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

Bill stages


Nov. 10, 2014

Approved by Senate

March 17, 2015

Approved by House

April 22, 2015

Became law

May 11, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Bill categories

Last action

Effective immediately May 11, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective immediately 05/11/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 05/11/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 04/30/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 04/30/2015 Texas House
Senate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported 04/30/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Senate concurs in House amendment(s) 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Read 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
House amendment(s) laid before the Senate 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
House passage as amended reported 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 04/22/2015 Texas House
Record vote 04/22/2015 Texas House
Passed as amended 04/22/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 04/22/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 04/22/2015 Texas House
Amended 04/22/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading as amended 04/21/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/21/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 04/21/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 04/16/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 04/14/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 04/14/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 04/13/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably as substituted 04/07/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 04/07/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in committee 04/07/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 04/07/2015 Texas House
Referred to Public Education 04/02/2015 Texas House
Read first time 04/02/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 03/18/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Passed to engrossment as amended 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Amended 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment(s) offered 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Co-author authorized 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 03/16/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 03/11/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 03/11/2015 Texas Senate
Posting rule suspended 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 02/19/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 02/19/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Education 01/27/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 01/27/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 11/10/2014 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 11/10/2014 Texas Senate

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