Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Sam Harless
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/19/2024

Number of Bills: 9

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 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 379 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Campbell | Eckhardt | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Howard | Button
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anchía | Anderson | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

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 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.

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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