Texas Legislature
Bills Cosponsored
Rep. Joe Deshotel
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/25/2017

Number of Bills: 7

SB 7 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bailes | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 179 Author: Menéndez | Zaffirini
Sponsor: Minjarez | Faircloth | Moody | Larson | King, Ken
Cosponsor: Allen | Alonzo | Anchia | Arévalo | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 669 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Zerwas | Wray
Cosponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | Bonnen, Greg | Raymond | Guillen | Phelan | et al.
Last Action: 05/26/2017 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.

SB 693 Author: Garcia
Sponsor: Phelan
Cosponsor: Meyer | Deshotel | White | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Howard
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.

SB 1138 Author: Whitmire | Bettencourt | Birdwell | Buckingham | Burton | et al.
Sponsor: Krause | Dean | Guillen | Villalba | Blanco
Cosponsor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
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 1289 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Paddie | Darby | Ashby | Geren | Phelan
Cosponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Bonnen, Dennis | Burns | Button | et al.
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

SB 1873 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
Cosponsor: Allen | Alonzo | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Arévalo | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

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