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

Rep. Ina Minjarez

District 124 (D-San Antonio)

New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 721 Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain disabled veterans. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3230 Relating to the determination of eligible costs and expenses for purposes of the franchise tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 644 Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1559 Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students. Effective immediately
HB 1783 Relating to the right of a school employee to report a crime, persons subject to the prohibition on coercing another into suppressing or failing to report information to a law enforcement agency, and the reporting of criminal history record information of educators and other public school employees who engage in certain misconduct; creating a criminal offense. Effective on 9/1/15

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 3089 Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residential high-rise buildings in certain counties; creating a criminal offense. Effective on 9/1/15

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HR 3194 Congratulating Harmony Science Academy in San Antonio on its ranking as the 78th best high school in Texas by U.S. News and World Report. 05/25/2015
HR 3388 Congratulating Robert Scott Bartlett of San Antonio on his graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf. 06/01/2015
HR 3243 Commending Dr. Carla Sizer for establishing a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship fund in memory of her son, U.S. Army Specialist Dane R. Balcon, who died while serving his nation in Iraq. 06/01/2015
HB 1021 Relating to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance. 05/15/2015
HB 2088 Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. 05/15/2015
HB 1480 Relating to the definitions of dating violence and family violence for purposes of the issuance of a protective order. 05/12/2015
HR 3308 Congratulating Edgewood ISD on earning a Performance Excellence Program Achievement Award from the Texas Association of School Business Officials. 05/31/2015
HB 913 Relating to the requirements pertaining to a ballot to be voted by mail and materials accompanying the official carrier envelope. 05/19/2015
HB 580 Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. 05/23/2015
HB 559 Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. 05/12/2015
HJR 26 Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage. 05/14/2015

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