Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2019

Number of Bills: 38

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 14 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Buckingham | Flores | Hinojosa | Seliger | West | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broadband service or facilities provided by an electric cooperative.

SB 20 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Flores | et al.
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Creighton | Kolkhorst | Hinojosa | Hall | 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 30 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Buckingham | Flores | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hughes | et al.
Sponsor: Phelan | Metcalf | Sanford | Longoria
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.

SB 31 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Creighton | Huffman | Hughes | et al.
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Hinojosa | Fallon | Miles | Hall
Sponsor: Smithee | Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.

SB 170 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Campbell | Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Flores | Seliger | et al.
Sponsor: Price | Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals under Medicaid.

SB 201 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Creighton
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.

SB 227 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Hall
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

SB 285 Author: Miles
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to information, outreach, and other actions regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation.

SB 339 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Alvarado | Kolkhorst | Creighton | Hinojosa | Lucio
Sponsor: Morrison
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a seller's disclosure notice for residential property regarding floodplains, flood pools, floodways, or reservoirs.

SB 355 Author: West
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Menéndez | Lucio
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan regarding implementation of prevention and early intervention services and community-based care and conducting a study regarding the resources provided to foster parents.

SB 374 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

SB 393 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Perry | Hinojosa | Flores | Birdwell | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 436 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Menéndez | Kolkhorst | Hinojosa | Lucio
Sponsor: Price | Rose | Minjarez | Sheffield | VanDeaver
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

SB 462 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Creighton
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations.

SB 500 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Lucio | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 06/06/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

SB 552 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Fallon | et al.
Coauthor: Nelson | Kolkhorst | Creighton
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.
Coauthor: Nelson | Creighton | Kolkhorst | Bettencourt
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.
Coauthor: Nelson | Kolkhorst
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 562 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Menéndez
Sponsor: Price | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.

SB 635 Author: Flores
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
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 653 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Flores | Bettencourt | Perry | Fallon | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 686 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Hughes | Menéndez | Powell | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Goodwin | Talarico | Beckley | Capriglione
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to personal financial literacy courses for high school students in public schools.

SB 778 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the application process for certain solid waste facility permits.

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 810 Author: Perry | Flores
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Johnson
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 946 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2019 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 21 2019 2:09PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

SB 987 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to limitations on the location of solid waste facilities.

SB 1230 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Lucio | Kolkhorst | Fallon
Sponsor: Meyer | Leach
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the reporting of private school educator misconduct.

SB 1338 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill facility located in a special flood hazard area.

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 1776 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bell, Keith
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the development of an elective course for public high school students on the founding principles of the United States and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.

SB 1947 Author: Watson
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances by veterinarians.

SB 1978 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Hall | Campbell | Perry | Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations.

SB 2260 Author: Flores
Coauthor: Seliger | Kolkhorst
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 2322 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to rates established by municipalities for water and sewer services.

SJR 10 Author: Buckingham | Perry
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Powell | Hinojosa
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 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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