Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Dennis Paul
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/28/2024

Number of Bills: 20

SB 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system, exemptions, limitations on appraisals and taxes, and property tax administration.

SB 10 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Button | Cunningham | et al.
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 14 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Hall | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Oliverson | Klick | Metcalf | Toth | Geren
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.

SB 15 Author: Middleton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requiring public institution of higher education students who compete in intercollegiate athletic competitions to compete based on biological sex.

SB 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | King | et al.
Sponsor: Frank | Noble | Hull
Cosponsor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 28 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Tracy O. | Troxclair | Price | Kacal
Cosponsor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to financial assistance provided and programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board.

SB 412 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Guillen | Ramos | Morales, Eddie | Plesa
Cosponsor: Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | Garcia | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to protections for pregnant and parenting students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

SB 459 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Harris, Caroline | González, Mary
Cosponsor: Bailes | Bonnen | Bumgarner | Cain | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to early registration for parenting students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 490 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers.

SB 559 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Cain | Schofield | Slawson | Murr | Vasut
Cosponsor: Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Burrows | Gerdes | Hayes | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

SB 595 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Cunningham | Frazier | Harris, Cody | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring parental consent for psychological or psychiatric examination, testing, or treatment conducted by a school district employee.

SB 957 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Walle | Leach | Hull
Cosponsor: Allen | Bumgarner | Cunningham | Dutton | Harless | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of United States Highway 59 in Harris County as the Deputy Sheriff Darren Almendarez Memorial Highway.

SB 975 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Dorazio | Swanson | Garcia | Bucy
Cosponsor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person whose driver's license is surrendered.

SB 1238 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Ashby | Anderson | Rose | Bailes | Clardy
Cosponsor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bhojani | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broadband development.

SB 1403 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Spiller | Hefner | Clardy | Cook
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bailes | Cain | Dean | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact for border security, including building a border wall and sharing state intelligence and resources.

SB 2057 Author: Hinojosa | LaMantia
Sponsor: Lopez, Janie | Ashby | Flores | Holland | Troxclair
Cosponsor: Allison | Bernal | Bowers | Campos | Dorazio | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation and management of the Iwo Jima monument and museum by the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 2208 Author: Parker
Sponsor: DeAyala | Bell, Keith | Toth | Smith | Craddick
Cosponsor: Cain | Cunningham | Dorazio | Frank | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.

SB 2232 Author: LaMantia
Sponsor: Perez | Cain | Hefner | Hull | Cortez
Cosponsor: Harris, Caroline | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/15/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requirements for insurance agents offering windstorm and hail insurance policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 2233 Author: LaMantia
Sponsor: Perez | Cain | Hefner | Hull | Cortez
Cosponsor: Harris, Caroline | Johnson, Ann | Johnson, Julie | Paul | Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/15/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to automatic renewal of certain policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SJR 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes, to increase the amount of an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts, and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

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