB 1206 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the governor's broadband council.
SB 1207 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program and the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
SB 1240 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.
SB 1330 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the clerk and other personnel of the municipal court of record of the City of Lubbock.
SB 1412 Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to accountability intervention provisions applicable to school district campuses, including the creation of accelerated campus excellence turnaround plans and the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location.
SB 1442 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil actions by a civilly committed individual.
SB 1444 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of rural hospitals to establish a health care collaborative.
SB 1445 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
SB 1491 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a nursing facility resident's responsible payor for misappropriation of the resident's funds.
SB 1529 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; imposing fees.
SB 1661 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to legislative oversight and funding of deferred maintenance projects.
SB 1662 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 41 in Lubbock County as the David Nelson Memorial Highway.
SB 1672 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the detection and mitigation of plant pests and diseases.
SB 1673 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist certain counties with employing or contracting for a qualified emergency management coordinator.
SB 1674 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount credited in a state fiscal year to the judicial fund to provide basic civil legal services.
SB 1690 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ physicians.
SB 1824 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments made by a performing rights society for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
SB 1825 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
SB 1883 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to retain assistance for regional proceedings affecting certain electric utilities and consumers.
SB 2026 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to regulation of the production of retail public utility wells by a groundwater conservation district.
SB 2027 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the standard of judicial review for a suit involving a groundwater conservation district.
SB 2079 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to procedures for tax auditing and determining amounts of overpayments of gas production taxes.
SB 2183 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to permitting a hunter education component as part of a school district's physical education curriculum offered to certain students.
SB 2215 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the 1st Multicounty Court at Law.
SB 2216 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement to a county for the costs of confining a person arrested under an out-of-county warrant.
SB 2448 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas.
SCR 19 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Bill Dean on his retirement as president and CEO of the Texas Tech Alumni Association.
SCR 58 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Levelland as the official City of Mosaics of Texas.
SJR 28 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Flood Plan Implementation Fund to assist in the financing of certain flood-related projects and the transfer to that fund of money from the economic stabilization fund.
SJR 53 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the state deferred maintenance fund to provide funding for deferred maintenance at state facilities and transferring economic stabilization fund money to that fund.
SJR 54 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to prevent the fund balance from falling below a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met, and limiting the permissible uses of that appropriated money.
SJR 55 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for periodic transfers of money from the economic stabilization fund to fully fund the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SR 28 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Texas Midwest Community Network.
SR 142 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Texas Juvenile Justice Professional Day.
SR 143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mason High School Punchers football team for winning a state championship.
SR 168 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Abilene delegation to the Capitol.
SR 169 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daniel Taylor for his contributions to West Texas.
SR 216 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Small and Rural Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers Day.
SR 229 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Ryan Keith Wallace.
SR 230 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Ward County Day.
SR 231 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Snyder Day.
SR 232 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as United Way's Community Day.
SR 233 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Lubbock Day.
SR 316 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Texas Tech University System Day.
SR 318 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing all who are working to raise colorectal cancer awareness.
SR 333 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Karen Thornton for receiving the 2019 Women of Excellence Award in Education.
SR 334 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mae Taylor White on the occasion of her 103rd birthday.
SR 491 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kristen Hemphill for winning the 2019 National Collegiate Rifle Championship.
SR 492 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Diane Maxey Graves.
SR 493 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jim R. Wright for his contributions to the justice system.
SR 494 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Austin McCloud.
SR 541 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the BBQ Is Back Cook-Off and Celebrate Littlefield.
SR 667 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles H. Jackson.
SR 698 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the month of May as International Internal Audit Awareness Month.
SR 699 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Grace and Mario Garcia for earning an SBA Minority Owned Small Business of the Year award.
SR 812 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wendell Howard.
SR 813 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Heather and James Sanderson on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary.
SR 846 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1207.
85th Regular Session
SB 4 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
SB 263 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
SB 264 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an application made by a peace officer, county jailer, or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun.
SB 272 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process.
SB 282 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of a public school student to transfer to a public school campus with a higher overall performance rating under the school accountability system.
SB 339 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.
SB 340 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
SB 341 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the consequences of the possession of illegal synthetic cannabinoids on a holder of or applicant for certain alcoholic beverage licenses and liability of a person who provides, sells, or serves a synthetic cannabinoid to another person.
SB 342 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
SB 343 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision.
SB 362 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service.
SB 363 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions.
SB 377 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
SB 378 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
SB 379 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.
SB 415 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.
SB 420 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a partial exemption for a county from taxes imposed on gasoline and diesel fuel purchased for the county's exclusive use.
SB 454 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to certain protective orders in a suit for dissolution of marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship, including a proceeding to adjudicate parentage.
SB 565 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system.
SB 566 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a person conducting an adoption evaluation.
SB 586 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.
SB 651 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.
SB 658 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
SB 696 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.
SB 720 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals.
SB 721 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities.
SB 722 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 753 Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.
SB 754 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.
SB 774 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.
SB 797 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 842 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.
SB 843 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to disclosure and use of certain information regarding the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
SB 862 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.
SB 863 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain river or stream segments as being of unique ecological value.
SB 864 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water.
SB 865 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers.
SB 866 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.
SB 872 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by physicians and certain health care facilities regarding complications resulting from an abortion.
SB 883 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of life-sustaining treatment policies and to life-sustaining treatment for a patient under 18 years of age.
SB 889 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to collecting and reporting certain information by the Department of Family and Protective Services relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use.
SB 892 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.
SB 921 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a late fee for failing to pay rent under a residential lease.
SB 923 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.
SB 924 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
SB 982 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Legislative Budget Board on high-speed rail projects.
SB 984 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information.
SB 1009 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts.
SB 1033 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorization for the conveyance of certain real property from Texas Tech University to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
SB 1034 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.
SB 1035 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
SB 1036 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims.
SB 1037 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on State Highway 6 in Eastland County adjacent to Lake Cisco connecting the north and south banks of Sandy Creek as the Bedford-Carmichael Bridge.
SB 1053 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an appeal of a desired future condition in a groundwater management area.
SB 1056 Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
SB 1062 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to documentation for the transfer of a motor vehicle title.
SB 1063 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the investigation of an anonymous report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child.
SB 1083 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to certain insurance services.
SB 1089 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification of food service workers.
SB 1099 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 as the Trooper Jonathan Thomas McDonald Memorial Highway.
SB 1172 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
SB 1173 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to evaluation of public school performance.
SB 1182 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain civil consequences of conduct causing the birth of a child born addicted to a controlled substance; creating an offense.
SB 1183 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.
SB 1197 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.
SB 1203 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.
SB 1204 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses.
SB 1206 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information regarding a child placed for adoption.
SB 1210 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools.
SB 1214 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases.
SB 1231 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.
SB 1300 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center.
SB 1304 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.
SB 1383 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.
SB 1384 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain legislation on contract carriers as the Justin Little Act.
SB 1392 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to groundwater conservation districts.
SB 1416 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures.
SB 1429 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
SB 1430 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater.
SB 1510 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.
SB 1511 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.
SB 1525 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to studies by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.
SB 1575 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty.
SB 1576 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
SB 1577 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.
SB 1633 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.
SB 1876 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disputes regarding the compensability of an injury by certain doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
SB 1877 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to sending notice of proposed contracts for highway projects by e-mail.
SB 1896 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and inspection of a retail fireworks site.
SB 1897 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a local state of disaster.
SB 2056 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
SB 2057 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and funding of a state infrastructure endowment fund outside of the state treasury.
SB 2088 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of rural hospitals in the Texas Medicaid program.
SB 2124 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.
SB 2262 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority.
SB 2283 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dangerous dogs and dogs that attack persons in certain municipalities.
SCR 19 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Requesting the Texas Workforce Commission to seek a TANF waiver that would allow TWC to partner with charitable organizations and community colleges for child care, education, and job training.
SCR 24 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to continue joint federal-state funding of Texas Medicaid while transferring administration of the program to the Texas Legislature.
SCR 27 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating Stamford as the Western Art Show Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.
SJR 26 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to prevent the fund balance from falling below a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met, and limiting the permissible uses of that appropriated money.
SJR 36 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a tax on the sale or purchase of water at wholesale.
SJR 46 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside general revenue as dedicated to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.
SJR 47 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.
SJR 58 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects.
SJR 59 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund and certain general revenue to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects.
SR 64 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Borden County Coyotes football team for winning a state championship.
SR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert R. Owen for his service as a certified public accountant.
SR 88 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Abernathy High School Graduating Class of 1967 on the occasion of their 50th anniversary reunion.
SR 89 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Texas Midwest Day.
SR 91 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Child Protection and Home Visiting Day.
SR 143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Feeding Texas for its work on behalf of low-income families.
SR 144 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johnny Anderson for his contributions to the Texas cotton industry.
SR 160 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Miles Elementary School for being designated a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.
SR 161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elta Joyce Murphey McAfee for being named 2016 Citizen of the Year by the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce.
SR 201 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Lubbock Day.
SR 230 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Small and Rural Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers Day.
SR 259 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Andy C. Esparza Jr.
SR 307 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Wilbarger County and City of Vernon Day.
SR 313 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Margaret Talkington School for Young Women Leaders for being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.
SR 318 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Tech University System Day.
SR 327 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the month of March as Multiple System Atrophy Awareness Month in Texas.
SR 336 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Ward County Day.
SR 337 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing ABC Pro Rodeo on the occasion of the event's 75th anniversary.
SR 488 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Keri Powell as the 2016 Texas Big Sister of the Year.
SR 516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2017, as Texas Rural Water Day.
SR 625 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Taylor "Spike" Dykes.
SR 721 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Water Development Board on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
SR 860 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joseph Ray Perry.
SR 912 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Commission on State Emergency Communications for its service to Texas communities.
SR 913 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Tech University Legislative Internship Program participants for their work in the 85th Legislature.
85th 1st Called Session
SB 11 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for certain do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense.
SB 67 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program and the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
SB 68 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.
SB 69 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the effect on school districts of the loss of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system.
SB 70 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for certain common school districts.
SB 71 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
SB 72 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts.
SB 80 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.
SB 81 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for certain school districts.
SB 97 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dedication of a portion of state lottery proceeds to the funding of salary increases and bonuses for experienced public school classroom teachers and costs associated with school district teacher retirement contributions.
84th Regular Session
SB 13 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation, including measures to improve and support dual credit courses, the development of public outreach materials, and the development of postsecondary education and career counseling academies.
SB 136 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process.
SB 137 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations.
SB 138 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.
SB 139 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of money in the state highway fund.
SB 140 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment.
SB 179 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.
SB 185 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.
SB 199 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain synthetic compounds to Penalty Group 2 or 2-A of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 237 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to certain athletic competitions sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
SB 267 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.
SB 394 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of supplemental environmental projects by a local government to come into compliance with environmental laws or remediate environmental harm caused by the local government.
SB 395 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts.
SB 461 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.
SB 473 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.
SB 480 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist.
SB 503 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities.
SB 504 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 132nd Judicial District.
SB 505 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to painting and marking requirements for certain meteorological evaluation towers; creating an offense.
SB 506 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to execute certain contracts for the use or acquisition of personal property.
SB 539 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reinsurance financial statement credit and accounting.
SB 577 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry.
SB 610 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity.
SB 611 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports.
SB 673 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages.
SB 722 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test.
SB 723 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons.
SB 724 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes.
SB 725 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.
SB 757 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur.
SB 795 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to establishing an interstate voter registration crosscheck program.
SB 796 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service.
SB 907 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System and to workers' compensation coverage for employees of the system's components.
SB 970 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 971 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain farm vehicles when operating on a highway.
SB 988 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1132 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 1301 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the governance and administration of the Texas Water Resources Finance Authority.
SB 1336 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties, the construction of laws, and the election dates of certain groundwater conservation districts.
SB 1337 Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects.
SB 1338 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption from length limitations for certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to transport harvest machines.
SB 1339 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the perfection and priority of an agricultural lien on an agricultural crop.
SB 1539 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee.
SB 1540 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees.
SB 1541 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain reporting requirements for taxable entities.
SB 1542 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Fisher County Hospital District.
SB 1543 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the admission of undergraduate students with nontraditional secondary education to public institutions of higher education.
SB 1544 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the practice of chiropractic.
SB 1545 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations.
SB 1546 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense.
SB 1547 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers.
SB 1664 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees.
SB 1902 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.
SB 1903 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 1904 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of the provision of public health care services in this state.
SB 1905 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt certain rules related to ratemaking procedures and to the status of previously adopted rules.
SB 1906 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the distribution of certain civil penalties, civil restitution, and other payments received by the attorney general.
SB 1907 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state.
SB 1908 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Lynn County Hospital District.
SB 1909 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale or use of an incorrect weighing or measuring device; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 1910 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to private road work by certain counties.
SB 1911 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies.
SB 1912 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities.
SB 1913 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a court administrator in certain counties.
SCR 41 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Terry County as the official Grape Capital of Texas.
SJR 11 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum amount of appropriations for a state fiscal biennium.
SJR 12 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.
SJR 17 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to private road work by certain counties.
SJR 19 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to a total amount that the comptroller of public accounts estimates will not result at any time in a fund balance of less than a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met.
SJR 63 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.
SR 18 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 19 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Crosbyton High School Catch 22 team members for winning the first H2YOU Conservation Campaign Contest.
SR 124 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leslie Moss for being named the 2014 Texas Big Sister of the Year.
SR 196 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2015, as United Way Day.
SR 251 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Lubbock Day.
SR 310 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Texas Tech University System Day.
SR 311 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Wilbarger County and City of Vernon Day.
SR 323 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Prevention Year in Texas.
SR 393 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Rural Water Day.
SR 421 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Meadow Farmers Co-op Gin on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.
SR 424 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2015, as Ward and Winkler Counties Day.
SR 537 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Taste of Terry County Vineyard Festival.
SR 538 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Post Stampede Rodeo on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 544 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 70th anniversary of the closing of Camp Barkeley.
SR 627 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Young Conservatives of Texas on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 641 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kenneth Dierschke on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 642 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Expressing support for the study and regulation of modern agricultural technologies.
SR 730 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nina Lee Green Sinclair on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 809 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Parker Riley Weber.
SR 972 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Glenna Burns for her service to her community.
SR 989 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Texas Band of Yaqui Indians.
SR 1011 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Dolan Poynor.
SR 1012 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Louise Nelson and Edward M. Nelson Jr.
SR 1037 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Phillip Cagle.
83rd Regular Session
HB 97 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization.
HB 98 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state.
HB 99 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 228 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations.
HB 899 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain rights of victims, guardians of victims, and close relatives of deceased victims in the criminal justice system.
HB 1121 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of persons who employ certain license holders with criminal convictions.
HB 1333 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain synthetic compounds to Penalty Group 2 or 2-A of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 1421 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons.
HB 1539 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
HB 1672 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
HB 1673 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and dissolution of a covenant marriage.
HB 1749 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the meeting of a governmental body held by videoconference call.
HB 1986 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry.
HB 1987 Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to the payment of unemployment taxes under a staff leasing services contract.
HB 1988 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of corrugated stainless steel tubing in residential and commercial structures.
HB 2250 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax; changing the manner in which the franchise tax is computed and the rate of the tax; authorizing a filing fee; repealing the fee for failing to timely file a report.
HB 2394 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring title for all trailers, semitrailers, and travel trailers not considered manufactured housing.
HB 2688 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District, the Ector County Hospital District, and the Seminole Hospital District of Gaines County, Texas.
HB 3369 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general.
HB 3784 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state court to hear cases involving insurance and Medicaid fraud.
HB 3785 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the nullification of unconstitutional federal laws that create or increase taxes and the enforceability of related federal tax liens or levies; providing for a filing fee and providing criminal penalties.
HB 3786 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the liability of a spouse in certain divorce suits for costs, attorney's fees, and expenses.
HB 3787 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the determination of an applicant's eligibility for any program administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.
HB 3788 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to Medicaid review and reform.
HB 3789 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for the education of students attending campuses removed from the jurisdiction of a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
HB 3790 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees.
HCR 93 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Steven Jones of Lubbock.
HJR 24 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization.
HJR 49 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum amount of appropriations for a state fiscal biennium.
HJR 111 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to a total amount that the comptroller of public accounts estimates will not result at any time in a fund balance of less than a prescribed minimum amount.
HR 298 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2013, as Texas Food Bank Day at the State Capitol.
HR 543 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2013, as Texas PTA Rally Day at the State Capitol and commending the organization on its contributions in behalf of youth.
HR 1124 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Houston Garrett of Lubbock on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 2526 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Irene McGregor Ratliff of Lubbock.
HR 2527 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Heather Keister of Lubbock on her selection as the 2013 Young Engineer of the Year by the South Plains Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.
82nd Regular Session
HB 186 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; creating a penalty.
HB 187 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state.
HB 1857 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.
HB 1905 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks for career and technology education.
HB 1940 Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to certain matters affecting the supervision of persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain hearings conducted concerning persons released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 2165 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 2478 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services.
HB 2479 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.
HB 2591 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to exemptions to the licensing and regulation of chemical dependency counselors.
HB 2722 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort.
HB 2873 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state court to hear cases involving insurance and Medicaid fraud.
HB 3101 Last Action: Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general within the governor's office.
HB 3102 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to meetings of the Legislative Budget Board in response to consecutive declines in reported sales and use tax revenues.
HB 3687 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits.
HR 566 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Idalou High School football team on winning the 2010 UIL 2A Division 2 state championship.
HR 1274 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jake Shea Jenkins of Lubbock.
HR 1378 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laroy and Connie Hawkins of Lubbock on their 60th wedding anniversary.
HR 1379 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Julio and Refugia Camacho of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1454 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Delbert and Carolyn McDougal of Lubbock on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1734 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Plains High School academic competitors for their exemplary performance at the regional meet.
HR 1739 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Dispute Resolution System on its 25th anniversary.
HR 1779 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the students from Seminole High School who have participated in the 2011 UIL One-Act Play competitions.
HR 1780 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Seminole High School academic team for their achievements in 2011 UIL competition.
HR 1781 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the student competitors from Plains High School on their triumph in the regional round of the UIL One-Act Play Contest and extending them best wishes for success at the state meet.
HR 1850 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dean B. Stanzione II on his graduation from the Institute for Court Management's Court Executive Development Program.
HR 1967 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Patrick J. Hanford on the occasion of his installation as president of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association.
HR 2095 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Slaton.
82nd 1st Called Session
HCR 17 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: In memory of Stacy Furdek of Lubbock.
HR 179 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Wendell Dee Moore of Lubbock on being recognized by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for maintaining his CPA license for 50 years.
HR 231 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the baseball team of Coronado High School in Lubbock on its outstanding 2011 season and its appearance in the UIL 5A state title game.