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

Number of Bills: 23

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (9):
SB 526 Author: West
Sponsor: Cook | Garcia | Walle
Last Action: 06/16/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to requiring prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer a degree or certificate program to certain persons who are incarcerated or subject to involuntary civil commitment.

SB 718 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to additional periods of possession of or access to a child to compensate for denial of court-ordered possession or access.

SB 1011 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of trafficking of persons.

SB 1267 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of operation of a stash house; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1516 Author: King
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus and the issuance of the writ.

SB 1653 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Cook | Murr | Goldman | Capriglione | Noble
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution.

SB 2120 Author: Zaffirini | Sparks
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a family protection representation program within the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

SB 2144 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Cook | Capriglione | Guerra | Bucy | Noble
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to advanced air mobility technology.

SB 2277 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Cook
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to special appointments in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

Joint Sponsor (14):
SB 49 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: González, Mary | Goldman | Cook | Collier
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to crime victims' compensation.

SB 60 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: King, Ken | Cook
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to operating agreements between holders of a distiller's and rectifier's permit and certain alcoholic beverage permit holders.

SB 65 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Noble | Meyer | Lambert | Cook
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to excluding the furnishing of an academic transcript from the definition of "information service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

SB 159 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Button | Cook | Bell, Keith
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for a certified public accountant certificate and to take the uniform CPA examination.

SB 386 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Harless | Cook | Neave Criado | Bell, Keith | Moody
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of a capital murder committed against a peace officer or fireman.

SB 760 Author: LaMantia
Sponsor: Moody | Toth | Cook
Last Action: 05/23/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to taking a blood specimen from the body of a deceased person during an inquest.

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.

SB 1124 Author: King
Sponsor: Neave Criado | Cook
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to qualifications of a sheriff or a candidate for sheriff.

SB 1375 Author: Parker
Sponsor: King, Ken | Cook | Bernal
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the sampling or tasting of distilled spirits by the manufacturer to a consumer at a temporary event.

SB 1403 Author: Parker
Sponsor: Spiller | Hefner | Clardy | Cook
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 1469 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Noble | Cook | Garcia
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requiring certain information before being employed by a child-care facility.

SB 1515 Author: King
Sponsor: Noble | Buckley | Burns | Cook | Shaheen
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools.

SB 1518 Author: King
Sponsor: Guillen | Cook
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a terrorist offender registry and to the supervision of those terrorist offenders; creating criminal offenses related to terrorism.

SB 2256 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Bucy | Cook | Capriglione | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the verification of health care practitioner continuing education compliance through the establishment of continuing education tracking systems.

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