Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Kip Averitt
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (63):
SB 59 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program.

SB 88 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 04/15/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to minimum enrollment in certain group life insurance policies.

SB 89 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Denny
Last Action: 05/28/2005 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to electronically readable information on a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.

SB 398 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rates and rating plans for automobile insurance.

SB 469 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to time and cost limitations in certain contracts offered by a health maintenance organization.

SB 470 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the portion of designated tuition set aside to fund financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 615 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Anderson
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the powers of a Special Agent of the Secret Service to effect an arrest, search, or seizure.

SB 616 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/18/2005 H Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the period for which the deadline for filing a rendition statement or property report for ad valorem tax purposes may be extended.

SB 803 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a deceptive trade practice of taking advantage of a disaster or abnormal disruption of the market.

SB 804 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Hilderbran
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of license deputies for sales money held in trust for the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 805 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain small and large employer health cooperatives and reinsurance for small employer health benefit plans.

SB 806 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Swinford
Last Action: 05/25/2005 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to appointed members of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.

SB 807 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/12/2005 H Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to interest rate ceilings on certain commercial loans.

SB 808 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/27/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the condemnation of certain property for railroad purposes.

SB 809 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool.

SB 810 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Flores | Homer
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate.

SB 995 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Anderson
Last Action: 06/16/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to donees of anatomical gifts.

SB 996 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/29/2005 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee.

SB 1444 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts.

SB 1445 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the placement on community supervision of and to the confinement or detention in or release from a penal institution of a person subject to registration under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure.

SB 1446 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Eissler
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to public school admission and enrollment.

SB 1447 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in the computation of rates for electric utilities.

SB 1448 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws relating to portability of certain health benefit coverage provided to school district employees.

SB 1449 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board.

SB 1450 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Hopson
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to judgment interest.

SB 1451 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/17/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the management of groundwater.

SB 1509 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/22/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the election of emergency services districts boards.

SB 1510 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the liability of a nonprofit management contractor of county hospital authorities.

SB 1511 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to liability for damages caused by a leak from or a malfunction or the improper operation or modification of a liquefied petroleum gas system or related equipment.

SB 1512 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the use and management of surface water resources and regional water planning.

SB 1513 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding the operation of certain state health insurance programs.

SB 1514 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/12/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration by the Texas Water Development Board of certain water-related programs financed by federal funds.

SB 1531 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/25/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a contractor or subcontractor to provide health insurance to its employees to participate in certain state contracts.

SB 1532 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Eissler
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs.

SB 1698 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to fees and penalties for oil and gas operations.

SB 1699 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/27/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property interests for transportation projects by the Texas Transportation Commission.

SB 1700 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic textbooks in public schools.

SB 1701 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/26/2005 S Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee rebates for timely completion of degree programs offered by general academic teaching institutions.

SB 1702 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to limited liability companies and partnerships.

SB 1757 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to manufacturer or distributor ownership of certain motor vehicle dealerships.

SCR 32 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/27/2005 S Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
Caption: Opposing any proposal to close the Waco Veterans Affairs Hospital and urging Texans and veterans to express their support for the hospital and its retention.

SJR 21 Author: Averitt
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 05/11/2005 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to define rates of interest for commercial loans.

SR 72 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack Smith on the occasion of his retirement as Chair of the Falls County Republican Party.

SR 81 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 02/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2005, as Credit Union Day at the State Capitol.

SR 220 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 02/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tommie Rita Pilgrim Coward Borroum on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

SR 331 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 9, 2005, as Hill County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 485 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2005, as Ellis County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 536 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ron Durham on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 564 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Baylor University's Bob Bullock Scholars Program for its dedication to the furtherance of good government in Texas.

SR 620 Author: Averitt | Harris
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson and the Baylor Lady Bears for winning the 2005 National Collegiate Athletic Association's Women's National Basketball Championship.

SR 708 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stuart Smith of Waco for becoming the first American to complete the Adventure Grand Slam.

SR 714 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 04/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Opposing any proposal to close the Waco Veterans Affairs Hospital and urging concerned Texans and veterans to express their support of the hospital and its retention.

SR 733 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Olin Nickleberry of Navarro County.

SR 801 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/06/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 898 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazos Higher Education Authority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.

SR 899 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Linda Ann Whipp Bonham of Cleburne.

SR 900 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeremy Wariner of Grand Prairie for winning two gold medals at the 2004 Olympic Games.

SR 901 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Darold Williamson of Waco for winning a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games.

SR 939 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clyde Hart for his success as track and field head coach at Baylor University.

SR 940 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians for 50 years of service to the people of Texas.

SR 1027 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert B. Sloan, Jr., for his achievements as President of Baylor University.

SR 1028 Author: Averitt
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dana Vollmer of Granbury for her achievements in the Olympic Games.

SR 1029 Author: Averitt | Gallegos
Last Action: 05/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Whitney Jennings for her accomplishments.

Additional Primary Authors (17):
SB 309 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Gonzales
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses.

SB 333 Author: West, Royce | Averitt | Ellis | Gallegos | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education and to certain other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.

SB 572 Author: Barrientos | Averitt
Last Action: 05/13/2005 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures for certain state agencies.

SB 730 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Carona | et al.
Sponsor: Goolsby | Jones, Jesse | Harper-Brown | Giddings | Rose
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

SB 802 Author: Barrientos | Armbrister | Averitt | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 11 2005 3:27PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 130 in Williamson and Travis Counties as the Willie Nelson Turnpike.

SB 1874 Author: Whitmire | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Sponsor: Pena
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

SCR 23 Author: Williams | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Memorializing congress to permanently repeal the federal death tax in 2005.

SR 49 Author: Brimer | Averitt | Harris
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 22, 2005, as Grand Prairie Day at the State Capitol.

SR 79 Author: Harris | Armbrister | Averitt | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 02/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.

SR 84 Author: Carona | Averitt
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lyle L Gordon of Midlothian.

SR 143 Author: Fraser | Averitt | Van de Putte
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fort Hood and its role for the citizens of the Fort Hood area.

SR 203 Author: Lindsay | Averitt | Deuell | Eltife | Gallegos | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Day at the Capitol.

SR 292 Author: Deuell | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2005, as Bob Wills Day at the Capitol.

SR 472 Author: Hinojosa | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division home from their deployment in Iraq.

SR 563 Author: Lucio | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of His Holiness Pope John Paul II.

SR 713 Author: Van de Putte | Armbrister | Averitt | Barrientos | Brimer | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30 through May 7, 2005, as the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam era.

SR 848 Author: Deuell | Averitt
Last Action: 05/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jimmie Doyle Birdwell of Ferris.

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