Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Pete Gallego
82nd Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/21/2024

Number of Bills: 51

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (21):
SB 82 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Gallego | Hartnett | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of stalking.

SB 115 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 04/21/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of space flight entities.

SB 122 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Gallego | Hartnett | Davis, Yvonne | Zedler | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis.

SB 295 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/24/2011 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing emergency services.

SB 316 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties.

SB 480 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record and to the recusal or disqualification of municipal judges.

SB 533 Author: Davis
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/28/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the minimum standards for the certifications of sexual assault training programs and sexual assault nurse examiners and for certification renewal by those entities.

SB 564 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/28/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 605 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Gallego | Lewis | Quintanilla
Last Action: 05/09/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eighth Court of Appeals District.

SB 773 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Gallego | Chisum | Munoz, Jr. | Strama
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.

SB 877 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/19/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a verification of the incarceration of an accused person in a criminal case for the purpose of discharging a surety's liability on a bail bond.

SB 905 Author: Patrick | Deuell | Hegar | Hinojosa | Seliger
Sponsor: Gallego | Kleinschmidt
Last Action: 05/21/2011 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to statewide elected officials, certain current and former members of the legislature, and certain federal and state employees.

SB 1331 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.

SB 1416 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Gallego | Pena | Fletcher
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of a tire deflation device and to the offense of attempting to evade arrest through the use of a vehicle or a tire deflation device; providing criminal penalties.

SB 1521 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Gallego | Castro | Hartnett | Aliseda | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund.

SB 1616 Author: West
Sponsor: Gallego | Anchia | Hartnett | Christian | Zedler
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.

SB 1695 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Gallego | Aliseda | Carter | Davis, Yvonne | Hartnett
Last Action: 05/25/2011 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.

SB 1701 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Gallego | Hartnett | Aliseda | Zedler | Christian
Last Action: 05/18/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a criminal asset forfeiture hearing in which substitute assets are forfeited under certain circumstances.

SB 1702 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 05/25/2011 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to enhance the prosecution and tracking of money laundering in this state.

SB 1752 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Gallego | Hartnett | Davis, Yvonne | Christian | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/21/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to confidentiality of certain Class C misdemeanor records related to the conviction of a child.

SCR 2 Author: Uresti
Sponsor: Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue.

Joint Sponsor (30):
SB 144 Author: West
Sponsor: Thompson | Gallego | Davis, Yvonne | Aliseda
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.

SB 158 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Fletcher | Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to offenses involving the fraudulent or unlawful obtaining, delivering, dispensing, distributing, or diverting of a controlled substance; providing penalties.

SB 159 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Deshotel | Gallego | Hartnett | Coleman | Burkett
Last Action: 05/19/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the persons' profession or employment; providing penalties.

SB 167 Author: West
Sponsor: Veasey | Gallego | Aliseda | Rodriguez, Eddie | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.

SB 250 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Anchia | Gallego | Hartnett
Last Action: 05/27/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to protective orders for stalking victims.

SB 331 Author: Shapiro | Estes | Fraser | Harris | Huffman | et al.
Sponsor: Madden | Gallego | Bonnen | Coleman | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/28/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to designating certain synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing penalties and establishing certain criminal consequences or procedures.

SB 377 Author: Huffman | Patrick
Sponsor: Riddle | Gallego | Burkett | Hartnett | Carter
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the murder of a child as a capital offense.

SB 407 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Craddick | Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense.

SB 462 Author: West
Sponsor: Veasey | Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.

SB 496 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Hilderbran | Gallego | Fletcher | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest or detention.

SB 519 Author: Hegar
Sponsor: Hartnett | Gallego | Christian | Davis, Yvonne | Zedler
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the period during which a motion for a new trial in a criminal proceeding in a justice or municipal court must be made.

SB 578 Author: Fraser
Sponsor: Hartnett | Gallego | Christian | Rodriguez, Eddie | Carter
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the testimony of children in criminal cases.

SB 604 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi | Gallego | Quintanilla | Pickett | Marquez
Last Action: 05/28/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the execution of lawful process by county jailers.

SB 623 Author: Whitmire
Sponsor: Aliseda | Gallego
Last Action: 05/25/2011 H Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the disqualification of a district or county attorney who is the subject of a criminal investigation.

SB 688 Author: Nichols
Sponsor: Creighton | Gallego | Carter | Burkett | Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties.

SB 838 Author: Patrick
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer | Gallego | Carter | Zedler | Christian
Last Action: 05/20/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the penalty for driving while intoxicated.

SB 841 Author: Patrick
Sponsor: Miller, Sid | Hernandez Luna | Gallego
Last Action: 05/25/2011 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.

SB 844 Author: Patrick
Sponsor: Hunter | Gallego | Christian | Rodriguez, Eddie | Zedler
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the offense of escape from custody by a person lawfully detained.

SB 887 Author: Carona
Sponsor: Riddle | Gallego | Taylor, Van | Carter
Last Action: 05/21/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of an automated teller machine or the contents or components of an automated teller machine.

SB 981 Author: Carona
Sponsor: Anchia | Gallego | Coleman
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.

SB 1010 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Workman | Lucio III | Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to providing a victim, guardian of a victim, or close relative of a deceased victim with notice of a plea bargain agreement in certain criminal cases.

SB 1098 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | Gallego | Christian | Zedler | Rodriguez, Eddie
Last Action: 05/23/2011 H Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to certain offenses involving unauthorized recordings.

SB 1273 Author: Williams
Sponsor: Hamilton | Gallego | Coleman | Hartnett | Christian
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

SB 1308 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: McClendon | Gallego | Rodriguez, Eddie | Hartnett | Zedler
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases.

SB 1522 Author: Hinojosa
Sponsor: Madden | Gallego | Carter | Burkett | Aliseda
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the entering of a plea in a criminal case by a defendant confined in a penal institution.

SB 1551 Author: Rodriguez
Sponsor: Raymond | Gallego
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to children who are missing or who are victims of offenses; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1681 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Thompson | Gallego | Alonzo
Last Action: 06/17/2011 E Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel and the rights of an accused and other requirements for the purposes of appellate proceedings or community supervision revocation proceedings.

SB 1682 Author: Ellis
Sponsor: Alonzo | Gallego | Hartnett | Aliseda
Last Action: 05/21/2011 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of managed assigned counsel programs.

SB 1843 Author: Carona
Sponsor: Frullo | Gallego | Hartnett | Christian | Davis, Yvonne
Last Action: 05/25/2011 H Postponed
Caption: Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.

SJR 9 Author: West
Sponsor: Thompson | Gallego
Last Action: 05/27/2011 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.

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