Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 19

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (12):
SB 3 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 07/27/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 17 Author: Kolkhorst | Huffman | Nelson
Sponsor: Burkett | Davis, Sarah | Klick | Walle | Thierry
Last Action: 08/16/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

SB 62 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 07/18/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

SB 82 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 07/21/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.

SB 91 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 07/21/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 107 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 07/24/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.

SB 116 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/04/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas Economic Development Act.

SB 117 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/04/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property.

SB 118 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/04/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SJR 13 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/04/2017 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

SJR 14 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/04/2017 S Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

SR 134 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James Rothermel on the occasion of his 99th birthday.

Additional Primary Authors (7):
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 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 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 19 Author: Nelson | Campbell | Estes | Huffman | Hughes | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas | Darby | VanDeaver | Howard | Ashby
Last Action: 08/14/2017 H Calendars Committee rule adopted
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

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 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.

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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