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

Bill stages


March 13, 2015

Approved by Senate

April 14, 2015

Approved by House

April 23, 2015

Became law

May 5, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Effective on 1/1/16 May 5, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 1/1/16 05/05/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 05/05/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 04/28/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 04/28/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 04/27/2015 Texas Senate
House passage reported 04/27/2015 Texas Senate
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 04/23/2015 Texas House
Record vote 04/23/2015 Texas House
Passed 04/23/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 04/23/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 04/23/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading 04/23/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 04/23/2015 Texas House
Laid out in lieu of companion 04/23/2015 Texas House
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar 04/23/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 04/22/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 04/22/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 04/21/2015 Texas House
Recommended to be sent to Local & Consent 04/21/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 04/21/2015 Texas House
Referred to Ways & Means 04/17/2015 Texas House
Read first time 04/17/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 04/15/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/13/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Finance 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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