Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Charles Perry
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/24/2017

Number of Bills: 39

SB 3 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Campbell | Taylor, Van | Hall | Seliger | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Apr 15 2015 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund and the available school fund of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue and to the uses of the revenue allocated to the state highway fund.

SB 17 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Creighton | Hancock | Nelson | Perry | Bettencourt | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: May 5 2015 5:28PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 219 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Nelson | Hinojosa | Birdwell | Campbell | Rodríguez | et al.
Sponsor: Price | Raymond
Last Action: 04/02/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees.

SB 296 Author: Taylor, Van
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 01/28/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the first day of the school year for public schools.

SB 324 Author: Nichols
Coauthor: Eltife | Perry
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 340 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Perry | Hall
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 346 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hall | Eltife | Perry | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 351 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Perry | Huffines | Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

SB 446 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim.

SB 447 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to designating English as the official language of this state.

SB 476 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Perry | Hall | Huffines | Campbell
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/07/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms.

SB 488 Author: Seliger
Coauthor: Perry | Lucio | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/02/2015 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 2 2015 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.

SB 527 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Perry | Bettencourt | Nelson
Last Action: 03/24/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Memorial Highway.

SB 531 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Perry | Hall | Huffines | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Leach | Flynn | Bonnen, Dennis | Laubenberg | Sheets
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.

SB 575 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Hall | Campbell | Creighton | Perry | Schwertner | et al.
Sponsor: Farney
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.

SB 694 Author: Bettencourt | Burton | Creighton | Ellis | Eltife | et al.
Coauthor: Campbell | Hall | Kolkhorst | Estes | Hinojosa | et al.
Sponsor: Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 05/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

SB 714 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry | Creighton | Nelson | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/22/2015 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the use of automated traffic control systems and photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

SB 746 Author: Whitmire
Coauthor: Perry
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties.

SB 831 Author: Kolkhorst
Coauthor: Hall | Taylor, Van | Perry | Burton | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/03/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense.

SB 895 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Perry
Last Action: 04/07/2015 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District.

SB 953 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Perry | Huffines
Last Action: 04/30/2015 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Apr 30 2015 9:33PM
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician.

SB 1163 Author: Hancock
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Burton | Huffines | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 03/17/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

SB 1181 Author: Huffines
Coauthor: Burton | Hall | Perry
Sponsor: Murr | Guillen
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an interim study concerning this state's noncommercial hunting and fishing license systems.

SB 1252 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Perry | Taylor, Van | Creighton | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2015 H Motion to suspend posting rule fails
Caption: Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.

SB 1564 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Bettencourt | Hancock | Huffines | et al.
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

SB 1712 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Perry | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 03/23/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

SB 1881 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Perry
Sponsor: Peña | Naishtat | Zedler
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities.

SB 1889 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Raymond
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the definition of neglect of a child, the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases, and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature.

SB 2065 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Hall | Perry | Huffines | Taylor, Larry | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Sanford | Cook | Geren | Harless | Farney
Last Action: 06/11/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief.

SCR 1 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Perry | Huffines | Estes | et al.
Sponsor: Huberty
Last Action: 05/11/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

SCR 5 Author: Estes
Coauthor: Birdwell | Nelson | Creighton | Bettencourt | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 06/09/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

SCR 38 Author: Fraser
Coauthor: Perry
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/27/2015 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Designating Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas.

SJR 5 Author: Nichols | Nelson
Coauthor: Birdwell | Hancock | Huffines | Lucio | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Pickett | Otto | Harless | Parker | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/01/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax and the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle to the state highway fund.

SJR 10 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Taylor, Van | Perry | Hall
Last Action: 02/02/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's or religious organization's freedom of religion.

SJR 22 Author: Creighton
Coauthor: Nichols | Hall | Hinojosa | Nelson | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Ashby | Darby | Guillen | Bonnen, Dennis | Keffer
Last Action: 05/21/2015 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

SR 428 Author: Nelson
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2015 S Again read
Caption: Proclaiming April 16, 2015, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Day.

SR 563 Author: Birdwell
Coauthor: Zaffirini | Eltife | Fraser | Kolkhorst | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2015 S Again read
Caption: Designating April 22, 2015, Texas State Technical College Day.

SR 618 Author: Burton | Campbell | Creighton | Estes | Fraser | et al.
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Eltife | Perry | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2015 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 23, 2015, as Texas Young Republican Federation and Texas Federation of College Republicans Legislative Day.

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