Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Charles Schwertner
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/26/2021

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (43):
SB 182 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/12/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to customer choice for certain municipally owned utilities.

SB 201 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1.

SB 202 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain employer contributions for employed retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 203 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to selection of statewide competition locations by the University Interscholastic League.

SB 204 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system.

SB 205 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the distribution of a Medicaid managed care organization's provider network directory.

SB 206 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain low-powered vehicles.

SB 207 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Campbell
Last Action: 11/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions.

SB 235 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 12/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to limitations on increases in fees charged by certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 236 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 12/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the submission of an affordability and access report by public institutions of higher education.

SB 245 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 12/16/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the adequacy and effectiveness of managed care plan networks.

SB 249 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 12/17/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to business interruption insurance coverage for losses arising from a pandemic.

SB 291 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/06/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the posting of certain project information at a commercial building construction site.

SB 387 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the appeal of rates for water or sewer service charged to certain customers in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality.

SB 473 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the curriculum requirements for public high school students.

SB 482 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a biennial study and report by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and Teacher Retirement System of Texas on converting to a defined contribution plan.

SB 483 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a biennial report on the investment returns of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 486 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to provider reimbursements and enrollee cost-sharing payments for services provided under a managed care plan by certain out-of-network providers.

SB 519 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims.

SB 588 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the construction, maintenance, rehabilitation, and removal of dams by the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District.

SB 624 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.

SB 627 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: Feb 10 2021 1:08PM
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 646 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Buckingham
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring county approval of a proposed purchase or conversion by a municipality of a property to house homeless individuals.

SB 655 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Springer
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

SB 697 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor members of the United States Army Special Forces.

SB 720 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1 and districts created by the division of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1.

SB 721 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of appraisal reports in connection with the use of eminent domain authority.

SB 722 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the failure to disclose certain appraisal reports by an entity with eminent domain authority in connection with an offer to acquire real property.

SB 723 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with the acquisition of real property for public use by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 724 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in an eminent domain proceeding.

SB 725 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land and the liability for the additional tax imposed on such land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.

SB 726 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 727 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited practices by pharmacy benefit managers.

SB 757 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the delivery and direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; creating criminal offenses.

SB 796 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Buckingham
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring public notice and a hearing concerning a proposed purchase or conversion by a municipality of a property to house homeless individuals.

SB 811 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

SB 812 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices for certain health benefit plan issuers and pharmacy benefit managers.

SB 839 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of electric vehicle charging equipment by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing a fee; providing a civil penalty.

SJR 37 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: Feb 10 2021 12:33PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SR 14 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edward K. Norfleet Jr.

SR 15 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Benjamin Havens for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

SR 34 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jim-Bob Trant.

SR 85 Author: Schwertner
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the electrical utility line and generation workers of Texas for their heroic efforts during the 2021 winter storm.

Additional Primary Authors (7):
SB 16 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the dissemination by a state agency of an individual's personal data.

SB 493 Author: Johnson | Schwertner
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to health care liability insurance for certain nursing facilities.

SB 528 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager.

SB 611 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SB 672 Author: Buckingham | Campbell | Nelson | Schwertner
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage of certain collaborative care management services.

SJR 22 Author: Huffman | Schwertner
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.

SJR 35 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

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