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

Rep. John Cyrier

District 17 (R-Lockhart)

New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 3163 Relating to civil suits filed against board members of a groundwater conservation district and the liability of a member for certain actions taken by the board. Effective immediately
HB 3738 Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2521 Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 416 Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. Effective immediately

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 1372 Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Effective immediately

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HR 2829 In memory of Mayde Elizabeth "Liz" McGinty of Caldwell County. 05/21/2015
HR 2704 Recognizing May 13, 2015, as Caldwell County Day at the State Capitol. 05/13/2015
HB 2840 Relating to the eligibility of certain citizens residing outside the United States to vote a full ballot. 05/18/2015
HB 3198 Relating to permitting for injection wells in certain oil and gas producing counties. 05/04/2015
HB 3229 Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax imposed on the purchase, rental, or use of certain emergency services vehicles. 05/13/2015
HB 3653 Relating to persons or laboratories that conduct official equine infectious anemia testing. 03/13/2015
HR 2241 Recognizing April 28, 2015, as Karnes County Day at the State Capitol. 04/30/2015
HR 2420 Commemorating the dedication of the Official Texas Historical Marker honoring 19th-century horse breeder William B. Fleming. 05/12/2015
HR 3046 Honoring former Lee County constable L. E. "Buster" Dussetschleger for his public service. 05/29/2015
HB 3116 Relating to the regulation of groundwater with historic use by and conflicts of law for the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. 05/24/2015
HB 3161 Relating to prioritizing groundwater production. 03/23/2015
HB 237 Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. 02/10/2015
HB 2635 Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties. 05/06/2015
HB 1248 Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts. 05/20/2015
HB 1147 Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. 05/04/2015
HB 1203 Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity. 04/27/2015
HB 175 Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. 05/25/2015
HB 1900 Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. 05/20/2015
HB 3369 Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating an offense. 05/18/2015
HB 750 Relating to a landowner's liability for certain aviation activities on or above the owner's land. 05/04/2015

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