Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Peter P. Flores
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/14/2019

Number of Bills: 103

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (65):
SB 211 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

SB 224 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Agriculture
Caption: Relating to the licensing requirement for certain migrant labor housing facilities.

SB 225 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Cortez | Guillen
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Army of Occupation Medal specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.

SB 318 Author: Flores | Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to credits to certain accounts of the Parks and Wildlife Department resulting from the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

SB 320 Author: Flores
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

SB 347 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service on the board of directors of an appraisal district.

SB 399 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas A&M University--San Antonio; authorizing a fee.

SB 635 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the procedures for protests and appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.

SB 655 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas of the Edwards Aquifer.

SB 684 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/11/2019 S Withdrawn by the Author
Caption: Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring an animal bite.

SB 925 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Bailes
Last Action: 05/20/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to calculation of daily production for purposes of the oil and gas production tax credits for low-producing wells and leases.

SB 938 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the requirements relating to the adoption of a new state agency rule by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 1064 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.

SB 1065 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

SB 1193 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Landgraf
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the liability of and issuance of titles and permits for motor vehicles purchased from motor vehicle dealers that go out of business.

SB 1396 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to claims for financial assistance for survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty.

SB 1397 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Sanford
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements.

SB 1456 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement for performance bonds from certain public work contractors.

SB 1457 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of manufacture or delivery of a substance in Penalty Group 1 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

SB 1512 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Martinez
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of costs related to the relocation of certain political subdivision utility facilities for state highway projects.

SB 1570 Author: Flores
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of certain corrections employees.

SB 2088 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to health insurance benefits for survivors of certain law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and other public employees.

SB 2143 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to commission peace officers.

SB 2197 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to alternative education loans and qualified student loan bonds.

SB 2209 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for causing bodily injury while resisting arrest, search, or transportation.

SB 2260 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 24 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to the grant program distributing money from the transportation infrastructure fund.

SB 2502 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the West Pecos Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SCR 2 Author: Flores
Sponsor: Cyrier | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the game wardens of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department as the "Texas Navy" and commending them for their service to the Lone Star State.

SCR 55 Author: Flores | Campbell | Hughes | Taylor
Last Action: 03/18/2019 S Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Congratulating former State Representative Ken Mercer on his retirement from USAA.

SR 113 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Texas Game Warden Day.

SR 218 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 6, 2019, as Uvalde County Day.

SR 236 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2019, as 4-H Day.

SR 268 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/26/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Pecos County Day.

SR 287 Author: Flores
Last Action: 02/27/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Reeves County Day.

SR 292 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2019, as Crockett County Day.

SR 324 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 6 and 7, 2019, as Eagle Pass Legislative Days.

SR 433 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2019, as Medina County Day.

SR 434 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 19, 2019, as Kinney County Day.

SR 435 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Atascosa County Day.

SR 436 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 2019, as Real County Day.

SR 437 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of J. Taylor Brite.

SR 438 Author: Flores
Last Action: 03/19/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the 2017 and 2018 recipients of the Lone Star Land Steward Awards and the Leopold Conservation Awards.

SR 495 Author: Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of J. Taylor Brite.

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 497 Author: Flores | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/02/2019 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Atascosa County Day.

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 515 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/01/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Del Rio High School mariachi band for earning a Division 1 rating.

SR 540 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/04/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Southwest Area Buyers Club BBQ Showdown at Traders Village.

SR 634 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 2019, as Pecos County 4-H Day.

SR 635 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/02/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daniel Scott Shaw on the occasion of his retirement.

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 646 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Armando Vendrell-Vélez on the occasion of his graduation from Texas A&M University.

SR 661 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marshal Taylor Hoak on the occasion of his graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 662 Author: Flores
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 19, 2020, as Isaac Batterson Day.

SR 683 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas A&M University-San Antonio on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.

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 695 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brackett High School varsity cheerleading team for placing in a state championship.

SR 696 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mia Raquel Reyes on the occasion of her quinceañera.

SR 725 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 6th Gregorio and Ana Esparza Family Reunion.

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 750 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/16/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rey A. Saldaña for his service on the San Antonio City Council.

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 798 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Big Bend Regional Medical Center for receiving a Trauma Designation Award.

SR 811 Author: Flores
Last Action: 05/23/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Seth Rau for his service to Senator Peter P. Flores.

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.

Additional Primary Authors (38):
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 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 20 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to treatment, services, and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and to orders of nondisclosure for certain persons who are victims of certain of those offenses.

SB 22 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Noble | Morrison | King, Phil | Klick | Springer
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

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

SB 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 733 Author: Perry | Flores
Sponsor: Cyrier
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authorization of a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program.

SB 810 Author: Perry | Flores
Sponsor: Cyrier | Larson | Price | King, Tracy O. | Paddie
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the identification of breeder deer.

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

SB 998 Author: Hinojosa | Flores
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the physician education loan repayment program.

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

SB 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 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.

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

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

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

SR 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 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 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 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 747 Author: Zaffirini | Flores | Watson
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Judith Blanton Wilkerson.

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.

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