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

Bill stages


Feb. 4, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 4, 2015

Approved by House

May 19, 2015

Became law

May 28, 2015


Senate committee

Bill categories

Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 May 28, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 9/1/15 05/28/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 05/28/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 05/20/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 05/20/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/20/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
House passage reported 05/19/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 05/19/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/19/2015 Texas House
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 05/19/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/19/2015 Texas House
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal 05/18/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading 05/18/2015 Texas House
Point of order overruled 05/18/2015 Texas House
Amendment tabled 05/18/2015 Texas House
Laid out as postponed business 05/18/2015 Texas House
Postponed 05/13/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/13/2015 Texas House
Laid out in lieu of companion 05/13/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 05/13/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/13/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 05/12/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 05/12/2015 Texas House
Considered in formal meeting 05/12/2015 Texas House
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 05/05/2015 Texas House
Read first time 05/05/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 05/04/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Remarks ordered printed 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment 04/30/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/29/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/23/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 04/20/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 04/20/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/20/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to State Affairs 02/09/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 02/09/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 02/04/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 02/04/2015 Texas Senate

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