Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Carlos Uresti
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/19/2017

Number of Bills: 72

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (58):
SB 12 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Landgraf | Isaac | Meyer | Darby | Craddick
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment.

SB 168 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Farias
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary waiver of superintendent certification for employment of public school district superintendents.

SB 169 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs.

SB 170 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

SB 381 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment.

SB 382 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school educator continuing education credit for instruction on the use of an automated external defibrillator.

SB 383 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Bernal
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the time of delivery to the early voting ballot board for ballots voted by mail in certain counties.

SB 384 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the electronic submission of an application to vote by mail.

SB 385 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

SB 517 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice of an application for a permit to drill an injection well in the territory of a groundwater conservation district.

SB 518 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing school health efforts.

SB 550 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Rose
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order.

SB 552 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Coates Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 584 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Simmons
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records.

SB 622 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Laubenberg | Zedler
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the physician assistant board.

SB 648 Author: Uresti | Hinojosa | Huffman
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes and tobacco products; providing penalties.

SB 705 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the review of and notifications regarding certain state contracts.

SB 785 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants.

SB 842 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Atascosa County.

SB 949 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the release of certain child fatality and near-fatality information for abused or neglected children.

SB 950 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to certain procedural measures in a suit affecting a parent-child relationship to protect a child against child neglect or physical or sexual abuse.

SB 951 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 27 2015 2:09PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road.

SB 958 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Facilities Commission to manage a construction project at the site of the G. J. Sutton State Office Complex in Bexar County.

SB 960 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services.

SB 1022 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to an unsworn declaration made by a private process server in the performance of the server's job duties.

SB 1293 Author: Uresti | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain river or stream segments as being of unique ecological value.

SB 1492 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to restrictions on future employment for state officers and employees who participate in a procurement or contract negotiation on behalf of a state agency; creating an offense.

SB 1493 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

SB 1494 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the educational needs of homeless students.

SB 1495 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance, upgrade, and maintain sports facilities and fields in certain municipalities.

SB 1496 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Naishtat | Peña
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to background checks conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain child-care providers.

SB 1572 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1573 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.

SB 1574 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Martinez, "Mando"
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites and to visa waivers for certain physicians.

SB 1731 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Gallantry Cross Medal and the Prisoner of War Medal.

SB 1732 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state contracting standards and oversight for purchases made by certain state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 1733 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient.

SB 1734 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eradication of Carrizo cane along the Rio Grande River.

SB 1788 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

SB 1875 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Referred to Transportation: May 14 2015 12:12AM
Caption: Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production.

SB 1985 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/05/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.

SB 2019 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Violent Gang Task Force.

SJR 34 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees.

SR 24 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pioneers Youth Leadership, Incorporated, on the occasion of its Pioneers State Leadership Forum.

SR 40 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gabriela and Guillermo Hoyos on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary.

SR 68 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 02/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Big Bend Telephone Company for its contributions to the community.

SR 220 Author: Uresti | Campbell | Van de Putte
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Viva San Antonio Day.

SR 378 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edward J. Parnell Jr.

SR 379 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jason and Erika Hassay on the occasion of the birth of their son, Hudson Andrew Hassay.

SR 487 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bexar County Junior Livestock Show BBQ Cook-off.

SR 490 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Tovar.

SR 603 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County on the occasion of the United Way Kids Festival.

SR 624 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Ticked About Graffiti Team on the occasion of the Paint the Town Project.

SR 644 Author: Uresti | Menéndez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the City of San Antonio and Bexar County for their effort to gain World Heritage Site designation for San Antonio's five Spanish Colonial missions.

SR 792 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2015 as National Foster Care Month.

SR 803 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/25/2015 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Guadalupe Sauceda Sanchez.

SR 1044 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Audrey Capelo on the occasion of her graduation from Saint Michael's Catholic Academy.

SR 1069 Author: Uresti
Last Action: 06/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the natural and historic sites in the Lone Star State.

Additional Primary Authors (14):
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 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 45 Author: Zaffirini | Uresti
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 37 as the Trooper Terry Wayne Miller Memorial Highway.

SB 534 Author: Watson | Creighton | Ellis | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

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 1340 Author: Huffines | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the photographic enforcement of traffic laws.

SB 1953 Author: Hinojosa | Rodríguez | Uresti | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission.

SCR 13 Author: Seliger | Estes | Fraser | Hinojosa | Nichols | et al.
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

SCR 29 Author: Rodríguez | Ellis | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to update Voting Rights Act provisions to protect against voter discrimination.

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.

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 477 Author: Menéndez | Ellis | Garcia | Rodríguez | Uresti | et al.
Last Action: 03/31/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 19th Annual Cesar Chavez March for Justice.

SR 555 Author: Rodríguez | Garcia | Hinojosa | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the eighth class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

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