Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/4/2021

Number of Bills: 75

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (58):
SB 114 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a border public health response team.

SB 115 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to public health laboratory testing capabilities in certain counties.

SB 116 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a border public health initiative by the Department of State Health Services.

SB 178 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts.

SB 179 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time.

SB 180 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

SB 188 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to abolishing the death penalty.

SB 189 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain sentencing procedures in a capital case.

SB 327 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by certain patients with post-traumatic stress disorder under the Texas Compassionate Use Act.

SB 328 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster.

SB 330 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/13/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides a meeting place and support services for organizations that provide assistance to persons with substance use disorders and their families.

SB 394 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing criminal penalties.

SB 396 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school district policies regarding the marketing and commercial advertising of food products on school district property.

SB 399 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of a state agency.

SB 414 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the justified use of force by a school employee or volunteer against a student.

SB 456 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the donation of juror reimbursements.

SB 457 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale, lease, or rental of goods and services through a post exchange established by the Texas Military Department.

SB 458 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

SB 460 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to designating the 11th day of each month as Buddy Check Day.

SB 462 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for transporting meals and instructional materials to a student's residence.

SB 463 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 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 464 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to reports on deaths from reportable and other communicable diseases to county health authorities and health departments.

SB 474 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

SB 520 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to funding for school districts to provide inclusive and accessible playgrounds.

SB 559 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to teacher certification examinations in bilingual target language proficiency and to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.

SB 560 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to developing a strategic plan for the improvement and expansion of high-quality bilingual education.

SB 582 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of a water or sewer utility system by a municipality without an election.

SB 619 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a student from participating in future extracurricular activities for certain conduct involving the assault of an extracurricular activity official.

SB 620 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/08/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 635 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and territory of the Port of Harlingen Authority; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

SB 685 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to hearings by the Board of Pardons and Paroles regarding clemency matters.

SB 686 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas student connectivity account; imposing a fee.

SB 687 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

SB 688 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the development of a special education services matrix.

SB 689 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to waive penalties and interest on delinquent ad valorem taxes imposed on property located in a disaster area.

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 728 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/22/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system.

SB 776 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an adaptive sports program by the University Interscholastic League to provide students with disabilities access to team sports.

SB 787 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/24/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 1479 in Cameron County as the Bobby Morrow Memorial Highway.

SB 831 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the presence of a spiritual leader during an execution.

SB 878 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an Internet online dropout recovery education program for students at risk of dropping out of school.

SB 879 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for designation as a dropout recovery school.

SB 880 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing a dropout recovery competency-based educational pilot program provided through a campus or campus program charter or open-enrollment charter school.

SB 892 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a school district or open-enrollment charter school adopting a policy allowing a school employee to carry or possess a handgun on school property or at a school event.

SB 893 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authorization of a license holder to carry a concealed handgun at a school or educational institution.

SB 894 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the model training curriculum and required education and training of security personnel employed by a school district.

SB 895 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a school district improvement plan.

SB 896 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Willacy County Drainage District No. 2.

SR 12 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jacquelyn Ann Wofford Wetegrove.

SR 16 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roel Ivan Cantu on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 53 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 1 through 7, 2021, as National School Counselor Week.

SR 62 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick Torres for his contributions to Texas education.

SR 80 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 168th anniversary of the incorporation of Brownsville.

SR 96 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Beatrice Gonzalez-Morrow on the occasion of her 100th birthday.

SR 97 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Donna Eymard on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 98 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas Visiting Nurse Service on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 115 Author: Lucio
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Monte Dwain Allen.

Additional Primary Authors (17):
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: 03/03/2021 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 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 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 654 Author: Bettencourt | Lucio | Springer
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to protecting the right to free exercise of religion and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services for inmates.

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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 54 Author: Zaffirini | Blanco | Eckhardt | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harmony Public Schools on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

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