Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Janie Lopez
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/13/2024

Number of Bills: 22

SB 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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 10 Author: Huffman | Alvarado | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Bonnen | Burns | Capriglione
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Button | Cunningham | et al.
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 12 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Shaheen | Metcalf | Burrows | Harris, Caroline | Isaac
Cosponsor: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Buckley | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the authority to regulate sexually oriented performances and to restricting those performances on the premises of a commercial enterprise, on public property, or in the presence of an individual younger than 18 years of age; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 14 Author: Campbell | Bettencourt | Hall | Hughes | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Oliverson | Klick | Metcalf | Toth | Geren
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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 24 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Creighton | Hall | King | et al.
Sponsor: Frank | Noble | Hull
Cosponsor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Keith | Bumgarner | Cain | et al.
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 28 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Tracy O. | Troxclair | Price | Kacal
Cosponsor: Allison | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to financial assistance provided and programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board.

SB 267 Author: King
Sponsor: Burrows | Frazier | Moody | Shaheen
Cosponsor: Lopez, Janie | Metcalf | Thimesch | Troxclair
Last Action: 06/16/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to law enforcement agency accreditation, including a grant program to assist agencies in becoming accredited.

SB 490 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Harris, Caroline | Klick | Frank | Campos | Collier
Cosponsor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers.

SB 643 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Cosponsor: Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the conduct of charitable bingo.

SB 838 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Thierry | Buckley | King, Tracy O. | Collier
Cosponsor: Anderson | Bumgarner | Cain | Cole | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools providing silent panic alert technology in classrooms.

SB 840 Author: West
Sponsor: Anchía | Johnson, Julie | Jones, Venton
Cosponsor: Bowers | Buckley | Campos | Cook | Gamez | et al.
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

SB 861 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Buckley
Cosponsor: Burns | Gerdes | Herrero | Lopez, Janie | Lopez, Ray | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to coordination of vision and eye care benefits under certain health benefit plans and vision benefit plans.

SB 922 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Orr | Rogers | Frazier | Harris, Cody
Cosponsor: Flores | Gerdes | Lopez, Janie | Lujan | Meza | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 975 Author: Menéndez
Sponsor: Dorazio | Swanson | Garcia | Bucy
Cosponsor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bryant | Bumgarner | et al.
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person whose driver's license is surrendered.

SB 1045 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Murr | Burrows | Schofield | Vasut | Landgraf
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Bumgarner | Burns | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals with jurisdiction over certain civil cases, the compensation of the justices of that court, and the jurisdiction of the courts of appeals in this state.

SB 1238 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Ashby | Anderson | Rose | Bailes | Clardy
Cosponsor: Allison | Bell, Keith | Bernal | Bhojani | Burns | et al.
Last Action: 06/02/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to broadband development.

SB 1397 Author: Schwertner | Johnson | Paxton | Perry | Springer
Sponsor: Bell, Keith | Holland | Goldman | Canales | Clardy
Cosponsor: Lopez, Janie | Plesa
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1413 Author: Johnson
Sponsor: Frazier | Bumgarner | Kitzman | Lujan
Cosponsor: Bell, Keith | Button | Cole | Cortez | DeAyala | et al.
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a fire department to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

SB 1661 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Smith
Cosponsor: Cain | Lopez, Janie
Last Action: 06/18/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to a ballot scan system used in a central counting station.

SB 2021 Author: Paxton
Sponsor: Schatzline | Ordaz | Schaefer | Johnson, Ann
Cosponsor: Allison | Bumgarner | Cain | Capriglione | Cook | et al.
Last Action: 05/23/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain Internet websites containing sexual material harmful to minors; providing a civil penalty.

SJR 3 Author: Bettencourt | Alvarado | Birdwell | Blanco | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer | Bonnen | Burrows | Thierry | Raymond
Cosponsor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
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.

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