TX SB97 | 2015-2016 | 84th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-4)
Status: Passed on May 28 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-05-28 - See remarks for effective date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

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Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


Roll Calls

2015-05-12 - House - SB 97Third Reading House (Y: 119 N: 24 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2015-05-11 - House - SB 97Third Reading House (Y: 123 N: 20 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2015-05-05 - House - 2nd Reading Amendment 1 by Rinaldi (Y: 98 N: 45 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2015-05-28 See remarks for effective date
2015-05-28 Signed by the Governor
2015-05-20 Sent to the Governor
2015-05-20HouseSigned in the House
2015-05-19SenateSigned in the Senate
2015-05-18SenateReported enrolled
2015-05-18HouseSenate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported
2015-05-18SenateRecord vote
2015-05-18SenateSenate concurs in House amendment(s)
2015-05-18SenateHouse amendment(s) laid before the Senate
2015-05-12SenateHouse passage as amended reported
2015-05-12HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2015-05-12HouseRecord vote
2015-05-12HouseRead 3rd time
2015-05-11HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2015-05-11HouseRecord vote
2015-05-11HousePassed to 3rd reading
2015-05-11HousePoint of order overruled
2015-05-11HousePoint of order overruled
2015-05-11HouseRead 2nd time
2015-05-11HouseLaid out in lieu of companion
2015-05-06HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2015-05-06HouseCommittee report distributed
2015-05-06HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2015-05-05HouseReported favorably as substituted
2015-05-05HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2015-05-05HouseConsidered in formal meeting
2015-05-05HouseScheduled for formal meeting on . . .
2015-05-05HouseRules suspended
2015-05-05HouseRecommitted to committee
2015-05-05HousePoint of order withdrawn
2015-05-05HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2015-05-05HouseRecord vote
2015-05-05HouseAmendment tabled
2015-05-05HouseRead 2nd time
2015-05-05HouseLaid out in lieu of companion
2015-04-27HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2015-04-27HouseCommittee report distributed
2015-04-27HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2015-04-21HouseReported favorably as substituted
2015-04-21HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2015-04-21HouseConsidered in public hearing
2015-04-17HouseReferred to Public Health
2015-04-17HouseRead first time
2015-03-18HouseReceived from the Senate
2015-03-17SenateReported engrossed
2015-03-17SenateReason for vote recorded in Journal
2015-03-17SenateRecord vote
2015-03-17SenateRead 3rd time
2015-03-17SenateRecord vote
2015-03-17SenateThree day rule suspended
2015-03-17SenateRecord vote
2015-03-17SenateRead 2nd time & passed to engrossment
2015-03-17SenateRecord vote
2015-03-17SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2015-03-17SenateCo-author authorized
2015-03-16SenateCo-author authorized
2015-03-10SenateCo-author authorized
2015-03-04SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2015-03-03SenateCo-author authorized
2015-03-02SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2015-03-02SenateReported favorably as substituted
2015-02-25SenateConsidered in public hearing
2015-02-23SenateCo-author authorized
2015-02-11SenateLeft pending in committee
2015-02-11SenateTestimony taken in committee
2015-02-11SenateConsidered in public hearing
2015-02-11SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2015-01-26SenateReferred to Health & Human Services
2015-01-26SenateRead first time
2014-11-10SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=84R&Bill=SB97&RcdVtNo=628&Ch=H&Dt=05/05/2015
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=84R&Bill=SB97&RcdVtNo=903&Ch=H&Dt=05/11/2015
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=84R&Bill=SB97&RcdVtNo=968&Ch=H&Dt=05/12/2015

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