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

Bill stages


Jan. 16, 2015

Approved by House

April 27, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 24, 2015

Became law

June 18, 2015

  • Rodney Ellis (D)
  • Sylvia Garcia (D)
  • Kirk Watson (D)

Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 June 18, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
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 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
House discharges conferees-reported 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
Text of Senate Amendment(s) 05/30/2015 Texas House
House concurs in Senate amendment(s) 05/30/2015 Texas House
House discharges conferees 05/30/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/30/2015 Texas House
House appoints conferees-reported 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
House requests conference committee-reported 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
House refuses to concur-reported 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
House appoints conferees 05/27/2015 Texas House
House requests conference committee 05/27/2015 Texas House
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments 05/27/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed 05/25/2015 Texas House
Senate Amendments distributed 05/25/2015 Texas House
Senate passage as amended reported 05/25/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Passed to 3rd reading as amended 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Amended 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment(s) offered 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Co-sponsor authorized 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Business & Commerce 05/05/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 05/05/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Reported engrossed 04/27/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 04/27/2015 Texas House
Passed 04/27/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 04/27/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 04/23/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment 04/23/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/23/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 04/23/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 04/21/2015 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 03/31/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 03/24/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 03/24/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 03/17/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 03/17/2015 Texas House
Referred to Business & Industry 02/23/2015 Texas House
Read first time 02/23/2015 Texas House
Filed 01/16/2015 Texas House

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