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

Rep. Rick Galindo

District 117 (R-San Antonio)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 2697 Relating to services provided by continuing care facilities. Effective immediately
HB 2108 Relating to a medal for certain members of the military forces who served during the Cold War. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 18 Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation. Effective immediately

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
HB 724 Relating to operation of public schools on certain election days. 03/17/2015
HB 1931 Relating to reporting requirements for gift or entertainment expenditures made by a person for a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district. 04/16/2015
HB 2669 Relating to the ability of an area proposed to be annexed to incorporate as a new general-law municipality. 04/21/2015
HB 3233 Relating to the right of directors of special districts to obtain district information, documents, and records. 03/24/2015
HB 3234 Relating to the right of municipal officers to obtain information, documents, and records. 04/21/2015
HR 1443 Endorsing the nomination of San Antonio's Spanish colonial missions as a World Heritage site. 04/21/2015
HB 3235 Relating to the right of officers of counties, county boards of school trustees, and county boards of education to obtain information, documents, and records. 04/16/2015
HB 1327 Relating to the recall of members of school district boards of trustees. 04/30/2015
HJR 86 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing elections for the recall of independent school district trustees. 04/29/2015
HR 465 Commending Blue Skies of Texas in San Antonio for its service in behalf of retired military veterans and their families. 03/01/2015
HB 1486 Relating to a prohibition on a vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts during the procurement process. 05/22/2015
HB 1620 Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. 05/12/2015
HB 1743 Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. 05/11/2015
HB 742 Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies administered to public school students in eighth grade. 04/22/2015
HB 1085 Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. 04/29/2015
HB 1243 Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. 04/14/2015
HB 1255 Relating to the authority of the Texas Facilities Commission to manage a construction project at the site of the G. J. Sutton State Office Complex in Bexar County. 04/29/2015
HB 256 Relating to compensatory education allotment funding. 05/12/2015
HB 1088 Relating to the establishment of the Texas Technical Center for Innovative Desalination at The University of Texas at El Paso in partnership with The University of Texas at San Antonio. 04/20/2015

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