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HB 1 - Zerwas
General Appropriations Bill.
06/15/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 1023 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault committed against a public servant.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1032 - Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 1073 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (R-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses committed against children.
04/29/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 11 - Thompson, Ed
Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification certificates, and other related programs, powers, and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
04/24/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 1103 - Rep. Four Price (R-TX)
Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council.
02/26/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 1265 - Rep. Ernest Bailes (R-TX)
Relating to the transfer of a limitation established by a county, municipality, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
02/27/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 15 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond ...
04/11/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1523 - Nevarez
Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 160 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain taxing units of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1618 - Cyrier
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain members of the Texas military forces.
04/29/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

HB 1788 - Rep. Oscar Longoria (D-TX)
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
03/20/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 1808 - Lucio III
Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 1930 - White
Relating to the establishment of a charter school by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Education

HB 1952 - Rep. John Zerwas (R-TX)
Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities; creating a criminal offense.
03/05/2019 - Referred to Business & Industry

HB 2008 - Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2314 - Toth
Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues

HB 232 - Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins (D-TX)
Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2339 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of information concerning the release on bond of persons charged with committing a violent offense.
03/06/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 2441 - Wray
Relating to the entitlement of a person who is disabled and elderly to receive a disabled residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from one taxing unit and an elderly exemption from another taxing unit.
06/05/2019 - Effective on 1/1/20

HB 2455 - Rep. Craig Goldman (R-TX)
Relating to the limitation of certain special district tax on the homesteads of the disabled and elderly.
03/11/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 2731 - Rep. Rick Miller (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and to certain other consequences of those offenses; changing eligibility for community supervision.
03/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2758 - Hernandez
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2823 - Rep. Gary VanDeaver (R-TX)
Relating to increasing the criminal punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.
03/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 2866 - Deshotel
Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs.
04/30/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2874 - Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
04/26/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 2875 - Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the admissibility and use of certain evidence in the prosecution of the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 2894 - Collier
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud; creating a criminal offense.
06/02/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 2915 - Rep. Drew Springer (R-TX)
Relating to state and local taxes and fees.
03/12/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 2966 - Rep. John Zerwas (R-TX)
Relating to facilities and services for the care of the elderly or persons with disabilities in certain municipal hospital authorities, hospital districts, or other authorities.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 299 - Rep. Andrew Murr (R-TX)
Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone; increasing criminal penalties.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 313 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 315 - Rep. Donna Howard (D-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for condoms.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 3177 - Smith
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual abuse of a child or disabled individual; creating a criminal offense.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 322 - Rep. Charlie Geren (R-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
04/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3236 - Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-TX)
Relating to the establishment of the home-delivered meal pilot program.
04/23/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3257 - Rep. John Raney (R-TX)
Relating to the criminal consequences of using or exhibiting an imitation firearm.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 336 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
02/19/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3369 - Rep. Tan Parker (R-TX)
Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Public Health

HB 3379 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3428 - Capriglione
Relating to training on Alzheimer's disease and dementia for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees and area agencies on aging employees and volunteers.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3524 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
03/18/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3543 - Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.
04/29/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3561 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of continuous sexual assault.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3566 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-TX)
Relating to the forensic examination of a victim of an alleged strangulation assault or sexual assault.
04/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3699 - Turner, John
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.
04/22/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 37 - Minjarez
Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 3774 - Rep. Yvonne Davis (D-TX)
Relating to investigations of abuse or exploitation of an elderly person or person with a disability.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 3829 - Rep. Phil Stephenson (R-TX)
Relating to the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or rescinds a local option residence homestead exemption.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 3925 - Rep. Armando Martinez (D-TX)
Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail and to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3926 - Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-TX)
Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
04/25/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 3931 - Meza
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 3959 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 4009 - Toth
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.
05/07/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 4127 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (D-TX)
Relating to the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4169 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Relating to the criminal penalties for certain criminal offenses.
04/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4170 - Leach
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 85th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
06/07/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4173 - Leach
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.
06/07/2019 - Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

HB 4189 - Rep. Mayes Middleton (R-TX)
Relating to the duty of certain professionals to report child abuse and neglect.
04/02/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4243 - Rep. Jose Lozano (R-TX)
Relating to the terminology used to describe transportation-related accidents.
03/25/2019 - Referred to Transportation

HB 4261 - Rep. Greg Bonnen (R-TX)
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.
04/09/2019 - Left pending in committee

HB 4287 - Zedler
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
05/03/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4352 - Rep. Ramon Romero (D-TX)
Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased ...
03/25/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HB 442 - Meyer
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of abandoning or endangering a child.
05/10/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

HB 4469 - Rep. Thresa Meza (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities.
04/24/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

HB 4476 - Davis, Yvonne
Relating to civil liability for abuse or exploitation of an elderly person or person with a disability.
05/09/2019 - Placed on General State Calendar

HB 4479 - Rep. Armando Walle (D-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 4531 - Neave
Relating to the rights and treatment of and services provided to certain adult sexual assault survivors.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4533 - Klick
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care and the delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports to certain persons.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 4561 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (R-TX)
Relating to the system redesign for delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long term services and supports to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability and a pilot for certain populations with similar functional needs receiving services in managed care.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 4562 - Rep. Will Metcalf (R-TX)
Relating to parental administrations for certain incapacitated adults; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
04/23/2019 - Withdrawn from schedule

HB 4598 - Rep. Armando Walle (D-TX)
Relating to reestablishing the in-home and family support program.
03/26/2019 - Referred to Human Services

HB 601 - Price
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures and reporting requirements regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 71 - Martinez
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.
05/24/2019 - Effective immediately

HB 764 - Wu
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
02/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 8 - Neave
Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HB 818 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-TX)
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety

HB 830 - Israel
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
04/12/2019 - Laid on the table subject to call

HB 965 - Gonzalez, Mary
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

HCR 78 - Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-TX)
Approving the settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.
05/10/2019 - Laid on the table subject to call

HJR 120 - Rep. Phil Stephenson (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person if the school district adopts, changes the amount of, or ...
03/19/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HJR 126 - Rep. Dade Phelan (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
03/19/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HJR 137 - Rep. Ramon Romero (D-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect ...
03/25/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HJR 19 - Rep. Richard Raymond (D-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain political subdivisions of a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of the parent or guardian of a minor who is disabled and who resides with the parent or guardian.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HJR 26 - Rep. Charlie Geren (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
04/17/2019 - Left pending in committee

HJR 53 - Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HJR 60 - Rep. Ernest Bailes (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the transfer of a limitation established by a county, city or town, or junior college district on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
02/25/2019 - Referred to Ways & Means

HJR 77 - Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that political subdivisions may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
05/01/2019 - Left pending in committee

HR 1168 - Rep. John Zerwas (R-TX)
Recognizing April 17, 2019, as Alzheimer's Association State Advocacy Day at the State Capitol.
04/18/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 2180 - Zerwas
Suspending limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 311 - Rep. Joseph Moody (D-TX)
Commending the Community Action Agencies of Texas.
02/22/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 4 - Smithee
Adopting the rules of the House for the 86th Legislature.
01/09/2019 - Amendment fails of adoption

HR 585 - Rep. John Frullo (R-TX)
Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Texas Tech University System Day at the State Capitol.
03/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 818 - Rep. J.D. Sheffield (R-TX)
Recognizing March 13, 2019, as Home Care and Hospice Awareness Day.
03/15/2019 - Reported enrolled

HR 880 - Rep. Harold Dutton (D-TX)
Congratulating Greater Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Houston on the 53rd anniversary of its founding.
04/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

SB 1 - Nelson
General Appropriations Bill.
04/04/2019 - Meeting cancelled

SB 1101 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the consolidation of ombudsman programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1109 - Lucio
Relating to a public outreach campaign for aging adults with visual impairments.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1171 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to death benefits for members of the Texas Military Forces.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security

SB 1237 - Sen. Bob Hall (R-TX)
Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification cards, the driver responsibility program, and other related powers and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
03/07/2019 - Referred to Transportation

SB 1259 - Huffman
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1377 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.
04/24/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1391 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that ...
03/19/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1408 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman for state supported living centers to oversee community-based services provided to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 1426 - Zaffirini
Relating to the establishment by a county of public guardians for certain incapacitated persons and funding for guardianships by public guardians and related services.
05/08/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1445 - Perry
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
05/06/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1455 - Taylor
Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee.
05/07/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 146 - Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.
04/01/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 1542 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1687 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 1721 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (D-TX)
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.
04/10/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1759 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to an individualized education program and transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
03/14/2019 - Referred to Education

SB 1768 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to guardianships and supports and services for incapacitated persons.
03/14/2019 - Referred to State Affairs

SB 1782 - Sen. Joan Huffman (R-TX)
Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses issued by the Texas Medical Board for certain offenses.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 1803 - Huffman
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.
05/16/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 1943 - Watson
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of heir property.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 1950 - Seliger
Relating to the Donley County Hospital District.
05/28/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 2 - Bettencourt
Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.
06/12/2019 - See remarks for effective date

SB 20 - Huffman
Relating to the prevention of, reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to treatment, services, and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and ...
06/04/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2115 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2129 - Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-TX)
Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
04/10/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 2136 - Powell
Relating to the admissibility of evidence in the prosecution of an offense against a family member or certain other individuals or involving exploitation of certain vulnerable individuals.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2167 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-TX)
Relating to implementation of the system redesign for the delivery of Medicaid benefits to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 2178 - Sen. Jane Nelson (R-TX)
Relating to state fiscal matters.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Finance

SB 2200 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.
06/10/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 2237 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to elderly persons and persons with a disability who are survivors of sexual assault.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 2403 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of aggravated kidnapping.
03/21/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 241 - Nelson
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 2544 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Relating to deferred collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
04/16/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 306 - Watson
Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.
04/25/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 480 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the Preparation for Adult Living Program and other services for foster children transitioning to independent living.
02/20/2019 - Co-author authorized

SB 5 - Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-TX)
Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased ...
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

SB 562 - Zaffirini
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.
06/14/2019 - Effective immediately

SB 568 - Huffman
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 617 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R-TX)
Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Business & Commerce

SB 667 - Zaffirini
Relating to probate and guardianship matters and certain procedures for persons who are incapacitated or have a mental illness.
06/15/2019 - Vetoed by the Governor

SB 705 - Watson
Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs.
05/17/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 735 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain sexual assault offenses.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Criminal Justice

SB 896 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-TX)
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.
03/01/2019 - Referred to Health & Human Services

SB 9 - Hughes
Relating to election integrity; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; creating civil penalties.
05/19/2019 - Committee report sent to Calendars

SB 952 - Watson
Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes.
06/14/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SB 982 - Kolkhorst
Relating to the provision of disaster and emergency services, including health care services, to certain populations.
06/10/2019 - Effective on 9/1/19

SCR 21 - Kolkhorst
Approving the settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.
05/21/2019 - Signed by the Governor

SJR 50 - Sen. Jose Menendez (D-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the ...
03/19/2019 - Co-author authorized

SJR 71 - Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to use revenue attributable to oil and gas production taxes to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and reduce the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the ...
03/26/2019 - Left pending in committee

SR 215 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-TX)
Recognizing the community action agencies of Texas.
02/19/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 316 - Sen. Charles Perry (R-TX)
Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Texas Tech University System Day.
03/05/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 352 - Sen. Kel Seliger (R-TX)
Recognizing March 13, 2019, as Home Care and Hospice Awareness Day.
03/13/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 439 - Sen. Royce West (D-TX)
In memory of Norman Leon Moorehead.
03/19/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 566 - Sen. Donna Campbell (R-TX)
Recognizing April 17, 2019, as Alzheimer's Association State Advocacy Day.
04/11/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 601 - Sen. Kirk Watson (D-TX)
Recognizing Meals on Wheels Texas for its humanitarian services.
04/17/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 713 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-TX)
Recognizing Cathryn Horton on the occasion of her retirement.
05/08/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 784 - Watson
Recognizing Laura Cagle-Hinojosa on the occasion of her retirement.
05/21/2019 - Reported enrolled

SR 834 - Nelson
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 1.
05/26/2019 - Reported enrolled