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

Bill stages


March 13, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 7, 2015

Approved by House

Became law


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Left pending in committee May 21, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Left pending in committee 05/21/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 05/21/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 05/21/2015 Texas House
Posting rule suspended 05/20/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/19/2015 Texas House
Motion to suspend posting rule fails 05/19/2015 Texas House
Referred to State Affairs 05/15/2015 Texas House
Read first time 05/15/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 05/08/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Remarks ordered printed 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Co-author authorized 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/27/2015 Texas Senate
Not again placed on intent calendar 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/15/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 04/15/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/13/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to State Affairs 03/25/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 03/25/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 03/13/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 03/13/2015 Texas Senate

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