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

Rep. Dennis Paul

District 129 (R-Houston)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 3456 Relating to the composition of a district executive committee of a political party. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2160 Relating to the release of election judges' and clerks' contact information. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3310 Relating to the funding policies, actuarial valuations, and reporting requirements of certain public retirement systems. Effective immediately
HCR 99 In memory of David Michael Braun of Nassau Bay. Signed by the Governor
HB 1305 Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students. Effective immediately
HB 2049 Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2974 Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Effective on 9/1/15

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 1585 Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2921 Relating to authorizing a recreation and wellness facility fee at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Effective immediately

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 1081 Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund. 03/18/2015
HB 1078 Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. 03/02/2015
HB 1622 Relating to the allocation of certain revenue derived from the state gasoline tax. 03/18/2015
HB 1512 Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of certain military awards. 04/22/2015
HB 1757 Relating to liability of an engineer conducting a Texas Windstorm Insurance Association inspection. 05/04/2015
HB 2158 Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. 03/12/2015
HR 805 Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Space Day at the State Capitol and honoring NASA. 03/05/2015
HB 2693 Relating to exemptions from the sales tax. 03/17/2015
HB 2670 Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. 03/16/2015
HB 3097 Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. 05/07/2015
HB 2668 Relating to the cost of education index. 03/17/2015
HB 3469 Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee. 03/18/2015
HB 3292 Relating to the permit requirements for wastes received from ocean-going vessels. 04/21/2015
HB 3369 Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating an offense. 05/18/2015
HB 3910 Relating to completion of continuing education requirements for insurance agents and adjusters. 05/20/2015
HB 3872 Relating to licensing requirements, including continuing education requirements for insurance agents, insurance adjusters, and public adjusters. 05/18/2015
HB 3911 Relating to the appointment by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and their agents of holders of a temporary agent's license. 05/20/2015
HB 1965 Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. 05/11/2015
HR 2126 Congratulating Cathy Supak on her induction into the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame. 05/06/2015
HCR 109 Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. 05/22/2015
HR 3318 Congratulating Annika Kailyn Gunderson on graduating Summa Cum Laude from Clear Falls High School. 06/01/2015
HB 2889 Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. 05/11/2015
HR 177 Recognizing February 25, 2015, as Pearland Day at the State Capitol. 02/20/2015

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