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

Rep. Matt Krause

District 93 (R-Fort Worth)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 3387 Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 181 Relating to information printed by school districts on high school diplomas. Effective immediately
HB 3994 Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Effective on 1/1/16

Pending Governor's Review

Bill Caption Last Action
HB 648 Relating to the selection of directors to the board of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District. Effective on 9/1/15

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 421 Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation. 04/09/2015
HB 459 Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. 02/11/2015
HB 236 Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. 02/12/2015
HB 454 Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability. 04/22/2015
HB 422 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. 05/11/2015
HB 815 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor. 03/25/2015
HB 962 Relating to the regulation of the amount of installed electric generation capacity. 04/29/2015
HB 3590 Relating to the adoption of state rules and the submission of the state implementation plan to comply with certain rules under Section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act. 04/28/2015
HR 2426 In memory of Karen Michelle Peterson of Fort Worth. 05/21/2015
HR 2936 Congratulating Hillwood Middle School in Fort Worth on being named a School to Watch by the Texas Middle School Association and the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. 06/03/2015
HR 3418 In memory of Victor D. Puente Sr. of Fort Worth. 06/01/2015
HB 4093 Relating to repealing insupportability as a ground for divorce. 05/12/2015
HB 592 Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. 02/23/2015
HB 1901 Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient. 03/11/2015
HB 2565 Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. 05/14/2015
HB 2531 Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. 03/16/2015
HJR 125 Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion. 03/23/2015
HB 2816 Relating to legislative and judicial review of state agency rulemaking. 03/16/2015
HR 1147 In memory of Kelly Walters of Arlington. 03/24/2015
HB 3611 Relating to the notice of default required under a deed of trust or other contract lien on real property. 03/19/2015
HB 3606 Relating to reporting requirements for receipt or expenditure of federal funds by political subdivisions that receive federal funds. 05/11/2015
HB 3376 Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in family district courts in Tarrant County. 03/17/2015
HB 3780 Relating to the deferral and reduction or waiver of certain surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program. 03/23/2015
HB 3864 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. 04/29/2015
HB 2688 Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. 05/14/2015
HB 2045 Relating to eligibility of attorneys who hold a law license issued by another state to take the state bar examination. 04/28/2015
HB 948 Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. 03/02/2015
HB 31 Relating to decreasing the state sales and use tax rate. 05/06/2015
HR 133 Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 01/15/2015

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