Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Bob Hall
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 45

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 93 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Burton | Garcia | Hall | Huffines
Sponsor: Pickett
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the suspension of a driver's license for failure to pay a surcharge.

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 267 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Huffines | Hall
Sponsor: Huberty | Larson | Villalba | Workman | King, Ken
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

SB 340 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Perry | Hall
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

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 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 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 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 531 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Perry | Hall | Huffines | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg | Sheets
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.

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 621 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Burton | Ellis | Hall | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.

SB 673 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Hall | Huffines | Taylor, Van | Bettencourt | Nichols
Last Action: 02/24/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages.

SB 684 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Hall
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the relationship of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists with certain managed care plans, including preferred provider plans.

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 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 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 939 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Hall
Last Action: 03/09/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to disclosure of financial studies and reports associated with a toll project.

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 1172 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Hall | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 7 2015 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of obligations payable from and secured by the Texas Mobility Fund.

SB 1181 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Hall | Perry
Sponsor: Murr | Guillen
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an interim study concerning this state's noncommercial hunting and fishing license systems.

SB 1182 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Hall
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the state highway fund for toll projects.

SB 1184 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Hall | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the governance of a regional mobility authority.

SB 1533 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Hall
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program.

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 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 1674 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Hall
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the development of the Interstate Highway 635 East project in Dallas.

SB 1675 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Hall
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections.

SB 1819 Author: Campbell | Creighton | Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Hall | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1902 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Hall | West | Huffines | Ellis
Sponsor: Herrero | Thompson, Senfronia | Murphy | Villalba | Leach
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.

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 2041 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: Hall
Sponsor: Craddick
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of State Highway 191 in Midland County as the Sergeant Michael Naylor Memorial Highway and of the portion of Interstate Highway 30 in Rockwall County as the Congressman Ralph Hall Highway.

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.

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 10 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Perry | Hall
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's or religious organization's freedom of religion.

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 43 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Hall
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the issuance of certain debt and the use of certain revenue for toll roads.

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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