Texas Senator Robert Nichols [R]

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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
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
TXSR6PassCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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2021-09-20
Reported enrolled
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
TXSR23PassRecognizing Missy Pillsbury for being named the General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year.
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2021-08-19
Reported enrolled
TXSR21PassIn memory of Herbert G. Johnson Sr.
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2021-08-16
Reported enrolled
TXSJR8Intro
25%
Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a member of the legislature to be in the state in order to receive a per diem during a legislative session.
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2021-08-11
Co-author authorized
TXSB40Intro
25%
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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2021-08-11
Co-author authorized
TXSJR6Intro
25%
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the calculation of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by certain political subdivisions on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled.
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2021-08-11
Co-author authorized
TXSB21Intro
25%
Relating to state investments in social media companies that censor political speech.
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2021-08-11
Co-author authorized
TXSR3PassRecognizing Michael Lee on the occasion of his retirement.
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2021-08-09
Reported enrolled
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
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...
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2021-07-16
Co-author authorized
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
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
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...
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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
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
TXSB7Engross

Sine Die
Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
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2021-07-13
Reported engrossed
TXSR1PassRecognizing November 23, 2021, as Texas Association of Builders Day.
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2021-07-08
Reported enrolled
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
TXHB2219PassRelating to the issuance of Texas Mobility Fund obligations.
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2021-06-18
Effective immediately
TXHB3973PassRelating to a study on abandoned oil and gas wells in this state and the use of the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.
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2021-06-18
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB1477VetoRelating to performance and payment bonds for public work contracts on public property leased to a nongovernmental entity.
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2021-06-18
Vetoed by the Governor
TXSCR29PassExpressing commitment to eliminating racially offensive place names and urging the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to approve requests to change racially offensive names of geographic features.
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
TXHB19PassRelating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.
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2021-06-16
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB3217PassRelating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the use of revenue from that tax.
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2021-06-16
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB5PassRelating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.
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2021-06-15
Effective immediately
TXHB2533PassRelating to the performance of a real property evaluation for use by certain financial institutions.
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2021-06-15
Effective immediately
TXHB3282PassRelating to the authority of a district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation to temporarily lower the speed limit at a highway maintenance activity site.
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2021-06-15
Effective immediately
TXHB2201PassRelating to the location of pits used in the production of oil and gas.
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2021-06-15
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB3927PassRelating to certain temporary motor vehicle tags.
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2021-06-15
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB2521PassRelating to the designation of State Loop 256 in Palestine as the Bascom W. Bentley III Memorial Loop.
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2021-06-15
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB1321PassRelating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 198 in Henderson County as the Deputy Sheriff Tony Ogburn and Deputy Sheriff Paul Habelt Memorial Highway.
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2021-06-15
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB507PassRelating to an accommodation process authorizing the use of state highway rights-of-way by broadband-only providers.
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2021-06-14
Effective immediately
TXSB25PassRelating to the right of certain residents to designate an essential caregiver for in-person visitation.
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2021-06-14
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB30PassRelating to the removal of certain discriminatory provisions from a recorded conveyance instrument.
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2021-06-14
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB768PassRelating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or delivery of fentanyl and related substances; creating a criminal offense.
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2021-06-14
Effective on 9/1/21
TXHB4356PassRelating to the qualifications of directors of certain municipal development districts.
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2021-06-14
Effective immediately
TXHB4664PassRelating to authorizing the sale of certain real property by the State of Texas to the Trinity River Authority of Texas.
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2021-06-14
Effective immediately
TXHB1090PassRelating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of real property that was erroneously omitted from an appraisal roll in a previous year.
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2021-06-09
Effective on 9/1/21
TXSB1336PassRelating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.
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2021-06-08
Effective on 9/1/21
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