Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 12/18/2017

Number of Bills: 154

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Additional Primary Authored Bills

Author (132):
SB 6 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty.

SB 210 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons.

SB 364 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schubert
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Alternate United States Highway 90 in Lavaca County as the Sheriff Ronnie Dodds Memorial Highway.

SB 365 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schubert
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 95 in Lavaca County as the Sergeant David M. Furrh Memorial Highway.

SB 397 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives.

SB 398 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/02/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: May 2 2017 6:40PM
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the State Auditor's Office to compare the projected cost estimate attached to certain bills and resolutions to the actual cost to the state of the bills and resolutions.

SB 399 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Leach
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to nontolled lanes on a highway that has been converted from a nontolled highway to a toll project.

SB 400 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.

SB 403 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/01/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal.

SB 404 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Coleman
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain health care practitioners from providing alcoholic beverages to certain persons; imposing an administrative penalty.

SB 419 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/18/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

SB 516 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/06/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a study and report concerning faculty productivity at general academic teaching institutions.

SB 535 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/24/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Jan 24 2017 11:05AM
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 546 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Collier
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers.

SB 547 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Lambert | Raymond | Stephenson | Stucky | Minjarez
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.

SB 548 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

SB 549 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Bell
Last Action: 05/23/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.

SB 551 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inaccurate or incomplete permit applications for solid waste facilities.

SB 552 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.

SB 553 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation.

SB 554 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Metcalf
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for certain special districts that hold board meetings outside the district.

SB 555 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the entry of real property under a claim of eminent domain authority; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 625 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Stephenson | Rinaldi
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty.

SB 666 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense.

SB 668 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances.

SB 738 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 739 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the postponement of certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 740 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Referred to Land & Resource Management: May 9 2017 11:04PM
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 741 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensation to a property owner for property acquired by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 742 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements for a bona fide offer for the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 743 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates.

SB 744 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Phelan | Fallon
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.

SB 745 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain services performed by certain employees from the sales and use tax.

SB 746 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of the land application of grit or grease trap waste.

SB 747 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the issuance by the Railroad Commission of Texas of a permit for a commercial surface disposal facility located near a municipality.

SB 810 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Howard
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources.

SB 811 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to sex offender registration and a prohibition on certain registered sex offenders from being in a motor vehicle with a minor who is not a family member.

SB 812 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2017 H Referred to Transportation: May 16 2017 5:35PM
Caption: Relating to repayment of money contributed by the Texas Department of Transportation or the Texas Transportation Commission for toll projects and to a limitation on toll projects.

SB 890 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to Medicaid beds in nursing facilities.

SB 947 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/20/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Mar 20 2017 2:11PM
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

SB 948 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 949 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of attorney's fees awarded in a case assigned to a special three-judge district court.

SB 981 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.

SB 1013 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personal information contained in motor vehicle records; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1196 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Smithee
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.

SB 1322 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Miller
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.

SB 1542 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a condominium receive prior approval from a county prior to its creation.

SB 1544 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schubert
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.

SB 1545 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 20 2017 4:22PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.

SB 1554 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Zerwas
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to establishing a Federal Medicaid Funding and Reform Waivers Legislative Oversight Committee.

SB 1555 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to Texas Department of Transportation consideration of financially independent state highway toll projects.

SB 1556 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the management of commercial oyster boats in this state.

SB 1557 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Shine | Darby
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the administration of gasoline and diesel fuel motor fuels taxes and the fee on the delivery of certain petroleum products.

SB 1558 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions for valedictorians of certain high school graduating classes.

SB 1562 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to enforcement for violations of duplicate state and federal regulations by long-term facilities.

SB 1563 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to audits of the fiscal accounts and records of emergency services districts.

SB 1564 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers.

SB 1565 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Minjarez
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities.

SB 1566 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school and to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

SB 1567 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.

SB 1573 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a study to identify and address inefficiencies in state health care regulations.

SB 1574 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the electronic sharing of protected health information and certification of and enforcement actions against certain covered entities.

SB 1920 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/25/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to electric industry market power rules.

SB 1921 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.

SB 1927 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients.

SB 1928 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement.

SB 1929 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Burkett | Walle | Coleman | Howard
Last Action: 05/27/2017 S House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression.

SB 1969 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Cyrier
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments.

SB 1970 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to fantasy sports contests.

SB 1971 Author: Kolkhorst | Buckingham
Last Action: 05/18/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: May 18 2017 10:11AM
Caption: Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission horse industry escrow account.

SB 1972 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Kuempel
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.

SB 1973 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the set aside, collection, and transfer of certain money for the Texas Racing Commission.

SB 2061 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.

SB 2062 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.

SB 2063 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/28/2017 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for designation as and to accountability for districts of innovation.

SB 2173 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/10/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository; depository agents; and to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose.

SB 2217 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters.

SB 2229 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to directing Blinn College to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 2230 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 2231 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to directing Blinn College to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to the Parks and Wildlife Department.

SB 2251 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 26 2017 7:02PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2256 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/02/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 2 2017 3:14PM
Caption: Relating to the compensation of and reimbursement of expenses of the directors of the Aliana Management District.

SB 2257 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 26 2017 7:18PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2258 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 26 2017 7:11PM
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SB 2259 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/26/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 26 2017 6:56PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SB 2260 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 24 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2261 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 24 2017 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 2264 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/04/2017 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; authorizing the imposition of a tax.

SCR 11 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Geren
Last Action: 05/30/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the lieutenant governor and the speaker to appoint interim joint committees.

SCR 33 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Raymond
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Approving the amended 2009 settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Justice.

SCR 34 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/21/2017 S Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Urging Congress to ensure the fair allocation of Medicare funding for graduate medical education to all states.

SCR 43 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W. | Hunter
Last Action: 05/10/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Ginger Fagan for her contributions to this state.

SCR 48 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schubert
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Washington County Chamber of Commerce for 100 years of service to the community.

SCR 59 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: King, Ken
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566.

SCR 64 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Adopted
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1566.

SJR 31 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/24/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Jan 24 2017 11:05AM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SR 34 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bette-Jo Simpson Buhler.

SR 60 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing Hochheim Prairie Farm Mutual Insurance Association on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.

SR 61 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 31, 2017, as Waller County Day.

SR 69 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Silver Wings Ballroom on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.

SR 72 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 01/30/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leroy Dreyer on his induction into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

SR 135 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Matagorda County Day.

SR 184 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/13/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the "Dam" Lakefest BBQ Cook-off.

SR 208 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/21/2017 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Washington County Day.

SR 209 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Aransas County Day.

SR 210 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2017, as Smith-Hughes Day.

SR 276 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/22/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs for its contributions to young Texans.

SR 277 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Again read
Caption: Celebrating February 28, 2017, as Prairie View A&M University Day.

SR 278 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as Wharton County Day.

SR 311 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker at the site of the original Pleasant Hill School.

SR 312 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/08/2017 S Again read
Caption: Celebrating March 8, 2017, as Golden Crescent Day.

SR 329 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 02/28/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diana Glenz on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 343 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/01/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating September 30, 2017, as Czech Heritage Day.

SR 370 Author: Kolkhorst | Schwertner
Last Action: 03/07/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Blinn College Day.

SR 371 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2017 Brenham Maifest.

SR 372 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/06/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of S. A. Pleasants.

SR 432 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Treasury Operations division of the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

SR 433 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pam Bennett Young on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 434 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Haydon on the occasion of her retirement.

SR 435 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/15/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brenham Children’s Chorus on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.

SR 489 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Fayette Electric Cooperative, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 80th anniversary.

SR 537 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 03/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 5, 2017, as Austin County Day.

SR 556 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/03/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 4, 2017, as Port Aransas Day.

SR 643 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/19/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Victoria Catholic War Veterans, Saint John's Post 1269, on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.

SR 647 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/20/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Daikin Industries, Limited, to Texas.

SR 667 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 04/24/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing United Evangelical Lutheran Church on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

SR 794 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/16/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Milton Fred Paul Fuchs on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

SR 847 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/23/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Brenham Fire Department on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.

SR 881 Author: Kolkhorst | Campbell
Last Action: 05/25/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cameron Tanner and Vanessa Cortez on the occasion of their marriage.

SR 955 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hector Meza for his service to the Texas Senate and congratulating him for earning a 2017 Betty King Public Service Award.

SR 956 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Susan Fontenette for her service to the Texas Senate and congratulating her for earning a 2017 Betty King Public Service Award.

SR 958 Author: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/29/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dwight Dale Conway.

Additional Primary Authors (22):
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 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 323 Author: Nelson | Buckingham | Burton | Campbell | Garcia | et al.
Sponsor: Burkett
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the offense of female genital mutilation.

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 626 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Burton | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.

SB 627 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Burton | Creighton | Hall | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 628 Author: Schwertner | Birdwell | Burton | Campbell | Creighton | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

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 884 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Creighton | Garcia | Kolkhorst | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2017 H Referred to County Affairs: May 17 2017 5:48PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to use county revenue or incur debt to improve or redevelop certain sports facilities.

SB 1000 Author: Taylor, Larry | Bettencourt | Creighton | Garcia | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2017 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

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 1362 Author: Campbell | Buckingham | Kolkhorst | Nelson | Zaffirini
Last Action: 04/03/2017 S Committee report printed and distributed: Apr 3 2017 2:13PM
Caption: Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries.

SB 1609 Author: Bettencourt | Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Schofield
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

SR 124 Author: Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Lucio | Zaffirini
Last Action: 02/08/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2017, as Coastal Bend Day.

SR 506 Author: Schwertner | Creighton | Huffman | Kolkhorst | Taylor, Van
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2017, as Community Impact Newspaper 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 740 Author: Huffines | Campbell | Kolkhorst | Seliger | Taylor, Larry | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2017 S Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the fifth class of Governor William P. Clements Jr. Scholars for their commitment to public service.

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