Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Sen. Jane Nelson
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/22/2017

Number of Bills: 24

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 101 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife
Coauthor: Nelson
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

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 318 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Rodríguez | Lucio | Garcia | Nelson | Menéndez
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes.

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 424 Author: Schwertner
Coauthor: Nelson | Bettencourt | West
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 457 Author: Burton
Coauthor: Nelson
Last Action: 02/09/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony.

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 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 723 Author: Perry
Coauthor: Kolkhorst | Campbell | Nelson | Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Susan
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons.

SB 945 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Watson | Nelson | Seliger
Sponsor: Aycock
Last Action: 05/23/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to funding under the public school finance system for a school district with a compressed tax rate below the state maximum compressed tax rate.

SB 1135 Author: Garcia | Huffman | Zaffirini
Coauthor: Campbell | Kolkhorst | Rodríguez | Burton | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense.

SB 1369 Author: Zaffirini
Coauthor: Huffman | Nelson | Ellis
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.

SB 1398 Author: Hall
Coauthor: Nelson | Birdwell | Kolkhorst | Huffines | Creighton
Sponsor: Parker | Phillips | Simpson | White, Molly | Schaefer
Last Action: 05/24/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on securing critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, terrorist, and cyber-attack threats.

SB 1873 Author: Campbell
Coauthor: Burton | Huffman | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 05/07/2015 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

SB 2048 Author: Huffman
Coauthor: Campbell | Nelson | Burton | Bettencourt | Taylor, Van | et al.
Sponsor: Cook | Harless | Geren | Oliveira | Kuempel
Last Action: 05/26/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

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 13 Author: Seliger | Estes | Fraser | Hinojosa | Nichols | et al.
Coauthor: Hancock | Nelson | Bettencourt | Schwertner | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Anchia
Last Action: 05/28/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports.

SCR 24 Author: Taylor, Larry
Coauthor: Lucio | Birdwell | Nelson | Hinojosa | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn
Last Action: 05/21/2015 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument at the state Capitol Complex, at a site outside the historic Capitol grounds, honoring Texans who served during the Global War on Terror as part of the United States armed forces and their families.

SCR 28 Author: Lucio
Coauthor: Bettencourt | Nelson | Menéndez
Sponsor: Simmons
Last Action: 06/15/2015 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 2015 as Autism Awareness Month.

SJR 7 Author: Hinojosa | Eltife
Coauthor: Nelson
Last Action: 01/27/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

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.

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