Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Brandon Creighton
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/13/2019

Number of Bills: 166

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (134):
SB 7 Author: Creighton | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/13/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.

SB 13 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on lobbying; creating a criminal offense.

SB 15 Author: Creighton | Buckingham | Campbell
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of private employers.

SB 117 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.

SB 243 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 2 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.

SB 244 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Apr 10 2019 2:01PM
Caption: Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.

SB 345 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Toth
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the use of land in the William Goodrich Jones State Forest.

SB 449 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/23/2019 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

SB 453 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.

SB 457 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

SB 477 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Apr 4 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the expiration of a school marshal license issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

SB 478 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.

SB 491 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.

SB 506 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster.

SB 570 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.

SB 657 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SB 671 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 17 2019 8:30PM
Caption: Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

SB 695 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to state policies and programs that affect the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

SB 710 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Toth
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in any county.

SB 742 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to premium and maintenance tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

SB 767 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on certain districts' Internet websites.

SB 774 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance.

SB 775 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the purchase of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.

SB 894 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 29 2019 3:22PM
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.

SB 939 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.

SB 970 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: May 13 2019 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.

SB 997 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.

SB 1004 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for certain electrical work.

SB 1022 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to submission of reports by an advanced practice registered nurse under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1059 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain money to the disaster contingency fund for the purpose of paying costs associated with Hurricane Harvey.

SB 1185 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the towing of certain property from a self-service storage facility for disposition by a vehicle storage facility.

SB 1232 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a wine and beer retailer's permit.

SB 1501 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit.

SB 1502 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain insurers to make investments in bond exchange-traded funds.

SB 1589 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in cases involving veterinary malpractice or negligence.

SB 1631 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to financial investor disclosure and surety bond requirements for certain pharmacies; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1663 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: White | Toth | Hefner
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties.

SB 1755 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the status of certain medical residents and fellows as governmental employees for purposes of the Texas Tort Claims Act.

SB 1756 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the reporting of allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, or other malfeasance in the use of public resources by public and private institutions of higher education for the purpose of compliance monitoring by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 1757 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance under the math and science scholars loan repayment program.

SB 1758 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Pacheco
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of certain occupation-related postsecondary educational financial aid and student loan repayment programs.

SB 1958 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/26/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to fraternal benefit societies in a hazardous financial condition.

SB 1959 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Deshotel
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maritime port plans, reports, and programs prepared by the Port Authority Advisory Committee.

SB 1986 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee.

SB 1987 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 13 2019 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board in certain counties; authorizing a fee.

SB 2123 Author: Creighton | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to register certain aggregate production operations with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 2124 Author: Creighton | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to best management practices for aggregate production operations.

SB 2125 Author: Creighton | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of aggregate production operation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; increasing an administrative penalty.

SB 2126 Author: Creighton | Buckingham
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to taking sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell from the San Jacinto River and its tributaries.

SB 2127 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 2 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies.

SB 2128 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents concerning real or personal property.

SB 2129 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/10/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

SB 2221 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Texas Ports, Select
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.

SB 2222 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 15 2019 4:22PM
Caption: Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

SB 2223 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Canales | Cain
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the efficient provision of pilot services by the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports.

SB 2319 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.

SB 2320 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing county commissioners who hold a license to carry a handgun to carry the handgun on the premises of a government court or an office utilized by a court and the form of the handgun licenses issued to county commissioners.

SB 2321 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to issues involving the administration or finances of state entities.

SB 2322 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to rates established by municipalities for water and sewer services.

SB 2323 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes by members or veterans of the United States armed forces.

SB 2324 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study of the best practices of river authorities.

SB 2325 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

SB 2326 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax and alternative revenue sources and spending priorities for this state; repealing the franchise tax.

SB 2327 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on property damaged in a disaster.

SB 2328 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality and disclosure of certain information relating to emergency management and governmental functions.

SB 2329 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authorization of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

SB 2330 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the temporary authority of certain individuals to engage in business as a residential mortgage loan originator.

SB 2331 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/26/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 26 2019 5:46PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for programs of water conservation and water conservation plans.

SB 2332 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/17/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to reporting to the legislature by certain river authorities.

SB 2333 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association.

SB 2334 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks.

SB 2335 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting on and the enforcement of the use of E-cigarettes on school campuses

SB 2336 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations.

SB 2342 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.

SB 2343 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: May 16 2019 3:45PM
Caption: Relating to courses offered jointly by certain public junior colleges and independent school districts.

SB 2344 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory by a junior college district.

SB 2345 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 2346 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/10/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

SB 2347 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating resident tuition rates and fees charged to students residing outside of a junior college district.

SB 2348 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for innovative principal preparation programs.

SB 2444 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to eligibility of surplus lines insurers to provide windstorm and hail coverage.

SB 2457 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:17AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 175; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2458 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:14AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 4 of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2459 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:18AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Management District of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2460 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:19AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wood Trace Water Control and Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2461 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:16AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2462 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:15AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 161; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2463 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:26AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 162; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2464 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:26AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 163; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2465 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 166; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2466 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:14AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 174; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2467 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/26/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 12; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2468 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit.

SB 2485 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of certain employment benefits provided by private employers.

SB 2486 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of the scheduling and overtime compensation practices of private employers.

SB 2487 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of employment leave provided by private employers.

SB 2488 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain, consider, or take employment action based on an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information.

SB 2504 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Magnolia Woods Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2505 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds.

SB 2506 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and authorities of municipal utility districts.

SB 2531 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the disposition of an ad valorem tax protest by means of an agreed order.

SB 2539 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2540 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2556 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to Texas Ports, Select
Caption: Relating to the modernization of the law governing the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.

SB 2559 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/02/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to supplemental environmental projects authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SCR 1 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

SCR 24 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Expressing support for a revised Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study.

SJR 38 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit and provide for more than one limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SJR 74 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/19/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

SJR 80 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a political subdivision.

SR 10 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 01/16/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Global Studies Academy on the occasion of its Global Issues Summit.

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 88 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 01/29/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jackson Harbin Robuck for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 89 Author: Creighton | Nichols
Last Action: 02/12/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11 and 12, 2019, as Golden Triangle Days.

SR 118 Author: Creighton | Nichols
Last Action: 02/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Montgomery County Coalition of Chambers to the State Capitol.

SR 179 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 02/13/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2019, as Chambers County Day.

SR 235 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/04/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Glen L. Rekeweg.

SR 251 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ann Elizabeth Lee.

SR 300 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Amending Rule 11.02 of the Rules of the Senate.

SR 348 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/20/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2019, as Texas Anesthesiologists Day.

SR 465 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jerry Don Lambright.

SR 498 Author: Creighton | Whitmire
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Firefighter Day.

SR 604 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Greater Houston Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 623 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Yes to Youth–Montgomery County Youth Services on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 624 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Noah Parker Davis for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 625 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tanner William Jackson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 708 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daniel Hannon on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 709 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/08/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alan B. Benson on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 739 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nicholas Northrup for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 817 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Michael Zalewski for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 818 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joshua Vickers for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 819 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Port Arthur Education Foundation for its contributions to area school systems.

SR 820 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 85th anniversary.

SR 845 Author: Creighton
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2342.

Additional Primary Authors (32):
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 5 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Flores | Hall | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in 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, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

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 31 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Creighton | Huffman | Hughes | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee | Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.

SB 63 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

SB 548 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 659 Author: Birdwell | Creighton
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.

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 1005 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Paxton
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption.

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 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 1162 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student success-based funding for certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 1189 Author: Buckingham | Creighton | Fallon | Lucio
Sponsor: Capriglione | Rose | Leach | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services.

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 2160 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense.

SB 2272 Author: Nichols | Creighton
Sponsor: Metcalf
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the procedure for amending or revoking certificates of public convenience and necessity issued to certain water utilities.

SJR 43 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Paxton
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its location in this state for a temporary period may be located in this state for the purpose of qualifying for the tax exemption.

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 84 Author: Seliger | Creighton
Last Action: 01/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 30, 2019, as Community College Day.

SR 97 Author: Watson | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Creighton | Flores | et al.
Last Action: 02/05/2019 S Again read
Caption: Designating February 5, 2019, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.

SR 463 Author: Alvarado | Bettencourt | Creighton | Huffman | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Houston Astros for winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series.

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 557 Author: Rodríguez | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 16, 2019, as Texas Education and Sharing Day.

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 616 Author: Zaffirini | Campbell | Creighton | Fallon | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Access to Justice Commission's Champions of Justice Gala Benefiting Veterans on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

SR 762 Author: Zaffirini | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nathan L. Hecht for 30 years of service on the Texas Supreme Court.

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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