Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. James White
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 9/20/2021

Number of Bills: 18

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (15):
SB 64 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a peer support network for certain law enforcement personnel.

SB 69 Author: Miles
Sponsor: White | Reynolds | Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the use of force by peace officers.

SB 181 Author: Johnson
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.

SB 185 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/28/2021 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the time for entering a final order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 198 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the demonstration of weapons proficiency by qualified retired law enforcement officers.

SB 572 Author: Springer
Sponsor: White | Cain | Middleton
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to in-person visitation of religious counselors with certain health care facility patients and residents during a public health emergency.

SB 734 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.

SB 1253 Author: Hall
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/25/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the issuance and renewal of licenses to carry a handgun.

SB 1359 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to adoption by law enforcement agencies of a mental health leave policy for peace officers.

SB 1373 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: White | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/24/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the imposition and collection of fines, fees, and court costs in criminal cases.

SB 1582 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to examinations for applicants for or holders of licenses or registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.

SB 2054 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: White | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis | Noble
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the payment of fees and costs associated with driver education and safety courses and driver's license examinations for foster children or youth, former foster children or youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.

SB 2222 Author: Nelson | Huffman
Sponsor: White | Harless | Kacal
Last Action: 06/18/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain equipment provided for use by the officers of the Texas Highway Patrol.

SCR 1 Author: Johnson
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 05/28/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law, under a federal mandate, that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of certain offenses.

SCR 29 Author: Miles
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.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 24 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Bonnen | Pacheco | White
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the procedures required before a law enforcement agency hires certain persons.

SB 68 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Reynolds | White | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Crockett
Last Action: 05/27/2021 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to a duty for peace officers to intervene and make a report when a peace officer uses excessive force.

SB 112 Author: West
Sponsor: Sherman, Sr. | White
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the installation and use of tracking equipment and for access to certain communications and location information by law enforcement and the admissibility of certain evidence obtained through those procedures.

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