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

Bill stages


Jan. 6, 2015

Approved by House

April 20, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 4, 2015

Became law

May 18, 2015


Senate committee

Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 May 18, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 9/1/15 05/18/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 05/18/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 05/06/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/05/2015 Texas Senate
Signed in the House 05/05/2015 Texas House
Reported enrolled 05/04/2015 Texas House
Senate passage reported 05/04/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Criminal Justice 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 04/21/2015 Texas Senate
Reported engrossed 04/21/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 04/20/2015 Texas House
Record vote 04/20/2015 Texas House
Passed as amended 04/20/2015 Texas House
Amended 04/20/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 04/20/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 04/17/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment 04/17/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/17/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 04/17/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 04/14/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 03/31/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 03/31/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 03/30/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably as substituted 03/24/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in committee 03/24/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 03/24/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 03/10/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 03/10/2015 Texas House
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety 02/26/2015 Texas House
Read first time 02/26/2015 Texas House
Filed 01/06/2015 Texas House

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