Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Jane Nelson
85th Legislature First Called Session
Report Date: 12/11/2017

Number of Bills: 15

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (4):
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 21 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 07/10/2017 S Filed
Caption: Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.

SR 140 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 08/14/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Highland Village Lions Club on the occasion of the 30th Highland Village Balloon Festival and Fair.

SR 150 Author: Nelson
Last Action: 08/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dan Leal for 15 years of service to the Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County.

Additional Primary Authors (11):
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 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 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.

SJR 1 Author: Burton | Hughes | Nelson
Last Action: 07/23/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate the net revenue from the state lottery to the foundation school fund, including a portion dedicated to funding salary increases and bonuses for experienced public school classroom teachers and costs associated with school district teacher retirement contributions.

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.

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