Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. John Zerwas
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2017

Number of Bills: 17

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (15):
SB 18 Author: Nelson | Hinojosa | Seliger
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 24 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.

SB 239 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Zerwas | Coleman
Last Action: 06/03/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

SB 354 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer to the Health and Human Services Commission of contracting authority for children's advocacy centers and volunteer advocate programs.

SB 424 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 778 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education.

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

SB 915 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/18/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a textbook affordability pilot program at a public institution of higher education.

SB 1051 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.

SB 1189 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a multidisciplinary studies associate degree program at each public junior college.

SB 1351 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program.

SB 1363 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SB 1735 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Hall | Seliger
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/30/2015 S Remarks ordered printed
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.

SB 2007 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2035 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Joint Sponsor (2):
SB 203 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Campbell | Hinojosa | Schwertner
Sponsor: Raymond | Burkett | Price | Zerwas | Keough
Last Action: 05/15/2015 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information.

SB 339 Author: Eltife
Sponsor: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

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