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

Bill stages


Jan. 16, 2015

Approved by House

March 4, 2015

Approved by Senate

April 30, 2015

Became law

May 18, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

  • Committee not yet assigned

Bill categories

Last action

Signed by the Governor May 18, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
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 05/04/2015 Texas House
Reported enrolled 05/01/2015 Texas House
Senate passage reported 04/30/2015 Texas House
Vote recorded in Journal 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Adopted 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Laid before the Senate 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on local & uncontested calendar 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Administration 03/10/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 03/10/2015 Texas Senate
Received from the House 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Adopted 03/04/2015 Texas House
Rules suspended 03/04/2015 Texas House
Filed 01/16/2015 Texas House

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