Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Robert Nichols
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/22/2024

Number of Bills: 12

SB 4 Author: Bettencourt | Huffman | Parker
Coauthor: Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Apr 10 2023 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the maximum compressed tax rate of a school district.

SB 22 Author: Springer | Blanco | Creighton | Eckhardt | Hall | et al.
Coauthor: Alvarado | Birdwell | Flores | Hughes | Nichols | 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 361 Author: Eckhardt
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Hall | Nichols | Parker | Springer
Sponsor: Shine
Last Action: 06/16/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person employed by a school district as a teacher to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.

SB 523 Author: West
Coauthor: Nichols
Last Action: 02/17/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 667 Author: West
Coauthor: Blanco | Miles | Nichols | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Dutton | Rose
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to establishing a state historical marker program to honor African Americans who served in the Texas Legislature during Reconstruction.

SB 695 Author: Hughes
Coauthor: Nichols
Sponsor: Schaefer | Hefner | Howard | Ashby | Clardy
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to funding for The University of Texas at Tyler's school of pharmacy.

SB 986 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Campbell | Nichols
Last Action: 04/25/2023 H Referred to Business & Industry: Apr 25 2023 5:13PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a local government to regulate evictions.

SB 1001 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Nichols
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of electric vehicle supply equipment; requiring an occupational registration; authorizing fees; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 1381 Author: Eckhardt
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Blanco | Flores | Gutierrez | Hall | et al.
Sponsor: Hefner
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 1/1/24
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly person who qualified for a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit of a portion of the appraised value of the deceased person's residence homestead to continue to receive an exemption for the same property from the same taxing unit in an amount equal to that of the exemption for which the deceased person qualified without applying for the exemption.

SB 1464 Author: West
Coauthor: Johnson | Kolkhorst | Middleton | Nichols
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a retail seller of motor vehicles from imposing certain restrictions on the purchase of a motor vehicle.

SB 1817 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Coauthor: Nichols
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.

SJR 81 Author: Birdwell | Creighton | Eckhardt | Flores | King | et al.
Coauthor: Hall | Hinojosa | Huffman | Hughes | Miles | et al.
Sponsor: Wilson | Kuempel | Manuel | DeAyala | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/26/2023 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of funds to support the capital needs of educational programs offered by the Texas State Technical College System and certain component institutions of the Texas State University System and repealing the limitation on the allocation to the Texas State Technical College System and its campuses of the annual appropriation of certain constitutionally dedicated funding for public institutions of higher education.

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