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

Bill stages


Jan. 26, 2015

Approved by House

April 8, 2015

Approved by Senate

Became law


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Committee report printed and distributed May 23, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Committee report printed and distributed 05/23/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Finance 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Reported engrossed 04/08/2015 Texas House
Passed 04/08/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 04/08/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 04/08/2015 Texas House
Record vote 04/08/2015 Texas House
Passed to engrossment 04/07/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/07/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 04/07/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 03/25/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 03/24/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 03/24/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 03/24/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 03/19/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 03/19/2015 Texas House
Recalled from subcommittee 03/19/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 03/19/2015 Texas House
Left pending in subcommittee 03/18/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in subcommittee 03/18/2015 Texas House
Considered by s/c in public hearing 03/18/2015 Texas House
Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . . 03/18/2015 Texas House
Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair 03/12/2015 Texas House
Referred to Appropriations 02/26/2015 Texas House
Read first time 02/26/2015 Texas House
Filed 01/26/2015 Texas House

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