Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Charles Perry
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/20/2021

Number of Bills: 29

SB 15 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Stucky | Perez | Ashby
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase I; creating criminal offenses; increasing the punishment for an existing criminal offense.

SB 248 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Buckingham | Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Thierry
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes; requiring occupational permits; imposing fees; providing civil and administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.

SB 299 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 03/03/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the determination of prescription drug reimbursement amounts under the Medicaid vendor drug program.

SB 321 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Nelson | Perry | Springer
Sponsor: Bonnen | Murphy | Gervin-Hawkins
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 343 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hinojosa | Johnson | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Harless
Last Action: 05/20/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.

SB 394 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Hall | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

SB 412 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Campbell | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

SB 447 Author: Springer
Coauthor: Perry | Seliger | Zaffirini
Last Action: 05/18/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
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 460 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Perry | Campbell
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/30/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to designating the 11th day of each month as Buddy Check Day.

SB 513 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Creighton | Kolkhorst | Perry | Springer | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: May 3 2021 4:14PM
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense.

SB 523 Author: Buckingham
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements.

SB 679 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Buckingham | Gutierrez | Lucio | Perry
Last Action: 03/11/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and health benefit plan issuers in relation to prescription drug coverage.

SB 780 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | Eckhardt | Gutierrez | et al.
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to enter into an intergovernmental support agreement with a branch of the armed forces of the United States.

SB 784 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Hughes | Kolkhorst | Perry | Springer | Taylor
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rates established by municipalities for water and sewer services.

SB 968 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Blanco | Paxton | Perry
Sponsor: Klick | Button
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1109 Author: West
Coauthor: Alvarado | Hancock | Lucio | Menéndez | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Vetoed by the Governor
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.

SB 1118 Author: Johnson
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry
Sponsor: Wilson
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the On-The-Ground Conservation Program by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.

SB 1173 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | Hughes | et al.
Sponsor: Schaefer | Oliverson | Klick
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1295 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Buckingham | Kolkhorst | Lucio | Miles | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Morrison | Ashby | Pacheco | Wilson | Coleman
Last Action: 05/30/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities.

SB 1297 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Lucio | Perry | Powell
Last Action: 04/28/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations.

SB 1507 Author: Springer
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 03/24/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the salaries of sheriffs and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of sheriff's salaries in certain counties.

SB 1710 Author: Springer
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 03/26/2021 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to small business recovery funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 1719 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Referred to Natural Resources: Apr 30 2021 1:38PM
Caption: Relating to appellate jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission regarding certain water or sewer utility fees.

SB 1922 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Hughes | Nichols | Perry
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to restrictions on municipal regulation in certain areas.

SB 2115 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedure for certain complaints against health care practitioners.

SB 2195 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Blanco | Buckingham | Campbell | Eckhardt | Gutierrez | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relationship between pharmacists or pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers or health benefit plan issuers.

SCR 3 Author: Paxton | Campbell | Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Creighton | Huffman | Hughes | Menéndez | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: Shaheen | Martinez | Ellzey | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Condemning China's practice of involuntary organ harvesting.

SCR 29 Author: Miles
Coauthor: Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Sponsor: White | Murr | Reynolds | Rose
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing commitment to eliminating racially offensive place names and urging the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to approve requests to change racially offensive names of geographic features.

SJR 27 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Creighton | Hall | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Parker | Noble | Slawson
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations.

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