Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Jeff Leach
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/29/2024

Number of Bills: 27

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (20):
SB 21 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the discipline of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the legislature.

SB 48 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance and effectiveness of protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.

SB 224 Author: Alvarado | Whitmire
Sponsor: Leach | Hull | Oliverson | Goldman | Walle
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to catalytic converters, including criminal conduct involving catalytic converters; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty; increasing a fee.

SB 338 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the use of hypnotically induced statements in a criminal trial.

SB 372 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Leach | Schofield | Moody
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to creating a criminal offense for the unauthorized disclosure of non-public judicial opinions and judicial work product.

SB 409 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims, guardians of victims, and close relatives of deceased victims in the criminal justice system.

SB 436 Author: Middleton
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of purchasing or selling human organs; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 467 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving impairment of a motor fuel pump.

SB 658 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the disposition of money from certain attorney accounts delivered to the comptroller as unclaimed property.

SB 694 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to liability of a religious organization or an employee or volunteer of a religious organization for security services provided to the organization.

SB 728 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the reporting of mental health and intellectual disability information with respect to certain children for purposes of a federal firearm background check.

SB 747 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of a candidate in a runoff primary election.

SB 896 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the stay of proceedings pending an interlocutory appeal of a denial of a motion to dismiss in an action involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.

SB 950 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the attorney general's defense of a district or county attorney against certain lawsuits in federal court.

SB 991 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a crime laboratory portal by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and to disciplinary proceedings applicable to a crime laboratory or license holder investigated by the Texas Forensic Science Commission.

SB 997 Author: West
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the publication of certain photographs of human remains by certain individuals for a purpose other than an authorized purpose; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1367 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information for employees of a county courthouse or the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System and the employees' family members.

SB 1584 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain autologous and direct blood donations.

SB 1606 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to evidence and orders regarding intellectual disability or mental condition in certain guardianship proceedings.

SB 1624 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to guardianships and services for incapacitated persons and to the emergency detention of certain persons with mental illness.

Joint Sponsor (7):
SB 590 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Dutton | Leach | Patterson | Vasut
Last Action: 05/24/2023 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to a court order for retroactive child support, including for retroactive child support beginning on the date of the child's conception.

SB 855 Author: Alvarado | LaMantia
Sponsor: Hull | Leach | Johnson, Julie | Vasut | Moody
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to judicial training requirements regarding family violence.

SB 957 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Walle | Leach | Hull
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 1146 Author: West
Sponsor: Klick | Moody | Rose | Leach | Swanson
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the medical transportation and care for certain inmates in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 1325 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Goodwin | Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Raymond | Leach
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notice given to certain victims of family violence, stalking, harassment, or terroristic threat.

SB 1527 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Davis | Hunter | Moody | Leach
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to human trafficking, including the prosecution and punishment of compelling and solicitation of prostitution and other sexual or assaultive offenses; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 2101 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Morales, Christina | Darby | Leach | Bowers
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to certain notifications related to the rights of crime victims.

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