Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. John Kuempel
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/12/2017

Number of Bills: 18

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (16):
SB 23 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

SB 59 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 396 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel | Geren
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Business State Highway 123-B in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.

SB 488 Author: Bettencourt | Lucio
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

SB 914 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 1498 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers.

SB 1500 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain vehicle protection products.

SB 1501 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1502 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/28/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.

SB 1972 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.

SB 2065 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.

SB 2212 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission.

SB 2263 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Lerin Hills Municipal Utility District of Kendall County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

SB 2273 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2292 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

SCR 7 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 01/24/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, and ending on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Joint Sponsor (2):
SB 7 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 24 Author: Huffman | Hancock
Sponsor: Geren | Bonnen, Dennis | Price | Kuempel | Paddie
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

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