TX HB2536 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 14-4)
Status: Passed on May 15 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-15 - Effective immediately
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.


Roll Calls

2021-04-29 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-13 - House - Read 3rd time RV#175 (Y: 148 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-12 - House - Read 2nd time RV#154 (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-05-15 Effective immediately
2021-05-15 Signed by the Governor
2021-05-04 Sent to the Governor
2021-05-03SenateSigned in the Senate
2021-05-03HouseSigned in the House
2021-04-30HouseReported enrolled
2021-04-29HouseSenate passage reported
2021-04-29SenateRecord vote
2021-04-29SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-29SenateRecord vote
2021-04-29SenateThree day rule suspended
2021-04-29SenateVote recorded in Journal
2021-04-29SenateRead 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
2021-04-29SenateLaid before the Senate
2021-04-29SenatePlaced on local & uncontested calendar
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2021-04-21SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2021-04-21SenateRecommended for local & uncontested calendar
2021-04-21SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2021-04-20SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-04-19SenateConsidered in public hearing
2021-04-19SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2021-04-19SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-04-13SenateReferred to State Affairs
2021-04-13SenateRead first time
2021-04-13SenateReceived from the House
2021-04-13HouseReported engrossed
2021-04-13HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-13HouseRecord vote RV#175
2021-04-13HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-12HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2021-04-12HouseRecord vote RV#154
2021-04-12HousePassed to engrossment
2021-04-12HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-12HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2021-04-09HouseConsidered in Calendars
2021-04-06HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2021-04-06HouseCommittee report distributed
2021-04-06HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2021-04-01HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2021-04-01HouseConsidered in formal meeting
2021-03-29HouseLeft pending in committee
2021-03-29HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2021-03-29HouseConsidered in public hearing
2021-03-29HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2021-03-17HouseReferred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
2021-03-17HouseRead first time

Same As/Similar To

SB2015 (Same As) 2021-04-01 - Referred to State Affairs


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB2536&RcdVtNo=154&Ch=H&Dt=04/12/2021
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB2536&RcdVtNo=175&Ch=H&Dt=04/13/2021
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/87r/pdf/87RSJ04-29-F.PDF#page=4

Bill Comments