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

Rep. Stuart Spitzer

District 4 (R-Kaufman)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 315 Relating to the issuance of "In God We Trust" specialty license plates. Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1317 Relating to a report on laws, standards, and policies regarding parking for persons with disabilities to be prepared by the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1670 Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. Effective immediately

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 628 Relating to the requirement that a pharmacist honor a prescription written by a practitioner. 02/19/2015
HB 384 Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. 02/12/2015
HB 3743 Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated in which the actor causes bodily injury to another. 05/11/2015
HB 3214 Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Kaufman County courts. 05/01/2015
HB 2112 Relating to the valuation used to compute the sales and use tax imposed on the sale of certain motor vehicles. 04/24/2015
HR 1417 Honoring Randy DeLay for his outstanding contributions as chair of Kiwanis International's Eliminate Project. 04/21/2015
HB 538 Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. 05/12/2015
HB 916 Relating to the governing board of the Trinity Valley Community College District. 05/05/2015
HR 328 In memory of Dallas firefighter William Scott Tanksley. 02/04/2015
HR 402 Recognizing March 2, 2015, as Kaufman County Day at the State Capitol. 02/25/2015
HB 1358 Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child. 04/29/2015
HR 515 Recognizing February 18, 2015, as Athens Day at the State Capitol. 02/20/2015
HR 885 Congratulating members of the Athens High School Pride of the Hornets Band on their performances at the UIL Region 21 Solo and Ensemble Contest. 03/23/2015
HB 2823 Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. 03/16/2015
HB 3360 Relating to the revocation of an organization's adoption of a section of the state highway system. 03/31/2015
HB 3718 Relating to the possible use of certain state-owned land for border security. 05/06/2015
HR 1505 Congratulating Tyler Grant Gilbert of Forney on his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout. 04/21/2015
HB 4193 Relating to the creation of the Kaufman County Municipal Utility District No. 15; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. 05/11/2015
HR 229 Recognizing February 3, 2015, as Cedar Creek Lake Area Day at the State Capitol. 02/04/2015
HB 1872 Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. 05/12/2015
HB 3990 Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. 03/23/2015
HB 277 Relating to capital murder of a prosecuting attorney or an assistant prosecuting attorney. 04/20/2015
HB 3804 Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. 05/11/2015

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