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

Bill stages


March 12, 2015

Approved by Senate

April 9, 2015

Approved by House

May 21, 2015

Became law

June 15, 2015


Senate committee

House committee

Bill categories

Last action

Signed by the Governor June 15, 2015


Action Date Acting Chamber
Signed by the Governor 06/15/2015 Texas House
Sent to the Governor 05/25/2015 Texas House
Signed in the House 05/24/2015 Texas House
Signed in the Senate 05/24/2015 Texas Senate
Reported enrolled 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
House passage reported 05/22/2015 Texas Senate
Adopted 05/21/2015 Texas House
Laid before the House 05/21/2015 Texas House
Placed on Congrat. & Memorial Res. Calendar 05/21/2015 Texas House
Considered in Rules and Resolutions 05/18/2015 Texas House
Referred to Rules & Resolutions 05/06/2015 Texas House
Received from the Senate 04/10/2015 Texas House
Vote recorded in Journal 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Adopted 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Read 2nd time 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Rules suspended-Regular order of business 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Co-author authorized 04/09/2015 Texas Senate
Placed on intent calendar 04/08/2015 Texas Senate
Committee report printed and distributed 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Recommended for local & uncontested calendar 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Reported favorably w/o amendments 04/07/2015 Texas Senate
Testimony taken in committee 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Considered in public hearing 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . 03/30/2015 Texas Senate
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations 03/23/2015 Texas Senate
Read first time 03/23/2015 Texas Senate
Filed 03/12/2015 Texas Senate
Received by the Secretary of the Senate 03/12/2015 Texas Senate

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