Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Dawn Buckingham
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/7/2021

Number of Bills: 64

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (36):
SB 412 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

SB 413 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to state programs not funded by appropriations.

SB 497 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an anesthesiologist assistant certificate by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 498 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.

SB 523 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

SB 524 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

SB 525 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an emergency rule adopted by a state agency during certain periods of disaster.

SB 565 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to use of project funds of municipal development districts.

SB 566 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by certain municipally owned utilities.

SB 631 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to municipal board of adjustment zoning variances based on unnecessary hardship.

SB 632 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to provision of broadband infrastructure and connectivity by the Lower Colorado River Authority.

SB 659 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to disannexation of certain areas that do not receive full municipal services.

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.

SB 673 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision of technical assistance by the Texas Water Development Board to an interregional planning council.

SB 674 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the availability of antipsychotic prescription drugs under the vendor drug program and Medicaid managed care.

SB 700 Author: Buckingham | Hall | Lucio | Paxton
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 701 Author: Buckingham | Hall | Lucio | Paxton
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of willed body programs to the Texas Funeral Service Commission and to the creation of the State Anatomical Advisory Committee; authorizing a fee.

SB 703 Author: Buckingham | Hall | Lucio | Paxton
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture, the Prescribed Burning Board, and the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation and the abolishment of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council.

SB 704 Author: Buckingham | Hall | Lucio | Paxton
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission.

SB 814 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the amount of wine certain wineries may sell directly to consumers.

SB 815 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a biennial report on state programs not funded by certain appropriations.

SB 816 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.

SB 823 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of distilled spirits at a temporary location by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

SB 912 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain conduct engaged in while participating in a riot and to restitution for property damage resulting from participating in a riot.

SB 913 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the ineligibility of certain local governments for certain criminal justice grants as a result of budget reductions affecting local law enforcement agencies.

SB 941 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a state scenic byways program.

SB 985 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to reports by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on the ability of electric generators to respond to abnormal weather conditions.

SB 987 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place; creating a criminal offense.

SB 989 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain limitations on the operation of certain alcoholic beverage businesses and organizations that benefit veterans during a declared state of disaster.

SB 1013 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a local option election to allow the sale of certain alcoholic beverages on Sunday.

SB 1014 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to performance and payment bonds for public work contracts on public property leased to a nongovernmental entity.

SB 1089 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to increasing the maximum reference base amount for certain consumer loans.

SB 1090 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities regarding building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings.

SR 55 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on the occasion of its 175th anniversary.

SR 61 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Ellis on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 82 Author: Buckingham
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the state's grocery store employees for their efforts during the February 2021 winter storm.

Additional Primary Authors (28):
SB 9 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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 25 Author: Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 03/10/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the right of certain facility residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 26 Author: Paxton | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 03/08/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

SB 207 Author: Schwertner | Buckingham | Campbell
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions.

SB 391 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
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: 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 540 Author: Springer | Buckingham
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain person to carry a handgun

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 702 Author: Paxton | Buckingham | Hall | Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board.

SB 705 Author: Lucio | Buckingham | Hall | Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission.

SB 706 Author: Lucio | Buckingham | Hall | Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 707 Author: Paxton | Buckingham | Hall | Lucio
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Credit Union Department and the Credit Union Commission.

SB 709 Author: Hall | Blanco | Buckingham | Hinojosa | Paxton | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

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 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 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 871 Author: Nichols | Buckingham
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

SB 1025 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature and governor with respect to certain disaster or emergency declarations.

SJR 45 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the powers of the governor and the legislature following certain disaster or emergency declarations.

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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