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

Rep. William "Bill" Zedler

District 96 (R-Arlington)


New Laws

Bill Caption Date Effective
HB 177 Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2171 Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry with the consent of an individual after the individual becomes an adult. Effective on 9/1/15

Other Legislation

Bill Caption Date of Last Action
HB 762 Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. 02/23/2015
HB 185 Relating to benefits for a refill of a prescription drug by a health benefit plan issuer. 03/11/2015
HB 179 Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. 05/01/2015
HB 178 Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace to waive the waiting period for a marriage ceremony. 04/28/2015
HB 180 Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by a utilization review agent or an independent review organization. 04/07/2015
HB 760 Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. 04/22/2015
HB 761 Relating to the payment for services provided by certain types of health care practitioners under contracts between the practitioners and managed care health benefit plans. 02/23/2015
HB 828 Relating to the application of foreign and international laws and doctrines in this state and requiring a court of this state to uphold and apply certain laws, including the doctrine requiring courts to refrain from involvement in religious doctrinal interpretation or application. 02/23/2015
HB 829 Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. 02/26/2015
HR 319 Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Kennedale Day at the State Capitol. 02/18/2015
HB 3768 Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. 03/24/2015
HR 2385 In memory of Rick Rose of Arlington. 05/26/2015
HR 2384 In memory of Manuela Luna Castillo. 05/26/2015
HB 586 Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. 03/03/2015
HB 1758 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense. 05/06/2015
HB 864 Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. 03/02/2015
HR 789 Recognizing March 4, 2015, as Mansfield Day at the State Capitol. 03/23/2015
HB 1831 Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate election-related offenses. 05/11/2015
HB 2623 Relating to forfeiture actions by the federal government and to the transfer of seized property between certain state and federal entities. 03/16/2015
HB 2567 Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine the records of certain special districts. 04/16/2015
HB 2512 Relating to the adoption of a uniform collaborative law Act. 04/14/2015
HB 2442 Relating to allowing a person to register a motor vehicle when delinquent in the payment of certain civil penalties. 04/23/2015
HB 2443 Relating to the deposit of optometrist and therapeutic optometrist license fees in the University of Houston development fund for use by the University of Houston College of Optometry. 03/16/2015
HR 1191 Recognizing Mansfield Day at the State Capitol. 03/19/2015
HB 3213 Relating to unfair settlement practices for insurers providing workers' compensation insurance. 03/23/2015
HB 3624 Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. 04/24/2015
HB 3862 Relating to the use of money in the motorcycle education fund account for certain motorcycle safety programs. 05/11/2015
HB 2602 Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. 05/05/2015
HB 438 Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. 02/19/2015
HB 3833 Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. 03/23/2015
HB 892 Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. 05/13/2015

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