Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Kelly Hancock
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/16/2019

Number of Bills: 90

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (68):
SB 16 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Stucky | Thompson, Senfronia | King, Phil | Meyer | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state.

SB 401 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Cyrier
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to legislative oversight of deferred maintenance projects.

SB 442 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Perez | Lucio III | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a commercial or residential property insurance policy.

SB 443 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.

SB 473 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.

SB 474 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.

SB 475 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Hernandez | Flynn
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid.

SB 476 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment.

SB 787 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a reduced occupational licensing fee for certain former license holders.

SB 826 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rural and opportunity funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 897 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers.

SB 928 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the importation and use for manufacturing purposes of malt beverages by the holder of a brewer's permit or manufacturer's license.

SB 934 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Darby
Last Action: 05/22/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to judicial review of certain workers' compensation disputes.

SB 935 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Shine | Martinez Fischer | Darby | Cortez
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of federal military treatment facilities under the workers' compensation system.

SB 936 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Hernandez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a cybersecurity monitor for certain electric utilities.

SB 968 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 969 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Landgraf
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of personal delivery and mobile carrying devices.

SB 1033 Author: Hancock | Campbell | Creighton | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Schaefer | Swanson | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

SB 1034 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 26 2019 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the plumbing licensing law for plumbing work performed on certain private property.

SB 1060 Author: Hancock | Johnson
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 3 2019 1:53PM
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.

SB 1061 Author: Hancock | Birdwell
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District.

SB 1062 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to title insurance rates and other matters relating to regulating the business of title insurance.

SB 1063 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Paul
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.

SB 1097 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

SB 1152 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain fees to municipalities by entities that provide telecommunications and cable or video services.

SB 1153 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Texas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association.

SB 1159 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to hospital liens.

SB 1209 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 26 2019 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate certain activities.

SB 1210 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Harless
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the removal, destruction, and disposal of certain alcoholic beverages that become unfit for consumption after a natural disaster.

SB 1211 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: King, Phil | Patterson | Harless | Parker | Hernandez
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to regulation of mergers and consolidations of power generation companies.

SB 1212 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to verification of employability of and consent to prescription medications obtained by certain nursing facility employees; authorizing a fee.

SB 1264 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Lucio III
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.

SB 1357 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to services provided for students at public institutions of higher education who were formerly in foster care.

SB 1358 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to procedures for imposing certain administrative penalties or disgorgement orders by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

SB 1359 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for the provision of health coverage for school district employees in certain school districts.

SB 1414 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to fees regarding a residential tenant's failure to timely pay rent.

SB 1415 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the ownership, control, or operation of a franchised or nonfranchised dealer or dealership by certain motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors.

SB 1428 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owner to bring suit to compel an appraisal district, chief appraiser, or appraisal review board to comply with a procedural requirement applicable to an ad valorem tax protest.

SB 1429 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deadline for filing a request for binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.

SB 1430 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to clarifying certain terminology, including terminology applicable to tax rate calculations, in relation to the ad valorem tax system.

SB 1450 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

SB 1530 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of mediation requirements for balance billing to certain health benefit plans.

SB 1531 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person's criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license.

SB 1532 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 23 2019 6:25PM
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities; authorizing fees.

SB 1655 Author: Hancock | Schwertner
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sampling of distilled spirits provided by the manufacturer to a retailer of distilled spirits.

SB 1656 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the conversion of plastics and other recoverable materials through pyrolysis or gasification.

SB 1859 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to business entities.

SB 1891 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Apr 11 2019 4:54PM
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

SB 1938 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Phelan | Raymond | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Frullo
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

SB 1939 Author: Hancock | Perry
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the storage of grapes in a public warehouse.

SB 1940 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration of a temporary health insurance risk pool.

SB 1941 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Holland
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region.

SB 1969 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to ratification of defective corporate acts of nonprofit corporations; authorizing a fee.

SB 1970 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the filing of an assumed name certificate by certain business entities.

SB 1971 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to domestic corporations and other domestic entities.

SB 1972 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to derivative proceedings on behalf of for-profit corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships.

SB 2116 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of electric power to certain public customers.

SB 2232 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the elimination of the effects of federal renewable energy subsidies.

SCR 68 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/27/2019 S Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections in S.B. No. 2.

SR 5 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 01/09/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Adopting Permanent Rules of the Senate of the 86th Legislature.

SR 289 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/13/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Brandon Oldenburg for his career in the arts.

SR 311 Author: Hancock | Nelson | Powell | West
Last Action: 03/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as The University of Texas at Arlington Day.

SR 335 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 03/12/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Special Olympics Texas.

SR 536 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Alcohol Responsibility Month in Texas.

SR 559 Author: Hancock | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Friends of the Governor's Mansion on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 637 Author: Hancock | Hall | Paxton
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Missy Shorey.

SR 841 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2.

SR 856 Author: Hancock
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 2847.

Additional Primary Authors (22):
SB 2 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

SB 6 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

SB 8 Author: Perry | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | et al.
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state and regional flood planning.

SB 10 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas | Price | Button | Allison | Coleman
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Returned to committee: May 21 2019 7:16PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

SB 22 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Noble | Morrison | King, Phil | Klick | Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

SB 933 Author: Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.

SB 1006 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Paxton
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

SB 1007 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Paxton
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes.

SB 1224 Author: Bettencourt | Fallon | Hall | Hancock
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds.

SJR 71 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Flores | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to use revenue attributable to oil and gas production taxes to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and reduce the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.

SR 37 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Hughes | Paxton | Taylor | et al.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Baylor Day.

SR 50 Author: Creighton | Alvarado | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Senator José Menéndez on the occasion of his 50th birthday.

SR 106 Author: Powell | Birdwell | Hancock | Nelson
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dionne Phillips Bagsby.

SR 209 Author: Nelson | Hancock | Johnson
Last Action: 02/20/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for being named the Global Airport of the Year.

SR 227 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Nelson | Powell
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Garrett Willis Hull.

SR 294 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Hancock | Powell
Last Action: 03/04/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

SR 297 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Hancock | Powell
Last Action: 03/06/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing March 6 and 7, 2019, as Tarrant County Days.

SR 535 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the crisis at the Texas-Mexico International Border an emergency and requesting Congress to adopt a budget that fully funds all means necessary to fully secure the Texas-Mexico International Border.

SR 555 Author: Buckingham | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Gary P. Nunn for his contributions to music.

SR 594 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Hughes | Paxton | Taylor | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Baylor University Lady Bears basketball team for winning the 2019 National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.

SR 622 Author: Paxton | Hall | Hancock | Johnson | West
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brian Nolff for being named the Dallas Police Department Officer of the Year.

SR 843 Author: Whitmire | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patsy Spaw for her loyalty and service to the Texas Senate.

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