Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Royce West
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 178

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (164):
SB 121 Author: West
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 12 2015 5:44PM
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.

SB 122 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 123 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage.

SB 124 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.

SB 125 Author: West
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 126 Author: West
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.

SB 127 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.

SB 128 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty.

SB 129 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks.

SB 130 Author: West
Sponsor: Canales | Alonzo
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.

SB 131 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to evidence technician training and the disposition of certain evidence in a criminal case.

SB 158 Author: West
Sponsor: Fletcher | White, James | Johnson, Eric | Koop | Reynolds
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

SB 235 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities.

SB 274 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for county officials.

SB 283 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requirements for the nonjudicial foreclosure of certain residential mortgage liens.

SB 284 Author: West
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service of citation in connection with an application for an expedited court order allowing the foreclosure of a contract lien.

SB 285 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures for truancy.

SB 286 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates.

SB 287 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain court fees and costs and to the bill of costs provided to a defendant.

SB 294 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care.

SB 314 Author: West
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child.

SB 358 Author: West
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 359 Author: West
Sponsor: Workman
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

SB 373 Author: West
Sponsor: Rose
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.

SB 416 Author: West
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information that is subject to an order of nondisclosure and prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure with respect to a criminal offense.

SB 417 Author: West
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in a drug court program.

SB 423 Author: West
Last Action: 02/04/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.

SB 432 Author: West
Sponsor: Villalba
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to continuation of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Dallas County courts.

SB 520 Author: West
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.

SB 544 Author: West
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to reimbursement for the costs of legal services provided to an indigent defendant in a criminal case.

SB 564 Author: West
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the driver responsibility program and the collection of delinquent driver responsibility program surcharges.

SB 565 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designating the first week of May as Jury Appreciation Week.

SB 601 Author: West
Sponsor: Bell | Johnson, Eric | Villalba | Meyer
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund.

SB 669 Author: West
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: May 11 2015 9:47PM
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.

SB 693 Author: West
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.

SB 740 Author: West
Sponsor: Canales
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the assessment of court costs and fees on conviction of multiple offenses or on conviction of multiple counts of the same offense.

SB 741 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to criminal procedures related to certain offenses committed by a student on property under control of a school district.

SB 747 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program.

SB 952 Author: West
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to parental notification of physical fitness assessment results and development of wellness plans for certain public school students.

SB 968 Author: West
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a prescription drug misuse awareness component of the health curriculum used in public schools.

SB 1065 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district.

SB 1069 Author: West | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas.

SB 1116 Author: West
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a notice or document sent by mail or electronic mail by a court, justice, judge, magistrate, or clerk of a judicial court.

SB 1118 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums.

SB 1123 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency.

SB 1131 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers.

SB 1136 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative judicial regions.

SB 1168 Author: West
Sponsor: Villalba
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain property owners' associations, condominium unit owners' associations, and councils of owners.

SB 1193 Author: West | Eltife
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding.

SB 1194 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1195 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of telephone interpreter services in any criminal proceeding before a judge or magistrate.

SB 1247 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools.

SB 1248 Author: West
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

SB 1249 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use exemption for ink cartridges for a limited period.

SB 1269 Author: West
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers.

SB 1270 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of associate judges appointed to hear Title IV-D cases and child protection cases.

SB 1271 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain expenses by an electric utility in a ratemaking proceeding; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 1272 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certain purchasing and contracting guidelines for open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1273 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the rights of an employee who is a victim of domestic violence.

SB 1274 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract.

SB 1275 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for taxable items used to make certain home improvements for certain disabled veterans.

SB 1295 Author: West
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to separate negotiations regarding employment matters for police officers and firefighters in certain municipalities.

SB 1296 Author: West
Sponsor: Giddings
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 83rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

SB 1334 Author: West
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program.

SB 1367 Author: West
Sponsor: Anchia | Oliveira
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords.

SB 1396 Author: West
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the sales and use taxation of aircraft.

SB 1426 Author: West
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to physical activity and physical education requirements in public schools.

SB 1461 Author: West
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment and terms of the board of hospital managers of the Dallas County Hospital District.

SB 1462 Author: West
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses.

SB 1523 Author: West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008.

SB 1524 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program.

SB 1552 Author: West
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission.

SB 1641 Author: West
Sponsor: Rose | Peña
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

SB 1642 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.

SB 1643 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.

SB 1644 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the right to expunction.

SB 1645 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.

SB 1646 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the procedure for expunction for certain defendants.

SB 1647 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state.

SB 1655 Author: West
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees.

SB 1656 Author: West
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: May 4 2015 7:19PM
Caption: Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class.

SB 1695 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance.

SB 1696 Author: West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.

SB 1750 Author: West
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

SB 1751 Author: West
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding under the foundation school program on the basis of property values that exclude one-half of optional homestead exemptions.

SB 1752 Author: West
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten programs in public schools.

SB 1793 Author: West
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain mobility items and daily general use items for the elderly to be exempted from sales taxes.

SB 1795 Author: West
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape.

SB 1810 Author: West
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.

SB 1843 Author: West
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.

SB 1895 Author: West
Last Action: 03/25/2015 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to certain programs established by a municipality to provide affordable housing.

SB 1925 Author: West
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the dedication of revenue received from certain court costs to the truancy prevention and diversion fund.

SCR 50 Author: West
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 968.

SJR 61 Author: West
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.

SR 25 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25-year members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters.

SR 26 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ola Comins for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as a 70-year member.

SR 27 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 50-year members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters.

SR 28 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia Jordan for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as a 75-year member.

SR 29 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mae Cora Peterson for being honored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, as an 80-year member.

SR 88 Author: West
Last Action: 02/03/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the 91st anniversary of the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 123 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Alpha Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its Founders' Day Celebration.

SR 130 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson for her leadership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 135 Author: West
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 25-year members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 136 Author: West
Last Action: 02/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 50-year members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 163 Author: West
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School Longhorns for winning a state championship title.

SR 167 Author: West
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Zackary Jerry Kimbrough Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 168 Author: West
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2015, as Texas Grammy Music Day.

SR 176 Author: West
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty J. Bush on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 185 Author: West
Last Action: 02/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing A. L. Banks on the occasion of his 30th anniversary as pastor of Community Missionary Baptist Church.

SR 236 Author: West
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cleophas R. Steele Jr.

SR 275 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Al Patterson.

SR 289 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Expanded Learning Opportunities Day.

SR 330 Author: West
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie Lee Walker on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

SR 353 Author: West
Last Action: 03/10/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas Chapter of Continental Societies, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.

SR 376 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shirley Brooks Barton for 50 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 377 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Neaul Haynes.

SR 380 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Southwest to the State Capitol.

SR 381 Author: West
Last Action: 03/16/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Best Southwest Partnership Day.

SR 388 Author: West
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alice Davis as a 25-year member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 390 Author: West
Last Action: 03/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kathleen Turner as a 25-year member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 446 Author: West
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dale Luke Smiley on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 447 Author: West
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2015, as Red and White Day.

SR 453 Author: West
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sejena Elvera and Juan Javier Ramirez on the occasion of the birth of their son, Jensen Javier Ramirez.

SR 455 Author: West
Last Action: 03/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eleanor Nelson Conrad for being named a 2015 Distinguished Alumni honoree.

SR 528 Author: West
Last Action: 04/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas County Sheriff's Department on the occasion of National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.

SR 535 Author: West | Huffman
Last Action: 04/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2015, as Texas Female Judges' Day.

SR 587 Author: West
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Doris Lee Bass.

SR 598 Author: West
Last Action: 04/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thelma Franklin on the occasion of her 101st birthday.

SR 601 Author: West
Last Action: 04/21/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cecil Ray Proctor.

SR 614 Author: West
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Christopher R. Boudreaux for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 621 Author: West
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kennedy Young Jr. on the occasion of his inauguration as pastor of East Gate Missionary Baptist Church.

SR 652 Author: West
Last Action: 04/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Warren Seay Jr. for his contributions to the DeSoto Independent School District.

SR 663 Author: West
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Henrie on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 668 Author: West
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jaclyn Ramirez on the occasion of her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 672 Author: West
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nathan C. Hallett on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 709 Author: West
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Cutting Edge Youth Summit for promoting academic excellence.

SR 710 Author: West
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stefanie M. Watkins-Nance for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 716 Author: West
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roy Dowell Hailey.

SR 725 Author: West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul Hill for his service in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 726 Author: West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Samone A. Jones for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 727 Author: West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jessica Herrera for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 728 Author: West
Last Action: 05/06/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sara Barge for her service in the office of Senator Royce West.

SR 737 Author: West
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Operation Blue Shield initiative.

SR 754 Author: West
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Floyd Simpson.

SR 799 Author: West
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Salvador Morales on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 808 Author: West
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gianna Elvera Ramirez on the occasion of her prekindergarten graduation.

SR 817 Author: West
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Williams-Livingston family on the occasion of their family reunion.

SR 818 Author: West
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Harvey for his philanthropic works.

SR 827 Author: West
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Barton and Elder families on the occasion of their family reunion.

SR 831 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nathaniel Williams for his posthumous induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 832 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joyce Willard Teal for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 833 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Mae Smith for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 834 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thalia Matherson for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 835 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Betty L. Perkins for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 836 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Verna George Brown Mitchell for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 837 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary E. Lester for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 838 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marva T. Dixon for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 839 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cleveland Burton Jackson for his posthumous induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 840 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Freeman Hightower for his induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 841 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Evelyn Dickerson for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 842 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marie A. Barree for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 843 Author: West
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ruby Johnson Abel for her induction into the African American Educators Hall of Fame.

SR 1027 Author: West
Last Action: 05/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint John Missionary Baptist Church on the occasion of its 139th anniversary.

SR 1043 Author: West
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Irma P. Hall on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

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 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 1517 Author: Seliger | West
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.

SB 1590 Author: Zaffirini | West
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Texas grocery access investment fund 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 108 Author: Watson | Bettencourt | Nelson | West
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA Advocacy Day.

SR 232 Author: Hancock | Huffines | West
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2015, as City of Irving Day.

SR 302 Author: Huffines | West
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Dallas Regional Chamber 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 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 482 Author: Huffines | West
Last Action: 04/01/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James P. Graham for receiving the 2015 Spirit of the Centennial Award.

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.

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