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

Bill stages


Feb. 9, 2015

Approved by Senate

May 11, 2015

Approved by House

May 27, 2015

Became law

June 19, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Last action

Effective immediately June 19, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective immediately 06/19/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 06/19/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 06/01/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 06/01/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 06/01/2015 Texas Senate
Remarks ordered printed 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
House adopts conference committee report 05/31/2015 Texas House
House adopts resolution to go outside bounds 05/31/2015 Texas House
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported 05/31/2015 Texas House
Senate adopts conference committee report 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Senate adopts resolution to go outside bounds 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/31/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Conf. Comm. Report distributed 05/30/2015 Texas House
Conference committee report filed 05/30/2015 Texas Senate
House appoints conferees-reported 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
House grants request for conf comm-reported 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
House appoints conferees 05/29/2015 Texas House
House grants request for conference committee 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate appoints conferees-reported 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate requests conference committee-reported 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate refuses to concur-reported 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate appoints conferees 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
Senate requests conference committee 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
Senate refuses to concur 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
Read 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
House amendment(s) laid before the Senate 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
House passage as amended reported 05/28/2015 Texas Senate
Objections withdrawn 05/27/2015 Texas House
Withdrawn from calendar 05/27/2015 Texas House
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal 05/27/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/27/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/27/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading as amended 05/27/2015 Texas House
Amended 05/27/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/27/2015 Texas House
Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar 05/27/2015 Texas House
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars 05/26/2015 Texas House
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar 05/23/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/22/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 05/22/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s) 05/21/2015 Texas House
Recommended to be sent to Local & Consent 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
Referred to Public Education 05/14/2015 Texas House
Read first time 05/14/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 05/11/2015 Texas House
Reported engrossed 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Passed 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Read 3rd time 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Three day rule suspended 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Passed to engrossment as amended 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment adopted as amended 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment amended 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment to amendment offered 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Vote reconsidered 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Laid out as postponed business 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Postponed 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Vote recorded in Journal 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Amended 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Amendment(s) offered 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 05/11/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 05/08/2015 Texas Senate
Not again placed on intent calendar 05/07/2015 Texas Senate
Co-author authorized 05/06/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 05/04/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 04/28/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Education 02/11/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 02/11/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 02/09/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 02/09/2015 Texas Senate

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