Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Jim Murphy
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/13/2017

Number of Bills: 8

SB 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Cosponsor: Davis, Yvonne | Bohac | Button | Martinez Fischer | Murphy | et al.
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss; making conforming changes.

SB 267 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Huberty | Larson | Villalba | Workman | King, Ken
Cosponsor: Burrows | Faircloth | Isaac | Lozano | Keough | et al.
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 531 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Leach | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg | Sheets
Cosponsor: White, James | Bohac | Murr | Anderson, Rodney | Bell | et al.
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 694 Author: Bettencourt | Burton | Creighton | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Sponsor: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Cosponsor: Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al.
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 833 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: King, Susan
Cosponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bohac | Button | Darby | Murphy | et al.
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 1154 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Raymond
Cosponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bohac | Button | Darby | Murphy | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

SB 2065 Author: Estes
Sponsor: Sanford | Cook | Geren | Harless | Farney
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | et al.
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.

SJR 1 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Cosponsor: Davis, Yvonne | Bohac | Button | Darby | Martinez Fischer | et al.
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property.

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