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Legislation authored by Beverly Powell

Includes legislation with Beverly Powell as the primary author for the 86th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
SB 350 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the expiration of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
SB 351 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.
SB 352 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities.
SB 450 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the deadline for certain economic development corporations to file a certain report with the comptroller.
SB 451 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the bilingual education allotment provided under the foundation school program.
SB 832 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to lottery game revenue for grants to public school prekindergarten programs.
SB 833 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.
SB 834 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with prior convictions.
SB 992 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.
SB 993 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed in the presence of a child.
SB 994 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to creating a school safety allotment under the foundation school program.
SB 1015 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an ongoing review of the public school finance system by the Texas Education Agency.
SB 1016 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an audit by the Texas Education Agency of public school professional development training requirements.
SB 1017 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SB 1274 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the consideration of certain performance indicators in evaluating certain school districts and campuses under the public school accountability system.
SB 1275 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring school districts to administer college readiness assessment instruments to certain students at state cost.
SB 1276 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district.
SB 1294 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to water-related exemptions from sales and use taxes.
SB 1295 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of water filling stations in the sales and use tax exemption for water-efficient products.
SB 1296 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1297 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of uniform general conditions for building construction contracts entered into by school districts and the composition of the committee that reviews uniform general conditions.
SB 1298 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of certain voters at a polling place.
SB 1299 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain regional transportation authorities.
SB 1353 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.
SB 1354 Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members.
SB 1355 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the work-based learning task force.
SB 1356 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain degree programs by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 1404 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to consent to the disclosure of certain information and to other matters relating to newborn and infant screening tests.
SB 1469 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of game rooms and amusement redemption machines.
SB 1470 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a political subdivision's adoption of zoning regulations for certain coin-operated machines.
SB 1471 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of electric and hybrid vehicles.
SB 1472 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the collection of state, municipal, and county hotel occupancy taxes by a short-term rental marketplace.
SB 1650 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to employee-owned companies.
SB 1651 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle towing.
SB 1652 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility of certain students for Foundation School Program benefits and the calculation of average daily attendance for those students.
SB 2130 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who achieve certain scores on a high school equivalency examination.
SB 2131 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account.
SB 2132 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.
SB 2133 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a statewide case management system for judicial case information.
SB 2134 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing supplemental payment programs for the reimbursement of certain ambulance providers under Medicaid.
SB 2135 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information a law enforcement agency is required to share with a school district about a person who may be a student.
SB 2136 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in the prosecution of an offense against a family member or certain other individuals or involving exploitation of certain vulnerable individuals.
SB 2294 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a minimum wage and monthly stipend for municipal and county peace officers; making an appropriation.
SB 2295 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of educational materials regarding disease prevention during a disaster.
SB 2296 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to definition of a common paymaster.
SB 2297 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a review by the state auditor of certain assessment instruments administered to public school students.
SB 2298 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to school safety measures, including the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; authorizing a civil penalty; imposing a surcharge.
SB 2299 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities.
SB 2300 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain nurses employed by a long-term care facility.
SB 2301 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the maternal peer support pilot program for perinatal mood disorder.
SB 2302 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of school climate in the indicators for evaluating the performance of public schools.
SB 2387 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SB 2388 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to services provided to and collection of data regarding individuals with acquired brain injury.
SB 2389 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the designation of liaison officers at public institutions of higher education to assist certain students who are parents.
SB 2390 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.
SB 2391 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.
SB 2456 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Karis Municipal Management District of Tarrant County; changing the territory of the district; providing a civil penalty; providing authority to issue bonds.
SCR 53 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to pass the Recovering America's Wildlife Act.
SR 106 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dionne Phillips Bagsby.
SR 205 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Mansfield Day.
SR 323 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kyrell McBride Johnson.
SR 327 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louise Appleman on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 328 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2019, and March 31, 2020, as Stop the Bleed Day.
SR 737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Freese and Nichols on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 835 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 700.