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

Number of Bills: 72

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (66):
SB 108 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to statements on the impact of legislation on childhood racial disparity.

SB 109 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the criminal offense of fraudulent securing of document execution.

SB 110 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to extreme risk protective orders; creating criminal offenses.

SB 111 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.

SB 112 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the requirements of an affidavit supporting the installation and use of a mobile tracking device.

SB 113 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to community land trusts.

SB 161 Author: West
Last Action: 02/11/2021 S Withdrawn by the Author
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals.

SB 192 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

SB 217 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.

SB 265 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of a person's source of income and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

SB 266 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.

SB 268 Author: West | Miles
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

SB 269 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, processing, distribution, sale, testing, transportation, delivery, transfer, possession, and use of cannabis and cannabis products and the allocation of tax revenue derived from cannabis and cannabis products; authorizing the imposition of fees; requiring an occupational license; creating a criminal offense.

SB 272 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

SB 285 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the administration of and certain procedures under the Title IV-D program for child support enforcement.

SB 286 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the calculation and enforcement of child support.

SB 287 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

SB 290 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.

SB 323 Author: West
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of dog and cat breeders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license; requiring a review of fee amounts.

SB 324 Author: West
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of certain prosecutors and authorized peace officers of the offices of those prosecutors with respect to certain laws governing the installation and use of tracking equipment and access to certain communications.

SB 325 Author: West
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.

SB 326 Author: West
Last Action: 01/12/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.

SB 340 Author: West
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to establishing an intergovernmental development corporation in certain counties to foster minority- or women-owned construction businesses.

SB 341 Author: West
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the Internet broadcast or audio recording of certain open meetings.

SB 342 Author: West
Last Action: 01/14/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.

SB 377 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the method of returning a ballot to be voted by mail.

SB 378 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of a ballot to a voter voting early by mail on the ground of absence from the county of residence.

SB 379 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an early voting ballot voted by mail.

SB 380 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses and to certain recordings created by peace officers during an investigation or other law enforcement activity; creating a criminal offense.

SB 381 Author: West
Last Action: 01/21/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the procedures for voting after changing residence to another county.

SB 411 Author: West
Last Action: 01/25/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to open meetings of the governing body of a charter holder and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 451 Author: West
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer.

SB 452 Author: West
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.

SB 492 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to allowing therapy or facility dogs to accompany a child or a person with a disability during testimony in certain criminal cases.

SB 494 Author: West
Last Action: 01/27/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 508 Author: West
Last Action: 01/28/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness; creating a criminal offense.

SB 589 Author: West
Last Action: 02/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interim registry for certain persons who have been accused of employee misconduct and are employed by a facility that provides care to individuals with an intellectual disability.

SB 638 Author: West
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the definition of "indigent defense compensation expenditures" for purposes of the adjustment of a county's no-new-revenue maintenance and operations rate to reflect increases in those expenditures.

SB 641 Author: West | Blanco
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 642 Author: West
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the provision of mental health services for certain children at risk of relinquishment.

SB 649 Author: West
Last Action: 02/10/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration of students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

SB 935 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to an exception to the titling requirement for certain vehicles; creating a criminal offense.

SB 936 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.

SB 942 Author: West
Last Action: 03/02/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to automatic voter registration of students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

SB 972 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

SB 973 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the release of recordings made by peace officers using body worn cameras.

SB 974 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

SB 975 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

SB 1026 Author: West
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to purchasing standards for state agencies and institutions of higher education, including standards for contracting with historically underutilized businesses.

SB 1027 Author: West
Last Action: 03/04/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of an owner of certain residential real property to pay the ad valorem taxes imposed on the property in installments.

SB 1109 Author: West
Last Action: 03/05/2021 S Filed
Caption: Relating to requiring public schools to provide instruction and materials and adopt policies relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, and dating violence.

SJR 18 Author: West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the county of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.

SJR 43 Author: West | Johnson
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission and providing redistricting procedures for state legislative, state judicial, and congressional districts.

SR 3 Author: West
Last Action: 01/13/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ruby Mae Washington.

SR 11 Author: West
Last Action: 01/26/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Lou Bunkley Kirven.

SR 40 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Thomasine McCammon Beck for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 41 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gloria G. Wilson King for her 65 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 42 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rachel Lee McGee for her 65 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 43 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rosie M. Collins Sorrells for her 65 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 44 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bernadette Scott Burrus for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 45 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Hertha Helen Echols for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 46 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Beverly K. Gibson for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 47 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Debra Renee' Nathan Hopson for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 48 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jearlene Miller for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 49 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dietra Elaine Simon Mosley for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

SR 50 Author: West
Last Action: 02/09/2021 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billie Cheatham Rodgers for her 50 years of membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incoporated.

Additional Primary Authors (6):
SB 5 Author: Nichols | Hancock | Perry | West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

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 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 224 Author: Perry | West
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

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 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.

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