Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Pat Fallon
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/5/2019

Number of Bills: 46

SB 2 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor
Coauthor: Flores | Campbell | Fallon | Hall | Birdwell | et al.
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

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 6 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Coauthor: Fallon | West | Lucio
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.
Coauthor: Johnson | Schwertner | Fallon | Campbell | Rodríguez | 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 13 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Hall | Birdwell | Bettencourt | Fallon
Last Action: 05/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on lobbying; creating a criminal offense.

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 15 Author: Creighton | Buckingham | Campbell
Coauthor: Hall | Bettencourt | Fallon
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 18 Author: Huffman | Nelson
Coauthor: Campbell | Buckingham | Creighton | Fallon | Zaffirini | et al.
Sponsor: Geren | Cain | Goldman | Oliverson | Phelan
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

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 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 312 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Flores | Fallon | Nichols | Schwertner | et al.
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 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 413 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Fallon
Last Action: 02/14/2019 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

SB 422 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Fallon | Creighton | Nichols
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a fine or fee in certain areas in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

SB 581 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Fallon
Last Action: 03/11/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements.

SB 652 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Birdwell | Schwertner | Fallon
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation.

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

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 1033 Author: Hancock | Campbell | Creighton | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Coauthor: Hall | Bettencourt | Flores | Fallon | Birdwell | et al.
Sponsor: Schaefer | Swanson | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

SB 1190 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Creighton | Hall | Fallon
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Elections: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.

SB 1200 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Coauthor: Fallon | Hinojosa | Menéndez | Seliger | Johnson
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 1225 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Campbell | Hall | Fallon
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Referred to Elections: Apr 29 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

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 1261 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Fallon
Sponsor: Bohac
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as the chief appraiser for an appraisal district.

SB 1309 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Relating to the assessment and collection of ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district.

SB 1455 Author: Taylor
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Fallon | Hall
Last Action: 05/07/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network; changing a fee.

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 1658 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Johnson | Fallon
Last Action: 03/14/2019 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency communication districts.

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 1850 Author: Rodríguez
Coauthor: Flores | Fallon | Birdwell | Lucio | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: Walle
Last Action: 05/21/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to used and scrap tire handlers.

SB 1913 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Fallon
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain cities to change the date on which their general election for officers is held.

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 1993 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Fallon
Last Action: 03/27/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for engaging in certain conduct involving a critical infrastructure facility; creating criminal offenses.

SB 2219 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hall | Fallon
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

SB 2373 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Schwertner | Fallon
Last Action: 05/14/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive trade practices by interactive computer services.

SB 2381 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Fallon
Sponsor: Dutton | Frullo
Last Action: 05/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the places where certain knives are prohibited.

SB 2485 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Fallon
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of certain employment benefits provided by private employers.

SB 2486 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Fallon
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of the scheduling and overtime compensation practices of private employers.

SB 2487 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Fallon
Sponsor: Phelan
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of employment leave provided by private employers.

SB 2488 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Fallon | Campbell
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain, consider, or take employment action based on an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information.

SCR 1 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Hall | Bettencourt | Fallon
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: May 6 2019 9:04PM
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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.

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