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

Bill stages


Feb. 17, 2015

Approved by House

Approved by Senate

Became law

Bill authors

Joe Farias

State Representative (D)


Senate committee

  • Committee not yet assigned

Last action

Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues March 9, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues 03/09/2015 Texas House
Read first time 03/09/2015 Texas House
Filed 02/17/2015 Texas House

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