Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Charles Perry
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2021

Number of Bills: 135

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (86):
SB 29 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Dutton | King, Ken
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on sex and a study conducted by the University Interscholastic League on the effects of allowing a student to participate in an athletic competition designated for the sex opposite to the student's sex.

SB 152 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 05/28/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 153 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Sanford | Burrows | Frullo
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain payment processing services from the definition of "data processing service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

SB 154 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the creation of the broadband office within the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the establishment of a broadband service investment grant program.

SB 155 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

SB 156 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 05/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides and to the jurisdiction of the transferee court.

SB 157 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Craddick
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 158 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to waiving the fee for the issuance of a duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun for school marshals.

SB 159 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of information obtained by a person from the comptroller that relates to a taxpayer subject to an audit by the comptroller.

SB 160 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Darby
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county road reports.

SB 183 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/24/2021 H Referred to Insurance: May 24 2021 12:28AM
Caption: Relating to emergency medical services subscription programs and reciprocity agreements between certain air ambulance companies operating a subscription program.

SB 185 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the time for entering a final order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 186 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Spiller | Guillen | Darby
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds to restore or maintain a county courthouse.

SB 224 Author: Perry | West
Sponsor: Walle | Meza | Morales, Eddie | Ortega
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

SB 247 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Cain | Slawson | Vasut | Murr | Leach
Last Action: 05/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

SB 270 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 04/30/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to civil liability of a nursing facility resident's responsible payor for misappropriation of the resident's funds.

SB 271 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Klick | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities.

SB 293 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the practice of chiropractic.

SB 294 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to reports on abortions performed at an abortion facility.

SB 295 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Minjarez
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.

SB 296 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Button
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date by which a seller must provide resale and exemption certificates to the comptroller in connection with a sales and use tax audit.

SB 297 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Button | Stephenson | Sanford | Frullo
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the criminal history record information requirement for applicants for renewal of a license issued by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

SB 373 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring public school students to participate in interscholastic athletic activities based on biological sex.

SB 375 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to required cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for certain telecommunicators.

SB 395 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the performance of pest control work by persons who hold a commercial or noncommercial applicator license issued by the Department of Agriculture.

SB 488 Author: Perry | Blanco | Hinojosa | Hughes | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.

SB 509 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the amount of the reimbursement fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.

SB 510 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Rogers
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Stephens County.

SB 511 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Spiller
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of the juvenile boards of Crosby and Lubbock Counties.

SB 512 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.

SB 599 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Krause
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of abandoned fishing devices and the seizure and disposition of unlawful fishing devices.

SB 600 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to an inventory of dams controlled by river authorities.

SB 601 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and activities of the Texas Produced Water Consortium.

SB 731 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/11/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the detection and mitigation of plant pests and diseases.

SB 901 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Landgraf
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

SB 902 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/30/2021 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the period during which a purchaser's successor liability for taxes owed by the seller of a business may be enforced.

SB 903 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Sanford
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to suits for tax refunds.

SB 904 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Lopez | Ramos
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

SB 905 Author: Perry | Springer
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to guidance on the regulations applicable to the potable reuse of wastewater.

SB 906 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.

SB 907 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license through the use of remote technology.

SB 908 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/11/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to civil actions by a civilly committed individual.

SB 976 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/11/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to inclusion of appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to the Employees Retirement System of Texas in certain general appropriations bills prepared by the Legislative Budget Board.

SB 1123 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Krause
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the issuance of Family First specialty license plates.

SB 1124 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Business Interstate Highway 20-J in Colorado City as the James "Jim" Baum Memorial Highway.

SB 1125 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Collier
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain controlled substance property and plants seized by or forfeited to a law enforcement agency.

SB 1145 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Buckley
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain food products.

SB 1146 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 30 2021 1:38PM
Caption: Relating to abortion reporting and exemptions to abortion facility licensing; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1147 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the location of certain justice courts.

SB 1148 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the required inclusion of a person's sex on a birth certificate and prohibited change of sex on the birth certificate of certain minors.

SB 1243 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in program for children.

SB 1244 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Oliverson
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the award of health plan provider contracts under Medicaid managed care.

SB 1245 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the farm and ranch survey conducted by the comptroller for purposes of estimating the productivity value of qualified open-space land as part of the study of school district taxable values.

SB 1246 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to universal service fund assistance to high cost rural areas and the uniform charge that funds the universal service fund; authorizing a fee.

SB 1335 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the recycling of oil and gas waste.

SB 1392 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority to limit or prohibit medical procedures during a declared state of disaster.

SB 1474 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the I-27 Advisory Committee.

SB 1526 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/22/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restricting the use of personally identifiable student information by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application used for a school purpose and providing an exemption from certain restrictions for a national assessment provider.

SB 1527 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to measures to assist small and rural school districts in implementing a collegiate model and expanding broadband access, including the establishment of the Rural Schools and Communities Technical Assistance Center and a grant program.

SB 1646 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Referred to Public Health: May 3 2021 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of abuse of a child.

SB 1647 Author: Perry | Campbell | Hall
Sponsor: Oliverson | Klick | Price | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1648 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Krause | Parker | Leach | Meyer | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of benefits under the Medicaid program, including to recipients with complex medical needs.

SB 1649 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/23/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2021 2:22PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue derived from certain establishments related to a hotel and convention center project and to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to the project.

SB 1650 Author: Perry | Lucio
Sponsor: Anderson
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.

SB 1651 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/24/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the availability under the public information law of certain information related to a tax audit.

SB 1778 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/26/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the production and regulation of hemp and consumable hemp products; providing administrative penalties; imposing and authorizing fees; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1902 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/01/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.

SB 2191 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/08/2021 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and bond authority of the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority; providing authority to impose a fee.

SCR 6 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/23/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 23 2021 8:14AM
Caption: Designating San Angelo as the official Visual Arts Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.

SCR 55 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Brownfield High School Lady Cubs for winning the Class 3A University Interscholastic League basketball state championship title.

SCR 56 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Lubbock Meals on Wheels on its 50th anniversary.

SCR 57 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Lubbock High School girls' swimming and diving team in winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state championship title.

SCR 58 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Lubbock Christian University women's basketball team for winning a national championship.

SR 6 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gregorio M. Gutierrez.

SR 93 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the ABC Pro Rodeo BBQ Cook-off.

SR 100 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lubbock Area United Way on the occasion of the organization's 75th anniversary.

SR 182 Author: Perry | Springer
Last Action: 03/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas game wardens for 125 years of service.

SR 183 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/22/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jeff Whitson for his service to Menard County during the 2021 winter storm.

SR 184 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/22/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elbert Hadley Phillips.

SR 214 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/31/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 31, 2021, as Lubbock Day.

SR 215 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/31/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie McBride on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 359 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Sutterfield family.

SR 507 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Samuel Alexander Leonard.

SR 513 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Stephen Jones.

SR 539 Author: Perry | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Urging the federal government to immediately declare violent foreign drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations and encouraging the Texas Military Department and all state resources to use authority under Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Constitution to repel this violent foreign drug cartel-facilitated invasion in the least lethal manner possible consistent with bringing this facilitated invasion to a conclusion at the earliest possible moment.

SR 540 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/30/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 155.

Additional Primary Authors (49):
SB 4 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to provisions in agreements between governmental entities and professional sports teams requiring the United States national anthem to be played at team events.

SB 5 Author: Nichols | Hancock | Perry | West
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 7 2021 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

SB 6 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability for certain claims arising during a pandemic or disaster related to a pandemic.

SB 7 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Cain | Schofield | Jetton | Klick | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Point of order overruled
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.

SB 8 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Slawson | Burrows | Klick | Cain | Leach
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

SB 9 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 6 2021 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 10 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to certain requirements applicable to political subdivisions and other entities that engage in lobbying and to the applicability of lobbyist registration requirements to a person who provides legal services to a political subdivision.

SB 12 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: Sanford | Metcalf | Smithee
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for social media platforms and to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.

SB 13 Author: Birdwell | Campbell | Hall | Perry | Schwertner | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Price | Bell, Cecil | King, Ken | Craddick
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to state contracts with and investments in certain companies that boycott energy companies.

SB 14 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Paddie | Metcalf | Burrows | Lucio III
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.

SB 16 Author: Nelson | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the dissemination by a state agency of an individual's personal data.

SB 20 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Creighton | Gutierrez | et al.
Sponsor: Hefner
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest.

SB 25 Author: Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Sponsor: Frank | Sanford | Hernandez | Metcalf
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the right of certain residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 26 Author: Paxton | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 6 2021 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

SB 28 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the applicability of certain state and local laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 30 Author: West | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Wu | Johnson, Jarvis | Button
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain discriminatory provisions from a recorded conveyance instrument.

SB 251 Author: Paxton | Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

SB 391 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 528 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Left pending in committee
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.
Sponsor: Lopez | Bucy
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E See remarks for effective date
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 and to late applications for exemptions from such taxation for disabled members.

SB 721 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Leman
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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: 03/11/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
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: 04/26/2021 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: Apr 26 2021 3:51PM
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: 03/11/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
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.
Sponsor: Leman
Last Action: 05/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
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.
Sponsor: Leman
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 802 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall | Hughes | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Klick
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.

SB 859 Author: Johnson | Perry
Last Action: 05/22/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain water planning entities to hold an open or closed meeting by telephone conference call or videoconference call.

SB 917 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Creighton | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

SB 1025 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 16 2021 11:13AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature, governor, and certain political subdivisions with respect to disasters and emergencies.

SB 1336 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen | Oliverson | Paul | Krause | Schofield
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

SB 1416 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2021 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

SB 1606 Author: Hall | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: May 13 2021 10:39AM
Caption: Relating to the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.

SB 1674 Author: Hall | Hughes | Kolkhorst | Perry
Last Action: 03/24/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to protection of individuals from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action.

SB 1675 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for early voting by mail.

SB 2001 Author: Springer | Bettencourt | Creighton | Hughes | Nichols | et al.
Last Action: 04/01/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.

SB 2233 Author: Menéndez | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Howard | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the completion of sexual harassment prevention training and ethics training to register as a lobbyist.

SB 2255 Author: Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain cancer patients receiving pain management services and supportive palliative care.

SCR 41 Author: Springer | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Middleton
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the "Keep Nine" amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

SCR 51 Author: Hughes | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Hefner
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Sara "Sally" Sandlin Ratliff of Mount Pleasant.

SJR 35 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Lopez | Bucy
Last Action: 05/25/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
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.

SJR 45 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 16 2021 11:13AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the powers of the governor, the legislature, and the supreme court following certain disaster or emergency declarations.

SJR 61 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting temporary suspension of absentee voting procedures.

SJR 67 Author: Springer | Bettencourt | Creighton | Hughes | Nichols | et al.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.

SR 84 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21 through 26, 2021, as Texas FFA Week.

SR 342 Author: Schwertner | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging the Public Utility Commission of Texas to significantly reduce the high system-wide offer cap and evaluate changes to the market structure.

SR 362 Author: Menéndez | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Drew Pearson on his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2021.

SR 432 Author: Buckingham | Perry
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Otto Dittmar II.

SR 515 Author: Campbell | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Memorial Day 2021.

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