Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Donna Campbell
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/16/2017

Number of Bills: 62

SB 3 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Campbell | Taylor, Van | Hall | Seliger | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 15 2015 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund and the available school fund of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue and to the uses of the revenue allocated to the state highway fund.

SB 9 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Otto | Bonnen, Greg | Ashby | Burkett | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 05/29/2015 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations for certain categories of spending.

SB 10 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Birdwell | Campbell | Nichols
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

SB 17 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Creighton | Hancock | Nelson | Perry | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 18 Author: Nelson | Hinojosa | Seliger
Coauthor: Huffman | Eltife | Bettencourt | Hancock | Nichols | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies.

SB 54 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Campbell | Nichols | Huffines
Last Action: 01/26/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

SB 97 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Uresti | Garcia | Zaffirini | Campbell | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado | Collier | Guillen | Isaac | Paddie
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 103 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Campbell | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/04/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments.

SB 139 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Campbell | Schwertner
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of money in the state highway fund.

SB 185 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Campbell | Hall | Taylor, Van | Huffines
Last Action: 05/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.

SB 219 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Nelson | Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Rodríguez | et al.
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 228 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Nichols | Campbell
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

SB 233 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Burton | Birdwell | Fraser | Bettencourt | et al.
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 346 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hall | Eltife | Perry | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 476 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Perry | Hall | Huffines | Campbell
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms.

SB 479 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Huffines | Campbell
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 575 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Hall | Campbell | Creighton | Perry | Schwertner | et al.
Sponsor: Farney
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

SB 588 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees.

SB 642 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Campbell | Huffines
Last Action: 03/26/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations.

SB 664 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Campbell | Lucio
Sponsor: Sheets
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to employment termination for falsification of military record in obtaining employment or employment benefits.

SB 694 Author: Bettencourt | Burton | Creighton | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Coauthor: Campbell | Hall | Kolkhorst | Estes | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 05/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

SB 709 Author: Fraser
Coauthor: Campbell | Huffines
Sponsor: Morrison | Bonnen, Dennis | Deshotel | Harless | Smith
Last Action: 05/23/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for certain environmental permit applications.

SB 713 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Birdwell | Campbell | Lucio | Rodríguez | Garcia
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to general officers within the state military department.

SB 714 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry | Creighton | Nelson | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use of automated traffic control systems and photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 722 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Nichols | Hall | Campbell | Bettencourt | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test.

SB 723 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Nelson | Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons.

SB 735 Author: Fraser
Coauthor: Campbell
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages.

SB 755 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Menéndez
Sponsor: Button
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain computer program transactions.

SB 760 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Campbell | Kolkhorst | Rodríguez | Zaffirini | Garcia
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 835 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Campbell | Lucio
Sponsor: Sheets
Last Action: 05/12/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record.

SB 863 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Campbell
Last Action: 03/04/2015 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office.

SB 931 Author: Fraser
Coauthor: Campbell | Huffines
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the goal for renewable energy and competitive renewable energy zones.

SB 1135 Author: Garcia | Huffman | Zaffirini
Coauthor: Campbell | Kolkhorst | Rodríguez | Burton | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense.

SB 1253 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Campbell | Lucio | Bettencourt
Sponsor: Schaefer
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

SB 1307 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Campbell | Zaffirini | Uresti | Hinojosa
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses.

SB 1407 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Uresti | Campbell | Kolkhorst
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 1532 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Campbell | Uresti
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 1543 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Hall | Campbell
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the admission of undergraduate students with nontraditional secondary education to public institutions of higher education.

SB 1574 Author: Uresti
Coauthor: Campbell
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 1760 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Campbell | Bettencourt
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transparent and equitable application of ad valorem tax procedures.

SB 1813 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/19/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians.

SB 1879 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Campbell
Sponsor: Farias
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance.

SB 1897 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Referred to Public Education: May 14 2015 12:12AM
Caption: Relating to public school accountability, including the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1968 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Hall | Bettencourt | Campbell | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the organization of public employees.

SB 1984 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor.

SB 2001 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Campbell | Rodríguez | Menéndez
Last Action: 04/20/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 20 2015 8:05PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

SB 2046 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Campbell | Bettencourt | Huffines
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Referred to Public Education: May 21 2015 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League-sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

SB 2048 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell | Nelson | Burton | Bettencourt | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Cook | Harless | Geren | Oliveira | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

SB 2065 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Huffines | Taylor, Larry | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Sanford | Cook | Geren | Harless | Farney
Last Action: 06/11/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

SCR 1 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Perry | Huffines | Estes | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

SCR 5 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Nelson | Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

SCR 6 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Campbell | Burton
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

SCR 26 Author: Fraser
Coauthor: Campbell
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the governor to award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Lieutenant Colonel Ed Dyess.

SCR 37 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Garcia | Campbell
Sponsor: Paul
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

SJR 2 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 04/14/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations.

SJR 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Pickett | Otto | Harless | Parker | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax and the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle to the state highway fund.

SJR 12 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Campbell | Schwertner
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/15/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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.

SJR 22 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Nichols | Hall | Hinojosa | Nelson | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Ashby | Darby | Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

SJR 66 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes.

SR 428 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Again read
Caption: Proclaiming April 16, 2015, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day.

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

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