Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Cindy Burkett
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/13/2017

Number of Bills: 18

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (13):
SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Cook | Laubenberg | Raney | Bailes
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

SB 313 Author: Schwertner | Hinojosa | Nichols | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Raymond
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees.

SB 315 Author: Hinojosa | Nichols | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Thompson, Senfronia | Flynn | Raymond
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas, the regulation of pain management clinics, and the adoption of guidelines for prescribing certain opioids by the Texas Medical Board.

SB 317 Author: Nichols | Hinojosa | Schwertner | Taylor, Van | Watson
Sponsor: Burkett | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia | Clardy
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.

SB 323 Author: Nelson | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | Garcia | et al.
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the offense of female genital mutilation.

SB 377 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.

SB 1089 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Frullo
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification of food service workers.

SB 1242 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for or a person protected by a protective order.

SB 1437 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project.

SB 1520 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records.

SB 1634 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a reduction in required days of service for educators in public schools under certain circumstances.

SB 1764 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds in, and operation of guardianships of the estate in relation to, accounts established under the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.

SB 1929 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Burkett | Walle | Coleman | Howard
Last Action: 05/27/2017 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression.

Joint Sponsor (5):
SB 11 Author: Schwertner | Nelson | Uresti
Sponsor: Frank | Raymond | Klick | Burkett | Dale
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption services.

SB 12 Author: West
Sponsor: King, Phil | Johnson, Eric | Villalba | Burkett | Fallon
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor.

SB 312 Author: Nichols | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | Burkett | Flynn | Thompson, Senfronia | Raymond
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft; creating a criminal offense.

SB 522 Author: Birdwell | Perry
Sponsor: Flynn | Burkett
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

SB 1633 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Oliverson | King, Ken | Nevárez | Burkett | Darby
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.

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