Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Jane Nelson
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/14/2019

Number of Bills: 16

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 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 29 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Creighton | Campbell | Nelson
Sponsor: Middleton | Longoria | Metcalf | Phelan | Burrows
Last Action: 05/20/2019 H Failed to pass to 3rd reading
Caption: Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities.

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 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 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 719 Author: Fallon
Coauthor: Nelson
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of murder and providing for the prosecution of that conduct as capital murder.

SB 943 Author: Watson | Buckingham | Hinojosa | Rodríguez
Coauthor: Nichols | Perry | Campbell | Nelson | Zaffirini | et al.
Sponsor: Capriglione | Phelan | Canales | Wilson | Zerwas
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.

SB 1226 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: Nelson
Last Action: 04/09/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release.

SB 1451 Author: Taylor
Coauthor: Nelson
Sponsor: Ashby
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the ability of public school teachers to maintain student discipline without being subjected to adverse employment consequences.

SB 1691 Author: Fallon
Coauthor: Nelson | Buckingham
Sponsor: Nevárez
Last Action: 05/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to expedited processing of certain applications for a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

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 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.

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