Regular Order of Business for 3/17/2021



March 17, 2021


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 37 Schwertner

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SJR 19 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a right for certain residents receiving care in residential settings to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SJR 27 (CS)Hancock/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting a religious service conducted by a religious organization.


(Second Reading)

SB 627 Schwertner

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 25 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Blanco/ Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to the right of certain residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.

SB 45 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

SB 157 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 155 Perry

Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

SB 798 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the issuance of a birth record, driver's license, or personal identification certificate to victims and the children of victims of family or dating violence.

SB 156 (LC)Perry

Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.

SB 198 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the demonstration of weapons proficiency by qualified retired law enforcement officers.

SB 270 (LC)Perry

Relating to civil liability of a nursing facility resident's responsible payor for misappropriation of the resident's funds.

SB 26 (CS)Paxton/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.

SB 247 Perry

Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

SB 231 (LC)Seliger

Relating to training for county election officers.

SB 30 (LC)West/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Blanco/ et al.

Relating to the removal of certain discriminatory restrictions and provisions from certain real property records.