Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Paul Bettencourt
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/17/2019

Number of Bills: 125

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (98):
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 227 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

SB 251 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Apr 24 2019 5:51PM
Caption: Relating to courses offered jointly by public junior colleges and independent school districts.

SB 280 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district.

SB 702 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Harless
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

SB 703 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reporting by local governmental entities of expenditures for lobbying; providing a civil penalty.

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 955 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.

SB 956 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.

SB 957 Author: Bettencourt | Huffman
Sponsor: Paul
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund.

SB 960 Author: Bettencourt | Perry
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 961 Author: Bettencourt | Flores
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.

SB 966 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places.

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 1026 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt.

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 1158 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

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 1163 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program.

SB 1190 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Elections: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.

SB 1220 Author: Bettencourt | Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Lucio
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring notices of property located in floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs to be provided by sellers of real property and on subdivision plats.

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 1225 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Referred to Elections: Apr 29 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

SB 1227 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district; making conforming changes.

SB 1228 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration.

SB 1229 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Swanson
Last Action: 05/02/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting certain election information on an Internet website.

SB 1230 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.

SB 1231 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to providing certain public and private school administrators with information regarding certain child abuse and neglect investigations and allegations.

SB 1254 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to verification of the citizenship status of certain registered voters.

SB 1255 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/08/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 8 2019 9:09PM
Caption: Relating to the location of countywide polling places within a county.

SB 1256 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Apr 26 2019 12:31PM
Caption: Relating to employing, terminating, and reporting the misconduct of public school personnel and related entity personnel, including creating a registry of persons ineligible for hire; creating criminal offenses.

SB 1261 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Bohac
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as the chief appraiser for an appraisal district.

SB 1273 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.

SB 1285 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for the sale by auction of real property pursuant to foreclosure of a tax lien.

SB 1300 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to clarifying the law regarding municipal voting rights and eligibility for municipal office of residents in areas subject to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements.

SB 1301 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements for certain districts.

SB 1302 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to certain areas exempt from municipal annexation.

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 1304 Author: Bettencourt | Flores
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of proposed changes to municipal zoning classifications.

SB 1309 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district.

SB 1311 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Raney
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of an invoice or notice of toll nonpayment by a toll project entity.

SB 1315 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: May 13 2019 3:23PM
Caption: Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions.

SB 1316 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process.

SB 1328 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings law to the board of directors of certain tax reinvestment zones.

SB 1329 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to bonds issued by and the dissolution of municipal management districts.

SB 1334 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality.

SB 1335 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain local public retirement systems.

SB 1361 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the public resale by means of a public auction using online bidding and sale of property purchased by a taxing unit at an ad valorem tax sale.

SB 1362 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the performance of administrative support services functions for the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general.

SB 1385 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the election of trustees of certain school districts.

SB 1476 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement for certain administrators of certain educational entities to report certain educator misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification.

SB 1477 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that certain top high school graduates be granted automatic admission to certain universities and eliminating the scholarship program for those graduates to attend certain institutions.

SB 1478 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fixed tuition price plan offered by certain general academic teaching institutions.

SB 1765 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

SB 1770 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs and to formula funding and dropped and repeated course restrictions for students enrolled in those degree programs at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1771 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality.

SB 1772 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Bohac
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

SB 1773 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of alarm system services by certain municipalities.

SB 1774 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Smith
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.

SB 1775 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

SB 2016 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 2017 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the countywide polling place program.

SB 2117 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Bohac
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to approval of school district and charter school partnerships to operate school district campuses and programs and to eligibility for state funding.

SB 2118 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to governmental entities that may partner with a school district to operate a district campus.

SB 2219 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

SB 2220 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.

SB 2290 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain general revenues to the economic stabilization fund, the state highway fund, and the education enrichment fund.

SB 2311 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

SB 2312 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 2337 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the treatment of captured appraised value and tax increment in the calculation of ad valorem tax rates for a taxing unit.

SB 2338 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/08/2019 S Filed
Caption: Relating to student success-based funding for certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 2427 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes.

SB 2428 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to establish defined contribution plans or hybrid retirement plans to provide retirement benefits to certain employees.

SB 2429 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to establish defined contribution plans to provide retirement benefits to certain employees.

SB 2430 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of a municipal management district by landowner petition.

SB 2503 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.

SB 2520 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/03/2019 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Cy-Champ Public Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2521 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 248; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

SB 2522 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:15AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 571; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2523 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2019 11:26AM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 572; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2524 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 375; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2525 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 376; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2526 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 379; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2534 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 441; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

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 57 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.

SJR 59 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing daylight saving time in Texas.

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.

SJR 72 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the education enrichment fund; allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund.

SR 17 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 01/16/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Mayor James Collins and a delegation from Limerick, Ireland.

SR 129 Author: Bettencourt | Flores
Last Action: 02/05/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas A&M University System Chancellor's Student Advisory Council.

SR 221 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 02/20/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Texas BOMA Advocacy Day.

SR 480 Author: Bettencourt | Flores
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.

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 628 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Be An Angel for its work on behalf of disabled children.

Additional Primary Authors (27):
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 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 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 20 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to treatment, services, and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and to orders of nondisclosure for certain persons who are victims of certain of those offenses.

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 205 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Hughes
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

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 812 Author: Lucio | Bettencourt
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Allen | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage.

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 1384 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Flores
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of a municipality in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of an existing municipality.

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 1511 Author: Nichols | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Cyrier | Toth | Martinez | Holland | Bucy
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Battleship "Texas."

SB 1640 Author: Watson | Bettencourt
Sponsor: Phelan | Murr | Meyer | Guerra | Canales
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the open meetings law.

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.

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.

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 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 814 Author: Lucio | Bettencourt | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elaine Mendoza on her election as chair of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.

SR 831 Author: Alvarado | Bettencourt | Miles | Whitmire
Last Action: 05/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 2019 Fellows from the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs.

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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