Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Cecil Bell
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 12

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (9):
SB 549 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.

SB 1016 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the appointment and duties of court investigators for certain courts in guardianship proceedings.

SB 1118 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 1261 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 1526 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2268 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2286 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; authorizing assessments.

SB 2290 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 557; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2293 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 05/25/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the creation of Montgomery County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Joint Sponsor (3):
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 715 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty | Larson | Workman | Bailes | Bell
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.

SCR 52 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Metcalf | Keough | Bell | Darby | Flynn
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.

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