Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Kirk Watson
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 215

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (197):
SB 188 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain insurers' insurance rating and underwriting practices based on certain consumer inquiries.

SB 189 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain practices in the business of personal automobile insurance.

SB 198 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of statutorily dedicated revenues for budget certification.

SB 230 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

SB 240 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education.

SB 241 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program.

SB 242 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.

SB 243 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the cost of education adjustment.

SB 244 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the cost of education adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 245 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

SB 246 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program.

SB 247 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.

SB 268 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Failed to pass to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

SB 269 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 270 Author: Watson | Zaffirini
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130.

SB 278 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, 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 a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

SB 279 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and to the authority of the governing body of any taxing unit that has adopted an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to reduce the amount of or repeal the exemption.

SB 280 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.

SB 281 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in an affidavit submitted by a property owner who elects to offer evidence or argument by affidavit in an appraisal review board hearing on certain protests.

SB 282 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.

SB 297 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools.

SB 298 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students.

SB 299 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature.

SB 300 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction.

SB 334 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals.

SB 415 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Israel
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway.

SB 422 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.

SB 442 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.

SB 443 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study and recommendations by the Texas Judicial Council on consolidating the court of criminal appeals and the supreme court or abolishing one of the courts and transferring that court's functions and jurisdiction to the other court.

SB 494 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain property and casualty insurance forms on the Internet.

SB 495 Author: Watson | Fraser | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.

SB 496 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to Foundation School Program funding for certain students.

SB 497 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone.

SB 533 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the parking and movement of vehicles in the Capitol Complex.

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 535 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of certain mobile devices at a polling place.

SB 574 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund.

SB 579 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee.

SB 585 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 11 2015 9:47PM
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by registered lobbyists.

SB 586 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 11 2015 9:47PM
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists.

SB 587 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.

SB 592 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the deadlines for delivering or filing certain ad valorem tax-related documents.

SB 593 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Darby
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals.

SB 594 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information by a title insurance company to a buyer of residential real estate.

SB 595 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level, basic allotment, local share, and guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.

SB 726 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction.

SB 727 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate.

SB 728 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawfully prohibiting an employee from voting.

SB 754 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Zedler
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the motorcycle education fund account for certain motorcycle safety programs.

SB 836 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to management services for the physical facilities of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.

SB 837 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Workman
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

SB 840 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 20 2015 2:32PM
Caption: Relating to certain trailer registration fees for veterans with disabilities.

SB 920 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the director of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office.

SB 921 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.

SB 922 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected.

SB 923 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Zedler
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense.

SB 924 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system.

SB 1031 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming.

SB 1032 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Israel
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.

SB 1033 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to relating to the definition of a dependent for health benefit plans offered by certain university systems.

SB 1140 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools.

SB 1141 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the qualified ABLE program; granting authority to impose a fee.

SB 1142 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement.

SB 1143 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the taxation, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles.

SB 1144 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts.

SB 1145 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center.

SB 1146 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1147 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 22 2015 11:21AM
Caption: Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts.

SB 1148 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

SB 1149 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Workman
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.

SB 1284 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the development of electricity demand response programs.

SB 1312 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education.

SB 1313 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Villalba
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the names of certain businesses.

SB 1314 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of points for affordable housing projects that are awarded low income housing tax credits.

SB 1315 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.

SB 1316 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

SB 1465 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Phillips | Alonzo
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor and a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region.

SB 1466 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Clardy
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of medical schools for medical residency programs.

SB 1467 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing the collection of a service charge on certain electronic toll collection customer account payments.

SB 1468 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment or conduct of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 1469 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property.

SB 1470 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Raney
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses.

SB 1471 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program.

SB 1619 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 1657 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to approval of the issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes.

SB 1658 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a franchise tax credit for the development of low income housing.

SB 1659 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a coverage summary for certain property and casualty insurance policies.

SB 1660 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices regarding unauthorized recordings.

SB 1914 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.

SB 1915 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information by a seller of residential real property to a buyer of residential real estate.

SB 1916 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the escheat of United States savings bonds.

SB 1917 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1918 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on motorcycles.

SB 1919 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a variable speed limit pilot program by the Texas Transportation Commission.

SB 1920 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter.

SB 1921 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia.

SB 1922 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses.

SB 1923 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses.

SB 2031 Author: Watson | Hinojosa | Lucio | Seliger | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.

SB 2055 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Cyrier
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Loop 223 in Bastrop County as the Captain Jesse Billingsley Memorial Loop.

SB 2062 Author: Watson | Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Farney
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain charter holders to provide combined services for certain adult and high school dropout recovery programs.

SJR 20 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of any political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage or a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption.

SJR 21 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, 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 a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts.

SJR 33 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes or for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities.

SR 3 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Hrncir on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 4 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Jean Fleming Pinnelli.

SR 42 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Betts on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 81 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Moses Steve Vasquez.

SR 82 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lester J. Reed.

SR 83 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stefan Sinclair, who was named the 2014 Texas Big Brother of the Year.

SR 101 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing February of 2015 as Turner Syndrome Awareness Month.

SR 104 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mark Daniel Johnson.

SR 108 Author: Watson | Bettencourt | Nelson | West
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA Advocacy Day.

SR 113 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Korean exchange teachers to Texas.

SR 120 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eugene Paul Schoch Jr.

SR 122 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Boyd on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 169 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jeanette Warfield.

SR 170 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lawrence Dean Cobb.

SR 171 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing February 22 through 28, 2015, as Toastmasters International Week.

SR 181 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Evelyn and Bill Beauchamp on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

SR 230 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Lee Henson for his commemoration of Texas life and culture.

SR 233 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carlos Adrian Flores.

SR 234 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.

SR 238 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the state champions from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders Youth and Government program.

SR 279 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Elizabeth Christian Public Relations firm on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

SR 293 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sharon Lockhart on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 306 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joel Mark Selber.

SR 317 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gilbert Zamora Sr. on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

SR 321 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Corinne Roberts Ware.

SR 332 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul F. Davis on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 334 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wayne Bert Sorensen.

SR 336 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Morris Chapman Taylor.

SR 348 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Patrick Guinness to the State Capitol.

SR 363 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/11/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brett Aaron Aycock.

SR 365 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tomas Sidney Spradlin on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 372 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Landis Armstrong.

SR 387 Author: Watson | Birdwell
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ralph Matthew Dawson.

SR 389 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melaney Goebel on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 400 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles J. Barnett for his accomplishments in the field of health care.

SR 405 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of E. V. "Vic" Niemeyer.

SR 408 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing CASA of Travis County on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.

SR 411 Author: Watson | Fraser
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Central Texas Water Coalition for its work to protect the Highland Lakes.

SR 425 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jeff Pilchiek for his contributions to the field of education.

SR 433 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Edwin Russell Jr.

SR 434 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Johnnie B. Rogers.

SR 448 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2015, as Homelessness Awareness Day.

SR 478 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wynn Kwok on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 483 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the month of April as Testicular Cancer Month in Texas.

SR 505 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anthony Mays for his role in the desegregation of Round Rock schools.

SR 522 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 11th grade class of East Austin College Prep.

SR 523 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jefferson Jones Baskin.

SR 545 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Downtown Founder Lions Club for 100 years of service to the community.

SR 546 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard F. Mackin.

SR 561 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/14/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ann S. Bishop on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 569 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Ellen Bonner Miller.

SR 572 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Don L. Rives.

SR 573 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Caroline Natalie Richards.

SR 577 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Whitney Cotton.

SR 578 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance on the occasion of its 40th Gay Softball World Series.

SR 594 Author: Watson | Ellis
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Don Haynes on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 595 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robbie Williams on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

SR 613 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Susan Gudell on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 634 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shelburne Jay Veselka.

SR 635 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Howie Richey for his service in the Office of Engrossing and Enrolling.

SR 636 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Special Operations Detachment-Africa (Airborne) of the Texas Army National Guard.

SR 639 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Richard August Chiarello on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 659 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Philip Arhos.

SR 662 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lanny van Allen.

SR 682 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Howard Pryor.

SR 715 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Andrew R. Ramirez Sr.

SR 721 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joann Curran Zaleski.

SR 744 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Florence Keyes Olsen.

SR 745 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Koehler Flynn.

SR 746 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry G. McCoy on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 753 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James G. Nolan for his 20 years of service with the Texas State Guard.

SR 794 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark Lockerman on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 795 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Olvera on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 811 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donald Wood Patrick.

SR 823 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melvin Vernell Greene.

SR 828 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kristin Elizabeth McLain.

SR 913 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Job M. Reigoux.

SR 914 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William B. Wilkerson.

SR 915 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Howard Newton Richards.

SR 942 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel.

SR 964 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Gillette Gill Jr.

SR 966 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William White.

SR 981 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marguerite Marie Labasse Knisely.

SR 982 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Glenna Rhea Bowman on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 983 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jorge and Monica Joy Partida on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Joy Partida.

SR 984 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jorge and Monica Joy Partida on the birth of their son, Patrick Gunnar Miles Partida.

SR 998 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/26/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cathy Stephens on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 1020 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Atkinson on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 1023 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ramon Galindo on the occasion of his 94th birthday.

SR 1031 Author: Watson | Ellis
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Wayne Strauser.

SR 1041 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William Powers Jr. for his service as president of The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 1057 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1465.

SR 1070 Author: Watson
Last Action: 06/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maria Gonzalez Kennedy.

Additional Primary Authors (18):
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 521 Author: Fraser | Watson | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Keffer
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period for which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality may grant or renew an emergency authorization relating to the use of state water.

SB 856 Author: Rodríguez | Ellis | Garcia | Watson | Whitmire
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense.

SB 947 Author: Zaffirini | Rodríguez | Watson
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.

SB 1267 Author: Estes | Watson
Sponsor: Clardy
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act.

SB 1473 Author: Garcia | Watson
Last Action: 03/19/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records.

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.

SB 1885 Author: Zaffirini | Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program.

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.

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 295 Author: Hancock | Watson
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Texas Independence Day 2015.

SR 297 Author: Birdwell | Huffines | Nelson | Taylor, Larry | Watson | et al.
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.

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 430 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Taylor, Larry | Watson
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Again read
Caption: Celebrating March 30, 2015, as Baylor Day.

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 485 Author: Zaffirini | Watson
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Consuelo Raymond Kazen.

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.

SR 722 Author: Ellis | Nelson | Watson | West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 6, 2015, as Asian Real Estate Association of America Day.

Texas Legislature Online - Report