Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Florence Shapiro
79th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/19/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (57):
SB 118 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department employees.

SB 119 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 02/01/2005 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers.

SB 124 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Grusendorf
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to educational programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.

SB 155 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Eiland
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the quality assurance accreditation process for certain entities that offer health benefit plans and the provisional credentialing process for health benefit plans.

SB 217 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Driver
Last Action: 05/03/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of holders of commercial driver's licenses.

SB 254 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Hill
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain restrictions imposed on the programs, enrollment, and admission policies of The University of Texas at Dallas.

SB 482 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/12/2005 H Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as teacher mentors.

SB 532 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and other charges and fees imposed by the governing board of a junior college district.

SB 622 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain investigators by the Texas Private Security Board.

SB 708 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the funding of highway projects in Texas Department of Transportation districts in which a turnpike project is located.

SB 831 Author: Shapiro | Armbrister | Brimer | Carona | Deuell | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.

SB 848 Author: Shapiro | Eltife | Seliger
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 04/27/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain permit applications by local governments.

SB 912 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Allen, Ray | Zedler | Otto
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of and the protection of citizens from sexually violent predators.

SB 959 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Eissler
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice to educators of a public school student's misconduct and to placement of a student who has assaulted a teacher.

SB 960 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 04/21/2005 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.

SB 961 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Hill
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation information and programs for school districts.

SB 962 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Hill
Last Action: 05/24/2005 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to state assistance for school district instructional facilities.

SB 963 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Madden
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of and liability for failing to comply with certain administrative and instructional ratios for public school districts.

SB 1004 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the oversight and financing of the Texas School Safety Center.

SB 1145 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to tuition or fee exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom teachers.

SB 1146 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk and other students accelerated high school graduation and college credit.

SB 1226 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public institutions of higher education.

SB 1227 Author: Shapiro | West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/18/2005 E Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to public and private postsecondary educational institutions, including enrollment in those educational institutions, payment of the costs of attending those educational institutions, and financial aid and other measures to assist students to pay those costs.

SB 1228 Author: Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 05/09/2005 H Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a statewide assessment and accountability system for public institutions of higher education, to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by those institutions, and to tuition deregulation with regard to those institutions.

SB 1381 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense.

SB 1382 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the Railroad Commission of Texas, including changing the name of the agency to the Texas Energy Commission and transferring powers and duties from and to the agency.

SB 1383 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the conversion of a segment of the free state highway system to a turnpike project.

SB 1384 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Hill
Last Action: 05/16/2005 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regional tollway authorities.

SB 1391 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for public primary and secondary schools relating to funding of certain programs for students at risk of dropping out of school.

SB 1392 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the correction of errors during the review and adoption process for public school textbooks.

SB 1393 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Grusendorf
Last Action: 05/22/2005 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regional education service centers; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1394 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to performance standards for gifted and talented programs in public schools.

SB 1395 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Grusendorf
Last Action: 06/17/2005 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of high school diploma programs by Job Corps training programs under the United States Department of Labor.

SCR 25 Author: Shapiro
Sponsor: Hilderbran
Last Action: 05/20/2005 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2005, as Texas Medal of Arts Awards Day at the Capitol.

SJR 35 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.

SR 78 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 02/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February, 2005, as Financial Aid Awareness Month.

SR 144 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 02/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2005, as Community College Student 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 235 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 02/24/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Roberta "Bert" Carnley for her contributions to the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

SR 237 Author: Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Texas Teen Court participants to the State Capitol on February 28, 2005.

SR 238 Author: Shapiro | Carona
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28 through March 2, 2005, as Texas Technology Week at the Capitol.

SR 239 Author: Shapiro | Harris
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Irving Day at the State Capitol.

SR 240 Author: Shapiro | Estes
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming Tuesday, March 1, 2005, Collin County Legislative Day.

SR 241 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/01/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry G. Box on the occasion of his 20th anniversary as Sheriff of Collin County.

SR 390 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Morris Shapiro on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

SR 414 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2005, as Ladies Auxilliary VFW Day in Texas.

SR 415 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/21/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arthur John "Art" Martin of Plano and Dallas.

SR 470 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/29/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the cheerleaders of Clark High School in Plano for winning the National Champions title at the American Showdown National Competition.

SR 499 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fred Garwacki on the occasion of his retirement as the Chief of Police of Murphy.

SR 520 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 03/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Texas Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for their work to find a cure for diabetes.

SR 625 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 04/18/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Russell L. and Norma French on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 712 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 04/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 27, 2005, as Abstinence Awareness Day and welcoming the members of the Abstinence Council of Texas to the Capitol.

SR 740 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/03/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Angela J. Ingels for her contributions to her community.

SR 741 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/04/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Patrick and Cheryl Fries and all associated with the documentary filming of "In the Shadow of the Blade."

SR 846 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/10/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending participants in the North Texas Student Voices project.

SR 895 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Texas Instruments, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

SR 924 Author: Shapiro
Last Action: 05/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 57th anniversary of the State of Israel.

Additional Primary Authors (23):
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 968 Author: Carona | Deuell | Estes | Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.

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 14 Author: Wentworth | Armbrister | Barrientos | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2005 H Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.

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 64 Author: Barrientos | Shapiro
Last Action: 01/31/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the sponsors of the sixth biennial Texas Capitol Schoolhouse event.

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 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 259 Author: Carona | Shapiro
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rade Milovanovic and The University of Texas at Dallas chess team for winning the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship.

SR 260 Author: Carona | Shapiro
Last Action: 02/28/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the government honors program of The University of Texas at Dallas to the State Capitol on March 3, 2005.

SR 261 Author: Carona | Shapiro
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2005, as Richardson's Telecom Corridor Legislative Day.

SR 264 Author: Barrientos | Shapiro
Last Action: 03/02/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2005, as Hadassah Legislative 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 356 Author: Zaffirini | Barrientos | Shapiro
Last Action: 03/14/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming 2005 The Year of Languages in Texas.

SR 411 Author: Carona | Shapiro
Last Action: 03/17/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the McDermott Scholars Program for its commitment to education and community service.

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 488 Author: Williams | Shapiro
Last Action: 03/30/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 30, 2005, as Trucking Day at the State Capitol.

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 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 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 891 Author: Carona | Deuell | Harris | Shapiro | West, Royce
Last Action: 05/16/2005 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William T. Solomon of Dallas for receiving the Linz Award.

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