Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. José Menéndez
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/20/2019

Number of Bills: 210

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (188):
SB 90 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.

SB 91 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to certain unlawful employment practices relating to the reporting of criminal offenses.

SB 92 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a supplemental payment for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the unfunded actuarial liabilities allowed under that system.

SB 93 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 94 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 95 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.

SB 96 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to limiting certain state-required assessment instruments administered to public school students in certain grades to assessments required by federal law.

SB 97 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material.

SB 98 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.

SB 99 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments.

SB 100 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 101 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program.

SB 102 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to providing for voter registration at a polling place.

SB 103 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 104 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification.

SB 105 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program.

SB 106 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

SB 107 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans.

SB 108 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to measures to increase participation in state programs relating to saving money or prepaying for college.

SB 109 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.

SB 110 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to fees paid to certain credit services organizations in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit.

SB 111 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a salary career ladder for certain state employees.

SB 112 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.

SB 113 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.

SB 114 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses.

SB 115 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the issuance of identification documentation for foster care youth.

SB 116 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.

SB 190 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to daylight saving time.

SB 220 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster.

SB 221 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.

SB 222 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft.

SB 231 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.

SB 232 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Bernal
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to parental notification by a school district regarding high school graduation requirements.

SB 233 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the issuance of private activity bonds for qualified residential rental projects.

SB 275 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the chief executive officer of a public institution of higher education or university system.

SB 276 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures.

SB 277 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines.

SB 278 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting making, or encouraging or inducing another to make, silent or abusive calls to a 9-1-1 service or public safety answering point; creating a criminal offense.

SB 321 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained.

SB 484 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on certain residence homesteads following a substantial school tax increase.

SB 663 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of driving while license invalid.

SB 664 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to behavior improvement plans and behavioral intervention plans for certain public school students and notification requirements regarding certain behavior management techniques.

SB 672 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.

SB 763 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a creditor's remedies with respect to certain delinquent payments owed by an elderly person who has an agent appointed under a durable power of attorney.

SB 764 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite.

SB 765 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to programs that can be established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 766 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses.

SB 818 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to class size limits and student/teacher ratios for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.

SB 882 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas First Generation Matching Scholarship Program for certain first generation students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 883 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to use of a tuition set-aside to fund the doctoral incentive loan repayment program.

SB 884 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/10/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Emergency Aid for Public Postsecondary Students (TEAPPS) grant program for students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 885 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the incorporation of instruction in digital citizenship into the public school curriculum.

SB 886 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

SB 887 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the consideration of the gender identity or sexual preference of certain victims, witnesses, or defendants in criminal proceedings.

SB 888 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in places of public accommodation.

SB 889 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authorization and regulation of social gaming establishments and the duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee; requiring an occupational license.

SB 892 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Israel
Last Action: 05/22/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the exhaust emission systems of certain diesel-powered motor vehicles.

SB 893 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the comptroller of public accounts receive copies of orders adopted in connection with the administration of elections.

SB 959 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for certain fertility preservation services under certain health benefit plans.

SB 991 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Canales | Nevárez | Burns | Israel | Lang
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

SB 1052 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan regarding communication of the preferred provider status of freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

SB 1053 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 1054 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan regarding use of freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

SB 1171 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to death benefits for members of the Texas Military Forces.

SB 1172 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the locations in which a person may carry a firearm, the seizure of a firearm by law enforcement on arrest, and interactions between law enforcement and a handgun license holder; creating criminal offenses.

SB 1173 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an occupational driver's license.

SB 1174 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain utility reports in electronic form.

SB 1175 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the abuse of a child, termination of the parent-child relationship, and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1176 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council prepare a report regarding suicide rates in this state and state efforts to prevent suicides.

SB 1177 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Rose
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to offering certain evidence-based services in lieu of other mental health or substance use disorder services by a Medicaid managed care organization.

SB 1178 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System.

SB 1179 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study on the allocation and expenditure of tobacco settlement agreement money.

SB 1180 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Lopez
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reporting regarding veterans treatment court programs.

SB 1181 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees.

SB 1194 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars.

SB 1195 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.

SB 1250 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

SB 1251 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

SB 1343 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a school district partnering with certain eligible entities to operate a district campus.

SB 1390 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Allison | Coleman
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention in public school curriculum and certain educational programs concerning suicide prevention and substance abuse prevention.

SB 1391 Author: Menéndez | Johnson
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

SB 1411 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state-administered retirement plan; authorizing administrative penalties.

SB 1475 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an authorization to increase the sales and use tax collected in an advanced transportation district of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.

SB 1533 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delegation by a podiatrist of certain acts to certain podiatric assistants; authorizing fees.

SB 1534 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

SB 1535 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a complaint made by a foster child or youth.

SB 1536 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing a public institution of higher education to include certain textbook costs in the institution's charge for tuition or required fees.

SB 1537 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Texas Redistricting Commission.

SB 1538 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a career mentoring pilot program for certain students who are veterans.

SB 1539 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for certain students who are veterans.

SB 1540 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: May 7 2019 11:45PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of support services liaison officers at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1541 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements regarding child abuse and neglect, including the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 1542 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child.

SB 1543 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice requirements regarding the right to record certain interviews conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1544 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to administrative review of investigations of reports of child abuse or neglect.

SB 1545 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Bexar County Hospital District.

SB 1546 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.

SB 1547 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a body worn camera pilot program for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees investigating a report of child abuse or neglect; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

SB 1735 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability.

SB 1736 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain duties of public institutions of higher education and the Department of State Health Services regarding policies on the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1737 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to continuation of automobile insurance coverage for temporary substitute vehicles during a personal automobile insurance policy term.

SB 1738 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an education and training program on interacting with and supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for certain public transportation vehicle operators.

SB 1739 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Lucio III | Cain
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to payment for care provided by a chiropractor under certain health benefit plans; providing administrative penalties.

SB 1740 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosures by certain health benefit plans to enrollees regarding certain preauthorized medical care and health care services.

SB 1741 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain benefits.

SB 1742 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to physician and health care provider directories, preauthorization, utilization review, independent review, and peer review for certain health benefit plans and workers' compensation coverage.

SB 1743 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of surgical assistants.

SB 1744 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes.

SB 1745 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, and fire fighters.

SB 1826 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees; providing administrative penalties.

SB 1827 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the possession and emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by law enforcement agencies and peace officers.

SB 1828 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Holocaust Remembrance Week in public schools.

SB 1857 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain charter entities to contract with a school district to operate a district campus.

SB 1858 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to private activity bonds.

SB 1860 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt and enforce park use rules.

SB 1861 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain public facilities financed, owned, and operated by a public facility corporation.

SB 1862 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state contribution to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1863 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the types of vehicles regulated as neighborhood electric vehicles.

SB 2055 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to funding for comprehensive school counseling programs.

SB 2056 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 2057 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers.

SB 2058 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain requirements regarding the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education.

SB 2059 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

SB 2060 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.

SB 2061 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the application of certain pesticides at public school buildings and other facilities.

SB 2062 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the publication of pathogen-related data from river basins by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 2063 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the use of green stormwater infrastructure in new state buildings.

SB 2064 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to methane gas reduction by The University of Texas System.

SB 2065 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to affirmative defenses for a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action for unauthorized emission or opacity events.

SB 2066 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Phelan | Raymond | Goodwin | Zwiener | Paddie
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to distributed renewable generation resources.

SB 2067 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the matters to be considered in developing the state water plan.

SB 2068 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency performance standards.

SB 2069 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities.

SB 2070 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 05/22/2019 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grease or grit trap waste.

SB 2395 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students.

SB 2396 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.

SB 2397 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to criminal history record information for applicants for employment with the ombudsman for children and youth in foster care.

SB 2398 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishment of the higher education pilot program for foster youth and former foster youth.

SB 2399 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a surrogate parent for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 2400 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of certain standardized tests in evaluating the performance of a school district or campus.

SB 2401 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of state assessments.

SB 2402 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to technical defects in instruments affecting real property.

SB 2403 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of aggravated kidnapping.

SB 2404 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of evading arrest or detention.

SB 2405 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to creating a criminal offense for the failure to procure goods or services from a community rehabilitation program.

SB 2406 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a wage increase for certain state employees.

SB 2407 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of short-term limited-duration health insurance policies.

SB 2408 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to operating requirements for farm mutual insurance companies related to insurance in force on rural property.

SB 2409 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Moody | Martinez Fischer | Lopez
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Internet domain name used by a website that sells tickets to events.

SB 2410 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility for purposes of certain alcoholic beverage-related activities.

SB 2411 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

SB 2412 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for the administration of the Coordinated Admission Program (CAP) at The University of Texas at Austin.

SB 2413 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation.

SB 2425 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition and fees exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain dual credit students considering a teaching career.

SB 2434 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to authorizing an increase in an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.

SB 2435 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program.

SB 2515 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/03/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain employment agreements relating to sexual harassment and to settlement agreements regarding a claim of sexual harassment.

SB 2542 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to an audio recording device pilot program for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees investigating a report of child abuse or neglect; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

SB 2544 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to deferred collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

SCR 54 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Opposing the allocation of any state or federal money toward the construction of a border wall.

SJR 4 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SJR 5 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.

SJR 22 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.

SJR 33 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period.

SJR 41 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed owners and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the foundation school fund and additional financial aid for higher education students; authorizing fees; imposing a tax.

SJR 50 Author: Menéndez | Johnson
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts.

SJR 52 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting.

SJR 60 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SR 138 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas PTA for its work on behalf of the state's youth.

SR 183 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/12/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Rita L. Littlefield Kidney Day.

SR 228 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/12/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Community Development Financial Institutions.

SR 278 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Eva's Heroes to the State Capitol.

SR 319 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/05/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2019, as VIVA San Antonio Day.

SR 336 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/13/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Division Laundry on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.

SR 455 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2019 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees.

SR 456 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2020 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees.

SR 607 Author: Menéndez | Campbell | Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas at San Antonio on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 608 Author: Menéndez | Campbell | Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Los Barrios Restaurant on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 609 Author: Menéndez | Campbell | Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Viola Barrios.

SR 620 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Reynaldo Canchola Arteaga.

SR 638 Author: Menéndez | Campbell | Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Trinity University Day.

SR 647 Author: Menéndez | Flores | Lucio | Rodríguez | West | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the 10th class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 659 Author: Menéndez | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2019, as Latinas in Action Day.

SR 685 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/02/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the contributions of current and former Latino and Latina elected officials.

SR 719 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Daniel B. Markson.

SR 782 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vicente Ramirez for his career in law enforcement.

SR 833 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred G. Rodriguez.

SR 850 Author: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1742.

Additional Primary Authors (22):
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 63 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

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

SB 1186 Author: Buckingham | Campbell | Menéndez | Miles | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to preauthorization of certain medical care and health care services by certain health benefit plan issuers.

SB 1187 Author: Buckingham | Campbell | Menéndez | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilization review and independent review for health benefit plan coverage.

SB 1188 Author: Buckingham | Campbell | Menéndez | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan provider networks; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment.

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.

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 514 Author: Flores | Menéndez
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Judson High School girls' basketball team for winning a state championship.

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 639 Author: Flores | Menéndez
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the San Antonio Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., for its commitment to helping youth.

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 738 Author: Zaffirini | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the families, friends, and peers of the victims of hazing.

SR 748 Author: Flores | Campbell | Menéndez
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Endeavors on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 781 Author: Flores | Menéndez
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Trinity University Police Department on its accreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

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

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.

SR 857 Author: Flores | Menéndez
Last Action: 05/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rey A. Saldaña for his service on the San Antonio City Council.

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