The 84th legislative session ended on June 1, 2015. See the bills that have become law.

Bill stages


Feb. 10, 2015

Approved by House

May 12, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 22, 2015

Became law

June 16, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Bill categories

Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 June 16, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 9/1/15 06/16/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 06/16/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 05/25/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/25/2015 Texas Senate
Signed in the House 05/24/2015 Texas House
Reported enrolled 05/23/2015 Texas House
Senate passage reported 05/22/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Higher Education 05/14/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 05/14/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 05/13/2015 Texas Senate
Reported engrossed 05/12/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 05/12/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/12/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/12/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/12/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment 05/11/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/11/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 05/08/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 05/06/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 05/05/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/05/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 05/04/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably as substituted 04/28/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in committee 04/28/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 04/28/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 04/21/2015 Texas House
Recalled from subcommittee 04/21/2015 Texas House
Left pending in subcommittee 04/16/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in subcommittee 04/16/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in s/c 04/16/2015 Texas House
Considered by s/c in public hearing 04/16/2015 Texas House
Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . . 04/16/2015 Texas House
Referred directly to s/c on Educator Quality by chair 03/17/2015 Texas House
Referred to Public Education 03/05/2015 Texas House
Read first time 03/05/2015 Texas House
Filed 02/10/2015 Texas House

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