Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Matt Schaefer
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/14/2021

Number of Bills: 11

SB 7 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Cain | Schofield | Jetton | Klick | Oliverson
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/30/2021 H Point of order overruled
Caption: Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

SB 8 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Slawson | Burrows | Klick | Cain | Leach
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

SB 12 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: Sanford | Metcalf | Smithee
Cosponsor: Anderson | Biedermann | Bonnen | Cain | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for social media platforms and to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service.

SB 247 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Cain | Slawson | Vasut | Murr | Leach
Cosponsor: Bell, Cecil | Bonnen | Buckley | Capriglione | Cason | et al.
Last Action: 05/21/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

SB 282 Author: Alvarado
Sponsor: Meyer | Metcalf | Minjarez
Cosponsor: Button | Ellzey | Holland | Middleton | Oliverson | et al.
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government and to a prohibition against the use of other public money to settle such a claim.

SB 394 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Klick | Noble | Oliverson | Bonnen | Frank
Cosponsor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
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 623 Author: Blanco
Sponsor: Minjarez
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the investigation and punishment of certain sexual offenses, to protective orders issued on the basis of certain sexual offenses, to crime victims' compensation, and to the establishment of a state sexual offense prevention and response program for the Texas Military Department.

SB 763 Author: Powell
Sponsor: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

SB 1336 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen | Oliverson | Paul | Krause | Schofield
Cosponsor: Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Buckley | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 06/08/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

SB 1387 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Clardy | Hefner | Cain | Jetton | Swanson
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/27/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a voting system used in an election in this state be manufactured, stored, and held in the United States by a company headquartered in the United States.

SJR 27 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Leach | Parker | Noble | Slawson
Cosponsor: Allison | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Biedermann | et al.
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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