Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Charles Perry
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/14/2017

Number of Bills: 161

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (130):
SB 4 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Geren | Workman
Last Action: 05/07/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 263 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Springer | White | Shaheen | Oliverson | Bell
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.

SB 264 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White | Wray
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an application made by a peace officer, county jailer, or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun.

SB 272 Author: Perry | Bettencourt
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process.

SB 282 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the entitlement of a public school student to transfer to a public school campus with a higher overall performance rating under the school accountability system.

SB 339 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.

SB 340 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.

SB 341 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Goldman
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the consequences of the possession of illegal synthetic cannabinoids on a holder of or applicant for certain alcoholic beverage licenses and liability of a person who provides, sells, or serves a synthetic cannabinoid to another person.

SB 342 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.

SB 343 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Moody | White | Herrero | King, Phil | Hefner
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision.

SB 362 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service.

SB 363 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions.

SB 377 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.

SB 378 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/14/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.

SB 379 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 415 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.

SB 420 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a partial exemption for a county from taxes imposed on gasoline and diesel fuel purchased for the county's exclusive use.

SB 454 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to certain protective orders in a suit for dissolution of marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship, including a proceeding to adjudicate parentage.

SB 565 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of records of the DNA of certain defendants for inclusion in the DNA database system.

SB 566 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/04/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a person conducting an adoption evaluation.

SB 586 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.

SB 651 Author: Perry | Birdwell | Hughes
Last Action: 02/14/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.

SB 658 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Guillen
Last Action: 05/11/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.

SB 696 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.

SB 720 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals.

SB 721 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities.

SB 722 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program of the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 753 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.

SB 754 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.

SB 774 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

SB 797 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

SB 842 Author: Perry | Estes
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

SB 843 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Herrero | Moody
Last Action: 05/16/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to disclosure and use of certain information regarding the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

SB 862 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.

SB 863 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain river or stream segments as being of unique ecological value.

SB 864 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Tracy O.
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water.

SB 865 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burns
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers.

SB 866 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.

SB 872 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by physicians and certain health care facilities regarding complications resulting from an abortion.

SB 883 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of life-sustaining treatment policies and to life-sustaining treatment for a patient under 18 years of age.

SB 889 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to collecting and reporting certain information by the Department of Family and Protective Services relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use.

SB 892 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

SB 921 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a late fee for failing to pay rent under a residential lease.

SB 923 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

SB 924 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.

SB 982 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Legislative Budget Board on high-speed rail projects.

SB 984 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain duties of a sheriff regarding a county jail prisoner's health benefits coverage information.

SB 1009 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts.

SB 1033 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorization for the conveyance of certain real property from Texas Tech University to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

SB 1034 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/04/2017 H Referred to Transportation: May 4 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.

SB 1035 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

SB 1036 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims.

SB 1037 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Lang
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of the structure on State Highway 6 in Eastland County adjacent to Lake Cisco connecting the north and south banks of Sandy Creek as the Bedford-Carmichael Bridge.

SB 1053 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/03/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an appeal of a desired future condition in a groundwater management area.

SB 1056 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Murr
Last Action: 05/25/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.

SB 1062 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Dean
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to documentation for the transfer of a motor vehicle title.

SB 1063 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the investigation of an anonymous report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child.

SB 1083 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to certain insurance services.

SB 1089 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Frullo
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the certification of food service workers.

SB 1099 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 as the Trooper Jonathan Thomas McDonald Memorial Highway.

SB 1172 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.

SB 1173 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Referred to Public Education: May 20 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

SB 1182 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain civil consequences of conduct causing the birth of a child born addicted to a controlled substance; creating an offense.

SB 1183 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.

SB 1197 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

SB 1203 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.

SB 1204 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses.

SB 1206 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information regarding a child placed for adoption.

SB 1210 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools.

SB 1214 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases.

SB 1231 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/13/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.

SB 1300 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Darby
Last Action: 05/28/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center.

SB 1304 Author: Perry
Sponsor: White
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.

SB 1383 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.

SB 1384 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain legislation on contract carriers as the Justin Little Act.

SB 1392 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to groundwater conservation districts.

SB 1416 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/16/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures.

SB 1429 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

SB 1430 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Lucio III
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality provide an expedited procedure for acting on certain applications for an amendment to a water right by certain applicants that use desalinated seawater.

SB 1510 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 8 2017 7:48PM
Caption: Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.

SB 1511 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.

SB 1525 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Larson
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to studies by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.

SB 1575 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1576 Author: Perry
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 05/18/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1577 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/25/2017 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to measures to prevent wrongful convictions.

SB 1633 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Oliverson | King, Ken | Nevárez | Burkett | Darby
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.

SB 1876 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disputes regarding the compensability of an injury by certain doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

SB 1877 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Wray
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to sending notice of proposed contracts for highway projects by e-mail.

SB 1896 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the requirements for and inspection of a retail fireworks site.

SB 1897 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Frullo
Last Action: 05/23/2017 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a local state of disaster.

SB 2056 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burrows
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

SB 2057 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and funding of a state infrastructure endowment fund outside of the state treasury.

SB 2088 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of rural hospitals in the Texas Medicaid program.

SB 2124 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/27/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 27 2017 4:12PM
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.

SB 2262 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Burns
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority.

SB 2283 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dangerous dogs and dogs that attack persons in certain municipalities.

SCR 19 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Requesting the Texas Workforce Commission to seek a TANF waiver that would allow TWC to partner with charitable organizations and community colleges for child care, education, and job training.

SCR 24 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Klick
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to continue joint federal-state funding of Texas Medicaid while transferring administration of the program to the Texas Legislature.

SCR 27 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Designating Stamford as the Western Art Show Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

SJR 26 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to prevent the fund balance from falling below a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met, and limiting the permissible uses of that appropriated money.

SJR 36 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a tax on the sale or purchase of water at wholesale.

SJR 46 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside general revenue as dedicated to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.

SJR 47 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.

SJR 58 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects.

SJR 59 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund and certain general revenue to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects.

SR 64 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Borden County Coyotes football team for winning a state championship.

SR 65 Author: Perry
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert R. Owen for his service as a certified public accountant.

SR 88 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing members of the Abernathy High School Graduating Class of 1967 on the occasion of their 50th anniversary reunion.

SR 89 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Texas Midwest Day.

SR 91 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Child Protection and Home Visiting Day.

SR 143 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Feeding Texas for its work on behalf of low-income families.

SR 144 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Johnny Anderson for his contributions to the Texas cotton industry.

SR 160 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/13/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Miles Elementary School for being designated a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

SR 161 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/13/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elta Joyce Murphey McAfee for being named 2016 Citizen of the Year by the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce.

SR 201 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2017, as Lubbock Day.

SR 230 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Small and Rural Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers Day.

SR 259 Author: Perry
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Andy C. Esparza Jr.

SR 307 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/08/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 8, 2017, as Wilbarger County and City of Vernon Day.

SR 313 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Margaret Talkington School for Young Women Leaders for being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

SR 318 Author: Perry | Buckingham | Campbell | Rodríguez | Seliger | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Tech University System Day.

SR 327 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the month of March as Multiple System Atrophy Awareness Month in Texas.

SR 336 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Ward County Day.

SR 337 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing ABC Pro Rodeo on the occasion of the event's 75th anniversary.

SR 488 Author: Perry
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Keri Powell as the 2016 Texas Big Sister of the Year.

SR 516 Author: Perry | Lucio
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2017, as Texas Rural Water Day.

SR 625 Author: Perry
Last Action: 04/18/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Taylor "Spike" Dykes.

SR 721 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/10/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Water Development Board on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.

SR 860 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/25/2017 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joseph Ray Perry.

SR 912 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Commission on State Emergency Communications for its service to Texas communities.

SR 913 Author: Perry
Last Action: 05/26/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Tech University Legislative Internship Program participants for their work in the 85th Legislature.

Additional Primary Authors (31):
SB 5 Author: Huffman | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Laubenberg | Geren | Parker | Sanford
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 8 Author: Schwertner | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Perry
Sponsor: Burkett | Cook | Laubenberg | Raney | Bailes
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

SB 13 Author: Huffman | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 15 2017 2:18PM
Caption: Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

SB 14 Author: Taylor, Van | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Referred to General Investigating & Ethics: May 15 2017 2:18PM
Caption: Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses.

SB 21 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | Workman | Phillips | Larson | Huberty
Last Action: 06/06/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

SB 23 Author: Schwertner | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.

SB 25 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Sponsor: Simmons
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.

SB 329 Author: Creighton | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Estes | Lucio | et al.
Last Action: 05/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons.

SB 522 Author: Birdwell | Perry
Sponsor: Flynn | Burkett
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

SB 575 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

SB 667 Author: Zaffirini | Birdwell | Creighton | Estes | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.

SB 678 Author: Nichols | Perry | Rodríguez
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.

SB 798 Author: Huffines | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: May 3 2017 7:36PM
Caption: Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day.

SB 813 Author: Hughes | Bettencourt | Buckingham | Hall | Huffines | et al.
Sponsor: Meyer
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.

SB 986 Author: Buckingham | Perry
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a grant program to support the enforcement of immigration law by a municipality or county.

SB 1018 Author: Hughes | Perry
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 12 2017 12:15AM
Caption: Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles.

SB 1107 Author: Schwertner | Perry
Sponsor: Price | Coleman | Springer
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 1138 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.

SB 1213 Author: Hughes | Burton | Hall | Huffines | Perry
Last Action: 03/09/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

SB 1455 Author: Campbell | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program.

SB 1536 Author: Campbell | Perry
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ability of a child-placing agency to decline to provide services or accept a referral from the Department of Family and Protective Services on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs.

SB 1588 Author: Huffines | Perry | Uresti | Whitmire
Sponsor: Simmons
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees.

SB 1602 Author: Campbell | Perry
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 12 2017 12:15AM
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements by certain health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.

SB 2094 Author: Hall | Perry
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 17 2017 5:48PM
Caption: Relating to establishment of the immigration authority delegation training grant program for local law enforcement agencies.

SB 2140 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Referred to Natural Resources: May 12 2017 12:15AM
Caption: Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

SJR 2 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Last Action: 05/11/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

SJR 61 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Last Action: 05/01/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

SR 328 Author: Zaffirini | Perry
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as United Way Day.

SR 579 Author: Nelson | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 5 and 6, 2017, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Legislative Days.

SR 713 Author: Buckingham | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | et al.
Last Action: 05/02/2017 S Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joseph Ray Perry.

SR 924 Author: Uresti | Buckingham | Campbell | Lucio | Menéndez | et al.
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the service of brothers Abran, Natividad, Nicholas, Albertano, Pilar, and Reyes Gonzales of Fort Stockton during World War II.

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