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

Number of Bills: 63

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (46):
SB 422 Author: Springer
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Emergency Powers Board and its powers during a declared state of disaster or public health disaster.

SB 447 Author: Springer
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the transfer of Midwestern State University to the Texas Tech University System, to certain fees charged by that system's governing board, and to mandatory venue for actions brought against that system or its institution, officers, or employees.

SB 527 Author: Springer
Last Action: 01/29/2021 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 540 Author: Springer | Buckingham
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain person to carry a handgun

SB 541 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.

SB 542 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.

SB 543 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors.

SB 544 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain defenses to prosecution involving the justifiable use of force or threat of force.

SB 545 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain persons to carry a handgun without a license.

SB 546 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a handgun and to certain related criminal offenses.

SB 547 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, transportation, and use of weapons and ammunition during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency.

SB 548 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

SB 549 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to required notice prohibiting firearms at certain businesses selling or serving alcoholic beverages and the prohibition on carrying certain weapons on those premises.

SB 550 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.

SB 569 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state.

SB 570 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to confirmation of a voter's residence by a voter registrar.

SB 572 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to members of the clergy who are employed or voluntarily enter inpatient health care facilities to minister during a state of disaster, emergency, or epidemic.

SB 573 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility.

SB 585 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of wine and beer on Sundays.

SB 586 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the filing of certain reports by distributors of certain off-highway vehicles purchased outside this state; providing civil penalties.

SB 587 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the career and technology education allotment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 648 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to electric service equipment.

SB 653 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the payment of franchise taxes by taxable entity that employs or contracts with a professional athlete.

SB 657 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to regular efficiency audits of public benefits programs.

SB 665 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems on certain leased land that is owned by the federal government.

SB 669 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain reports created by the Texas Water Development Board.

SB 670 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 676 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission.

SB 677 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the administration of seed and plant certification in this state by the State Seed and Plant Certification Council and the Texas Crop Improvement Association.

SB 743 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the governing body of the independent organization to ensure access, reliability, adequacy, production, and market information of the ERCOT power region.

SB 744 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the reporting on infrastructure and maintenance by electric utilities.

SB 760 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the removal of solar power facilities.

SB 825 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

SB 840 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the possession, transportation, and release of certain nonindigenous snakes; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 843 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

SB 867 Author: Springer
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an animal share exemption for certain meat and meat food products.

SB 883 Author: Springer
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products.

SCR 7 Author: Springer
Last Action: 01/29/2021 S Filed
Caption: Designating the Bowie knife as the official state knife of Texas.

SJR 29 Author: Springer
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session following certain disaster or emergency declarations and specifying the powers of the legislature in those special sessions.

SJR 38 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

SR 31 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Aledo High School Bearcat football team for winning a state championship.

SR 51 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brooke Walterscheid as the 2020-2021 student regent for the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents.

SR 52 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Paul Bradford Braswell.

SR 83 Author: Springer
Last Action: 02/23/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Seth Nolan for receiving the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools 1-1A District Coach of the Year award.

SR 104 Author: Springer
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Larry L. Fowler.

SR 116 Author: Springer
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Windthorst High School Trojans football team for winning a state championship.

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 12 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.

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 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 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 488 Author: Perry | Blanco | Hinojosa | Hughes | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services.

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 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 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 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 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 905 Author: Perry | Springer
Last Action: 03/01/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to guidance on the regulations applicable to the potable reuse of wastewater.

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 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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