Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Briscoe Cain
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/13/2024

Number of Bills: 23

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 12 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Shaheen | Metcalf | Burrows | Harris, Caroline | Isaac
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority to regulate sexually oriented performances and to restricting those performances on the premises of a commercial enterprise, on public property, or in the presence of an individual younger than 18 years of age; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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 177 Author: Middleton
Sponsor: Klick | Frank | Jones, Venton | Harrison
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to informed consent before provision of certain medical treatments and exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

SB 240 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Howard | Oliverson | Rogers | Klick | Bonnen
Cosponsor: Allison | Cain | Campos | Johnson, Ann | Lalani | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health facilities.

SB 403 Author: Springer
Sponsor: Capriglione
Cosponsor: Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | Cook | Gerdes | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on the adverse reactions and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

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 833 Author: King
Sponsor: Oliverson | Paul | Harris, Cody
Cosponsor: Anderson | Cain | Cook | Dorazio | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to consideration by insurers of certain prohibited criteria for ratemaking.

SB 838 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Thierry | Buckley | King, Tracy O. | Collier
Cosponsor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Cole | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools providing silent panic alert technology in classrooms.

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 1017 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Landgraf | Darby | Manuel | Thimesch | Button
Cosponsor: Cain | Dean | Metcalf | Rogers | Slawson | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate an energy source or engine.

SB 1045 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Murr | Burrows | Schofield | Vasut | Landgraf
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals with jurisdiction over certain civil cases, the compensation of the justices of that court, and the jurisdiction of the courts of appeals in this state.

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 1523 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Anderson | Oliverson | Rogers | Stucky | Buckley
Cosponsor: Cain | Frazier
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of a baseless or unfounded complaint filed with the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

SB 1661 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Smith
Cosponsor: Cain | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a ballot scan system used in a central counting station.

SB 2021 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Schatzline | Ordaz | Schaefer | Johnson, Ann
Cosponsor: Allison | Bumgarner | Cain | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain Internet websites containing sexual material harmful to minors; providing a civil penalty.

SB 2038 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil | Metcalf | Schofield | Bell, Keith | Tepper
Cosponsor: Ashby | Burns | Burrows | Cain | Harris, Cody | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to release of an area from a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction by petition or election.

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.

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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