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

Number of Bills: 13

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (10):
SB 7 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 754 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.

SB 801 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.

SB 867 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of United States Highway 287 in Armstrong and Donley Counties as the Colonel Charles Goodnight Memorial Highway.

SB 1383 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.

SB 1476 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility for support from the universal service fund.

SB 1566 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school and to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

SB 1576 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1660 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.

SCR 59 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 160 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Wu | Huberty | Bernal | Allen | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services.

SB 179 Author: Menéndez | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1633 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Oliverson | King, Ken | Nevárez | Burkett | Darby
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.

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