Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/23/2017

Number of Bills: 7

SB 4 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Geren | Workman
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2017 E 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 16 Author: Nichols | Huffman
Sponsor: King, Phil | Zerwas | Kacal | Cook | Burns
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bailes | Burkett | Faircloth | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

SB 21 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Workman | Phillips | Larson | Huberty
Cosponsor: Miller | Holland | Clardy | Kuempel | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

SB 500 Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Geren | Davis, Sarah | Howard | King, Phil | Johnson, Eric
Cosponsor: Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bohac | Burns | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.

SB 1289 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | Button | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

SB 1873 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Cosponsor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

SJR 2 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | Bell | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
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.

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