Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Brandon Creighton
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 46

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 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 137 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Schwertner | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations.

SB 156 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Huffines | Bettencourt | Creighton
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SB 172 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Clardy | Herrero
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Groups 1-A and 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for criminal prosecution and other purposes.

SB 173 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Clardy | Herrero
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation for criminal prosecution and other purposes of certain chemicals commonly referred to as synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances and controlled substance analogues under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

SB 342 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Hall | Kolkhorst | Creighton
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing for the open and concealed carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.

SB 344 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Creighton | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.

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 393 Author: Burton | Rodríguez
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Creighton
Sponsor: Peña
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.

SB 444 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Huffines | Burton | Creighton | Bettencourt | et al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations.

SB 473 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton | Huffines
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.

SB 474 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Creighton | Estes | Hall | Birdwell | Taylor, Van | et al.
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings.

SB 498 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Creighton | Hinojosa | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 523 Author: Birdwell | Estes | Fraser | Kolkhorst | Perry
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Creighton | Uresti
Sponsor: Keffer
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of river authorities.

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 585 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton
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
Coauthor: Burton | Creighton
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 602 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Garcia | Creighton
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.

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 752 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.

SB 757 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur.

SB 759 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Returned to committee: May 25 2015 5:55PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes.

SB 788 Author: Eltife
Coauthor: Creighton | West
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and equivalent systems that use Internet Protocol enabled services.

SB 818 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Creighton | Garcia
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a parent appointed as a conservator of a child disclose certain information regarding family violence; creating a criminal offense.

SB 831 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Hall | Taylor, Van | Perry | Burton | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.

SB 833 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Menéndez | Hinojosa | Garcia | Creighton
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service.

SB 1163 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Burton | Huffines | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

SB 1252 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry | Taylor, Van | Creighton | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Motion to suspend posting rule fails
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.

SB 1398 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Nelson | Birdwell | Kolkhorst | Huffines | Creighton
Sponsor: Parker | Phillips | Simpson | White, Molly | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on securing critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, terrorist, and cyber-attack threats.

SB 1546 Author: Perry | Hall
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1547 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Creighton
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers.

SB 1564 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Bettencourt | Hancock | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

SB 1601 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Hall | Schwertner | Huffman
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to railroads in this state.

SB 1639 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Burton | Bettencourt | Creighton | Huffines
Last Action: 05/25/2015 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: May 25 2015 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations.

SB 1738 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Creighton | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/29/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the diversion and use of marine seawater, including the development of marine seawater desalination projects, integrated marine seawater desalination and power projects, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater.

SB 1903 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

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 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.

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 11 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Schwertner | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum amount of appropriations for a state fiscal biennium.

SJR 14 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Huffines | Bettencourt | Creighton
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county.

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.

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