TX HB1535 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 15 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-15 - Effective on 9/1/21
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients.

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Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients.


Rep. Stephanie Klick [R]Rep. Jay Dean [R]Rep. Four Price [R]Rep. Tom Oliverson [R]
Rep. Donna Howard [D]Rep. Stephen Allison [R]Rep. Rafael Anchia [D]Rep. Michelle Beckley [D]
Rep. Diego Bernal [D]Rep. Rhetta Bowers [D]Rep. Brad Buckley [R]Rep. John Bucy [D]
Rep. Briscoe Cain [R]Rep. Elizabeth Campos [D]Rep. Terry Canales [D]Rep. Jeff Cason [R]
Rep. Travis Clardy [R]Rep. Sheryl Cole [D]Rep. Nicole Collier [D]Rep. David Cook [R]
Rep. Philip Cortez [D]Rep. Jasmine Crockett [D]Rep. Yvonne Davis [D]Rep. Joe Deshotel [D]
Rep. Alex Dominguez [D]Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins [D]Rep. Jessica Gonzalez [D]Rep. Vikki Goodwin [D]
Rep. Ryan Guillen [R]Rep. Abel Herrero [D]Rep. Dan Huberty [R]Rep. Lacey Hull [R]
Rep. Todd Hunter [R]Rep. Celia Israel [D]Rep. Jacey Jetton [R]Rep. Julie Johnson [D]
Rep. Stan Lambert [R]Rep. Brooks Landgraf [R]Rep. Jeff Leach [R]Rep. Ray Lopez [D]
Rep. Armando Martinez [D]Rep. Terry Meza [D]Sen. Mayes Middleton [R]Rep. Ina Minjarez [D]
Rep. Penny Morales Shaw [D]Rep. Eddie Morales [D]Rep. Victoria Neave Criado [D]Rep. Claudia Ordaz Perez [D]
Rep. Lina Ortega [D]Rep. Leo Pacheco [D]Sen. Tan Parker [R]Rep. Jared Patterson [R]
Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos [D]Rep. John Raney [R]Rep. Richard Raymond [D]Rep. Ron Reynolds [D]
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez [D]Rep. Ramon Romero [D]Rep. Toni Rose [D]Rep. Jon Rosenthal [D]
Rep. Matthew Shaheen [R]Rep. Shelby Slawson [R]Rep. Valoree Swanson [R]Rep. James Talarico [D]
Rep. Steve Toth [R]Rep. James White [R]Rep. Erin Zwiener [D]Sen. Charles Schwertner [R]
Sen. Carol Alvarado [D]Sen. Paul Bettencourt [R]Sen. Cesar Blanco [D]Sen. Dawn Buckingham [R]
Sen. Donna Campbell [R]Sen. Sarah Eckhardt [D]Sen. Roland Gutierrez [D]Sen. Juan Hinojosa [D]
Sen. Nathan Johnson [D]Sen. Eddie Lucio [D]Sen. Jose Menendez [D]Sen. Jane Nelson [R]
Sen. Charles Perry [R]Sen. Kel Seliger [R]Sen. John Whitmire [D]

Roll Calls

2021-05-28 - House - House concurs in Senate amendment(s) RV#1688 (Y: 119 N: 25 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-05-25 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-25 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - House - Read 3rd time RV#535 (Y: 134 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-06-15 Effective on 9/1/21
2021-06-15 Signed by the Governor
2021-05-31 Sent to the Governor
2021-05-31SenateSigned in the Senate
2021-05-30HouseSigned in the House
2021-05-30HouseReported enrolled
2021-05-28SenateHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported
2021-05-28HouseText of Senate Amendment(s)
2021-05-28HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-05-28HouseRecord vote RV#1688
2021-05-28HouseHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)
2021-05-27HouseSenate Amendments Analysis distributed
2021-05-27HouseSenate Amendments distributed
2021-05-27HouseSenate passage as amended reported
2021-05-25SenateRecord vote
2021-05-25SenateRead 3rd time
2021-05-25SenateRecord vote
2021-05-25SenateThree day rule suspended
2021-05-25SenateVote recorded in Journal
2021-05-25SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2021-05-25SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2021-05-25SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2021-05-25SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-05-24SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2021-05-24SenateReported favorably as substituted
2021-05-24SenateConsidered in public hearing
2021-05-24SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-05-24SenatePosting rule suspended
2021-05-24SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-05-20SenateReferred to State Affairs
2021-05-20SenateRead first time
2021-05-03SenateReceived from the House
2021-04-29HouseReported engrossed
2021-04-29HouseRecord vote RV#535
2021-04-29HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-28HousePassed to engrossment as amended
2021-04-28HouseAmended 1-Klick
2021-04-28HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-28HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2021-04-26HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-12HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2021-04-12HouseCommittee report distributed
2021-04-12HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2021-04-07HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2021-04-07HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2021-04-07HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-04-07HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-03-11HouseReferred to Public Health
2021-03-11HouseRead first time


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1535&RcdVtNo=535&Ch=H&Dt=04/29/2021
Roll Callhttps://journals.senate.texas.gov/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ05-25-F.PDF#page=119
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB1535&RcdVtNo=1688&Ch=H&Dt=05/28/2021

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