Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Bob Hall
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/15/2019

Number of Bills: 155

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (113):
SB 29 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Middleton | Longoria | Metcalf | Phelan | Burrows
Last Action: 05/20/2019 H Failed to pass to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities.

SB 74 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voting and election procedures; creating a criminal offense.

SB 75 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to forensic audits of certain school district projects.

SB 76 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Tinderholt | Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the security of the electric grid.

SB 77 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the use of information from traffic surveillance technology by governmental entities.

SB 78 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency or municipal parking enforcement authority.

SB 79 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the elimination of a requirement that certain buses that transport schoolchildren be equipped with three-point seat belts.

SB 80 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

SB 81 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the naming of a reservoir by certain water districts.

SB 82 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state funds.

SB 83 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 28 2019 12:30AM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 1570 and Spur 1570 in Hunt County as the John L. Horn Memorial Parkway.

SB 84 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 85 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions.

SB 86 Author: Hall
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping chickens on single-family residential lots by a municipality.

SB 87 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the vehicle safety inspection program for certain vehicles; imposing replacement fees.

SB 88 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a pilot project for financing certain Texas Department of Transportation projects.

SB 89 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Wilson
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

SB 373 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to Internet access to meetings of the board of directors of a regional mobility authority.

SB 374 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

SB 375 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain applicants for state bar examination.

SB 376 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses applicable to and authorized uses of gambling devices, including eight-liners.

SB 377 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts; establishing a process for review of a school district's termination or suspension of a classroom teacher.

SB 378 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

SB 379 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding procurements by a school district for certain goods or services, including professional services.

SB 380 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network.

SB 381 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for and punishment for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns.

SB 382 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to toll collections and enforcement by a toll project entity.

SB 413 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

SB 577 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; increasing a criminal fine.

SB 601 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission.

SB 602 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols | Watson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Department.

SB 603 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and the licensing and registration of persons regulated by that state agency.

SB 612 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management.

SB 618 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols | Watson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

SB 620 Author: Hall | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols | Watson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.

SB 653 Author: Hall
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 677 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/12/2019 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Apr 12 2019 1:04PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of beekeeping; imposing fees and authorizing other fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational permit.

SB 678 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the expiration date of a driver's license; increasing a fee.

SB 679 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings.

SB 699 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the certification of an area's wet or dry status for the purpose of an alcoholic beverage permit or license.

SB 743 Author: Hall | Hinojosa | Perry | Rodríguez | Schwertner
Sponsor: Buckley
Last Action: 04/25/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Olive Oil Industry Advisory Board.

SB 844 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Rockwall County.

SB 926 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties.

SB 927 Author: Hall
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to exhibits presented at the Alamo complex.

SB 1003 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to promoting the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.

SB 1027 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to sonogram requirements for a pregnant minor seeking an abortion.

SB 1028 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the locations at which a cottage food production operation may sell products.

SB 1029 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Shaheen
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order.

SB 1030 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duty of a water supply system to provide certain information to consumers regarding fluoride in drinking water.

SB 1031 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of regional mobility authorities.

SB 1032 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the right of a parent of a public school student to request that the student receive instruction or an assessment instrument in a printed format.

SB 1057 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of a property owner who allows handguns to be carried on the owner's property.

SB 1058 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the discontinuation of the pawnshop employee license.

SB 1102 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.

SB 1236 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to authority of the Hunt Memorial Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.

SB 1237 Author: Hall | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses, personal identification cards, the driver responsibility program, and other related powers and duties by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

SB 1409 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration, implementation, and enforcement of federal produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture.

SB 1410 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties; imposing a civil penalty; imposing a fee.

SB 1596 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the use of certain drugs in breeding stock by or on the prescription of a veterinarian.

SB 1597 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Shine
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to awarding certain medals for military service performed individually or as part of a crew.

SB 1598 Author: Hall
Sponsor: Tinderholt
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to hazardous duty pay for security officers employed by the Texas Military Department.

SB 1599 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections for noncommercial vehicles and the imposition of replacement fees.

SB 1600 Author: Hall
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 13 2019 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to the resignation or termination or nonrenewal of the contract of a superintendent of a school district.

SB 1601 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ensuring election integrity, including through periodic voter registration; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty.

SB 1602 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty.

SB 1603 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties; imposing a civil penalty.

SB 1604 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election integrity, including periodic voter registration; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1605 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties; imposing a civil penalty.

SB 1606 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to payments in lieu of taxes made by certain conservation and reclamation districts on property used as a reservoir.

SB 1607 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study on issues regarding service animals.

SB 1608 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to rules adopted by a political party concerning affiliation with the political party.

SB 1609 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the precedence of election contests in district and appellate courts.

SB 1610 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to decommissioning requirements for certain solar facilities.

SB 1611 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a voter registrar's compliance with certain laws and secretary of state rules; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1612 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring that human sexuality instruction in public schools be approved by the State Board of Education.

SB 1613 Author: Hall
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to turnout requirements for certain elections authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision.

SB 1614 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure and recording of information on the use of money by certain public entities for lobbying activities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1615 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the required disclosure of certain information by persons testifying before a legislative committee.

SB 1616 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to designating English as the official language of this state.

SB 1617 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives if certain renewable energy devices are installed or constructed on the property.

SB 1618 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures for complaints received by the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 1619 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding school district employee compensation and employment contracts and to the term of a contract for a teacher and a superintendent of a school district.

SB 1620 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to seller's disclosures regarding fuel gas piping in residential real property.

SB 2032 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to payment card skimmers and the creation of a payment card fraud center; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

SB 2033 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the development of a central filing system by the secretary of state for the filing of financing statements for certain security interests; authorizing fees; providing civil penalties.

SB 2034 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

SB 2035 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products.

SB 2036 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commodity producers board or a committee to hold meetings by telephone conference.

SB 2037 Author: Hall
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing a central filing system for the filing of financing statements for security interests in farm products.

SB 2144 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of causing an accident resulting in personal injury or death while operating a motor vehicle without a license; providing a penalty.

SB 2145 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to sonogram requirements for a pregnant woman seeking an abortion.

SB 2146 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by handgun license holders on the campus of a school district or open-enrollment charter school.

SB 2350 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prohibited administration of certain vaccinations.

SB 2351 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status.

SB 2352 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a statewide disaster alert system.

SB 2353 Author: Hall
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment.

SJR 2 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring legislative approval of the historical narrative for certain exhibits featured at the Alamo or a museum owned or operated by the state.

SJR 3 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the extent authorized under federal constitutional law.

SJR 68 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to earn a living free from unnecessary government interference.

SR 132 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Fannin County Day.

SR 208 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Garland Day.

SR 222 Author: Hall | Johnson
Last Action: 02/20/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2019, as Leadership Rowlett Day.

SR 239 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Rockwall County Day.

SR 244 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Hunt County Day.

SR 255 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Hopkins County Day.

SR 266 Author: Hall
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Rowlett Day.

SR 302 Author: Hall | Johnson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Rowlett Day.

SR 303 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/05/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Van Zandt County Day.

SR 447 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2019, as Kaufman County Day.

SR 464 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Balch Springs Day.

SR 510 Author: Hall
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2019, as Rains County Day.

SR 551 Author: Hall
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 11, 2019, as Sunnyvale Day.

SR 631 Author: Hall | Johnson
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2019, as Leadership Garland Day.

Additional Primary Authors (42):
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 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 12 Author: Huffman | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

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 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 191 Author: Miles | Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; temporarily increasing a criminal fine.

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 552 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 553 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.

SB 554 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Mar 28 2019 12:30AM
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 555 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Fallon | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.

SB 611 Author: Nichols | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Watson
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee.

SB 613 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

SB 614 Author: Nichols | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Finance Commission of Texas, the Texas Department of Banking, and the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, to the training requirements applicable to the agencies overseen by the Finance Commission of Texas, and to the regulation of certain financial institutions and businesses.

SB 615 Author: Buckingham | Birdwell | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the sunset review date for and programs administered by the association; authorizing a fee.

SB 617 Author: Buckingham | Birdwell | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees.

SB 619 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.

SB 621 Author: Nichols | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 05/26/2019 H Motion to reconsider fails
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the regulation of plumbing to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

SB 622 Author: Nichols | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Watson
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Securities Board.

SB 625 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Nueces River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 626 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 627 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols | Watson
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 646 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to approval for purchases of property or construction projects by a state agency with self-directed semi-independent status.

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 1133 Author: Bettencourt | Campbell | Fallon | Hall | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 2 2019 6:30PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning, leasing, or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities.

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.

SB 1240 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Fallon | Hall | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

SB 1303 Author: Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to maps of the actual or proposed boundaries and extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality and certain notices related to expanding the boundaries.

SB 1659 Author: Watson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 7 2019 11:45PM
Caption: Relating to the management of the permanent school fund by the School Land Board and the State Board of Education and a study regarding distributions from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.

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.

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 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 246 Author: Fallon | Hall | Paxton
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Wylie Day.

SR 525 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ken Levine on the occasion of his retirement.

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

SR 651 Author: Alvarado | Hall | Menéndez | Schwertner | Watson
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2019 as Financial Literacy Month.

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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