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

Bill stages


March 4, 2015

Approved by Senate

April 14, 2015

Approved by House

Became law


House committee

Last action

Referred to State Affairs May 5, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Referred to State Affairs 05/05/2015 Texas House
Read first time 05/05/2015 Texas House
Co-author authorized 04/21/2015 Texas Senate
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
Three day rule suspended 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Not again placed on intent calendar 04/13/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably as substituted 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 03/24/2015 Texas Senate
Left pending in committee 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 03/17/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development 03/09/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 03/09/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 03/04/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 03/04/2015 Texas Senate

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