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

Rep. Brooks Landgraf

District 81 (R-Odessa)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 2747 Relating to qualifications to serve as a petit juror. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3536 Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of certain financial regulatory agencies by the Finance Commission of Texas. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1881 Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. Effective immediately

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HCR 53 Inviting the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address a joint session of the legislature on February 18, 2015. Filed with the Secretary of State

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HR 3413 Expressing support for La Entrada al Pacifico international trade corridor. 05/29/2015
HB 625 Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a medical education building for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. 02/23/2015
HB 1089 Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Ector County. 03/02/2015
HR 493 Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Andrews County Day at the State Capitol. 03/01/2015
HR 1343 Recognizing March 25, 2015, as Ward and Winkler Counties Day at the State Capitol. 03/26/2015
HB 2999 Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearms ammunition. 05/12/2015
HB 2924 Relating to information regarding Down syndrome. 04/15/2015
HB 3518 Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. 05/06/2015
HB 3252 Relating to the dismissal of a misdemeanor charge. 03/17/2015
HB 3693 Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. 04/14/2015
HB 3696 Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program. 03/19/2015
HB 3825 Relating to the allocation of a portion of certain severance tax revenue to the transportation infrastructure fund. 04/20/2015
HB 3694 Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to abolish the permanent resident hotel occupancy tax exemption. 04/14/2015
HB 3692 Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. 05/14/2015
HB 3697 Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Insurance to research and evaluate claims data and the recovery of attorney's fees in first-party insurance claims. 03/19/2015
HB 3818 Relating to a leasehold or other possessory interest in real property granted by a public facility corporation for a public facility. 03/23/2015
HR 700 Honoring Leslie Boggs of Odessa for her service to Texas PTA. 03/02/2015
HR 1827 Honoring Andrews County Airport for being named the 2015 Airport of the Year by the aviation division of the Texas Department of Transportation. 04/10/2015
HR 3274 Honoring Jane Sibley of Austin for her civic engagement. 05/31/2015
HB 626 Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund an engineering building at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. 02/23/2015
HR 2553 Commending Texas Electric Cooperatives for 50 years of participation in the Government-in-Action Youth Tour. 05/21/2015
HB 3835 Relating to the use of certain alternative fuels by state agency motor vehicles. 05/14/2015
HB 3764 Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. 04/22/2015

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