Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Joan Huffman
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 12

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 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 53 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Huffman | Schwertner | Huffines | Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: May 4 2015 7:19PM
Caption: Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.

SB 359 Author: West
Coauthor: Huffman
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 1369 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Huffman | Nelson | Ellis
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.

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 1853 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Huffman | Rodríguez | Uresti | Whitmire
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to establish a statewide program for the prevention and detection of certain criminal offenses.

SB 1873 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Burton | Huffman | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

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 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.

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 563 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Eltife | Fraser | Kolkhorst | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Again read
Caption: Designating April 22, 2015, Texas State Technical College Day.

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