Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Byron Cook
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 8

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (5):
SB 527 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

SB 611 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to appointments by certain state officials to a legislative agency or an advisory committee.

SB 735 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Cook | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to periodic rate adjustment by and to certain transactions involving electric utilities.

SB 1095 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain procedures for tax redeterminations and refund claims.

SB 1727 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Cook | Laubenberg | Raney | Bailes
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

SB 16 Author: Nichols | Huffman
Sponsor: King, Phil | Zerwas | Kacal | Cook | Burns
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

SB 975 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Schubert | Workman | Ashby | Cook
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

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