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

Rep. Scott Sanford

District 70 (R-McKinney)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 855 Relating to the compatibility of state agency websites with certain devices and Internet browsers. Effective on 9/1/15

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HR 1352 Honoring the Leadership McKinney Class of 2015. 04/15/2015
HB 852 Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding the storage of biometric identifiers. 05/15/2015
HB 856 Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the policy board of a metropolitan planning organization. 04/27/2015
HB 853 Relating to the confidentiality of information identifying children who are victims of certain offenses; creating an offense. 05/08/2015
HB 854 Relating to the abolishment of the state lottery. 03/05/2015
HR 184 Congratulating Dr. Rick McDaniel on being named superintendent of the McKinney Independent School District. 03/01/2015
HB 857 Relating to the legislature's goals for renewable electric generating capacity. 03/02/2015
HB 873 Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet. 05/18/2015
HB 874 Relating to employment of persons with advanced degrees as public school teachers. 04/16/2015
HB 3567 Relating to the rights of certain religious organizations and individuals relating to a marriage that violates a sincerely held religious belief. 05/12/2015
HR 2513 Commending Judge John Payton on his service as Collin County justice of the peace of Precinct 3, Place 2. 06/03/2015
HR 2514 Congratulating Andrew C. Freeman of McKinney on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. 05/22/2015
HR 2516 Congratulating Jackson Thomas Kays of McKinney on becoming an Eagle Scout. 05/22/2015
HR 3003 Commending Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity at Baylor University for its community service. 05/30/2015
HR 3352 Commending the Baylor University chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha for its philanthropy and recognizing its newly initiated members. 06/03/2015
HR 3177 In memory of Kenneth Eugene Blackburn of Celina. 06/02/2015
HB 1121 Relating to a study on the implementation of a traffic light synchronization program. 03/26/2015
HR 2515 Congratulating James Clifton Kays of McKinney on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. 05/22/2015
HB 858 Relating to the presumption of abandonment of an inactive checking or savings account or a matured certificate of deposit. 05/12/2015
HR 246 Honoring Dr. Cary Israel on the occasion of his retirement as president of Collin College. 04/20/2015
HB 1120 Relating to creation of entities affiliated with a church organized as a nonprofit corporation. 03/03/2015
HR 1347 Recognizing March 23, 2015, as Toll-Free Texas Day at the State Capitol. 04/21/2015
HR 160 Congratulating the Baylor University football team for its outstanding 2014-2015 season. 02/20/2015
HB 1834 Relating to the operation of toll projects. 03/19/2015
HB 1836 Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. 03/19/2015
HB 1837 Relating to approval of the study of, design for, and construction of a proposed toll project by the commissioners court of the county in which the toll project is to be located. 03/24/2015
HB 1835 Relating to a prohibition on converting certain segments or lanes of a state highway to toll projects or managed lanes. 03/24/2015
HB 2095 Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to undertake a qualified hotel project. 05/13/2015
HB 1838 Relating to the provision of a plan regarding the elimination of toll roads. 04/02/2015
HR 881 Congratulating Colin Kimball of McKinney on his receipt of the Silver Patrick Henry Medallion from the Dallas chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars. 03/24/2015
HR 877 Commending Allison Ainsworth for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford. 03/24/2015
HR 879 Honoring the city of McKinney for being named the Best Place to Live in America in 2014 by Money magazine. 03/24/2015
HR 875 Commending Jacob Luttmer for his service as an intern during the 84th session of the Texas Legislature. 03/24/2015
HR 880 Congratulating Dr. J. D. Kennedy on his retirement as the superintendent of the McKinney Independent School District. 03/24/2015
HR 876 Commending Joshua Odn for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Scott Sanford. 03/24/2015
HR 882 Congratulating Nicholas Kerekgyarto of McKinney on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. 03/24/2015
HR 878 Congratulating Jaci Seale of Melissa on winning the grand championship in the 12th annual Chisholm Challenge horse competition at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. 03/24/2015
HR 845 Recognizing April 1, 2015, as Volunteer McKinney Day at the State Capitol. 03/24/2015
HR 1134 Commending Matt Hilton for his outstanding service as chief leadership officer of Step Up Realty. 03/24/2015
HB 2427 Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that pay tolls and other charges for use of a toll road. 03/13/2015
HB 2966 Relating to an interim study regarding the identification of health and human services programs that can be privatized. 03/19/2015
HB 2962 Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county. 05/11/2015
HB 2961 Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city. 05/11/2015
HB 2963 Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a school district. 03/18/2015
HB 3317 Relating to continuing education requirements regarding autism awareness for peace officers. 03/26/2015
HB 3306 Relating to a motor vehicle sales tax credit or refund in an amount equal to certain tolls paid by the purchaser of a motor vehicle. 04/14/2015
HB 3309 Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an electronic notary public; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense. 03/18/2015
HB 3725 Relating to the operation of toll projects. 04/02/2015
HB 3877 Relating to active duty personnel. 04/29/2015
HB 3898 Relating to active duty personnel. 03/24/2015
HB 3864 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. 04/29/2015
HB 3721 Relating to an annual demographic study of each Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate district. 03/23/2015
HB 1646 Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. 05/04/2015
HJR 125 Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a person's free exercise of religion. 03/23/2015
HB 3179 Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. 03/23/2015
HB 3153 Relating to a program for the recycling of certain household batteries; authorizing a fee; providing civil and administrative penalties. 05/05/2015
HR 1136 Honoring United States Congressman Sam Johnson on the 42nd anniversary of his homecoming from Vietnam. 03/24/2015
HB 292 Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. 04/30/2015
HR 122 Congratulating the Allen High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 6A Division 1 state championship. 02/20/2015
HB 1822 Relating to the creation of two family district courts in Collin County. 03/12/2015
HR 754 Recognizing March 2 and 3, 2015, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol. 03/09/2015
HR 183 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of certified public accountancy as a licensed profession in Texas. 01/28/2015

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