Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Carlos Uresti
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 26

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 20 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Uresti | Hinojosa | Schwertner | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Price | Cook | Raymond | Kuempel
Last Action: 06/04/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to state agency contracting.

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 183 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Uresti
Sponsor: White, James
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the offenses of the violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with individuals in custody; imposing a criminal penalty.

SB 206 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Nelson
Coauthor: Uresti
Sponsor: Burkett | Price | Raymond | Dutton | Gonzales, Larry
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 353 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Schwertner | Eltife | Uresti | Hinojosa | Nichols | et al.
Last Action: 02/18/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state agency contracting.

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 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 791 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Uresti | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants.

SB 961 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Hinojosa | Uresti | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of February 19 as Iwo Jima Day.

SB 1125 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Uresti
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax to the sale of a new motor vehicle to certain manufacturers or distributors.

SB 1242 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Garcia | Hinojosa | Zaffirini | Eltife | Lucio | et al.
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1279 Author: Campbell | Nelson
Coauthor: Uresti
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children.

SB 1305 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Uresti | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Minjarez
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans.

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 1389 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Menéndez | Rodríguez | Uresti | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the border commerce coordinator.

SB 1406 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Uresti
Sponsor: Dutton
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list.

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 1474 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Menéndez | Uresti
Sponsor: Farias
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs and the eligibility for participation in and administration of those programs.

SB 1483 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Uresti | Rodríguez | Zaffirini | Watson | West | et al.
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to Texas community schools.

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 1699 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Uresti
Last Action: 04/30/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month.

SB 1824 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Uresti
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study and report on the awarding of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor.

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.

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 534 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Uresti
Last Action: 04/14/2015 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing CentroMed for its service to Bexar County.

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