Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/26/2024

Number of Bills: 163

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (113):
SB 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | King | et al.
Sponsor: Frank | Noble | Hull
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 25 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to support for nursing-related postsecondary education, including scholarships to nursing students, loan repayment assistance to nurses and nursing faculty, and grants to nursing education programs.

SB 26 Author: Kolkhorst | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Jetton | Lalani
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to local mental health authority and local behavioral health authority audits and mental and behavioral health reporting, services, and programs.

SB 147 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: May 4 2023 8:56PM
Caption: Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain aliens or foreign entities.

SB 152 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SB 178 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.

SB 244 Author: Kolkhorst | Blanco | Campbell | Hall | Perry
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to support for nursing-related postsecondary education including the provision of loan repayment assistance to nursing faculty and the provision of grants to nursing education programs.

SB 260 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/20/2023 H Referred to Elections: Apr 20 2023 2:20PM
Caption: Relating to confirmation of a voter's residence by a voter registrar.

SB 332 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the terminology used in statute to refer to intellectual disability and certain references to abolished health and human services agencies.

SB 358 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishment of a shared savings program for certain managed care plans.

SB 364 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Blinn Junior College District.

SB 384 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Apr 10 2023 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the sale, design, and manufacture of clear aligners.

SB 401 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Harless
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prices charged by a medical staffing services agency during certain designated public health disaster periods; providing a civil penalty.

SB 427 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain institutions of higher education to enter into an agreement to offer undergraduate courses in Texas History.

SB 458 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/15/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization for and approval of certain nursing programs offered by private postsecondary educational institutions or for-profit entities.

SB 468 Author: Kolkhorst | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Eckhardt | et al.
Last Action: 02/17/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the assembly, association, and speech of property owners or residents.

SB 480 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/27/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides rental housing constructed, rehabilitated, or purchased with money awarded through a program administered by the General Land Office.

SB 518 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Referred to Higher Education: May 6 2023 3:49PM
Caption: Relating to the consideration of standardized test scores as a factor in nonautomatic admissions decisions at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 545 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Toth
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to death records maintained and provided by the vital statistics unit of the Department of State Health Services.

SB 572 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kitzman
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a general-law municipality or county to regulate residential child detention facilities.

SB 595 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Swanson | Hefner | Buckley | Patterson | Slawson
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring parental consent for psychological or psychiatric examination, testing, or treatment conducted by a school district employee.

SB 624 Author: Kolkhorst | Middleton
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: May 8 2023 6:09PM
Caption: Relating to the permitting of renewable energy generation facilities by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; authorizing fees.

SB 691 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Wilson | Price | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an animal share exemption for certain meat and meat food products; providing a civil penalty.

SB 710 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense.

SB 712 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to renaming the Texas Natural Resources Information System as the Texas Geographic Information Office and the duties of certain officers of that entity.

SB 715 Author: Kolkhorst | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sports wagering; requiring occupational permits; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; decriminalizing wagering on certain sports events; creating criminal offenses; providing administrative penalties.

SB 726 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/17/2023 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for the offense of intoxication manslaughter in certain circumstances.

SB 745 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Hall | Schwertner | Sparks
Sponsor: Noble
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to fraud prevention under certain health care programs.

SB 778 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/12/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department of the costs incurred by counties for housing certain children.

SB 781 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact certain park use rules.

SB 790 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/14/2023 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 14 2023 11:51AM
Caption: Relating to systems of county road administration in certain counties.

SB 810 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain licenses and permits issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 811 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Ashby
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information by the Parks and Wildlife Department or the Texas Animal Health Commission.

SB 820 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the registration of vision support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty.

SB 829 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Goodwin | Gerdes | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to cottage food production operations.

SB 943 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Hunter
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to publication of notices by a governmental entity on the Internet websites of a newspaper and the Texas Press Association.

SB 944 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Lambert
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the commitment order for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are committed to state supported living centers.

SB 945 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Referred to Public Health: May 6 2023 3:49PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain health care cost information by certain health care facilities; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 950 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the attorney general's defense of a district or county attorney against certain lawsuits in federal court.

SB 987 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Gerdes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding the payment of state money to certain vendors and counties.

SB 1024 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: May 6 2023 3:49PM
Caption: Relating to preventative health care and public health, including prohibited immunization and face-covering requirements and private business or school closures.

SB 1025 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/03/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to immunization requirements and documentation, including adverse event tracking following the administration of vaccines and booster doses.

SB 1026 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/03/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited COVID-19 vaccine mandates and vaccination status discrimination.

SB 1032 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Hunter
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to oyster certificates of location; authorizing a fee.

SB 1040 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Oliverson | Capriglione | Harris, Caroline | Jetton | Anderson
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of a transplant of an organ that originated from or is transplanted in a country known to have participated in forced organ harvesting.

SB 1069 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/03/2023 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the County Court at Law of Aransas County.

SB 1080 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Gerdes
Last Action: 06/15/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a mitigation program and fees for the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1102 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/09/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to access to certain education, law enforcement, and health records under the public information law.

SB 1119 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Landgraf
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to studies of buildings and facilities owned, leased, or otherwise occupied by this state.

SB 1203 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/09/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts.

SB 1219 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Landgraf
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of fraud detection and deterrence and counterterrorism information under the public information law.

SB 1477 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to active shooter training for peace officers.

SB 1497 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a law enforcement agency training grant program.

SB 1528 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the publication of a report providing an overview of public education in Texas.

SB 1547 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the school safety allotment under the public school finance system.

SB 1571 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to complaints filed by a school district regarding the offense of contributing to truancy by a parent.

SB 1607 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the imposition of a monetary fine or penalty for a violation of a money services business's terms of service agreement; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1620 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Border Security
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses committed in the course of or for the purpose of unlawfully entering the United States, unlawfully bypassing certain law enforcement checkpoints, or evading an arrest or detention; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 1621 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/21/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors, political subdivisions of this state, and private employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

SB 1622 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1-B causing death; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1629 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Frank
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain nursing facilities, including licensing requirements and Medicaid participation requirements.

SB 1654 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/17/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of electronics-enabled implements of agriculture.

SB 1698 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Stucky
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general.

SB 1720 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Lozano
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the identity of a public school employee who reports a potential threat to the school's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team.

SB 1751 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Nichols
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 24 2023 7:06PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation and tax treatment of facilities in the ERCOT power region that demand a large load of interruptible power.

SB 1772 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/20/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to certain student records concerning a threat assessment of a child required on the child's enrollment in a public school or on the child's transfer from one school district to another school district.

SB 1784 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/20/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to use of the name, image, or likeness of a student athlete participating in an intercollegiate athletic program at an institution of higher education.

SB 1842 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/20/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to a requirement that an appraisal district maintain and post certain information on an Internet website; making conforming changes.

SB 1849 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Noble
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an interagency reportable conduct search engine, standards for a person's removal from the employee misconduct registry and eligibility for certification as certain Texas Juvenile Justice Department officers and employees, and the use of certain information by certain state agencies to conduct background checks.

SB 1853 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Hull
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain procedures in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship for a child placed in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the provision of family preservation services and community-based foster care.

SB 1930 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Dutton | Garcia | Campos | Oliverson | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or qualified residential treatment program.

SB 2008 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bailes
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to operating requirements for farm mutual insurance companies related to insurance in force on rural property.

SB 2033 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/11/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain federal money provided under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.

SB 2036 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain biosecurity and other sensitive information shared with the Texas Animal Health Commission.

SB 2051 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of information to a party in an eviction suit regarding the party's right to appeal a judgment and procedures for appeal.

SB 2062 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to bids or proposals required for insurance and risk pool contracts entered into by a school district, municipality, or county.

SB 2076 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to access by members of the legislature to training materials used by state agencies.

SB 2086 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/17/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: May 17 2023 4:04PM
Caption: Relating to a property right in DNA; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 2099 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle franchised dealers and the reimbursement of motor vehicle franchised dealers by manufacturers and distributors for warranty, recall, and preparation and delivery work.

SB 2125 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the suspension of the authority of a county election officer.

SB 2135 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Referred to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to the course information required to be posted on a public institution of higher education's Internet website; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 2242 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/22/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a policy adopted by school districts allowing parent volunteers on school district campuses.

SB 2273 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/17/2023 H Referred to Public Education: May 17 2023 4:04PM
Caption: Relating to requiring semiannual school safety meetings in certain counties.

SB 2274 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/22/2023 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fusion energy.

SB 2332 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/23/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the operations of hospital districts in counties with a population of at least 190,000 persons.

SB 2402 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, management, and administration of the Texas Pharmaceutical Initiative.

SB 2485 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/23/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, administration, and use of the land and water conservation fund.

SB 2502 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/23/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain limitations on reimbursements paid for inpatient and outpatient hospital services for certain publicly funded health benefit plan coverage for employees and retirees.

SB 2525 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/23/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creating the Family and Protective Services Board.

SB 2630 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain acts of the Austin County Municipal Utility District No. 1.

SCR 23 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Apr 28 2023 2:39PM
Caption: Urging the federal government to declare foreign drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations.

SCR 34 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/20/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Expressing support for the strengthening of our partnership with Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role on the global stage.

SCR 38 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kuempel | Buckley
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 6 as Texas High School Coaches Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

SCR 44 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Hunter
Last Action: 05/19/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Aransas County permission to sue Regional Pool Alliance and waiving Regional Pool Alliance's governmental immunity with respect to claims by Aransas County for and in connection with covered losses sustained from Hurricane Harvey.

SJR 18 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SJR 19 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.

SJR 39 Author: Kolkhorst | Hinojosa
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize wagering in this state on certain sporting events.

SR 88 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/24/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Matthew Alan Guidry.

SR 95 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/24/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 26, 2023, as Lamar Day.

SR 107 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/07/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists for their role in health care.

SR 191 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2023, as Association of Texas Professional Educators Day.

SR 197 Author: Kolkhorst | Miles | West
Last Action: 02/21/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at Prairie View A&M University for its contributions to higher education.

SR 237 Author: Kolkhorst | Hughes
Last Action: 02/28/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Nurse Day.

SR 238 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/28/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Food and Fuel Association Day.

SR 239 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/28/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Pharmacy Day.

SR 256 Author: Kolkhorst | Hughes
Last Action: 03/01/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as CASA Day.

SR 283 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2023, as University of Houston-Victoria Day.

SR 425 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/17/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Salvatore Zaccagnino on the occasion of his 85th birthday.

SR 426 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/17/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leopoldo Jesus Villa.

SR 427 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/17/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Charles Dominguez.

SR 444 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Gus Franklin Mutscher.

SR 515 Author: Kolkhorst | Creighton | Huffman | Schwertner
Last Action: 05/04/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Blinn College on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.

SR 571 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jeane Block Spencer for her career as an educator.

Additional Primary Authors (50):
SB 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief through the public school finance system, exemptions, limitations on appraisals and taxes, and property tax administration.

SB 5 Author: Parker | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Apr 10 2023 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of tangible personal property that is held or used for the production of income and a franchise tax credit for the payment of certain related ad valorem taxes.

SB 10 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione
Last Action: 06/14/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 14 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Hall | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Oliverson | Klick | Metcalf | Toth | Geren
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.

SB 15 Author: Middleton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Swanson | Slawson | Klick | Bonnen | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to requiring public institution of higher education students who compete in intercollegiate athletic competitions to compete based on biological sex.

SB 17 Author: Creighton | Campbell | King | Kolkhorst | Middleton | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel | Shaheen | Bonnen
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at public institutions of higher education.

SB 18 Author: Creighton | Campbell | Flores | King | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the tenure and employment of faculty members at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 22 Author: Springer | Blanco | Creighton | Eckhardt | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Guillen | Gerdes
Last Action: 06/07/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the establishment of grant programs to provide financial assistance to qualified sheriff's offices, constable's offices, and prosecutor's offices in rural counties.

SB 323 Author: Huffman | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kitzman
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

SB 330 Author: Hall | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Eckhardt | et al.
Sponsor: Schaefer | Spiller | Anderson
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.

SB 379 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Campbell | Eckhardt | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Howard | Button
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

SB 1104 Author: Birdwell | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Slawson
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the legislature, governor, and certain political subdivisions with respect to disasters and emergencies.

SB 1133 Author: Blanco | Flores | Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Perry | et al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a program to compensate landowners for property damage caused by certain criminal activities.

SB 1303 Author: Middleton | Creighton | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/09/2023 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit by the commissioner of the General Land Office for a wind power facility on coastal public land; authorizing a fee; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1817 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: May 4 2023 8:56PM
Caption: Relating to investments in certain companies doing business in the Russian Federation.

SB 1993 Author: Middleton | Bettencourt | Creighton | Huffman | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Referred to Elections: May 6 2023 3:49PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to order a new election in certain counties.

SB 2539 Author: Creighton | Blanco | Campbell | Eckhardt | Flores | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2023 S Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the administration, coordination, and support of public higher education, including the public junior college state finance program and an Advanced Career and Education (ACE) scholarship program for students enrolled in dual credit courses.

SB 2632 Author: Hall | Bettencourt | Campbell | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to required labeling of food containing mRNA vaccine material.

SCR 53 Author: Sparks | Alvarado | Creighton | Eckhardt | Flores | et al.
Sponsor: Cain
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Mikael and Carolyn Garcia on the birth of their daughter, Mary Faustina Garcia.

SJR 2 Author: Parker | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the market value of tangible personal property a person owns that is held or used for the production of income.

SJR 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes, to increase the amount of an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads, to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts, and to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SJR 58 Author: Birdwell | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Slawson
Last Action: 05/20/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the powers of the governor, the legislature, and the supreme court following certain disaster or emergency declarations.

SR 148 Author: West | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/08/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Opal Lee on the occasion of the unveiling of her portrait in the Senate Chamber.

SR 168 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/14/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 14, 2023, as Montgomery County Day.

SR 174 Author: Creighton | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/15/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 15, 2023, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.

SR 198 Author: LaMantia | Alvarado | Creighton | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2023, as Texas Ports Day.

SR 211 Author: Menéndez | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2023, as UTSA Day.

SR 212 Author: Perry | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/22/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the organizers, supporters, and attendees of the Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast.

SR 244 Author: Flores | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2023, as Texas Republican County Chairmen's Association Legislative Day.

SR 280 Author: Birdwell | Hughes | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/07/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Office of Constable on the occasion of its bicentennial.

SR 286 Author: Hinojosa | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Creighton | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 03/07/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2023, as Texas Bays and Estuaries Day.

SR 317 Author: Birdwell | Flores | Hall | King | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Tenth Court of Appeals on the occasion of its centennial.

SR 323 Author: King | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 03/21/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2023, as World Down Syndrome Day.

SR 362 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | Huffman | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2023 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Jimmy Don Blair.

SR 369 Author: Hancock | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/29/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2023, as Vietnam Veterans Day.

SR 443 Author: Birdwell | Flores | Hancock | Hinojosa | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 19, 2023, as Texas State Technical College Day.

SR 447 Author: Whitmire | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Huffman | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2023 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Carroll Sidney Shaddock.

SR 451 Author: Zaffirini | Alvarado | Birdwell | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 24, 2023, as Texas Women Judges' Day.

SR 455 Author: King | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel.

SR 507 Author: King | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas Christian University on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

SR 513 Author: LaMantia | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Elizabeth Altman Yturria.

SR 526 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2023 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

SR 529 Author: Parker | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 11, 2023, as World War II Veterans Capitol Day.

SR 532 Author: Menéndez | Alvarado | Blanco | Creighton | Eckhardt | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the 12th class of the Senator Gregory Luna Legislative Scholars and Fellows Program.

SR 553 Author: King | Campbell | Hughes | Kolkhorst | Middleton | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the eighth class of Governor William P. Clements Jr. Scholars.

SR 618 Author: Campbell | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/24/2023 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Billy Joe "Red" McCombs.

SR 630 Author: Zaffirini | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of former State Representative and Senator James William "Bill" Haley.

SR 678 Author: Perry | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for funds used or will be used to meet federal obligations to secure the southern border.

SR 728 Author: Hughes | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 S Remarks ordered printed
Caption: In memory of Gloria Morris Ashford of Dallas.

SR 729 Author: Hughes | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 S Remarks ordered printed
Caption: In memory of Flora Loretta Solomon Reves.

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