Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. James White
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/24/2017

Number of Bills: 13

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (6):
SB 102 Author: Hall
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to general officers within the state military department.

SB 264 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White | Wray
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H 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 677 Author: Miles
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 1304 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.

SB 1399 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to confinement in a community corrections facility of a defendant participating in a pretrial intervention program.

SB 1836 Author: Burton
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the adjudication of juveniles charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the use of certain terms signifying age in the criminal justice and juvenile justice statutes of this state.

Joint Sponsor (7):
SB 263 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Springer | White | Shaheen | Oliverson | Bell
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

SB 343 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Moody | White | Herrero | King, Phil | Hefner
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision.

SB 1326 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Price | Murr | Moody | Coleman | White
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.

SB 1584 Author: Garcia
Sponsor: Allen | White
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the conditions of community supervision.

SB 1743 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina | Minjarez | White | Howard
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.

SB 1849 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Hunter | White
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement.

SB 1913 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Wu | Canales | White
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.

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