Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. John Kuempel
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/2/2024

Number of Bills: 16

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (13):
SB 17 Author: Creighton | Campbell | King | Kolkhorst | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel | Shaheen | Bonnen
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at public institutions of higher education.

SB 18 Author: Creighton | Campbell | Flores | King | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the tenure and employment of faculty members at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 532 Author: West
Sponsor: Kuempel | González, Mary | Anchía | Lalani | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to providing mental health services information to certain higher education students and to the repayment of certain higher education loans.

SB 646 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to formula funding for certain nonresident students enrolled at Lamar State College--Orange.

SB 1222 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to regulation of appraisers and the duties of the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.

SB 2136 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to measures to support public secondary and postsecondary American history and civics education, including the satisfaction of curriculum requirements in American History at institutions of higher education and the establishment of the American History and Civics Project.

SB 2196 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the identification and mapping of aggregate production operations by The University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology.

SB 2294 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Kuempel | Morales, Eddie
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the Texas First Early High School Completion Program and the Texas First Scholarship Program.

SB 2370 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts.

SB 2579 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Guadalupe County Municipal Utility District No. 8; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SCR 38 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kuempel | Buckley
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 6 as Texas High School Coaches Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

SCR 46 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve the placement of the Texas Game Warden Memorial at the State Capitol Complex.

SCR 52 Author: Gutierrez
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) James D. Kniker.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 500 Author: West | Menéndez | Parker
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Kuempel | Hernandez | Darby | Allen
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the value of a residential dwelling offered or awarded as a prize at a charitable raffle.

SB 1055 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Clardy | Kuempel | Ashby | Cook | Isaac
Last Action: 05/10/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in Nacogdoches, Texas, within The University of Texas System and the allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education; abolishing Stephen F. Austin State University.

SJR 81 Author: Birdwell | Creighton | Eckhardt | Flores | King | et al.
Sponsor: Wilson | Kuempel | Manuel | DeAyala | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of funds to support the capital needs of educational programs offered by the Texas State Technical College System and certain component institutions of the Texas State University System and repealing the limitation on the allocation to the Texas State Technical College System and its campuses of the annual appropriation of certain constitutionally dedicated funding for public institutions of higher education.

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