Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Stan Gerdes
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/2/2024

Number of Bills: 22

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 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 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 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 861 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Buckley
Cosponsor: Burns | Gerdes | Herrero | Lopez, Janie | Lopez, Ray | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to coordination of vision and eye care benefits under certain health benefit plans and vision benefit plans.

SB 922 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Orr | Rogers | Frazier | Harris, Cody
Cosponsor: Flores | Gerdes | Lopez, Janie | Lujan | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

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 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 1418 Author: LaMantia
Sponsor: Lopez, Janie | Raney | Guillen | Button
Cosponsor: Bumgarner | Cunningham | Dorazio | Flores | Frazier | et al.
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

SB 1524 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Lujan | Canales | Lopez, Ray | Cortez | Guillen
Cosponsor: Garcia | Gerdes | Kitzman | Lambert
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide department services on federal military property.

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 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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