Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Paul Bettencourt
88th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 5/24/2024

Number of Bills: 3

SB 2 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | King | et al.
Last Action: 06/07/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of improper entry from a foreign nation.

SB 5 Author: Flores
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Creighton | King | Kolkhorst | Middleton | et al.
Last Action: 06/06/2023 S Committee report printed and distributed: Jun 6 2023 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain criminal conduct involving the smuggling of persons or the operation of a stash house; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 8 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | King | et al.
Last Action: 06/07/2023 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to measures to address public safety threats in this state presented by transnational criminal activity, including by establishing a Texas Border Force and making funds available to certain governmental entities.

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