Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Charlie Geren
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/17/2017

Number of Bills: 13

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (11):
SB 367 Author: Garcia
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 476 Author: Kolkhorst
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 668 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a training manual for certain state officers.

SB 789 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

SB 880 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain committees and programs to develop the wine industry in this state through the Department of Agriculture.

SB 1148 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

SB 1287 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Geren | Herrero
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the accreditation of crime laboratories, and the licensing and regulation of forensic analysts; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license.

SB 1812 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transparency in the reporting and public availability of information regarding eminent domain authority; providing a civil penalty.

SB 2004 Author: Eltife | Nelson
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to deferred maintenance funding for state facilities.

SCR 9 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Geren | Alonzo
Last Action: 05/29/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.

SCR 40 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing a portrait of Governor Rick Perry to be placed in the Texas Capitol.

Joint Sponsor (2):
SB 2048 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Cook | Harless | Geren | Oliveira | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

SB 2065 Author: Estes
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.

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