Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Angela Paxton
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/4/2021

Number of Bills: 53

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (30):
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 26 Author: Paxton | Buckingham | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | et al.
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 225 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes.

SB 226 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to instruction in educator training programs regarding digital learning, virtual learning, and virtual instruction.

SB 227 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by animal rescue groups.

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 329 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument issued by a state or local official as a result of a disaster.

SB 344 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic signatures that employ blockchain or distributed ledger technology in certain business or governmental transactions.

SB 345 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to state agency and local government compliance with cybersecurity training requirements.

SB 346 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the participation of open-enrollment charter schools in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.

SB 347 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of local school health advisory councils as governmental bodies for purposes of the open meetings law and the public information law.

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 465 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a waiver of certain state park fees for certain disabled veterans.

SB 466 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language

SB 467 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists.

SB 490 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating the authorization of digital license plates.

SB 491 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

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 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 733 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order establishing the conservatorship or possession of or access to a child after a conservator's death.

SB 734 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.

SB 735 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain drugs by a midwife.

SB 802 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall | Hughes | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed.

SB 861 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.

SB 862 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for scalp cooling systems, applications, and procedures for certain cancer patients.

SB 864 Author: Paxton | Johnson
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notice of a modification to the medical certification information on a death certificate.

SB 897 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

SB 991 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain vendors entering into agreements with the Department of Public Safety for the issuance of renewal and duplicate driver's licenses and other identification certificate services, including voter registration services.

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

SJR 23 Author: Paxton
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property of certain businesses that are required to close by an order, proclamation, or other instrument issued by a state or local official as a result of a disaster.

Additional Primary Authors (23):
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: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the right of certain facility residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 215 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Hughes | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.

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 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 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 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 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 858 Author: Johnson | Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information collected by a regional transportation authority under the public information law.

SB 860 Author: Johnson | Paxton
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from vehicle towing regulations.

SB 917 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Creighton | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

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 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.

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