Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Bryan Hughes
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/18/2019

Number of Bills: 26

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 5 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Flores | Hall | Hinojosa | et al.
Coauthor: Hughes | Watson | Fallon | Alvarado
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 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 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 190 Author: Menéndez
Coauthor: Hall | Hughes
Last Action: 02/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to daylight saving time.

SB 213 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: West | Birdwell | Watson | Flores | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of individual graduation committees and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.

SB 387 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Nichols | Nelson | Hinojosa | Hughes | Zaffirini | et al.
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to judicial compensation and the contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and administration of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan One and Plan Two; making conforming changes.

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 404 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Hall | Hughes | Nichols | Schwertner | Flores
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation.

SB 408 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Schwertner | Hall | Hughes | Nichols | Flores | et al.
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to eliminating distinctions in the application of consent annexation requirements.

SB 572 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Schwertner | Hughes | Seliger | Hall
Sponsor: Rodriguez | VanDeaver | Kacal | Lambert | Moody
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

SB 616 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Watson | Buckingham | Hall | Nichols | Hughes
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees.

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 661 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Hughes | Perry | Creighton | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.

SB 685 Author: Alvarado
Coauthor: Hughes | Hinojosa | Watson
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing a sales and use tax refund or franchise tax credit for businesses that employ certain apprentices.

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 701 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Hughes
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land or restricted-use timber land.

SB 753 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Hughes | Miles | Powell | Paxton | Zaffirini | et al.
Sponsor: Raney | Stucky | Anchia | Harless | Lambert
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

SB 762 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Schwertner | Hughes | Fallon | Flores | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to wages and employment benefits.

SB 1364 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Hughes
Last Action: 03/07/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle transporting equipment used to load timber.

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 1663 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Hughes | Fallon | Schwertner | Hall
Sponsor: White | Toth | Hefner
Last Action: 05/19/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties.

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 2551 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Johnson | Menéndez | Hughes | Lucio
Sponsor: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims.

SCR 59 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Seliger | Hughes | Zaffirini | Hinojosa
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the president to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II.

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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