Texas Senator Paul Bettencourt [R]

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TXHB3232PassRelating to the penalty imposed on certain delinquent oil and gas severance taxes.
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2017-06-12
Effective on 1/1/18
TXHB29PassRelating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbur...
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2017-06-12
See remarks for effective date
TXHB4034PassRelating to certain voter registration information.
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2017-06-12
Effective immediately
TXHB810PassRelating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense.
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2017-06-12
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB4298EnrollRelating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 553; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
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2017-06-12
Effective immediately
TXSB731PassRelating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB73PassRelating to leave policy and procedures for state employees.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB49PassRelating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB15PassRelating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
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2017-06-09
See remarks for effective date
TXSB801PassRelating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB1004PassRelating to the deployment of network nodes in public right-of-way; authorizing fees.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB179PassRelating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students; increasing a criminal penalty.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB631PassRelating to venue for the disposition of stolen property.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB2157PassRelating to the requirements for a candidate's application or petition for a place on the ballot.
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2017-06-09
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB2818PassRelating to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
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2017-06-09
Effective immediately
TXSB21PassRelating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
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2017-06-06
Effective immediately
TXSB8PassRelating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
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2017-06-06
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB500PassRelating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers.
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2017-06-06
Effective immediately
TXSB5PassRelating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 1/1/18
TXSB1085PassRelating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB1138PassRelating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB132PassRelating to the savings incentive program for state agencies.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB1177PassRelating to requirements for charter schools established for the benefit of certain juvenile offenders.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB4054PassRelating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB2228PassRelating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 1/1/18
TXHB3389PassRelating to fees taxed as costs of suit for certain delinquent tax suits.
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2017-06-01
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB11PassRelating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention an...
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2017-05-31
See remarks for effective date
TXHB4PassRelating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civ...
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2017-05-31
See remarks for effective date
TXSB715EngrossRelating to municipal annexation.
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2017-05-29
Point of order sustained
TXHB2999PassRelating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties.
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2017-05-29
Effective on 1/1/18
TXSB12PassRelating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor.
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2017-05-27
Effective immediately
TXSB22PassRelating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.
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2017-05-27
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB21EngrossRelating to the funding of primary and secondary education.
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2017-05-27
Senate appoints conferees-reported
TXSB7PassRelating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.
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2017-05-26
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB16PassRelating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.
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2017-05-26
Effective on 9/1/17
TXSB669EngrossRelating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.
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2017-05-26
Senate appoints conferees-reported
TXHB1595EngrossRelating to an early voting ballot voted by mail.
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2017-05-26
Returned from the House for further action
TXHB4064EngrossRelating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods.
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2017-05-26
Returned from the House for further action
TXHB2962EngrossRelating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.
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2017-05-26
Returned from the House for further action
TXSJR1EnrollProposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally ...
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2017-05-25
Filed with the Secretary of State
TXSCR55N/ARequesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the security of the Texas electric grid.
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2017-05-25
Left pending in committee
TXSB2144EngrossRelating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.
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2017-05-24
Postponed
TXSB2048EngrossRelating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program.
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2017-05-23
Placed on General State Calendar
TXSB1524PassRelating to the movement of certain vehicles, including vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.
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2017-05-23
Effective on 1/1/18
TXSB253PassRelating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money.
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2017-05-23
Effective immediately
TXHB1346PassRelating to the date for prepayment of taxes on a dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
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2017-05-23
Effective on 9/1/17
TXHB273EngrossRelating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot.
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2017-05-23
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
TXSB945PassRelating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
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2017-05-22
Effective immediately
TXHB28EngrossRelating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.
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2017-05-22
Co-sponsor authorized
TXSB23EngrossRelating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
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2017-05-21
Committee report sent to Calendars
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