Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Kirk Watson
83rd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/15/2019

Number of Bills: 191

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (166):
SB 195 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/13/2013 S Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the maintenance by the Legislative Budget Board of a searchable database containing certain budget information.

SB 196 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/13/2013 S Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the Business Tax Advisory Committee.

SB 197 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/29/2013 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to adoption of the public school curriculum by the State Board of Education.

SB 198 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Dukes
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants regulating drought-resistant landscaping or water-conserving natural turf.

SB 199 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/21/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annual evaluation of water use by owners or operators of electric generating facilities.

SB 222 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Dukes
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain computer crimes.

SB 223 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Cortez | Lavender | Collier
Last Action: 05/10/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles.

SB 275 Author: Watson | Davis
Sponsor: Fletcher | Herrero | Naishtat | Moody | Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of leaving the scene of an accident that involves personal injury or death.

SB 276 Author: Watson | Nelson
Sponsor: Crownover
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation.

SB 277 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/05/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication.

SB 278 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/05/2013 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.

SB 279 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Elkins | Reynolds
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain information about high-value data sets provided by state agencies to the Department of Information Resources.

SB 360 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Lucio III | Branch | Harless | Bohac | Márquez
Last Action: 05/10/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat.

SB 361 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/15/2013 H Failed to pass to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

SB 362 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Gutierrez
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the practice of cosmetology.

SB 409 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an alcoholic beverage permit or license covering certain premises where a previous permit or license holder has been evicted.

SB 410 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/01/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned electric utilities.

SB 506 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption from registration and regulation requirements for steam cookers.

SB 507 Author: Watson | Eltife
Sponsor: Davis, John
Last Action: 05/15/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to public and private facilities and infrastructure.

SB 508 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/26/2013 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees.

SB 541 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2013 S Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies.

SB 542 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Allen
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation.

SB 567 Author: Watson | Nichols
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/25/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

SB 568 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/20/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures; modifying the penalty for the offense of false statement on a voter registration application.

SB 626 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.

SB 627 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2013 S Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature.

SB 628 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Workman | Farney | Isaac | Kleinschmidt
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee.

SB 629 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.

SB 736 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to insurance rating and underwriting practices and declinations based on certain consumer inquiries.

SB 737 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers.

SB 738 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees.

SB 763 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to motorcycle training, the enforcement of certification standards for motorcycles, and the license requirements for a three-wheeled motorcycle; creating an offense.

SB 764 Author: Watson
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/25/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on liability for prescribed burning conducted on agricultural or conservation land.

SB 765 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/03/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas.

SB 1022 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Travis County.

SB 1023 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Naishtat
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.

SB 1024 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for wastewater management in the contributing zone of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.

SB 1054 Author: Watson | Davis
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.

SB 1055 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program.

SB 1162 Author: Watson | Nichols
Last Action: 05/14/2013 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system.

SB 1163 Author: Watson | Nichols
Last Action: 05/14/2013 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for consolidating water and sewer utilities.

SB 1272 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2013 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the view of the State Capitol.

SB 1273 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/13/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to creating a commuter trip reduction pilot program for the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1274 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/11/2013 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 11 2013 2:26PM
Caption: Relating to the certification of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

SB 1275 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/02/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.

SB 1276 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/13/2013 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities.

SB 1277 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/13/2013 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

SB 1278 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property.

SB 1279 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/13/2013 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to cost recovery for certain demand-side electric energy resources in the competitive electric market.

SB 1280 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to attaining reserve capacity margins in power regions to meet expected peak demand.

SB 1297 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Branch
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to written electronic communications between members of a governmental body.

SB 1479 Author: Watson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F.

SB 1480 Author: Watson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G.

SB 1481 Author: Watson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Dale
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District.

SB 1482 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/16/2013 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a public security by certain special districts.

SB 1483 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2013 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to evaluation of applications for the low income housing tax credit program.

SB 1484 Author: Watson | Davis | Lucio
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | Simmons | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

SB 1485 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of serious mental illness for purposes of certain group health benefit plans.

SB 1486 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals.

SB 1487 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Fletcher
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the abandonment of a county road.

SB 1488 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/29/2013 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 29 2013 2:14PM
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements for the financing, design, acquisition, construction, maintenance, or operation of certain passenger rail projects.

SB 1489 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and jurisdiction of a regional mobility authority.

SB 1790 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to additional funding for transportation projects, including the issuance of revenue bonds; increasing motor vehicle registration fees.

SB 1791 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/07/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection.

SB 1792 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Phillips
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to remedies for nonpayment of tolls for the use of toll projects; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

SB 1793 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to remedies for nonpayment of tolls of Texas Department of Transportation toll projects; authorizing a fee and certain investigative and court costs.

SB 1794 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/17/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a transportation revolving fund for certain metropolitan planning organizations.

SB 1795 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of navigators for health benefit exchanges.

SB 1796 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the release and use of certain information maintained by the State Bar of Texas on request of certain continuing legal education sponsors regarding attorneys.

SB 1797 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Travis County.

SB 1798 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Herrero
Last Action: 05/21/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties.

SB 1799 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin | Collier
Last Action: 05/15/2013 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts.

SB 1800 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through an events trust fund for certain municipalities and counties.

SB 1801 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/06/2013 H Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the adoption of fire hydrant requirements for a wildland-urban interface in certain municipalities.

SB 1891 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Travis County courts.

SJR 24 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/18/2013 S Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the diversion of and concerning the use of statutorily dedicated revenues.

SR 2 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/08/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the participants in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English to Texas.

SR 3 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/08/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Central Texas Lions Clubs for their contributions to their communities.

SR 8 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/29/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November of 2013 as Texas Philanthropy Month.

SR 16 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/23/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Montgomery Blackwell "Monte" Noelke, Jr., of Mertzon.

SR 17 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/23/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Beryl Bolton McCarroll Pickle of Austin.

SR 57 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elisa Alice Flores on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

SR 58 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ramón C. Samilpa, Sr., of Austin.

SR 69 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 75th anniversary banquet.

SR 82 Author: Watson
Last Action: 01/29/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Paxton Moody of Austin.

SR 103 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe K. Longley on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

SR 104 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of R. Vic Mathias of Austin.

SR 105 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Thomas Blackwell.

SR 106 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Watson on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

SR 141 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alejandro Lopez "Alex" Calderon of Austin.

SR 142 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Quality Seafood Market in Austin on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.

SR 143 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of O. C. Houston of Austin.

SR 181 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Page Southerland Page for receiving the Texas Treasure Business Award.

SR 182 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Big Red, Incorporated, for being named a recipient of the Texas Treasure Business Award.

SR 183 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 184 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert C. Barton, Jr., of Hays County.

SR 206 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/13/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

SR 207 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/13/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Deborah Shaw-Boatner on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

SR 208 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/13/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesús H. Chávez on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Round Rock Independent School District.

SR 209 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Jesse L. "Jack" and Kathleen McCrady of Austin on the occasion of their 70th wedding anniversary.

SR 238 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/20/2013 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 18 through 22, 2013, as Texas Technology Week.

SR 262 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2013 S Again read
Caption: Commending Susan Paynter for her work in behalf of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

SR 263 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Community Foundation on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.

SR 277 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing McBride's Guns in Austin for receiving the Texas Treasure Business Award.

SR 278 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/27/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mary Lee Foundation on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 297 Author: Watson | Ellis | West
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James Larance Hill.

SR 324 Author: Watson
Last Action: 02/27/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the American YouthWorks AmeriCorps volunteers for their work in Bastrop County.

SR 329 Author: Watson | Schwertner
Last Action: 02/27/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesús H. Chávez on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Round Rock Independent School District.

SR 349 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pat Crow of Austin on the occasion of her 70th birthday.

SR 425 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Adela Garcia of Austin for winning her seventh title as Ms. Fitness Olympia.

SR 426 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/11/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Pulido on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Lottery Commission.

SR 450 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Alfred Fleming, Jr.

SR 460 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Young Men's Business League of Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

SR 462 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ken Kramer on the occasion of his retirement as executive director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club.

SR 515 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Margaret Farabee.

SR 516 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ross Herbert Ehlinger.

SR 527 Author: Watson
Last Action: 03/25/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Josue V. Quintanilla.

SR 569 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jane Swann Nethercut.

SR 576 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 9, 2013, as 9-1-1 Day at the Capitol.

SR 577 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin women's volleyball team for winning the 2012 national championship title.

SR 601 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas David Kirksey.

SR 602 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Vasquez "Pinaco" Abeita.

SR 609 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/10/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. B. and Edna Snead on the occasion of their 75th wedding anniversary.

SR 616 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/08/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ben Frank Barnes on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

SR 639 Author: Watson | Paxton
Last Action: 04/16/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Samsung Electronics on the expansion of the Samsung Austin Semiconductor plant.

SR 663 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harper Hill for receiving the Congressional Award Bronze Medal.

SR 664 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Grace Burkhart Prehn.

SR 702 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/18/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 10th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee.

SR 703 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/18/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lori Ann Vogel on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 708 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Benjamin Sontoya Aleman.

SR 709 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patrick H. Murphy, Jr.

SR 710 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark Nelsen on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 733 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Colin G. Haza on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 734 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Cantu.

SR 759 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/25/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph C. Parker, Jr., for receiving the 2013 Heman Marion Sweatt Legacy Award.

SR 760 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/08/2013 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James Raguet Irion III.

SR 764 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/25/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The Villager newspaper on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 770 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/30/2013 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2013, as Autism Awareness Day.

SR 776 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/29/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas at Austin men's golf team for winning a national championship.

SR 792 Author: Watson
Last Action: 04/30/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Keith Perry on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 807 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/01/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William Edward Brown, Jr., on the occasion of his 91st birthday.

SR 808 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/01/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Larry A. Schilhabel on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 809 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/01/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wallace Lee Reynolds, Sr., on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

SR 813 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Monty Graham Goff.

SR 814 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the U.S. State Department's Experience America program to the Capitol.

SR 815 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Raymond Viramontes.

SR 816 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/02/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Albert Rodriguez on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 817 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/07/2013 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Tim Carlton Thatcher.

SR 826 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/03/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nell Schotz.

SR 827 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/03/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John A. Limon.

SR 828 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/03/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ananias Bustos Perez on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

SR 835 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/03/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kerry and Brad Heilman on the occasion of their 13th wedding anniversary.

SR 867 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/09/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Westlake High School Mentorship Program.

SR 873 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/10/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louise Stefan for her 50 years of service to Hastings Communication Services.

SR 903 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arthur Murillo for winning first place as a bus operator in the Texas State Roadeo.

SR 986 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/16/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Jane Paris for her selection as president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

SR 987 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/16/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia Johnson on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

SR 1000 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/16/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Yolanda Velasquez on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 1004 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/17/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rod Nelson on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 1005 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/17/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robin Ramsay on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 1015 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mike and Pam Reese for their stewardship of Texas lands and water.

SR 1016 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/20/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John P. Nieman.

SR 1028 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/21/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ella Cook on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 1046 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Girl Scout Bronze Award winners of Troop 131.

SR 1047 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Evangelista Gutierrez.

SR 1048 Author: Watson
Last Action: 05/23/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Sanders for his contributions to the artistic heritage of Texas.

Additional Primary Authors (25):
SB 15 Author: Seliger | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Sponsor: Branch
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 515 Author: Eltife | Birdwell | Lucio | Van de Putte | Watson | et al.
Sponsor: Smith | Harless | Villarreal | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale and production of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.

SB 516 Author: Eltife | Lucio | Van de Putte | Watson | Whitmire
Sponsor: Smith | Harless | Villarreal | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of ale by certain brewers.

SB 517 Author: Eltife | Lucio | Van de Putte | Watson | Whitmire
Sponsor: Smith | Harless | Villarreal | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of beer by certain manufacturers.

SB 518 Author: Eltife | Birdwell | Lucio | Van de Putte | Watson | et al.
Sponsor: Smith | Harless | Villarreal | Isaac | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain brewers and manufacturers to sell beer and ale to ultimate consumers.

SB 859 Author: Deuell | Carona | Davis | Eltife | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2013 S Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.

SB 1141 Author: Duncan | Watson
Last Action: 03/26/2013 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

SB 1142 Author: Duncan | Watson
Sponsor: Davis, John | Deshotel | Huberty | Farney | Murphy
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

SB 1164 Author: Nichols | Watson
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1631 Author: Fraser | Watson
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 15 2013 6:43PM
Caption: Relating to water management planning by the Lower Colorado River Authority.

SB 1872 Author: Zaffirini | Watson
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Onion Creek Metro Park District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SB 1882 Author: Zaffirini | Carona | Davis | Deuell | Ellis | et al.
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 05/21/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information for legislative purposes requested under the Public Information Act.

SCR 15 Author: Uresti | Davis | Ellis | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform.

SCR 34 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Carona | Davis | Deuell | et al.
Sponsor: Kacal
Last Action: 05/10/2013 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the citizens of West.

SR 34 Author: Seliger | Watson
Last Action: 02/04/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 4, 2013, as Municipal Government Day at the State Capitol.

SR 112 Author: Zaffirini | Campbell | Carona | Eltife | Hegar | et al.
Last Action: 02/05/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 2013, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

SR 234 Author: Eltife | Hegar | Huffman | Nelson | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 02/18/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing President William Powers, Jr., of The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 293 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor | Watson
Last Action: 02/27/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2013, as Baylor Day at the State Capitol.

SR 339 Author: Birdwell | Carona | Nelson | Seliger | Watson | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bob Bullock Scholars Program of Baylor University.

SR 413 Author: Van de Putte | Watson | Zaffirini
Last Action: 03/13/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2013, as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas Day at the State Capitol.

SR 622 Author: Zaffirini | Davis | Ellis | Garcia | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 2013, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.

SR 695 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor | Watson
Last Action: 04/17/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University Lady Bears basketball team for winning the 2012 national championship.

SR 699 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor | Watson
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University men's basketball team for winning the 2013 National Invitational Tournament.

SR 762 Author: Campbell | Birdwell | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2013 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Department of Public Safety.

SR 865 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Campbell | Carona | Davis | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mother's Day 2013.

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