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

Number of Bills: 14

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (12):
SB 460 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/08/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

SB 461 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/12/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

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 838 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

SB 873 Author: Creighton
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.

SB 945 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.

SB 1002 Author: Hancock
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/22/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accounting principles applicable to pension and other postemployment benefit expenses for electric utilities.

SB 1030 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

SB 1286 Author: Bettencourt
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations.

SB 1480 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Murphy | Shine
Last Action: 06/01/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.

SB 1987 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the notice and procedural requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts.

SJR 42 Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy
Last Action: 05/09/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

Joint Sponsor (2):
SB 1782 Author: West
Sponsor: Clardy | Murphy
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours.

SB 2190 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Flynn | Coleman | Murphy | Huberty | Walle
Last Action: 05/31/2017 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the public retirement systems of certain municipalities.

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