Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Jane Nelson
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/20/2017

Number of Bills: 101

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (86):
SB 6 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Hupp | Uresti | Reyna | Goodman | Naishtat
Last Action: 06/06/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties.

SB 42 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to health education, physical activity, and food products in public primary and secondary schools.

SB 43 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of certain programs and initiatives designed to prevent the manufacture and use of methamphetamine.

SB 44 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the Indigent Health Care Advisory Committee.

SB 45 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee on health care information technology.

SB 46 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a method to integrate benefits issuance and recipient identification for health and human services programs.

SB 47 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid fraud reduction pilot program.

SB 48 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Hupp
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions.

SB 49 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the electronic submission of certain health care transactions.

SB 50 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to contracts between health care providers and certain health benefit plan issuers.

SB 51 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to administration of certain health benefit plans.

SB 52 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Hupp
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to a competitive grant program for aging and disability services.

SB 53 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the use of genetic testing information by insurers.

SB 54 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a restrictive covenant, rule, or other prohibition regulating a homeowner's display of the United States flag.

SB 55 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/19/2005 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protective orders when family violence occurs between minors.

SB 56 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Reyna
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to requiring notice before the amount of bail set in certain cases is reduced.

SB 57 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/18/2005 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of signs on certain roads.

SB 58 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.

SB 66 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Driver
Last Action: 06/15/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of certain programs and initiatives designed to prevent the manufacture and use of methamphetamine; providing a penalty.

SB 130 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/04/2005 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 4 2005 1:53PM
Caption: Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state.

SB 131 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the lease of equipment and hiring of employees by the Department of State Health Services for newborn screening.

SB 132 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to goals and strategies concerning the number of graduates from professional nursing education programs and incentives to recruit and retain professional nursing program faculty.

SB 133 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to public school district eligibility for state assistance under the existing debt allotment.

SB 134 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the new instructional facilities allotment for public schools.

SB 135 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulating the sale of certain alcoholic beverages at drive-up windows.

SB 136 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

SB 137 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a state scenic byways program.

SB 138 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.

SB 194 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services.

SB 195 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a nurse or nurse aide employed by a temporary nursing service agency to provide hospice services to patients; providing a penalty.

SB 196 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/23/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the provision of voluntary charity care by certain retired dentists.

SB 400 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of employee assistance, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the office of employee assistance; providing administrative violations.

SB 401 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 402 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Hamric
Last Action: 05/09/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 403 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Truitt
Last Action: 05/27/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Perfusionists; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 408 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing a penalty.

SB 409 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel.

SB 412 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/22/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

SB 419 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 06/06/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, and Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners and the regulation of health care professions regulated by those state agencies; providing administrative penalties.

SB 608 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

SB 609 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Truitt
Last Action: 05/25/2005 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures.

SB 610 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Laubenberg
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dentistry.

SB 611 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the electronic creation, transmission, and use of certain documents related to the prosecution of a criminal offense.

SB 631 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain district judges in Denton County.

SB 632 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/04/2005 H Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the requirements for issuance of a dental x-ray certificate to a dental assistant.

SB 871 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/10/2005 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system.

SB 872 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals, to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals, and to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures.

SB 873 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a medical information telephone hotline pilot program under the state Medicaid program.

SB 874 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Hupp
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to quality-of-care monitoring visits to long-term care facilities.

SB 1186 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Guillen | Noriega, Melissa
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the effect that certain orders relating to family violence and certain decisions regarding military service have on residential leases; providing civil penalties.

SB 1187 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities.

SB 1188 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Delisi
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the medical assistance program and other health and human services.

SB 1328 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the privacy of protected health information.

SB 1329 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Council for Genetic Services and the provision of genetic counseling services.

SB 1330 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities.

SB 1331 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Denny | Geren
Last Action: 05/28/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain temporary wine and beer retailer's permits.

SB 1332 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the impoundment and forfeiture of certain motor vehicles operated without financial responsibility.

SB 1638 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prevention of certain gatherings within a municipality.

SB 1639 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a certain development corporation in connection with the promotion or development of new or expanded business enterprises.

SCR 28 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Denny
Last Action: 05/11/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for its selection to host a second NASCAR Nextel Cup race.

SR 33 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 01/26/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing A. Dwain Mayfield on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 57 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 01/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming January 27, 2005, Osteopathic Medicine Day at the State Capitol.

SR 58 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jim Chadwell for his selection as the 2004 Texas High School Principal of the Year.

SR 90 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tammy Dombeck for being honored by the White Settlement Area Chamber of Commerce.

SR 121 Author: Nelson | Estes | Harris
Last Action: 02/15/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 14 and 15, 2005, as Denton County Days at the State Capitol.

SR 198 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marlin Price on the occasion of his retirement as the Chief of Police in Southlake.

SR 199 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 02/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Young Conservatives of Texas on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.

SR 271 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 1, 2005, Nurse Day at the Capitol.

SR 325 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2005, as Little Elm Day at the State Capitol.

SR 326 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/08/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming March 8, 2005, Transplant Day at the Capitol.

SR 464 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/23/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming May 2005 Honor Nursing Faculty Month and March 22 and 23, 2005, Student Nurse Days at the Capitol.

SR 510 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2005, as Substance Abuse Prevention Day.

SR 586 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/11/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Medical Center of Lewisville and its staff for their contributions to the health of the people of Lewisville.

SR 602 Author: Nelson | Brimer
Last Action: 04/13/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Southlake Carroll High School football team for winning the University Interscholastic League 2004 Class 5A Division II state championship.

SR 603 Author: Nelson | Shapiro
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 14, 2005, Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

SR 631 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Howard Wolf for his service on the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SR 642 Author: Nelson | Harris
Last Action: 04/19/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2005 Class of Leadership Flower Mound.

SR 652 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center for its contributions to higher education.

SR 653 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 04/20/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Avila, Jr., for his contributions to the City of Fort Worth and to the State of Texas.

SR 654 Author: Nelson | Brimer
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Leadership Fort Worth Class of 2005.

SR 655 Author: Nelson | Harris
Last Action: 04/22/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Leadership Lewisville.

SR 792 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Congresswomen Kay Granger for her service to her country and her state.

SR 1040 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/27/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Texas Institute for Health Policy Research for their endeavors in health-care issues.

SR 1061 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6.

SR 1097 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Steven C. Tucker of Grapevine.

SR 1099 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 05/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1116.

Additional Primary Authors (15):
SB 5 Author: Staples | Nelson
Sponsor: Solomons
Last Action: 05/24/2005 S Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel; providing administrative violations.

SB 320 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Brimer | Carona | Duncan | et al.
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education.

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.

SCR 24 Author: West, Royce | Armbrister | Barrientos | Brimer | Carona | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2005 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Memorializing Congress to support federal efforts to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and to support legislation requiring a new formula for distributing federal campus-based funds among institutions.

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 98 Author: Fraser | Barrientos | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and its rehabilitation ski program.

SR 128 Author: Harris | Brimer | Nelson
Last Action: 02/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2005, as Tarrant County Day at the State Capitol.

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 234 Author: Shapiro | Nelson
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 24, 2005, Texas Women's Alliance Day at the State 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 881 Author: Harris | Nelson
Last Action: 05/12/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Marcus High School girls' soccer team on winning the Class 5A state championship.

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