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

Bill stages


Jan. 28, 2015

Approved by Senate

March 30, 2015

Approved by House

May 13, 2015

Became law

May 23, 2015

Bill authors


Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 May 23, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 9/1/15 05/23/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 05/23/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 05/14/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 05/14/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/14/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 05/13/2015 Texas Senate
House passage reported 05/13/2015 Texas Senate
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 05/13/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/13/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/13/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/13/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading 05/12/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/12/2015 Texas House
Laid out in lieu of companion 05/12/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 05/08/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/07/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 05/07/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 05/06/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 05/06/2015 Texas House
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs 04/29/2015 Texas House
Read first time 04/29/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 03/31/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 03/25/2015 Texas Senate
Co-author authorized 03/18/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 03/16/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 03/16/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 03/16/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 03/11/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 03/11/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations 02/02/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 02/02/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 01/28/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 01/28/2015 Texas Senate

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