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

May 26, 2015

Became law

June 20, 2015


House committee

Last action

Effective on 9/1/15 June 20, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Effective on 9/1/15 06/20/2015 Texas House
Signed by the Governor 06/20/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 06/01/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 05/31/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/31/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
Senate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported 05/29/2015 Texas House
Senate concurs in House amendment(s) 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
Read 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
House amendment(s) laid before the Senate 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
Record vote 05/29/2015 Texas Senate
House passage as amended reported 05/27/2015 Texas Senate
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal 05/26/2015 Texas House
Record vote 05/26/2015 Texas House
Passed 05/26/2015 Texas House
Read 3rd time 05/26/2015 Texas House
Passed to 3rd reading 05/25/2015 Texas House
Laid out as postponed business 05/25/2015 Texas House
Postponed 05/25/2015 Texas House
Point of order withdrawn 05/25/2015 Texas House
Read 2nd time 05/25/2015 Texas House
Placed on General State Calendar 05/25/2015 Texas House
Considered in Calendars 05/23/2015 Texas House
Committee report sent to Calendars 05/21/2015 Texas House
Committee report distributed 05/20/2015 Texas House
Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator 05/20/2015 Texas House
Reported favorably as substituted 05/15/2015 Texas House
Committee substitute considered in committee 05/15/2015 Texas House
Considered in formal meeting 05/15/2015 Texas House
Left pending in committee 05/13/2015 Texas House
Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee 05/13/2015 Texas House
Considered in public hearing 05/13/2015 Texas House
Posting rule suspended 05/12/2015 Texas House
Referred to State Affairs 04/30/2015 Texas House
Read first time 04/30/2015 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
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 04/14/2015 Texas Senate
Not again placed on intent calendar 04/08/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 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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