Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Wendy Davis
83rd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/20/2019

Number of Bills: 34

SB 10 Author: Van de Putte
Coauthor: Campbell | Davis | Rodríguez | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/21/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to employment, higher education, and state purchasing programs for veterans.

SB 24 Author: Hinojosa | Lucio | Seliger | Zaffirini
Coauthor: Watson | Van de Putte | Ellis | Eltife | Rodríguez | et al.
Sponsor: Oliveira | Branch
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.

SB 28 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Van de Putte | Eltife | Rodríguez | Carona | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for use of a handheld wireless communication device for text-based communication while operating a motor vehicle.

SB 73 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain insurance discrimination.

SB 86 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Davis | Rodríguez
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties.

SB 99 Author: Patrick
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 01/28/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense.

SB 143 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Schwertner | Huffman | Duncan | Watson | West | et al.
Sponsor: Branch | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/21/2013 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state.

SB 162 Author: Van de Putte
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Davis | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 05/18/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military and the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience.

SB 237 Author: Van de Putte
Coauthor: Davis | Watson | Garcia
Last Action: 04/03/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

SB 247 Author: Carona
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Davis
Sponsor: Miller, Doug | Oliveira
Last Action: 05/29/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 403 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Davis | West | Lucio | Ellis
Last Action: 05/02/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.

SB 515 Author: Eltife | Birdwell | Lucio | Van de Putte | Watson | et al.
Coauthor: Williams | Davis | Rodríguez | Ellis | Estes | 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
Coauthor: Williams | Davis | Rodríguez | Ellis | Estes | et al.
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
Coauthor: Williams | Davis | Rodríguez | Ellis | Estes | et al.
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.
Coauthor: Williams | Davis | Rodríguez | Ellis | Estes | 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 565 Author: Ellis | Deuell
Coauthor: Lucio | Davis | Watson | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/20/2013 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways.

SB 643 Author: Deuell
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Zaffirini | Davis
Last Action: 02/25/2013 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a supplemental payment for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the unfunded actuarial liabilities allowed under that system.

SB 896 Author: Estes | Birdwell | Hancock | Nelson
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 05/07/2013 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District.

SB 898 Author: Van de Putte
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Davis | Nelson | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/23/2013 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the mental health program for veterans.

SB 955 Author: Schwertner | Deuell | Nelson | Uresti | Whitmire | et al.
Coauthor: Davis | Carona | Williams | Nichols | Watson | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/19/2013 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the training of certain persons in mental health first aid and assistance, the funding of mental health first aid and assistance training, and the liability of certain persons providing assistance to persons experiencing a mental health crisis.

SB 981 Author: Van de Putte
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Davis
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to electric utility bill payment assistance programs for certain veterans burned in combat.

SB 1062 Author: West
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 05/06/2013 H Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transportation of certain students entitled to a public education grant.

SB 1208 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 05/03/2013 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force.

SB 1458 Author: Duncan
Coauthor: Campbell | Davis | Watson | West | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Callegari
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1459 Author: Duncan
Coauthor: West | Davis | Watson
Sponsor: Callegari
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1538 Author: Van de Putte | Lucio
Coauthor: Davis | Patrick | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Farney | Geren | Patrick, Diane | Alonzo
Last Action: 05/24/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools.

SB 1578 Author: Duncan
Coauthor: Davis
Last Action: 04/15/2013 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class.

SB 1678 Author: Deuell | Patrick
Coauthor: Davis
Sponsor: Isaac | Lucio III | Davis, John | Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund.

SB 1747 Author: Uresti
Coauthor: Davis | Campbell | Seliger | Hegar | Zaffirini | et al.
Sponsor: Keffer | Guillen | Nevárez | Crownover
Last Action: 06/14/2013 E Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to funding and donations for transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

SJR 8 Author: Ellis
Coauthor: Hinojosa | Van de Putte | Uresti | Lucio | Zaffirini | et al.
Last Action: 01/29/2013 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons.

SJR 13 Author: Eltife
Coauthor: Davis | Lucio | Seliger | Uresti | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 05/15/2013 H Failed of adoption
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices.

SR 662 Author: Uresti
Coauthor: Davis | Ellis | Estes | Garcia | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the seventh class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 755 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Nelson | Davis
Last Action: 04/25/2013 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2013, as Texas Meningitis Awareness Day.

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

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