Pre-Filed Bills for 10/9/2023



October 9, 2023


SJR 6 Paxton

Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a parent's right to direct a child's education.


SCR 1 LaMantia

Requesting that the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives create a joint interim committee to study issuance of credit against required recapture payments for Gulf Coast county school districts with excess facilities costs.


SB 11 Birdwell

Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of improper entry from a foreign nation.

SB 12 Middleton

Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying and certain other activities.

SB 13 Middleton

Relating to informed consent before provision of certain medical treatments and exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

SB 14 Middleton

Relating to a period of prayer and reading of the Bible or other religious text in public schools.

SB 15 Campbell

Relating to the persons authorized or appointed to exercise the power of sale under the terms of a contract lien on real property.

SB 16 Zaffirini

Relating to the Cosmetology Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

SB 17 Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 27; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 18 Zaffirini

Relating to the licensing and regulation of dietitians.

SB 19 Zaffirini

Relating to special appointments in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 20 Zaffirini

Relating to bond requirements for certain judges.

SB 21 Zaffirini

Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.

SB 22 King

Relating to the display of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.

SB 23 King

Relating to law enforcement agency accreditation, including a grant program to assist agencies in becoming accredited; making an appropriation.

SB 24 Zaffirini

Relating to guardianships for persons who are incapacitated; changing a fee.

SB 25 LaMantia

Relating to a credit against required recapture payments for certain school districts with excess facilities costs under the public school finance system.

SB 26 Johnson

Relating to designating the second Saturday in October as Hospice and Palliative Care Day.

SB 27 Johnson

Relating to the regulation of certain continuing education programs.

SB 28 Paxton

Relating to the establishment of an Education Savings Account program.

SB 29 Paxton

Relating to the transfer of students between public schools.

SB 30 Paxton

Relating to fetal development instruction included as part of the public school health curriculum in certain grade levels.

SB 31 Paxton

Relating to the applicability of certain requirements relating to parental rights, open records, and public information to school districts designated as districts of innovation.

SB 32 Paxton

Relating to the display of the national motto and historically significant documents to the founding of the United States in public schools and institutions of higher education.

SB 33 Paxton

Relating to instructional facilities funding for certain open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 34 Paxton

Relating to a school district's library materials and catalog, the creation of local school library advisory councils, and parental rights regarding public school library catalogs and access by the parent's child to library materials.