Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Larry Taylor
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2019

Number of Bills: 19

SB 3 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Hughes | Hinojosa | Buckingham | West | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 28 2019 12:30AM
Caption: Relating to additional funding to school districts for classroom teacher and librarian salaries.

SB 23 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Huffman | Nelson | et al.
Coauthor: Perry | Lucio | Hall | Bettencourt | Creighton | 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 24 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Schwertner | Birdwell | Taylor
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion.

SB 196 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Powell | Taylor | Menéndez | Hinojosa | Lucio | et al.
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SB 414 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Taylor
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the 23rd Judicial District and the creation of the 461st Judicial District composed of Brazoria County.

SB 548 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Flores | et al.
Coauthor: Nichols | Taylor
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 799 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Creighton | Taylor | Hall
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to emergency management and disaster recovery.

SB 891 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Creighton | Perry | Taylor | Zaffirini | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Holland | Moody | Toth
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in and grants provided by courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing and imposing fees; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1494 Author: Paxton
Coauthor: Nichols | Hughes | Flores | Lucio | Whitmire | et al.
Sponsor: Wu | Miller | Klick | Hinojosa | Rose
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of personal information of certain employees and contractors of the Department of Family and Protective Services and of certain elected officials.

SB 1572 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Taylor
Sponsor: Button
Last Action: 05/23/2019 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.

SB 1575 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Taylor
Sponsor: Krause
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to governmental immunity for and adjudication of claims arising from a local governmental entity's disaster recovery contract.

SB 1577 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Lucio | Powell | Taylor | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Minjarez
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government.

SB 1719 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Taylor | Hinojosa | Alvarado | Miles | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison | Cyrier
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain state hotel occupancy tax revenue.

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

SB 2299 Author: Powell
Coauthor: Watson | Rodríguez | West | Flores | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities.

SJR 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Coauthor: Powell | Fallon | Seliger | Schwertner | Johnson | 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 32 Author: Birdwell | Nelson
Coauthor: Taylor
Sponsor: Tinderholt
Last Action: 04/29/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.

SJR 47 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Powell | Lucio | Taylor | Hinojosa | Menéndez
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

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

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