Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Keith Bell
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/20/2024

Number of Bills: 15

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1413 Author: Johnson
Sponsor: Frazier | Bumgarner | Kitzman | Lujan
Cosponsor: Bell, Keith | Button | Cole | Cortez | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a fire department to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

SB 1425 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Smithee | King, Tracy O. | Ashby | Anderson | Dean
Cosponsor: Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Burns | Cunningham | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disbursements from the universal service fund for certain small and rural companies.

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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