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

Number of Bills: 7

SB 158 Author: West
Coauthor: Ellis | Whitmire
Sponsor: Fletcher | White, James | Johnson, Eric | Koop | Reynolds
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera program for certain law enforcement agencies in this state; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

SB 358 Author: West
Coauthor: Watson | Whitmire
Last Action: 02/25/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 487 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Whitmire | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/22/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis.

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 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 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.

SR 1030 Author: Garcia
Coauthor: Ellis | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/28/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the honorees of the Harris County Democratic Party's inaugural Living Legends Brunch.

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