Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Gary VanDeaver
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/23/2017

Number of Bills: 7

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (4):
SB 587 Author: Campbell
Sponsor: VanDeaver | Bernal | Cosper | González, Mary | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/26/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the state virtual school network, including the ability of certain dependents of members of the United States military to enroll full-time in courses provided through the network.

SB 1659 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/24/2017 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs.

SB 1939 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to permits for the movement of intermodal shipping containers; authorizing a fee.

SB 2174 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: VanDeaver
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a bailiff by district courts and county courts at law in Bowie County.

Joint Sponsor (3):
SB 7 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: King, Ken | Kuempel | Dale | Dutton | VanDeaver
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 725 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.

SB 1873 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Wilson | VanDeaver | Oliverson | Lucio III | Meyer
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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