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Legislation authored by Brian Birdwell

Includes legislation with Brian Birdwell as the primary author for the 81st through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 87th Legislature.

86th Regular Session
SB 30 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
SB 403 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the carrying or possession of a handgun by and the issuance of handgun licenses to certain governmental officials.
SB 404 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.
SB 405 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of making a false report to a peace officer, federal special investigator, law enforcement employee, corrections officer, or jailer.
SB 406 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.
SB 407 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the presiding officers of the boards of directors of river authorities.
SB 408 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.
SB 529 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
SB 530 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed or imposed for violations of laws protecting drinking water, public water supplies, and bodies of water.
SB 531 Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
SB 532 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensure and registration of persons engaged in certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas containers and systems.
SB 533 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain inactive wells.
SB 534 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the notice of a hearing to adopt a proposed rule under the Texas Clean Air Act.
SB 548 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 616 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees.
SB 619 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
SB 623 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
SB 625 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
SB 626 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
SB 627 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
SB 644 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.
SB 645 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
SB 646 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to approval for purchases of property or construction projects by a state agency with self-directed semi-independent status.
SB 659 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.
SB 698 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.
SB 915 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
SB 972 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 973 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a limited viewing of certain body worn camera recordings.
SB 1009 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the right of recusal from the performance of certain marriage ceremonies.
SB 1046 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
SB 1281 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in certain municipalities and counties.
SB 1319 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain taxes and to an annual report submitted to the comptroller concerning those taxes.
SB 1513 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of gas utilities.
SB 1514 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to consolidation of annual reporting requirements of the Texas Workforce Commission.
SB 1515 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the registration of liquefied petroleum gas container manufacturers and the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas licensees; authorizing fees.
SB 1516 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability for obtaining improper unemployment compensation benefits.
SB 1993 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for engaging in certain conduct involving a critical infrastructure facility; creating criminal offenses.
SB 1994 Last Action: Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills.
SB 1995 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the review of certain occupational licensing rules by the office of the governor.
SB 1996 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.
SB 2096 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in McLennan County as the Waco Police Sergeant Bobby Vicha Memorial Highway.
SB 2097 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency of special purpose districts and other political subdivisions.
SB 2098 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
SB 2099 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for burglary of a commercial building in which trade or commerce is conducted.
SB 2100 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a retired law enforcement animal.
SB 2101 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an individual who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead.
SB 2102 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.
SB 2103 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the repeal of a provision governing the operation of jail commissaries in certain counties.
SB 2423 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
SCR 59 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the president to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II.
SJR 32 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.
SJR 67 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on the school district ad valorem taxes on the spouse's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.
SR 37 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Baylor Day.
SR 38 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2019, as Hood County Day.
SR 39 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.
SR 104 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Hill County Day.
SR 105 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association to the State Capitol.
SR 108 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas State Technical College delegation to the State Capitol.
SR 226 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Texas Energy Day.
SR 227 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Garrett Willis Hull.
SR 238 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Grandview High School football team for winning a state championship.
SR 285 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Navarro County Day.
SR 413 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2019, as Waco Day.
SR 414 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Susan Jones for receiving the Project Lead The Way Computer Science Teacher of the Year award.
SR 450 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2019 inductees of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
SR 451 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the annual Covington Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cook-off.
SR 583 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 28, 2019, as B.A.C.A. Heroes Day.
SR 593 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tim Brown on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 594 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University Lady Bears basketball team for winning the 2019 National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.
SR 636 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Blackhawk Modifications, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 724 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Friends of Memorial Lane and Hood County citizens on the occasion of National Police Week.
SR 746 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lions Club International and the Waxahachie Lions Club for their service.
SR 780 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephen Carroll on the occasion of his high school graduation.
SR 848 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 3745.
85th Regular Session
SB 21 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
SB 522 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.
SB 523 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility.
SB 524 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of abuse of a corpse.
SB 525 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court.
SB 526 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other state entities.
SB 527 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
SB 528 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge.
SB 611 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to appointments by certain state officials to a legislative agency or an advisory committee.
SB 612 Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.
SB 670 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor.
SB 705 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exception from disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information of an applicant for an appointment by the governor.
SB 706 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller.
SB 707 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims.
SB 708 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to an exemption from numbering for certain vessels propelled by trolling motors.
SB 709 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the electronic filing requirement for personal financial statements to certain appointed officers.
SB 710 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a photograph on a driver's license.
SB 750 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
SB 902 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the adoption of certain library standards by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
SB 903 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.
SB 904 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 905 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
SB 906 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the movement of portable building units over a state highway; authorizing a fee.
SB 907 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.
SB 975 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity.
SB 976 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
SB 1108 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.
SB 1109 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of the general election for officers.
SB 1110 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete an education program offered by a merchant.
SB 1723 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the collection of soil monitoring samples from land application units where sewage sludge or domestic septage is applied.
SB 1724 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a permit requirement for the land application of domestic septage.
SB 1725 Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 1726 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards.
SB 1727 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district.
SB 1728 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
SB 1729 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting and disposition of certain state-owned real property.
SB 1730 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the designation of the director of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council and the director's authority and responsibilities.
SB 1731 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities.
SB 1732 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35W in Johnson County as the Deputy Clifton Taylor Memorial Highway.
SB 1733 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials.
SB 1893 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state.
SJR 2 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.
SJR 34 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders after the expiration of the person's term of office.
SR 19 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lou and Jim "Corky" Dawson on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 146 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing this year's participants in the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.
SR 165 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Hood County Day.
SR 166 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Hill County Day.
SR 167 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bobby Littlefield on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 185 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Baylor Day.
SR 362 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Corsicana and Navarro County Day.
SR 386 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 15, 2017, as Waco Day.
SR 398 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 16, 2017, as West Day.
SR 471 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Ennis Chamber of Commerce to the State Capitol.
SR 491 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Junior Leadership Granbury Class of 2016-2017 to the State Capitol.
SR 538 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Lipan High School boys basketball team for winning a state championship.
SR 596 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Academy at Nola Dunn for its commitment to excellence in education.
SR 597 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Burleson Young Executives Alliance Class of 2017 for its contributions to the community.
SR 632 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billie Hopps for her 40 years of service to the children of Keene.
SR 686 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the leaders of Texas State Technical College for their achievements.
SR 810 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Earl Gillum for his career in law enforcement.
SR 811 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing D. L. Wilson for receiving a Lifesaving Award.
SR 812 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Chase Miller for saving the life of a young Texan.
SR 839 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees for their accomplishments.
SR 888 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Weller Hensell Harris Jr. for his achievements.
SR 939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1731.
84th Regular Session
SB 3 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.
SB 11 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 210 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.
SB 212 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission.
SB 213 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League.
SB 216 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the functions and operation of the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
SB 350 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the duties of the General Land Office and other state agencies with regard to the accounting for and management of real property owned by the state.
SB 351 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.
SB 352 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
SB 420 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County.
SB 523 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of river authorities.
SB 524 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court.
SB 525 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax lien transfers.
SB 526 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
SB 527 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Memorial Highway.
SB 528 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SB 557 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority.
SB 670 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas Identification Number system.
SB 671 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the designation of Loop 567 in Granbury as the Deputy Sergeant Lance McLean Memorial Highway.
SB 691 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education.
SB 729 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a constitutional convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
SB 743 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate.
SB 861 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the installation of certain telephone or telegraph corporation facilities on or across public roads, streets, or water.
SB 862 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to voting methods in a property owners' association election or vote.
SB 863 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office.
SB 864 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to secret ballots in a property owners' association election or vote.
SB 865 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to immunity of a governmental entity for damage to certain utility facilities.
SB 877 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty.
SB 953 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician.
SB 1254 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to transparency in economic development negotiations involving a governmental body and a business prospect.
SB 1255 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
SB 1735 Last Action: Remarks ordered printed
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.
SB 2054 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to the State Orphans Home Alumni Association.
SR 79 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2015, as Waco Day.
SR 150 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of the Hood County Long Term Recovery Committee.
SR 192 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the residents of West and first responders.
SR 193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of Leadership Midlothian Class of 2014-2015.
SR 194 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of Leadership Waxahachie Class XX.
SR 252 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2015, as Hill County Day.
SR 297 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.
SR 298 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Ennis High School Lions football team for winning a state championship.
SR 299 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Ellis County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post for winning a state competition.
SR 300 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the BBQ on the Bricks Annual Barbecue Cook-off in Kerens.
SR 333 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2015, as Corsicana and Navarro County Day.
SR 361 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sandra Lee Anderson.
SR 386 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of Leadership Cleburne to the Capitol.
SR 430 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating March 30, 2015, as Baylor Day.
SR 481 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Ennis Chamber of Commerce to the State Capitol.
SR 484 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the 2014-2015 Leadership Granbury class to the State Capitol.
SR 518 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and the Cleburne Tuesday Forum to the Capitol.
SR 563 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Designating April 22, 2015, Texas State Technical College Day.
SR 589 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of Howard Students with Purpose on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.
SR 646 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Toni Brown-Belew on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 660 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Burleson Young Executives Alliance on the occasion of their visit to the Capitol.
SR 678 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May of 2015 as Syringomyelia Awareness Month in Texas.
SR 950 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of William R. Moody.
SR 1060 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 11.
83rd Regular Session
SB 182 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
SB 191 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits accounts.
SB 201 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Preservation Board.
SB 214 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; authorizing and otherwise affecting the application of certain fees.
SB 215 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including related changes to the status and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
SB 216 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and certain procurement functions of the comptroller of public accounts.
SB 220 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the transfer and disposition of its functions relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System and the Texas local firefighters retirement systems.
SB 436 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administration of collegiate learning assessments to students at general academic teaching institutions.
SB 437 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.
SB 438 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services.
SB 439 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Weatherford College District service area.
SB 440 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants regarding standby electric generators affecting residential homes.
SB 441 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development.
SB 442 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.
SB 443 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to leave for reserve law enforcement officers for required training.
SB 444 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
SB 445 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to an informed student document for prospective students of certain public institutions of higher education.
SB 530 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of the emblem of the veteran's branch of service on Disabled Veteran specialty license plates.
SB 596 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the application process for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses and the provision of alcoholic beverages on certain premises.
SB 597 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain Operation Enduring Freedom veterans.
SB 598 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
SB 655 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities.
SB 683 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority.
SB 838 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to giving priority to United States citizens and permanent resident aliens in awarding state-funded student financial assistance.
SB 922 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges.
SB 1091 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
SB 1092 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the audit and review of river authorities.
SB 1710 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer of students within the public higher education system and the timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education.
SB 1711 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the extent and management of the John Graves Scenic Riverway.
SB 1893 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chisholm Trails Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
SB 1917 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.
SCR 34 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the citizens of West.
SJR 27 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.
SR 38 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of Leadership Cleburne to the State Capitol.
SR 59 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Daughters of the American Revolution on its new chapter in Bosque County.
SR 71 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring February 27, 2013, Hill County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 120 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Jim Gray of Eddy.
SR 124 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the 2012-2013 Leadership Granbury class to the State Capitol.
SR 193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Leadership Waxahachie Class XVIII to the State Capitol.
SR 218 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Leadership Midlothian Class of 2012-2013 to the State Capitol.
SR 237 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2013, as Corsicana and Navarro County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 285 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Heroes Foundation on the occasion of its Texas Independence Day Celebration.
SR 293 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2013, as Baylor Day at the State Capitol.
SR 314 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert Griffin III on his exemplary accomplishments.
SR 315 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Christopher Scott Kyle of Midlothian.
SR 337 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and the Cleburne Tuesday Forum to the Capitol.
SR 338 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2013, as West Day at the State Capitol.
SR 339 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.
SR 381 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating March 5, 2013, as Hewitt Day at the State Capitol.
SR 484 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce.
SR 512 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elisabeth Guldmann Brannon on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 542 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Association of the United States Army and its visiting delegation.
SR 571 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers for winning a state basketball championship.
SR 591 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Chad Hutson Littlefield.
SR 638 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2013, as Texas State Technical College Day.
SR 695 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University Lady Bears basketball team for winning the 2012 national championship.
SR 699 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University men's basketball team for winning the 2013 National Invitational Tournament.
SR 766 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Andrew Michael Keel.
SR 1013 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lynn Forney Young on her installation as president general of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 9 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
SR 121 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carol and Lawrence Link on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SR 24 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lance McLean.
SR 32 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William R. Moody.
SR 39 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the REACH Therapeutic Riding Center for its service to wounded veterans.
83rd 3rd Called Session
SR 5 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the West Veterans Honor Guard for its contributions to the community.
SR 6 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hillsboro Cotton Pickin' Fair and Barbecue Cook-off.
SR 14 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Graves.
82nd Regular Session
SB 353 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
SB 514 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of land and facilities by the Texas State Technical College System.
SB 752 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to Internet access to checking account transactions of a public institution of higher education.
SB 753 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities.
SB 754 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
SB 957 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth.
SB 1628 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the population of a county required to operate a juvenile justice alternative education program.
SB 1629 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities.
SB 1630 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential appliance installation, including pool-related electrical devices, under the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act.
SB 1631 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.
SB 1632 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties.
SR 40 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating January 25, 2011, as Hewitt Day at the State Capitol.
SR 98 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Timothy Karcher for his contributions to his country.
SR 104 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating February 1, 2011, as Baylor University Day at the State Capitol.
SR 131 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2011, as Bosque County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 166 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 23, 2011, as Hill County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 181 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 9, 2011, as Waco Day at the State Capitol.
SR 198 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2011, as West Day at the State Capitol.
SR 199 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Midlothian to the State Capitol.
SR 200 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Hood County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 204 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the 2011 Leadership Ennis class to the State Capitol.
SR 220 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2011, as Falls County and Marlin Day at the Capitol.
SR 296 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating West Day at the State Capitol on March 2, 2011.
SR 299 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating Texas Farm Bureau Day at the State Capitol.
SR 321 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of Leadership Cleburne to the State Capitol.
SR 364 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Leadership Waxahachie Class XVII to the State Capitol.
SR 389 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Coach Leta Andrews on becoming the most victorious coach in American high school basketball history.
SR 405 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce and the Cleburne Tuesday Forum on the occasion of their visit to the Capitol.
SR 456 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 10, 2011, as Corsicana and Navarro County Day at the State Capitol.
SR 457 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of Leadership Hillsboro to the State Capitol on February 23, 2011.
SR 474 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Happy Hill Farm Academy Lady Pioneers basketball team for winning the 2011 Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools 1A state championship.
SR 499 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas State Technical College Student Leadership Council of Waco on the occasion of its visit to the State Capitol on March 22, 2011.
SR 536 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William E. Nelson, Jr., of Waco.
SR 576 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating March 29, 2011, as Burleson Chamber Day at the Capitol.
SR 688 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2011, as Texas State Technical College Day at the State Capitol.
SR 704 Last Action: Again read
Caption: In memory of the life of Alphonso Steele.
SR 847 Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Clifton L. Taylor of Johnson County.
SR 963 Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating May 17, 2011, as BEST Robotics Day at the Capitol.
SR 1126 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Edward Andrade, Sr.
SR 1127 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bryan A. Burgess.
SR 1128 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joel A. Ramirez.
SR 1251 Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 90.
82nd 1st Called Session
SR 17 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sarah Ann Frazier of Crawford for being named a National Merit Scholar.
SR 27 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing G. Stephen Howerton for his 30 years of service to the City of Ennis.
SR 40 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sharron Miles on the occasion of her installation as a Rotary District Governor.
SR 80 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Navarro College Bulldogs baseball team on winning the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I World Series championship.