Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 2/26/2021

Number of Bills: 54

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (44):
SB 267 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 12/21/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the right of certain facility residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 343 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.

SB 348 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to parental access to public school virtual instruction and instructional materials for virtual and remote learning.

SB 369 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the notice required regarding the requirement to submit a financial aid application as a condition of high school graduation for public school students.

SB 446 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the membership of the board of managers for certain emergency communication districts.

SB 454 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to mental health services development plans as updated by local mental health authority groups.

SB 461 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a seller's disclosure of the location of certain real property in a floodplain.

SB 472 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the protection of animal and crop facilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 481 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of certain public school students to transfer to a school district offering in-person instruction.

SB 489 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SB 495 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain rights of crime victims.

SB 499 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

SB 518 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts.

SB 526 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the requirements for meetings held and Internet websites developed by certain special purpose districts.

SB 531 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of the water infrastructure fund.

SB 533 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the review of a defendant's criminal history before any release of the defendant on bail.

SB 552 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an annual report regarding certain dog bites.

SB 562 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain personal information from driver's license records maintained by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 574 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to approval by the commissioners court of certain expenditures made by a county assistance district.

SB 592 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the definition of a bet for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.

SB 598 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to auditable voting systems.

SB 602 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a dedicatory instrument to remove a discriminatory provision.

SB 605 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to persons permitted to be in a polling place or a place where ballots are being counted.

SB 617 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.

SB 634 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the identity of certain landowners who participate in a State Soil and Water Conservation Board program to manage or eradicate an invasive species.

SB 647 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 666 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain persons taking oysters on a licensed commercial oyster boat obtain a commercial fisherman's license.

SB 675 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to special open season hunting of certain migratory game birds by veterans and members of the United States armed forces on active duty.

SB 679 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and health benefit plan issuers in relation to prescription drug coverage.

SB 680 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to clarifying electricity as a necessity during a declared disaster under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

SB 756 Author: Kolkhorst | Hall
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

SB 801 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the development of an agriculture education program for public elementary schools.

SB 809 Author: Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to health care provider reporting of federal money received for the coronavirus disease public health emergency.

SB 810 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the course information required to be posted on a public institution of higher education's Internet website.

SB 827 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

SB 838 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authorization by a school district or open-enrollment charter school for a person to carry or possess a weapon on school premises for purposes of safety and security.

SCR 10 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Honoring the heroism and sacrifice of Refugio High School graduate and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes Jr.

SJR 19 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 12/21/2020 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a right for residents of certain facilities to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SJR 31 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SR 8 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing DeWitt County on the occasion of its 175th anniversary.

SR 9 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Antonio and Tamera Felder for their assistance in helping to save a life after a car accident.

SR 10 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Amber Abel and Jordan Farmer for their actions in helping to save a life after a car accident.

SR 17 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 24 through 30, 2021, as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week in Texas.

SR 18 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Christopher Eugene Luttrell.

Additional Primary Authors (10):
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 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 581 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

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 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.

SCR 3 Author: Paxton | Campbell | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Condemning China's practice of involuntary organ harvesting.

SR 35 Author: Nelson | Buckingham | Campbell | Huffman | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Texas Federation of Republican Women.

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.

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