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

Bill stages


March 13, 2015

Approved by House

May 12, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 27, 2015

Became law

June 18, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Effective immediately June 18, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective immediately 06/18/2015 Texas House
Effective on 9/1/15 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 05/31/2015 Texas House
Reported enrolled 05/30/2015 Texas House
House concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
Text of Senate Amendment(s) 05/29/2015 Texas House
House concurs in Senate amendment(s) 05/29/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed 05/28/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments distributed 05/28/2015 Texas House
Senate passage as amended reported 05/27/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Laid before the Senate 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on local & uncontested calendar 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Posting rule suspended 05/21/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations 05/13/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 05/13/2015 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
Passed 05/12/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/12/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment 05/12/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/12/2015 Texas House
Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar 05/12/2015 Texas House
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars 05/08/2015 Texas House
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar 05/01/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/01/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 04/30/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 04/29/2015 Texas House
Recommended to be sent to Local & Consent 04/29/2015 Texas House
Considered in formal meeting 04/29/2015 Texas House
Scheduled for formal meeting on . . . 04/29/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 04/28/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 04/28/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in committee 04/28/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 04/28/2015 Texas House
Referred to Urban Affairs 03/24/2015 Texas House
Read first time 03/24/2015 Texas House
Filed 03/13/2015 Texas House

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