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

Bill stages


March 11, 2015

Approved by House

May 1, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 15, 2015

Became law

June 18, 2015

Bill authors

Four Price

State Representative (R)


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Effective immediately June 18, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective immediately 06/18/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 06/18/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 06/01/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 06/01/2015 Texas Senate
Signed in the House 06/01/2015 Texas House
Reported enrolled 05/31/2015 Texas House
House concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
House discharges conferees-reported 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Text of Senate Amendment(s) 05/31/2015 Texas House
House concurs in Senate amendment(s) 05/31/2015 Texas House
House discharges conferees 05/31/2015 Texas House
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported 05/31/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/31/2015 Texas House
Senate adopts conference committee report 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
Senate adopts resolution to go outside bounds 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
Conf. Comm. Report distributed 05/29/2015 Texas House
Conference committee report filed 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
Senate appoints conferees-reported 05/21/2015 Texas House
Senate grants request for conf comm-reported 05/21/2015 Texas House
Senate appoints conferees 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Senate grants request for conference comm. 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
House appoints conferees-reported 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
House requests conference committee-reported 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
House refuses to concur-reported 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
House appoints conferees 05/18/2015 Texas House
House requests conference committee 05/18/2015 Texas House
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments 05/18/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed 05/15/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments distributed 05/15/2015 Texas House
Senate passage as amended reported 05/15/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Laid before the Senate 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on local & uncontested calendar 05/15/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to State Affairs 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Reported engrossed 05/04/2015 Texas House
Passed as amended 05/01/2015 Texas House
Amendment fails of adoption 05/01/2015 Texas House
Amendment withdrawn 05/01/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 05/01/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/01/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 05/01/2015 Texas House
Amended 05/01/2015 Texas House
Amendment as amended withdrawn 04/30/2015 Texas House
Vote reconsidered 04/30/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment as amended 04/30/2015 Texas House
Amendment adopted as amended 04/30/2015 Texas House
Amendment amended 04/30/2015 Texas House
Amendment to amendment tabled 04/30/2015 Texas House
Amendment(s) offered 04/30/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/30/2015 Texas House
Placed on Major State Calendar 04/30/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 04/28/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 04/20/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 04/20/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 04/17/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 04/09/2015 Texas House
Considered in formal meeting 04/09/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 04/08/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 04/08/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 04/08/2015 Texas House
Referred to State Affairs 03/23/2015 Texas House
Read first time 03/23/2015 Texas House
Filed 03/11/2015 Texas House

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