Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Paul Bettencourt
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/17/2017

Number of Bills: 17

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (8):
SB 1 Author: Bettencourt | Creighton | Hancock | Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Last Action: 08/15/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.

SB 83 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/19/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to certain notice of the extent of a municipality or its extraterritorial jurisdiction.

SB 84 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/19/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency.

SB 89 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/19/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.

SB 90 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/19/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of and municipal annexation by certain municipalities.

SB 93 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.

SB 96 Author: Bettencourt
Last Action: 07/22/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.

SR 159 Author: Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 08/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Republican Party of Texas.

Additional Primary Authors (9):
SB 2 Author: Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Campbell | Huffines | Nelson | et al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver
Last Action: 08/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities.

SB 4 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

SB 5 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Burton | Estes | et al.
Sponsor: Goldman | Laubenberg | Bonnen, Dennis | Anderson, Rodney | Burkett
Last Action: 08/11/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 7 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

SB 8 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.

SB 9 Author: Hancock | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Parker
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue.

SB 16 Author: Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Burton | Campbell | Garcia | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Passed to 3rd reading as amended
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.

SB 73 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions.

SR 161 Author: Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Creighton | Garcia | Huffman | et al.
Last Action: 08/15/2017 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Bill Bailey.

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