Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Charles Schwertner
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 127

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (94):
SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 133 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers.

SB 134 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 184 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the state highway fund.

SB 190 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

SB 195 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances, access to information about those prescriptions, and the duties of prescribers and other entities registered with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration; authorizing fees.

SB 196 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; imposing penalties; imposing fees.

SB 197 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Keffer
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 206 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson
Sponsor: Burkett | Price | Raymond | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 211 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Nelson | Campbell | Hinojosa
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

SB 219 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Raymond
Last Action: 04/02/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees.

SB 232 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

SB 233 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 236 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Farney
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone.

SB 239 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Zerwas | Coleman
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

SB 277 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees.

SB 295 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas.

SB 304 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain violations committed by long-term care facilities, including violations that constitute the abuse and neglect of residents.

SB 322 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.

SB 332 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Hunter
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits.

SB 357 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a training manual and code of conduct for members of the State Board of Dental Examiners.

SB 374 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

SB 398 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Laubenberg
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to fingerprints collected by the Texas Department of Public Safety from an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate and used for the department's image verification system.

SB 401 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

SB 424 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 425 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

SB 450 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Sheets
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the liability of a political subdivision of this state for certain claims relating to land acquired by the political subdivision under certain circumstances.

SB 460 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 479 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 491 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries.

SB 519 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the registration of dental support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty.

SB 538 Author: Schwertner | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the control of infectious diseases.

SB 553 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and certain long-term care facilities.

SB 641 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Raney
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to debit card or stored value card surcharges; providing a civil penalty.

SB 652 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Farney | Simmons | Oliveira | Rinaldi
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees.

SB 668 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a training manual for certain state officers.

SB 688 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities.

SB 760 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to access and assignment requirements for, support and information regarding, and investigations of certain providers of health care and long-term services.

SB 955 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | Shaheen
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permissible locations of open-enrollment charter schools created by certain institutions of higher education.

SB 1224 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons.

SB 1297 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the board of directors of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1385 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Naishtat | Raymond
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authorization of the imposition of administrative penalties on providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs.

SB 1406 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Dutton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list.

SB 1407 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Dukes
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to encouraging age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.

SB 2042 Author: Schwertner | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of the Blinn Junior College District.

SJR 15 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

SR 8 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cameron Yoe High School football team on winning a state championship title.

SR 9 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Navasota High School Rattlers football team on winning a state championship title.

SR 10 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Bremond High School football team on winning a state championship title.

SR 20 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating Texas Nurse Anesthetists Week.

SR 36 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint Joseph Catholic School in Bryan on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.

SR 38 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gratitude Initiative Day at the State Capitol.

SR 43 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sidney Richardson on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

SR 50 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andrew W. Killingsworth for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 51 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Scott D. MacMillan for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 52 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jarrod L. Riggins for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 53 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jackson S. Riggins for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 54 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jonathan T. Garay for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 74 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming residents of Bryan and College Station on the occasion of Bryan-College Station Day.

SR 89 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Rhoades, recipient of a 2014 University Interscholastic League Sponsor Excellence Award.

SR 90 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Noah Andrei Duke for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 126 Author: Schwertner | Creighton | Ellis | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as Community Impact Newspaper Day.

SR 147 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Chancellor's Student Advisory Council of The Texas A&M University System.

SR 148 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Earl Rock Sr. on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 160 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Southwestern University on the occasion of its 175th anniversary.

SR 161 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edwin de Steiguer "Ned" Snead.

SR 162 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the 2014-2015 Class of Leadership Round Rock.

SR 177 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming February 24, 2015, as Nurse Day.

SR 197 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Again read
Caption: Celebrating Texas Public Schools Week.

SR 276 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating April 8, 2015, as Texas Pharmacy Day.

SR 301 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bryan Fire Department and Chief Randy McGregor for being honored by the Texas Fire Chief Association.

SR 349 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert and Ramona Williams on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 350 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick and Jeanette McCaslin on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 385 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Good Bull BBQ Cook-Off.

SR 397 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Aggie Interns for their public service.

SR 431 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billy Parker on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 432 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the centennial of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.

SR 480 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daisy L. Jones on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

SR 489 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Republican women's clubs from Senate District 5 to the Capitol.

SR 520 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Georgetown Public Library on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 524 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center for its work on behalf of children.

SR 575 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cook-Off.

SR 576 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 30, 2015, as Williamson County Day.

SR 599 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick Breen for his service to the Williamson County A&M Club.

SR 622 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating May 14, 2015, as Hutto Day.

SR 664 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the opening of a new facility of the Hillier Funeral Home.

SR 720 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael K. Young on assuming the position of president of Texas A&M University.

SR 824 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming the month of May 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in Texas.

SR 825 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elinor and Dennis Siple on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 962 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Limestone County 19th of June Organization for their efforts to honor Juneteenth.

SR 963 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Margaret and Lee Fulkes on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.

SR 976 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick David Henderson on the occasion of his graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

SR 977 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Adrianna Evelyn Sandoval on the occasion of her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.

SR 1022 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lynn Forney Young for her service to the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Additional Primary Authors (33):
SB 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes.

SB 7 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.

SB 11 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Fletcher
Last Action: 06/13/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 13 Author: Perry | Estes | Hall | Schwertner | Seliger
Sponsor: Aycock | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation, including measures to improve and support dual credit courses, the development of public outreach materials, and the development of postsecondary education and career counseling academies.

SB 200 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state.

SB 202 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Raymond | Dutton | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations.

SB 203 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond | Burkett | Price | Zerwas | Keough
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information.

SB 204 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/28/2015 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties.

SB 205 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.

SB 207 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | Raymond
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 208 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 209 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.

SB 210 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.

SB 212 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Burkett | Raymond
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 213 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League.

SB 214 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district.

SB 215 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of driver and traffic safety education from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; changing the amounts of certain fees.

SB 216 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

SB 217 Author: Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/01/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: May 1 2015 3:39PM
Caption: Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.

SB 515 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Eltife | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

SB 516 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to increasing the period of time for exempting freeport goods from ad valorem taxation.

SB 765 Author: Eltife | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes.

SB 795 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to establishing an interstate voter registration crosscheck program.

SB 1864 Author: Burton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Canales | White, James | Elkins
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring a peace officer to obtain a warrant to search a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.

SJR 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property.

SJR 28 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.

SJR 29 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property to be transported outside of this state is exempt from ad valorem taxation.

SR 97 Author: Zaffirini | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.

SR 398 Author: Garcia | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Extending condolences to the families of the missing students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico.

SR 519 Author: Hall | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2015, as Texas Home School Day.

SR 588 Author: Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 19 through 25, 2015, as Texas Osteopathic Medicine Week.

SR 618 Author: Burton | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | Fraser | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2015, as Texas Young Republican Federation and Texas Federation of College Republicans Legislative Day.

SR 627 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Young Conservatives of Texas on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.

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