Texas Senator Paul Bettencourt [R]

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TXSB1PassRelating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
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2021-10-25
See remarks for effective date
TXSCR3PassUrging Congress to pass legislation that would grant licensing authority for public school bus drivers to the states.
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2021-10-25
Signed by the Governor
TXSB52PassRelating to the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education, the oversight of certain capital projects at those institutions, and the designation of certain appropriated funds allocated to those insti...
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2021-10-25
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 18, 2022
TXSJR2PassProposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes.
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2021-10-19
Filed with the Secretary of State
TXSR97PassSuspending the limitations on the conference committee jurisdiction for S.B. 1.
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2021-10-18
Reported enrolled
TXSJR1Engross
50%
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary and authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offen...
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2021-10-14
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
TXSB50Intro
25%
Relating to prohibiting the disclosure of certain customer account information by a financial institution.
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2021-10-08
Filed
TXSB47Engross
50%
Relating to processes to address election irregularities; providing a civil penalty.
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2021-10-06
Received from the Senate
TXSB10Engross
50%
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for committing certain offenses relating to elections.
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2021-10-06
To House Constitutional Rights & Remedies Committee
TXSR6PassCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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2021-09-20
Reported enrolled
TXSB8PassRelating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired and to the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in re...
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2021-09-17
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 1, 2022
TXSB12PassRelating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the precedin...
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2021-09-17
See remarks for effective date
TXSB6PassRelating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizatio...
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2021-09-17
See remarks for effective date
TXSB4PassRelating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.
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2021-09-17
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 2, 2021
TXHB9PassRelating to making supplemental appropriations relating to border security and giving direction regarding those appropriations.
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2021-09-17
Effective immediately
TXSB7PassRelating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
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2021-09-09
Effective immediately
TXHB20PassRelating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including expression on social media platforms or through electronic mail messages.
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2021-09-09
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 2, 2021
TXSB1PassRelating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.
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2021-09-07
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 2, 2021
TXSB5Engross
50%
Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for, and to the censorship of users' expressions by, social media platforms.
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2021-09-02
To House Constitutional Rights & Remedies Committee
TXSB2Engross
50%
Relating to requiring public school students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.
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2021-09-02
To House Public Education Committee
TXSB91Engross
50%
Relating to a temporary reduction in the maximum compressed tax rate of a school district and the form of the ballot proposition to be used in an election to approve a tax rate adopted by a school district that exceeds the district's voter-approval t...
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2021-09-02
Received from the Senate
TXSB97Engross
50%
Relating to processes to address election irregularities; providing a civil penalty.
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2021-09-02
Received from the Senate
TXSB14Engross
50%
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
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2021-09-01
Returned to committee
TXSR50PassIn memory of Michael Anthony DiTeresa.
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2021-09-01
Printed in full
TXSJR2PassProposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the...
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2021-08-31
Co-author authorized
TXSJR3Engross
50%
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary and authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offen...
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2021-08-31
Co-author authorized
TXSCR3Intro
25%
Urging the federal government to immediately declare violent foreign drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations and encouraging the Texas Military Department and all state resources to use authority under Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Consti...
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2021-08-09
Filed
TXSR10N/A

Sine Die
Urging the federal government to immediately declare violent foreign drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations and encouraging the Texas Military Department and all state resources to use authority under Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Consti...
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2021-07-21
Received by the Secretary of the Senate
TXSB12Engross

Sine Die
Relating to the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an individual who is elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction from the precedin...
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2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB8Engross

Sine Die
Relating to the authority of a person who acquires a residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption for the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in reve...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB4Engross

Sine Die
Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.
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2021-07-16
Reported engrossed
TXSJR3Engross

Sine Die
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary and authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB6Engross

Sine Die
Relating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizatio...
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2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB1Engross

Sine Die
Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; providing civil penalties.
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2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB2Engross

Sine Die
Relating to requiring public school and public institution of higher education students to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.
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2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
TXSB3Engross

Sine Die
Relating to certain curriculum in public schools, including certain instructional requirements and prohibitions.
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2021-07-16
Reported engrossed
TXSJR4Engross

Sine Die
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the reduction of the amount of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for general elementary and secondary public school purposes on the...
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2021-07-14
Reported engrossed
TXSB5Engross

Sine Die
Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for, and to the censorship of users' expressions by, social media platforms.
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2021-07-14
Reported engrossed
TXSB67Intro

Sine Die
Relating to a training manual for election watchers.
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2021-07-12
Filed
TXSB237VetoRelating to the issuance of a citation for a criminal trespass offense punishable as a Class B misdemeanor.
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2021-06-18
Vetoed by the Governor
TXSB15PassRelating to the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase I; creating criminal offenses; increasing the punishment for an existing criminal offense.
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2021-06-18
Effective immediately
TXSB1365PassRelating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB1590PassRelating to rules by the State Board for Educator Certification regarding virtual observation options for field-based experiences and internships required for educator certification.
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2021-06-18
Effective immediately
TXSB20PassRelating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB2154PassRelating to the membership of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
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2021-06-18
Effective immediately
TXSB1137PassRelating to the required disclosure of prices for certain items and services provided by certain medical facilities; providing administrative penalties.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB1831PassRelating to the punishment for trafficking of persons, online solicitation of a minor, and prostitution and to the dissemination of certain information, including the required posting of certain signs, regarding human trafficking; increasing criminal...
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB2050PassRelating to bullying and cyberbullying in public schools.
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2021-06-18
Effective immediately
TXSB321PassRelating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB1278PassRelating to public hearings on homelessness issues held by the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
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