Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Ben Leman
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2019

Number of Bills: 12

SB 2 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Paxton | Taylor
Sponsor: Burrows
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.

SB 12 Author: Huffman | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 14 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Kuempel | Ashby | Bell, Keith | King, Phil | Price
Cosponsor: Bell, Cecil | Buckley | Clardy | Cyrier | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broadband service or facilities provided by an electric cooperative.

SB 18 Author: Huffman | Nelson
Sponsor: Geren | Cain | Goldman | Oliverson | Phelan
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
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 22 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Sponsor: Noble | Morrison | King, Phil | Klick | Springer
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

SB 26 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 421 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Craddick | Burns | Burrows | Phelan
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/24/2019 S House appoints conferees w/inst-reported
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 1264 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Oliverson | Martinez Fischer | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Lucio III
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.

SB 1938 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Phelan | Raymond | Rodriguez | King, Phil | Frullo
Cosponsor: Deshotel | González, Jessica | Guerra | Leman | Metcalf | et al.
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

SB 1978 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Krause | Sanford | Phelan | Oliverson
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
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.

SJR 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham | Campbell | Flores | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
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 79 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Sponsor: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Cosponsor: Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bell, Keith | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

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