Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/15/2019

Number of Bills: 174

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (144):
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 23 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Huffman | Nelson | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Apr 23 2019 6:25PM
Caption: Relating to enforcement of the rights of a living child born after an abortion; creating a civil cause of action; creating a criminal offense.

SB 26 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 206 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to employ or provide chaplains.

SB 207 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the offense of money laundering.

SB 249 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

SB 421 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Craddick | Burns | Burrows | Phelan
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S House appoints conferees w/inst-reported
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 469 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to certain protected disclosures by pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs.

SB 470 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Noble
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain duties of county child welfare boards and of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding county child welfare boards.

SB 526 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 537 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters.

SB 540 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster.

SB 551 Author: Kolkhorst | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities.

SB 556 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to adults with disabilities.

SB 557 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller.

SB 560 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a plan and report on court-ordered representation for certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 567 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duration of a bingo occasion.

SB 572 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Kacal | Lambert | Moody
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

SB 594 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation.

SB 595 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to an annual audit by the state auditor regarding certain community development block grant disaster recovery program money.

SB 632 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price | Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.

SB 633 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Lambert | Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

SB 636 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Calanni | Zerwas | Longoria
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

SB 660 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the calculation for purposes of recapture under the public school finance system of the taxable value of property of a school district affected by a disaster.

SB 665 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of coastal counties to adopt certain rules for island parks, beach parks, and public beaches; creating a criminal offense.

SB 682 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Agriculture
Caption: Relating to cultivated oyster mariculture; authorizing fees; creating a criminal offense.

SB 728 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.

SB 731 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to fantasy sports contests.

SB 747 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the administration of the newborn screening program.

SB 748 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to maternal and newborn health care, including the newborn screening preservation account.

SB 749 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

SB 750 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Button | Frank | Ortega | Price | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to maternal and newborn health care and the quality of services provided to women in this state under certain health care programs.

SB 781 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Leman
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities.

SB 940 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 24th Judicial District.

SB 948 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Martinez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to release sites for breeder deer.

SB 949 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the game animal meat safety task force.

SB 950 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of a commercial hazardous waste management facility.

SB 975 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.

SB 981 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 982 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of disaster and emergency services, including health care services, to certain populations.

SB 983 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a work group to study local restrictions that impede disaster recovery efforts.

SB 984 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the suspension of certain local laws and property regulations by the governor during a declared state of disaster.

SB 985 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 30 2019 8:22PM
Caption: Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts; creating a criminal offense.

SB 986 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to contract management standards and information for contracts related to emergency management.

SB 1084 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

SB 1085 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 1101 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Turner, John
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of ombudsman programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 1105 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank | Klick
Last Action: 05/23/2019 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care.

SB 1107 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service.

SB 1161 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts.

SB 1233 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee.

SB 1252 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a reduction in school funding under the Foundation School Program for a school district that receives a supplemental payment under an agreement to limit the appraised value of property in the district.

SB 1253 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a public database maintained by the comptroller of information about certain political subdivisions.

SB 1306 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Burns
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus.

SB 1342 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts.

SB 1365 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders and certain other public servants killed in the line of duty.

SB 1408 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman for state supported living centers to oversee community-based services provided to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability.

SB 1519 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Clardy
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing a council on long-term care facilities and to a dispute resolution process regarding those facilities.

SB 1621 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain rural medical facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees and taxes.

SB 1622 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to rural hospitals and similar facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees.

SB 1633 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a program within the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System to provide reimbursement for legal representation in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1649 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services and to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases.

SB 1668 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state.

SB 1804 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Nevárez | Harless
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to public health and safety; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

SB 1884 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the protection of animal and crop facilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1885 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release.

SB 1886 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to departures from network adequacy standards by a preferred provider benefit plan.

SB 1997 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.

SB 1998 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the horse industry escrow account.

SB 2120 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain prompt payment requirements to health and accident coverage provided by certain risk pools.

SB 2121 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring certain risk pools to conduct own risk and solvency assessments.

SB 2150 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Thierry | Walle | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain information on maternal mortality to the Department of State Health Services and the confidentiality of that information.

SB 2151 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Sheffield | Lucio III
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education.

SB 2166 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, including transitional benefits.

SB 2167 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to implementation of the system redesign for the delivery of Medicaid benefits to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

SB 2177 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of the juvenile boards of Goliad and Victoria Counties.

SB 2200 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Turner, John | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Cortez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.

SB 2206 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information regarding the members of the governing body of an independent school district or a public junior college district on the district's Internet website.

SB 2207 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a right-of-way agent obtain a license from the Texas Real Estate Commission; expanding an occupational regulation.

SB 2238 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid.

SB 2239 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 2256 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in local jurisdictions in this state.

SB 2257 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain entities to create and operate health care provider participation programs in counties not served by a hospital district or a public hospital.

SB 2261 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties.

SB 2262 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program.

SB 2267 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the provision of pharmacy benefits through Medicaid managed care.

SB 2309 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Leman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 2341 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to funding for counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production.

SB 2470 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: May 16 2019 3:45PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Richfield Ranch Management District of Harris County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2471 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Orchard Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2472 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 16 2019 3:45PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Richfield Ranch Water Control and Improvement District of Harris County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2473 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 34; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2474 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 569; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2475 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 380; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2476 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2477 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 377; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2478 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Calanni
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 378; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 2479 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 35; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2480 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Referred to House Administration: May 7 2019 11:45PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Medicaid Waiver Legislative Oversight Committee.

SB 2484 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 214; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

SB 2489 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 198; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2490 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 231; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2491 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 566; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2492 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 195; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2493 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 235; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2494 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris-Waller Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2495 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2496 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2497 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 168; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2508 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 436; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

SB 2509 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 240; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2510 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 570; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2511 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 478; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2512 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 229; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2513 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 238; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2514 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 222; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2519 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Orchard 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 2533 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/08/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 242; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SCR 21 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Capriglione
Last Action: 05/21/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Approving the settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.

SCR 57 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to create a joint interim committee on state health care coverage.

SJR 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SR 20 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/22/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 22, 2019, as Waller County Day.

SR 31 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Wharton County Day.

SR 32 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 5, 2019, as Austin County Day.

SR 33 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/19/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Matagorda County Day.

SR 34 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Washington County Day.

SR 125 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Douglas W. King.

SR 130 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cuero High School Gobblers football team for winning the Class 4A Division II state championship.

SR 135 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Texas Food and Fuel Association Day.

SR 194 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/13/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2019, as Texas Dental Association Legislative Day.

SR 201 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Texas Pharmacy Day.

SR 225 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/20/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as University of Houston-Victoria Day.

SR 242 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Prairie View A&M University Day.

SR 247 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Victoria County Day.

SR 275 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Aransas County Day.

SR 326 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Jackson County Day.

SR 384 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Norma Frances Tomanetz for her induction into the Barbecue Hall of Fame.

SR 392 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/13/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of former State Representative D. R. "Tom" Uher.

SR 429 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 19, 2019, as Port Aransas Day.

SR 528 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating May 2019 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in Texas.

SR 529 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Otto L. Fuchs Jr. for 75 years of membership in American Legion Quade-Werchan Post 338.

SR 602 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Katy Independent School District for being named the College Board Advanced Placement Large District of the Year.

SR 603 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Kelby Dawson Jasinski.

SR 677 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rabke Methodist Church on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.

Additional Primary Authors (30):
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 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 21 Author: Huffman | Campbell | Hinojosa | Johnson | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

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 198 Author: Schwertner | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Canales
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project.

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 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 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 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 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 2243 Author: Paxton | Campbell | Hughes | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Referred to Public Health: May 9 2019 12:11AM
Caption: Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.

SR 21 Author: Huffman | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/22/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Katy Independent School District for being named to the College Board's 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll.

SR 108 Author: Birdwell | Buckingham | Huffman | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Texas State Technical College delegation to the State Capitol.

SR 274 Author: Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Coastal Bend Day.

SR 349 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Buckingham | Campbell | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Governor's Commission for Women.

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 496 Author: Flores | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the 2017 and 2018 recipients of the Lone Star Land Steward Awards and the Leopold Conservation Awards.

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 577 Author: Hughes | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thelma Ruth Zoch Schatte.

SR 619 Author: Nelson | Buckingham | Campbell | Huffman | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day.

SR 694 Author: Flores | Buckingham | Fallon | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the participants in the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program and Public Policy Internship Program.

SR 816 Author: Alvarado | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging Congress to enact legislation to consolidate disaster recovery housing funding into a single Disaster Housing Response and Recovery Block Grant.

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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