Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Dawn Buckingham
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/18/2019

Number of Bills: 176

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (113):
SB 282 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Buckley | Beckley | Shine | Bowers
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the allocation of money associated with delays of transportation projects.

SB 283 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

SB 296 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans.

SB 312 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

SB 313 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.

SB 420 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to dispenser requirements for refilling prescriptions for certain controlled substances.

SB 525 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

SB 596 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to protests before appraisal review boards.

SB 597 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the imposition by an appraisal district or the appraisal review board for an appraisal district of a fee in connection with a protest filed with the board.

SB 598 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.

SB 599 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the use of information concerning the value of certain comparable properties in determining the value of property in an ad valorem tax protest.

SB 600 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate, including the date for holding the election to approve the tax rate; making conforming changes.

SB 604 Author: Buckingham | Birdwell
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and to the operations of certain other entities performing functions associated with the department.

SB 605 Author: Buckingham | Birdwell
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Historical Commission.

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

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

SB 669 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Goodwin
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for the confirmation election for the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 670 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 676 Author: Buckingham | Campbell | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to establishing residency for purposes of admission into public schools.

SB 683 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Allison
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 692 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the audit of wholesale invoices during certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 759 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pharmacist communications to prescribing practitioners regarding certain dispensed biological products.

SB 790 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain audit and reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.

SB 791 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the accreditation of and a recipient's enrollment in a Medicaid managed care plan.

SB 924 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an anesthesiologist assistant certificate by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 930 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a distillery festival permit; authorizing a fee.

SB 1098 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to rates for electricity charged by certain municipally owned utilities and to the use of revenue from the rates.

SB 1099 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/25/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

SB 1100 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by certain municipally owned utilities.

SB 1106 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the adoption of certain plumbing codes by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners.

SB 1147 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision applicable to certain intoxication offenses.

SB 1148 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.

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.

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

SB 1234 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of food service, laundry service, and lawn care to certain mental health facilities and state supported living centers.

SB 1235 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enrollment of health care providers in Medicaid.

SB 1258 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Moody
Last Action: 05/22/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of limited liability companies and other business entities under the Penal Code.

SB 1265 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

SB 1266 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction of residential or commercial structures.

SB 1308 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

SB 1367 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to use of project funds of municipal development districts.

SB 1368 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority of a warehouse to store and ship wine.

SB 1369 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state programs not funded by appropriations.

SB 1377 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of health care fraud.

SB 1378 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of medical degree programs offered or proposed by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1405 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

SB 1406 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the services provided by assisted living facilities.

SB 1407 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

SB 1487 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the delegation of powers and duties by the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 1488 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a property as a historic landmark by a municipality.

SB 1489 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce certain municipal building regulations.

SB 1518 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

SB 1528 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to taxes imposed on vinous liquor.

SB 1664 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for paying, prepaying, or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education, including the powers and duties of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board.

SB 1665 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses.

SB 1666 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system.

SB 1667 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

SB 1726 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater conditions in certain counties.

SB 1727 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to improving communication with and service delivery by state agencies.

SB 1882 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice regarding voting by physicians at certain entities to authorize the differentiation of physicians based on maintenance of certification.

SB 1991 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to claims processes and reimbursement for, and overpayment recoupment processes imposed on, health care providers under Medicaid.

SB 1992 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to physician delegation of the provision of anesthesia services to certain anesthesiologist assistants.

SB 2010 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

SB 2011 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding streamlining physician licensing requirements for advanced practice registered nurses.

SB 2012 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of truancy masters for Bell County.

SB 2024 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Shine | Buckley
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35 as the Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial Highway.

SB 2041 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms and election of the members of the board of directors of the Elm Creek Watershed Authority.

SB 2156 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 14 in Bell County as the First Cavalry Division Veterans Highway.

SB 2157 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting an institution of higher education.

SB 2158 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to tactical medical officers; requiring an occupational certificate; authorizing fees.

SB 2159 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to allowing operators of motor vehicles to treat a stop sign as a yield sign at certain intersections.

SB 2233 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to monitoring emissions of air contaminants from certain mining-related facilities; imposing of a fee.

SB 2234 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.

SB 2235 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to changing the sales and use tax rate of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.

SB 2236 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 9 2019 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Health Services Authority and the repeal of certain provisions affecting the electronic exchange of health information.

SB 2276 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by the Railroad Commission of Texas for the routing of certain oil or gas pipelines; establishing a fee.

SB 2277 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to increasing the interest rate and maximum reference base amount of certain consumer loans.

SB 2278 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee.

SB 2360 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.

SB 2455 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

SJR 10 Author: Buckingham | Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.

SJR 36 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit an appraisal district or the appraisal review board for an appraisal district from requiring a property owner to pay a fee in connection with a protest filed by the owner with the board.

SR 96 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Vance Elkins and Von Dean Rose Elkins.

SR 137 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25 to March 1, 2019, as National Engineers Week.

SR 177 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frank Seffrood.

SR 178 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing B. R. "Skipper" Wallace for his service to Lampasas County.

SR 212 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shawn Stephenson, Jeff Evans, Steve Tippett, and Cody Buckaloo for receiving DPS Life Saving Awards.

SR 240 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gene Pemberton.

SR 261 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Star Fest Cookoff.

SR 338 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Faith Christine Barcroft.

SR 339 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Henry Cowden.

SR 415 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the V.G. Young Institute of County Government on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

SR 481 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Avery.

SR 482 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Felicity Margaret Kidd.

SR 483 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patricia Deelynn Tubbs.

SR 484 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ann Marie Pycz Efflandt.

SR 507 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2019, as Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Awareness Day.

SR 508 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Christopher L. Williston for his service as president and CEO of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.

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 567 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Johnny "Lam" Jones.

SR 574 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 17, 2019, as Doctors of Osteopathic Medical Excellence Day.

SR 575 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Schreiner University shotgun team for winning a national title.

SR 591 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kyle and Bernita Sheets for their philanthropic efforts.

SR 595 Author: Buckingham | Watson
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Callan Nokes and the Westlake High School boys' golf team on their achievements.

SR 596 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Shine Team Realtors for being honored by Coldwell Banker United.

SR 597 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laurie Brubaker for her contribution to Texas 4000.

SR 598 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May Lofgreen on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 643 Author: Buckingham | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Laurie Brubaker for her contribution to Texas 4000.

SR 730 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Allen Hanger.

SR 807 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Westlake High School girls' golf program for winning a state championship.

SR 808 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the grand opening of the Lakeway Police Department's headquarters.

Additional Primary Authors (63):
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 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 15 Author: Creighton | Buckingham | Campbell
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of private employers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SB 606 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 607 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Veterans' Land Board and the sunset review date for and programs administered by the board.

SB 608 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the School Land Board.

SB 609 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham | Nichols
Last Action: 02/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SB 745 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Campbell
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.

SB 746 Author: Campbell | Buckingham | Fallon | Schwertner
Sponsor: Cortez
Last Action: 05/25/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation.

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 943 Author: Watson | Buckingham | Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Sponsor: Capriglione | Phelan | Canales | Wilson | Zerwas
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.

SB 1200 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Sponsor: Miller | Sheffield | Lambert | Buckley
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain military spouses to engage in a business or occupation in this state.

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

SB 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 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 1949 Author: Watson | Birdwell | Buckingham
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Apr 29 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Relating to the applicability of laws of this state to certain consumer financial transactions.

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

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

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

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

SB 2252 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the examination by the commissioner of insurance of certain insurers' network quality and adequacy.

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 28 Author: Perry | Buckingham | Fallon
Last Action: 02/05/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Texas Midwest Community Network.

SR 50 Author: Creighton | Alvarado | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Senator José Menéndez on the occasion of his 50th birthday.

SR 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 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 168 Author: Perry | Buckingham
Last Action: 02/13/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the members of the Abilene delegation to the Capitol.

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

SR 535 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the crisis at the Texas-Mexico International Border an emergency and requesting Congress to adopt a budget that fully funds all means necessary to fully secure the Texas-Mexico International Border.

SR 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 576 Author: Hughes | Buckingham
Last Action: 04/15/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Garnett Shelton Grant Sr.

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

SR 843 Author: Whitmire | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patsy Spaw for her loyalty and service to the Texas Senate.

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