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

Number of Bills: 41

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (34):
SB 107 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

SB 142 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring the state auditor and the State Board of Education to conduct a review of certain assessment instruments administered to public school students.

SB 143 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to provide certain information regarding the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to claimants for unemployment compensation benefits.

SB 144 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.

SB 145 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses.

SB 146 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain nurses employed by a long-term care facility.

SB 147 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the maternal mental health peer support pilot program for perinatal mood and anxiety disorder.

SB 148 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

SB 149 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities.

SB 150 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/09/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the procedure for adoption by a state agency of rules that may have an adverse economic effect on small businesses, micro-businesses, and rural communities.

SB 193 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/13/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an audit by the Texas Education Agency of public school professional development training requirements.

SB 194 Author: Powell
Last Action: 11/13/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

SB 238 Author: Powell
Last Action: 12/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of the school safety allotment for a school district's pandemic preparation and response.

SB 239 Author: Powell
Last Action: 12/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision of educational materials regarding disease prevention during a disaster.

SB 240 Author: Powell
Last Action: 12/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.

SB 241 Author: Powell
Last Action: 12/10/2020 S Filed
Caption: Relating to permissible uses of the instructional materials and technology allotment.

SB 337 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/13/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

SB 338 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/13/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the adoption of uniform general conditions for building construction contracts entered into by school districts and the composition of the committee that reviews uniform general conditions.

SB 370 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the determination of student priority in awarding TEXAS grants.

SB 371 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/15/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at public institutions of higher education.

SB 382 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

SB 383 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

SB 384 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics.

SB 385 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Tarrant County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property owned by or licensed to the district or corporation.

SB 386 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to development corporation projects to support businesses and retain jobs during a declared state of disaster.

SB 661 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Building Better Futures Program to support educational and occupational skills training opportunities and support services for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at public and private institutions of higher education.

SB 662 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the adoption of rules regarding the provision of peer support services to persons older than a certain age and the provision of those services under Medicaid.

SB 663 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the development of and report on a tri-agency work-based learning strategic framework by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 664 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to procedures for peace officers and emergency medical services personnel who respond to calls involving an alleged or suspected act of strangulation.

SB 762 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain regional transportation authorities.

SB 763 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

SB 818 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons separated from employment due to being called to military service.

SB 819 Author: Powell
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are separated from employment due to family violence or stalking.

SCR 4 Author: Powell
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Expressing support for full funding of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program, including the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.

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 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 660 Author: Zaffirini | Blanco | Hinojosa | Powell
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the compensation and professional representation of student athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs at certain institutions of higher education.

SB 788 Author: Creighton | Powell
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the development of a model data-sharing agreement for sharing student information between public schools and public and private postsecondary educational institutions.

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.

SR 59 Author: Birdwell | Hancock | Nelson | Powell
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Congressman Ron Wright.

SR 86 Author: Nelson | Birdwell | Hancock | Powell
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23 and 24, 2021, as Tarrant County Days.

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