Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Brian Birdwell
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/21/2024

Number of Bills: 18

SB 5 Author: Nichols | Hancock | Perry | West
Coauthor: Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | Buckingham | et al.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 7 2021 11:50AM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

SB 9 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Campbell | Hall | et al.
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Kolkhorst | Taylor
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 6 2021 3:50PM
Caption: Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

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 162 Author: Blanco
Coauthor: Alvarado | Birdwell | Hinojosa | Hughes | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/30/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense.

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 550 Author: Springer
Coauthor: Birdwell | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Spiller
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the manner of carrying a handgun by a person who holds a license under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.

SB 650 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Noble | Morrison | Klick | Slawson | Hull
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.

SB 802 Author: Paxton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hall | Hughes | et al.
Coauthor: Birdwell | Schwertner
Sponsor: Leach | Klick
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.

SB 1113 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hall | Kolkhorst | Schwertner
Coauthor: Birdwell | Paxton | Taylor
Sponsor: Cain
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a registrar's failure to approve, change, or cancel voter registrations under applicable law.

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 1439 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Hall | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Coauthor: Birdwell
Sponsor: King, Phil | Klick | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/19/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to required written notice to a physician, intern, or resident of an educational institution before directly or indirectly performing or participating in an elective abortion.

SB 1603 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Birdwell
Last Action: 03/24/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the procedures required before an individual's name is added to the central child abuse or neglect registry.

SB 1675 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Hall | Hancock | et al.
Coauthor: Birdwell
Sponsor: Paddie
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for early voting by mail.

SB 2026 Author: Taylor
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Kolkhorst | Paxton
Sponsor: Bonnen
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools.

SB 2116 Author: Campbell | Hall
Coauthor: Birdwell | Buckingham | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Paxton | et al.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting contracts or other agreements with certain foreign-owned companies in connection with critical infrastructure in this state.

SB 2247 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Birdwell | Creighton | Hughes | Schwertner | Springer
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

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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