Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Brian Birdwell
87th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 6/23/2024

Number of Bills: 8

SB 1 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 07/13/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; providing civil penalties.

SB 4 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 07/16/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 5 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 07/14/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for, and to the censorship of users' expressions by, social media platforms.

SB 7 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 07/13/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 8 Author: Bettencourt
Coauthor: Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 07/14/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in revenue.

SB 12 Author: Bettencourt | Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 07/14/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the preceding tax year in the district's maximum compressed rate.

SB 31 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Schwertner
Last Action: 07/10/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain information regarding voter qualification.

SJR 4 Author: Bettencourt | Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 07/14/2021 S Reported engrossed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to reflect any statutory reduction from the preceding tax year in the maximum compressed rate of the maintenance and operations taxes imposed for those purposes on the homestead.

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