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Legislation authored by Kirk Watson

Includes legislation with Kirk Watson as the primary author for the 80th through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
SB 224 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants.
SB 265 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 266 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the driver responsibility program.
SB 275 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.
SB 276 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program.
SB 283 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawfully prohibiting an employee from voting.
SB 284 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.
SB 285 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate.
SB 287 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum.
SB 288 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
SB 290 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education.
SB 301 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency.
SB 302 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
SB 303 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
SB 319 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties.
SB 346 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals.
SB 347 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the applicability of open meetings and public information laws to regional water planning groups and their committees.
SB 348 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of an appraisal district to acquire or convey real property or construct or renovate a building or other improvement.
SB 351 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.
SB 352 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 353 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the use of revenue received as a result of the purchase of attendance credits to supplement the basic allotment under the public school finance system.
SB 354 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing.
SB 355 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption and implementation of a recess policy by public school districts.
SB 356 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.
SB 357 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the cost of attendance credits under the public school finance system.
SB 358 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.
SB 359 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program.
SB 360 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program.
SB 371 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the grounds for refusal, cancellation, or suspension of certain alcoholic beverage licenses.
SB 407 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding.
SB 408 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law.
SB 410 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs in state buildings.
SB 411 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain health benefit plans.
SB 416 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
SB 417 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies.
SB 418 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead, the authority of the governing body of certain taxing units that have adopted such an exemption to reduce the amount of or repeal certain other exemptions, and the treatment of such an exemption in the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates.
SB 464 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.
SB 491 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine.
SB 643 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
SB 644 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 645 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
SB 660 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of certain mobile devices at a polling place.
SB 698 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to certain duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding parental child safety placements.
SB 699 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a kinship caregiver navigator program by the Health and Human Services Commission.
SB 749 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee.
SB 769 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Medical Badge.
SB 770 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a specialty certification for insurance agents who have completed certain training regarding self-insured health benefit plans.
SB 817 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program.
SB 818 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities.
SB 820 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to leave for state employees who are foster parents or prospective foster parents.
SB 858 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the expansion of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
SB 966 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses regarding the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor.
SB 967 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
SB 968 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a sexual assault policy at certain public and private institutions of higher education and to requiring those institutions to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.
SB 969 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report certain incidents, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking.
SB 970 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education.
SB 989 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the maximum loan amount made to persons under the owner-builder loan program.
SB 990 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the requirements for an application for a low income housing tax credit allocation from the nonprofit set-aside.
SB 1050 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the sale of real property on which a state supported living center is located.
SB 1051 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
SB 1084 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies.
SB 1103 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Returning Adult Student Grant Program for certain students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs at certain postsecondary educational institutions.
SB 1104 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to human sexuality education in public schools.
SB 1147 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation; authorizing fees.
SB 1221 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.
SB 1345 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization and used to provide tax return preparation and other financial services without regard to the beneficiaries' ability to pay.
SB 1346 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to disclosure of state agency contract information regarding administrator services for group health benefit plans.
SB 1347 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an expedited response by a governmental body to a request for public information.
SB 1348 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deposit and appropriation of revenue received or collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.
SB 1349 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1350 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.
SB 1351 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing the placement and maintenance of traffic-control signals in municipalities to permit emergency vehicles to safely enter a highway.
SB 1352 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notice of facility fees charged by freestanding emergency medical care facilities.
SB 1359 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products on property owned by or leased for a state agency.
SB 1360 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill.
SB 1454 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control.
SB 1538 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.
SB 1539 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: House appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.
SB 1540 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.
SB 1572 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors.
SB 1638 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to waiver of a political subdivision's governmental immunity for certain employment benefit claims.
SB 1639 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to allowing certain wholesalers and distributors to purchase beer, ale, and malt liquor from the holder of a brewpub license.
SB 1640 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of additional judicial districts in Travis County.
SB 1641 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.
SB 1642 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain qualified persons outside the state.
SB 1643 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to certain disclosures of electronic toll collection customer account information by a toll project entity.
SB 1644 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operations of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
SB 1645 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the approval by the Texas Department of Transportation of certain transportation projects of a regional mobility authority.
SB 1646 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the public information law.
SB 1647 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to participation of state agency employees in the review of the agency by the Sunset Advisory Commission.
SB 1648 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the public availability of certain information related to criminal conduct in connection with an election.
SB 1649 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of criminal trespass.
SB 1650 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.
SB 1651 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.
SB 1652 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the designation of an area of highway by a municipality as an immediate removal area.
SB 1653 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who have been determined incompetent to stand trial.
SB 1654 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the electronic transmission of a notice of toll nonpayment by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1655 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain information under the public information law.
SB 1656 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.
SB 1990 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for certain developments.
SB 1991 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the administration of federal funds under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.
SB 1992 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.
SB 1995 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to disclosures in connection with certain wrap mortgage loan transactions; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1996 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Senate
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 1997 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program for professional support service provider services for persons who are deaf-blind.
SB 1998 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the formal recognition of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the participation of those schools in the Joint Admission Medical Program.
SB 1999 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT.
SB 2000 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Major Events Reimbursement Program.
SB 2001 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology.
SB 2002 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regional or local health care programs for eligible individuals and employees of small employers.
SB 2003 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects.
SB 2004 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder.
SB 2005 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the property known as the French Legation to the Texas Historical Commission and to certain historic sites under the commission's jurisdiction.
SB 2006 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to erecting or maintaining certain outdoor signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SCR 56 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to examine all state open-government laws.
SJR 29 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of a political subdivision that adopts such an exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption.
SR 11 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Crosby.
SR 12 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marvin R. "Randy" Billings on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 23 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles William Mays Jr.
SR 24 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating February 7, 2017, as Bastrop County Day.
SR 57 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Regina L. Parker on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 79 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rena Hemphill Bennett on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 120 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Seana Beckerman Willing on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 129 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harry Middleton.
SR 149 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Celebrating February 18, 2017, as Verlin Callahan Day.
SR 150 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph Borowski Jr.
SR 168 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cynthia J. Rokovich for 40 years of service to the State of Texas.
SR 202 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eugene Tai on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 240 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shelby H. Carter Jr.
SR 241 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Betty Baker.
SR 242 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George Sampleton for his contributions to his community.
SR 251 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2017, as TASBO Day.
SR 260 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing K. R. Wood for his musical achievements.
SR 273 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard Moya.
SR 284 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Roland P. Cochran on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
SR 319 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul S. Lewis on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 344 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 348 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Garland Hartman.
SR 353 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Southwestern Region of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 76th Regional Conference.
SR 354 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 394 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Treviño for his service to his community.
SR 402 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Pope.
SR 407 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring May 3, 2017, Moonlight Tower Day.
SR 410 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Caroline Morgan and Marshall Maher on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Zara Morgan-Maher.
SR 421 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Altrusa International, Incorporated, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 429 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Alex Graves, Tex "T." Mitchell IV, Aaron Walls, and Jake Yepez for their courage.
SR 430 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles F. Pelphrey on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 477 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Donald Thomas Burns on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 481 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Janice Evelyn Christensen May.
SR 482 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Lifeline Chaplaincy for its hospital ministry work.
SR 483 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tom "Smitty" Smith on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 485 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the Girls' School of Austin fourth-grade class to the State Capitol.
SR 486 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Mitchell on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 512 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Henry Morin on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 548 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Clayton Johnson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 574 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Howard Vance Rose Jr.
SR 575 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Will Kocurek and Julie Kocurek.
SR 577 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dianna Schuster on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 578 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Travis County Mental Health Public Defender Office on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 599 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe Sawyer.
SR 627 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark L. Madrid for his contributions to this state.
SR 635 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sylvia Kay Daves for her 50 years of service to the people of Texas.
SR 636 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Andrew Asdell and Joe LeBlanc on the occasion of their marriage.
SR 637 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Charles Akins.
SR 641 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kayline Ballard Cabe on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 642 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming May 2017 Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Texas.
SR 649 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Richard Overton on the occasion of his 111th birthday.
SR 658 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 669 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Catholic War Veterans Post 1805 in Austin on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
SR 699 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Paul Moore Jr.
SR 747 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Paul Moore Jr.
SR 752 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Podiatric Medical Association on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 779 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Élan Southpark Meadows on the occasion of Older Americans Month.
SR 790 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Samuel P. Perry for his contributions to Baylor University.
SR 804 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesús Garza on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 843 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elizabeth Lankford on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 855 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia J. Weng on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 856 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lester Simpson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 887 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging the public to learn about meningococcal disease and the role of vaccination in prevention.
SR 931 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 968.
85th 1st Called Session
SR 22 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lew and Pat Simmonds on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 24 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bakari Jaward Henderson.
SR 68 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gwen W. Grigsby on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 69 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sharon Sirles on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 77 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stephen Rice.
SR 79 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Reynaldo Rojas on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 80 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gilbert Bega on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 86 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Michael Reck on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 89 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Maria Lozano on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 101 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Kelso.
SR 115 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Julie Gomoll.
SR 118 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Governor Mark Wells White Jr.
SR 128 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Don Edward Baylor.
SR 138 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Center for Grief and Loss for 10 years of service to the community.
SR 139 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing International Business Machines Corporation for 50 years in Austin.
SR 152 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Boy Scout Troop 9 of Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 153 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary "Bunnie" Smith on the occasion of her retirement.
84th Regular Session
SB 188 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain insurers' insurance rating and underwriting practices based on certain consumer inquiries.
SB 189 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain practices in the business of personal automobile insurance.
SB 198 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the use of statutorily dedicated revenues for budget certification.
SB 230 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.
SB 240 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education.
SB 241 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program.
SB 242 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student.
SB 243 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the cost of education adjustment.
SB 244 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the elimination of the cost of education adjustment under the Foundation School Program.
SB 245 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
SB 246 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program.
SB 247 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level and the guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.
SB 268 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 269 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 270 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130.
SB 278 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
SB 279 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead and to the authority of the governing body of any taxing unit that has adopted an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead to reduce the amount of or repeal the exemption.
SB 280 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax protests and appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
SB 281 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information required to be included in an affidavit submitted by a property owner who elects to offer evidence or argument by affidavit in an appraisal review board hearing on certain protests.
SB 282 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.
SB 297 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools.
SB 298 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students.
SB 299 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature.
SB 300 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction.
SB 334 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals.
SB 415 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway.
SB 422 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.
SB 442 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles on certain highways during periods of traffic congestion.
SB 443 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study and recommendations by the Texas Judicial Council on consolidating the court of criminal appeals and the supreme court or abolishing one of the courts and transferring that court's functions and jurisdiction to the other court.
SB 494 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain property and casualty insurance forms on the Internet.
SB 495 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.
SB 496 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to Foundation School Program funding for certain students.
SB 497 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone.
SB 533 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the parking and movement of vehicles in the Capitol Complex.
SB 534 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.
SB 535 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of certain mobile devices at a polling place.
SB 574 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund.
SB 579 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee.
SB 585 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by registered lobbyists.
SB 586 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
Caption: Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists.
SB 587 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.
SB 592 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the deadlines for delivering or filing certain ad valorem tax-related documents.
SB 593 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals.
SB 594 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information by a title insurance company to a buyer of residential real estate.
SB 595 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the equalized wealth level, basic allotment, local share, and guaranteed yield under the public school finance system.
SB 726 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction.
SB 727 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate.
SB 728 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawfully prohibiting an employee from voting.
SB 754 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of money in the motorcycle education fund account for certain motorcycle safety programs.
SB 836 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to management services for the physical facilities of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.
SB 837 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.
SB 840 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to certain trailer registration fees for veterans with disabilities.
SB 920 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the director of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office.
SB 921 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.
SB 922 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected.
SB 923 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense.
SB 924 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system.
SB 1031 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming.
SB 1032 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authority for certain state employees to work flexible hours and to work from home or other authorized alternative work sites.
SB 1033 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to relating to the definition of a dependent for health benefit plans offered by certain university systems.
SB 1140 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools.
SB 1141 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the qualified ABLE program; granting authority to impose a fee.
SB 1142 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement.
SB 1143 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the taxation, titling, and registration of certain motor vehicles.
SB 1144 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts.
SB 1145 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center.
SB 1146 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1147 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts.
SB 1148 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service.
SB 1149 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.
SB 1284 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the development of electricity demand response programs.
SB 1312 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based online or other distance education baccalaureate degree programs at certain private institutions of higher education.
SB 1313 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the names of certain businesses.
SB 1314 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of points for affordable housing projects that are awarded low income housing tax credits.
SB 1315 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for at-risk developments.
SB 1316 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
SB 1465 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor and a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region.
SB 1466 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of medical schools for medical residency programs.
SB 1467 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to authorizing the collection of a service charge on certain electronic toll collection customer account payments.
SB 1468 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment or conduct of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
SB 1469 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property.
SB 1470 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of state authorization reciprocity agreements for postsecondary distance learning courses.
SB 1471 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program.
SB 1619 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
SB 1657 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to approval of the issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes.
SB 1658 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a franchise tax credit for the development of low income housing.
SB 1659 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the creation of a coverage summary for certain property and casualty insurance policies.
SB 1660 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices regarding unauthorized recordings.
SB 1914 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.
SB 1915 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain information by a seller of residential real property to a buyer of residential real estate.
SB 1916 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the escheat of United States savings bonds.
SB 1917 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1918 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on motorcycles.
SB 1919 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a variable speed limit pilot program by the Texas Transportation Commission.
SB 1920 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter.
SB 1921 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia.
SB 1922 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses.
SB 1923 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses.
SB 2031 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for publication of the factors considered for admission to a new graduate and professional program.
SB 2055 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of Loop 223 in Bastrop County as the Captain Jesse Billingsley Memorial Loop.
SB 2062 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain charter holders to provide combined services for certain adult and high school dropout recovery programs.
SJR 20 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead and authorizing the legislature to prohibit the governing body of any political subdivision that adopts an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a percentage or a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption.
SJR 21 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts.
SJR 33 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes or for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities.
SR 3 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Hrncir on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 4 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Jean Fleming Pinnelli.
SR 42 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Charlie Betts on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 81 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Moses Steve Vasquez.
SR 82 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lester J. Reed.
SR 83 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stefan Sinclair, who was named the 2014 Texas Big Brother of the Year.
SR 101 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing February of 2015 as Turner Syndrome Awareness Month.
SR 104 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mark Daniel Johnson.
SR 108 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2015, as YMCA Advocacy Day.
SR 113 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Korean exchange teachers to Texas.
SR 120 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eugene Paul Schoch Jr.
SR 122 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Boyd on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 169 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jeanette Warfield.
SR 170 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lawrence Dean Cobb.
SR 171 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Observing February 22 through 28, 2015, as Toastmasters International Week.
SR 181 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Evelyn and Bill Beauchamp on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 230 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Lee Henson for his commemoration of Texas life and culture.
SR 233 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carlos Adrian Flores.
SR 234 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 238 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the state champions from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders Youth and Government program.
SR 279 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Elizabeth Christian Public Relations firm on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
SR 293 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sharon Lockhart on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 306 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joel Mark Selber.
SR 317 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gilbert Zamora Sr. on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 321 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Corinne Roberts Ware.
SR 332 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul F. Davis on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 334 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wayne Bert Sorensen.
SR 336 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Morris Chapman Taylor.
SR 348 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Patrick Guinness to the State Capitol.
SR 363 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brett Aaron Aycock.
SR 365 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tomas Sidney Spradlin on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 372 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Landis Armstrong.
SR 387 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ralph Matthew Dawson.
SR 389 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melaney Goebel on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 400 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles J. Barnett for his accomplishments in the field of health care.
SR 405 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of E. V. "Vic" Niemeyer.
SR 408 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing CASA of Travis County on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 411 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Central Texas Water Coalition for its work to protect the Highland Lakes.
SR 425 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jeff Pilchiek for his contributions to the field of education.
SR 433 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Edwin Russell Jr.
SR 434 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Johnnie B. Rogers.
SR 448 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2015, as Homelessness Awareness Day.
SR 478 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wynn Kwok on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 483 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring the month of April as Testicular Cancer Month in Texas.
SR 505 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anthony Mays for his role in the desegregation of Round Rock schools.
SR 522 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the 11th grade class of East Austin College Prep.
SR 523 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jefferson Jones Baskin.
SR 545 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Downtown Founder Lions Club for 100 years of service to the community.
SR 546 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard F. Mackin.
SR 561 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ann S. Bishop on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 569 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Ellen Bonner Miller.
SR 572 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Don L. Rives.
SR 573 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Caroline Natalie Richards.
SR 577 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Whitney Cotton.
SR 578 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance on the occasion of its 40th Gay Softball World Series.
SR 594 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Don Haynes on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 595 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robbie Williams on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 613 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Susan Gudell on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 634 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Shelburne Jay Veselka.
SR 635 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Howie Richey for his service in the Office of Engrossing and Enrolling.
SR 636 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Special Operations Detachment-Africa (Airborne) of the Texas Army National Guard.
SR 639 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Richard August Chiarello on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 659 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Philip Arhos.
SR 662 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lanny van Allen.
SR 682 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Howard Pryor.
SR 715 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Andrew R. Ramirez Sr.
SR 721 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joann Curran Zaleski.
SR 744 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Florence Keyes Olsen.
SR 745 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Koehler Flynn.
SR 746 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Terry G. McCoy on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 753 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing James G. Nolan for his 20 years of service with the Texas State Guard.
SR 794 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark Lockerman on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 795 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Martha Olvera on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 811 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donald Wood Patrick.
SR 823 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melvin Vernell Greene.
SR 828 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kristin Elizabeth McLain.
SR 913 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Job M. Reigoux.
SR 914 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William B. Wilkerson.
SR 915 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Howard Newton Richards.
SR 942 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the life of Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel.
SR 964 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Gillette Gill Jr.
SR 966 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: In memory of William White.
SR 981 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marguerite Marie Labasse Knisely.
SR 982 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Glenna Rhea Bowman on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 983 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jorge and Monica Joy Partida on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Joy Partida.
SR 984 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jorge and Monica Joy Partida on the birth of their son, Patrick Gunnar Miles Partida.
SR 998 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cathy Stephens on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1020 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Steve Atkinson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ramon Galindo on the occasion of his 94th birthday.
SR 1031 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Wayne Strauser.
SR 1041 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William Powers Jr. for his service as president of The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 1057 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1465.
SR 1070 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maria Gonzalez Kennedy.
83rd Regular Session
SB 195 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the maintenance by the Legislative Budget Board of a searchable database containing certain budget information.
SB 196 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the Business Tax Advisory Committee.
SB 197 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to adoption of the public school curriculum by the State Board of Education.
SB 198 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants regulating drought-resistant landscaping or water-conserving natural turf.
SB 199 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the annual evaluation of water use by owners or operators of electric generating facilities.
SB 222 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain computer crimes.
SB 223 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles.
SB 275 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the offense of leaving the scene of an accident that involves personal injury or death.
SB 276 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation.
SB 277 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication.
SB 278 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.
SB 279 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain information about high-value data sets provided by state agencies to the Department of Information Resources.
SB 360 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat.
SB 361 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 362 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the practice of cosmetology.
SB 409 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an alcoholic beverage permit or license covering certain premises where a previous permit or license holder has been evicted.
SB 410 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned electric utilities.
SB 506 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption from registration and regulation requirements for steam cookers.
SB 507 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to public and private facilities and infrastructure.
SB 508 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees.
SB 541 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies.
SB 542 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation.
SB 567 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service.
SB 568 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures; modifying the penalty for the offense of false statement on a voter registration application.
SB 626 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.
SB 627 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to the form of the Legislative Budget Board's report of equalized funding elements to the commissioner of education and the legislature.
SB 628 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee.
SB 629 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
SB 736 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to insurance rating and underwriting practices and declinations based on certain consumer inquiries.
SB 737 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers.
SB 738 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees.
SB 763 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to motorcycle training, the enforcement of certification standards for motorcycles, and the license requirements for a three-wheeled motorcycle; creating an offense.
SB 764 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a limitation on liability for prescribed burning conducted on agricultural or conservation land.
SB 765 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas.
SB 1022 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Travis County.
SB 1023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.
SB 1024 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for wastewater management in the contributing zone of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.
SB 1054 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.
SB 1055 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program.
SB 1162 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system.
SB 1163 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for consolidating water and sewer utilities.
SB 1272 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the view of the State Capitol.
SB 1273 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to creating a commuter trip reduction pilot program for the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1274 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the certification of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.
SB 1275 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.
SB 1276 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities.
SB 1277 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SB 1278 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property.
SB 1279 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to cost recovery for certain demand-side electric energy resources in the competitive electric market.
SB 1280 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to attaining reserve capacity margins in power regions to meet expected peak demand.
SB 1297 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to written electronic communications between members of a governmental body.
SB 1479 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F.
SB 1480 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G.
SB 1481 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District.
SB 1482 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a public security by certain special districts.
SB 1483 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to evaluation of applications for the low income housing tax credit program.
SB 1484 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
SB 1485 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of serious mental illness for purposes of certain group health benefit plans.
SB 1486 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals.
SB 1487 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the abandonment of a county road.
SB 1488 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements for the financing, design, acquisition, construction, maintenance, or operation of certain passenger rail projects.
SB 1489 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and jurisdiction of a regional mobility authority.
SB 1790 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to additional funding for transportation projects, including the issuance of revenue bonds; increasing motor vehicle registration fees.
SB 1791 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection.
SB 1792 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to remedies for nonpayment of tolls for the use of toll projects; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.
SB 1793 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to remedies for nonpayment of tolls of Texas Department of Transportation toll projects; authorizing a fee and certain investigative and court costs.
SB 1794 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a transportation revolving fund for certain metropolitan planning organizations.
SB 1795 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the regulation of navigators for health benefit exchanges.
SB 1796 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the release and use of certain information maintained by the State Bar of Texas on request of certain continuing legal education sponsors regarding attorneys.
SB 1797 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Travis County.
SB 1798 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties.
SB 1799 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts.
SB 1800 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through an events trust fund for certain municipalities and counties.
SB 1801 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the adoption of fire hydrant requirements for a wildland-urban interface in certain municipalities.
SB 1891 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Travis County courts.
SJR 24 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the diversion of and concerning the use of statutorily dedicated revenues.
SR 2 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the participants in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English to Texas.
SR 3 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Central Texas Lions Clubs for their contributions to their communities.
SR 8 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November of 2013 as Texas Philanthropy Month.
SR 16 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Montgomery Blackwell "Monte" Noelke, Jr., of Mertzon.
SR 17 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Beryl Bolton McCarroll Pickle of Austin.
SR 57 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elisa Alice Flores on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 58 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ramón C. Samilpa, Sr., of Austin.
SR 69 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of its 75th anniversary banquet.
SR 82 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Paxton Moody of Austin.
SR 103 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe K. Longley on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
SR 104 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of R. Vic Mathias of Austin.
SR 105 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Thomas Blackwell.
SR 106 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rick Watson on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 141 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alejandro Lopez "Alex" Calderon of Austin.
SR 142 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Quality Seafood Market in Austin on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
SR 143 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of O. C. Houston of Austin.
SR 181 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Page Southerland Page for receiving the Texas Treasure Business Award.
SR 182 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Big Red, Incorporated, for being named a recipient of the Texas Treasure Business Award.
SR 183 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 184 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert C. Barton, Jr., of Hays County.
SR 206 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 207 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Deborah Shaw-Boatner on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 208 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesús H. Chávez on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Round Rock Independent School District.
SR 209 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Jesse L. "Jack" and Kathleen McCrady of Austin on the occasion of their 70th wedding anniversary.
SR 238 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing February 18 through 22, 2013, as Texas Technology Week.
SR 262 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Susan Paynter for her work in behalf of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
SR 263 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Community Foundation on the occasion of its 35th anniversary.
SR 277 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing McBride's Guns in Austin for receiving the Texas Treasure Business Award.
SR 278 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mary Lee Foundation on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 297 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James Larance Hill.
SR 324 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the American YouthWorks AmeriCorps volunteers for their work in Bastrop County.
SR 329 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jesús H. Chávez on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Round Rock Independent School District.
SR 349 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pat Crow of Austin on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
SR 425 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Adela Garcia of Austin for winning her seventh title as Ms. Fitness Olympia.
SR 426 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Pulido on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Lottery Commission.
SR 450 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Alfred Fleming, Jr.
SR 460 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Young Men's Business League of Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 462 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ken Kramer on the occasion of his retirement as executive director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club.
SR 515 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Margaret Farabee.
SR 516 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ross Herbert Ehlinger.
SR 527 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Josue V. Quintanilla.
SR 569 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jane Swann Nethercut.
SR 576 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Proclaiming April 9, 2013, as 9-1-1 Day at the Capitol.
SR 577 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas at Austin women's volleyball team for winning the 2012 national championship title.
SR 601 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas David Kirksey.
SR 602 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Vasquez "Pinaco" Abeita.
SR 609 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. B. and Edna Snead on the occasion of their 75th wedding anniversary.
SR 616 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ben Frank Barnes on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
SR 639 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Samsung Electronics on the expansion of the Samsung Austin Semiconductor plant.
SR 663 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harper Hill for receiving the Congressional Award Bronze Medal.
SR 664 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Helen Grace Burkhart Prehn.
SR 702 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 10th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee.
SR 703 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lori Ann Vogel on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 708 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Benjamin Sontoya Aleman.
SR 709 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patrick H. Murphy, Jr.
SR 710 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mark Nelsen on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 733 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Colin G. Haza on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 734 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Cantu.
SR 759 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph C. Parker, Jr., for receiving the 2013 Heman Marion Sweatt Legacy Award.
SR 760 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of James Raguet Irion III.
SR 764 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The Villager newspaper on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
SR 770 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2013, as Autism Awareness Day.
SR 776 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing The University of Texas at Austin men's golf team for winning a national championship.
SR 792 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Keith Perry on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 807 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William Edward Brown, Jr., on the occasion of his 91st birthday.
SR 808 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Larry A. Schilhabel on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 809 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Wallace Lee Reynolds, Sr., on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
SR 813 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Monty Graham Goff.
SR 814 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the U.S. State Department's Experience America program to the Capitol.
SR 815 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Raymond Viramontes.
SR 816 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Albert Rodriguez on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 817 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Tim Carlton Thatcher.
SR 826 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nell Schotz.
SR 827 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John A. Limon.
SR 828 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ananias Bustos Perez on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 835 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kerry and Brad Heilman on the occasion of their 13th wedding anniversary.
SR 867 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Westlake High School Mentorship Program.
SR 873 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Louise Stefan for her 50 years of service to Hastings Communication Services.
SR 903 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arthur Murillo for winning first place as a bus operator in the Texas State Roadeo.
SR 986 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Barbara Jane Paris for her selection as president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
SR 987 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia Johnson on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 1000 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Yolanda Velasquez on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1004 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rod Nelson on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 1005 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robin Ramsay on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1015 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mike and Pam Reese for their stewardship of Texas lands and water.
SR 1016 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John P. Nieman.
SR 1028 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ella Cook on the occasion of her retirement.
SR 1046 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Girl Scout Bronze Award winners of Troop 131.
SR 1047 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Evangelista Gutierrez.
SR 1048 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing David Sanders for his contributions to the artistic heritage of Texas.
83rd 1st Called Session
SB 20 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 5 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Albert James "Jimmy Jalapeeno" Bonar, Jr.
SR 6 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rose Campbell Lancaster.
SR 8 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Billy E. Cannon on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 25 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rudolph Zapata.
SR 26 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe D. Estrada.
SR 29 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Russell W. Neuhaus.
SR 30 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing December 11, 2013, as the Day of Tango.
SR 46 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joyce Elizabeth Adejumo.
SR 49 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Janie G. Martinez.
SR 67 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Olefsky.
SR 107 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Peter Rose for receiving the Petroleum Group Medal.
SR 108 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harvey Raymond Herbst.
SR 111 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Timothy I. O'Hearn.
SR 115 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Dean Smith.
83rd 2nd Called Session
SB 7 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 8 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
SB 25 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools to reduce the demand for abortion.
SB 27 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction to reduce the demand for abortion.
SJR 3 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
SR 14 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maurice Michael Sharlot.
SR 35 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gary W. Golden on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 36 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lance Kinney for receiving the Southern Zone Award and the Meritorious Service Award.
SR 53 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Benjamin Rowe Byers.
SR 59 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Anne C. McAfee.
SR 60 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Lewis Hardesty.
SR 66 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ann Helen and Frank Joseph Mignoli on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 67 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Frank Zalaznik on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
SR 80 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rose Margaret Carroll on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
83rd 3rd Called Session
SB 4 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
SB 5 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Austin.
SJR 3 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.
82nd Regular Session
SB 290 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in public school mathematics instruction.
SB 291 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.
SB 292 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to changes in the single-member district boundaries of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.
SB 293 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
SB 295 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing emergency services.
SB 329 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties.
SB 330 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to renewable energy capacity, jobs, and trading credits.
SB 347 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business.
SB 356 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to awards for certain members of the state military forces inducted into federal service in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, and Enduring Freedom.
SB 407 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense.
SB 449 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity.
SB 517 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appropriation of certain unclaimed money.
SB 555 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of propane gas distribution retailers.
SB 585 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to programs, services, and information related to women's health, family planning, and human sexuality.
SB 695 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a suspension of the imposition of certain fees under certain conditions.
SB 696 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to quarterly financial condition reports on collected and anticipated state revenue.
SB 697 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a state budgeting plan to foster this state's economic health.
SB 698 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the analysis of certain legislative measures making an appropriation or affecting a state tax or fee.
SB 699 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to reporting regarding state fees by the comptroller and in the general appropriations bill.
SB 700 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the maintenance by the Legislative Budget Board of a searchable database containing certain budget information.
SB 701 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to high-value data sets of state agencies posted on the Internet.
SB 702 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the preparation of economic impact statements for legislative measures.
SB 703 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies.
SB 704 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to interim budget reduction requests.
SB 705 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to unfunded legislative mandates on local governments.
SB 706 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the approval and issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes.
SB 707 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to transferring the Legislative Budget Board's performance review duties to the comptroller.
SB 708 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the review of the Sunset Advisory Commission by the comptroller.
SB 768 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 821 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to make capital or financial contributions to certain public institutions or charitable organizations.
SB 822 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans.
SB 853 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.
SB 876 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fee for a personal identification certificate for a homeless individual.
SB 926 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 927 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 928 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 929 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 930 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
SB 941 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a study regarding school district practices in selecting sites for new school campuses.
SB 942 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 1034 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.
SB 1043 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials.
SB 1044 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to finance the acquisition of conservation easements.
SB 1136 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of titles for certain motor vehicles that are the subject of insurance claims.
SB 1137 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to public participation in the development of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 1138 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to design-build contracts and comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities.
SB 1139 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a study of and report on public and private out-of-school time programs.
SB 1140 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment by a water control and improvement district for certain damages caused by the district's operation of a sanitary sewer system.
SB 1187 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the effect of indexing notices of lis pendens.
SB 1188 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work.
SB 1281 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain violations of and offenses under The Securities Act; providing penalties.
SB 1282 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the use of revenue sharing as a means of repayment of Texas Department of Transportation cost participation in a toll facility of a public entity.
SB 1283 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the penalty for fraudulent or deceptive voting practices; creating an offense.
SB 1284 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SB 1285 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities.
SB 1286 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities.
SB 1287 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation in and contributions to the state employee charitable campaign by retired state employees.
SB 1288 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program.
SB 1289 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that health care practitioners wear photo identification badges.
SB 1323 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the environmental review of certain transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation
SB 1324 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to gestational agreements.
SB 1325 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition unit program and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under a prepaid tuition program or a college savings plan in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs.
SB 1326 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to procedures applicable to adoption of the public school curriculum by the State Board of Education.
SB 1327 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by a compliance office of an institution of higher education.
SB 1328 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation.
SB 1329 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online harassment.
SB 1330 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to driving safety courses for individuals younger than 25 years of age receiving deferred disposition for certain traffic offenses.
SB 1331 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.
SB 1350 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to land excluded from the Hill Country Priority Groundwater Management Area.
SB 1351 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.
SB 1352 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the lease of property or hospital facilities by certain hospital districts.
SB 1498 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or in a school crossing zone.
SB 1499 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to advancement of college readiness in the public school curriculum through evaluations and recommendations of vertical teams composed of faculty members of institutions of higher education.
SB 1500 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to liability for the death of a pet.
SB 1501 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to energy and efficiency conservation programs administered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
SB 1535 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to unclaimed property.
SB 1536 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to retirement under public retirement systems for employees of certain municipalities.
SB 1537 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the fiscal note associated with certain proposed state agency rules.
SB 1538 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office.
SB 1539 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the goal of installing additional capacity for generating renewable energy.
SB 1540 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the size of paper supplies and filing cabinets that may be purchased by the legislature and legislative agencies.
SB 1541 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain emissions reduction projects or activities in the cost of a transportation project of a regional mobility authority.
SB 1542 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.
SB 1571 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to information subject to the public information law.
SB 1572 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state.
SB 1573 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to emergency services districts.
SB 1574 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone.
SB 1575 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain brewers and manufacturers to sell beer and ale to ultimate consumers.
SB 1648 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a system health center by a university system.
SB 1649 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes.
SB 1650 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities.
SB 1651 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation that include the financing, design, and construction of a project.
SB 1652 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the implementation of new processes for the purposes of budget transparency, fiscal responsibility, and open government.
SB 1653 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the format of the general appropriations bill.
SB 1654 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to local government authority to develop public infrastructure and facilities.
SB 1655 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transparency and propagation of information regarding personal automobile and residential property insurance rates, policies, and complaints.
SB 1656 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information to claims databases by insurers.
SB 1885 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities.
SB 1913 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 1914 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 1915 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SB 1916 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
SCR 28 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Joe E. Gonzales for his career in education and for his contributions to the success of Austin Can! Academy.
SCR 29 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Austin Can! Academy, a dropout recovery charter high school serving at-risk students of Travis County.
SCR 50 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Bobby R. Inman for receiving the Joe M. Kilgore Award for Public Service.
SCR 52 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Donn and Arlene Adelman for their efforts on behalf of Crime Stoppers.
SCR 53 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association for fostering and preserving Texas culture.
SCR 58 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 768.
SJR 24 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting political subdivisions from unfunded legislative mandates and authorizing the legislature to provide funding for legislative mandates on political subdivisions.
SR 32 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maria Teresa "Terrie" Rabago of Austin.
SR 33 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donato P. Rodriguez, Jr.
SR 55 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Joe Limon Avila of Austin.
SR 56 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Dr. James Paul Duncan of Austin.
SR 57 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hunter Mason Morris.
SR 58 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carlota Vasquez of Austin on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 92 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy McClintock on the occasion of her retirement from the City of Austin.
SR 93 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Spencer Lloyd Reid.
SR 94 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Gieselman on the occasion of his retirement from the Travis County Transportation and Natural Resources department.
SR 95 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ira Iscoe of Austin on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 96 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pat Murphy on the occasion of his retirement from the City of Austin.
SR 97 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Forrest Nikorak on the occasion of his retirement from the City of Austin.
SR 137 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Willie Mae Kirk on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
SR 149 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming to Texas the teachers participating in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English.
SR 150 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Tura Stephens Hobbs on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 183 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leon Schmidt on the occasion of his 95th birthday.
SR 317 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 22, 2011, as Commercial Real Estate Development Day at the State Capitol.
SR 368 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Micheline Trigaci Kay of Austin.
SR 369 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe R. Greenhill.
SR 370 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Vivian and Gary M. Renfro on the occasion of their 10th pastoral anniversary at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Austin.
SR 371 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Curt Fludd for his service to Celebrate Texas.
SR 372 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Samuel E. Kinch, Jr.
SR 373 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Leland Lundgren for his accomplishments as a musician.
SR 374 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Teresa Dianne May of Austin.
SR 375 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Morris Jay Beachy of Austin.
SR 403 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Emma Jackson Long of Austin.
SR 404 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Sue Brandt McBee of Austin.
SR 415 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Winston Wade Porter of Austin.
SR 423 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Tracy Lewis Curtis of Austin.
SR 424 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nash McDowell Phillips of Austin.
SR 439 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Norman Douglas Brown on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
SR 487 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Max L. Noe of Austin.
SR 488 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the members of the Texian Legacy Association who provided an honor guard for the presentation of the Texas Declaration of Independence in the Senate Chamber on Texas Independence Day.
SR 490 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Mexican American Experience 2011 event at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin.
SR 491 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2011, as World Down Syndrome Day.
SR 546 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Jane Smoot of Austin for her work as an educator.
SR 547 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sherry True Smith on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SR 548 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Casa Marianella on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 549 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gabriel R. Garcia of Austin.
SR 616 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March of 2011 as Child Identity Theft Protection and Awareness Month.
SR 617 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ale H. "Jim" Hooser.
SR 672 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Daniel Delarosa on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 673 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Anthony "Biff" Johnson.
SR 674 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Richard Dale McClain on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
SR 678 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Temple Beth Shalom of Austin on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 696 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 7, 2011, as BCL of Texas Day at the State Capitol.
SR 697 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Brenda S. Kalapach on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
SR 698 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Harmony Public Schools on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 699 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick Swint for his service to his country.
SR 700 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brenda Sisco Vaughan on receiving her doctorate in educational administration from The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 723 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Marcus Gosdin.
SR 724 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carl Brian Vernon of Lago Vista.
SR 746 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Austin Downtown Founder Lions Club on the occasion of its 95th anniversary.
SR 747 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming World War II veterans from the 506th Fighter Group of the 7th Army Air Force on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.
SR 748 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Elisabet Ney Museum in Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 750 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Boy Scout Troop 1 in Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 751 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Huston-Tillotson University on its choice to be a tobacco-free campus.
SR 752 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Austan Librach on the occasion of his retirement from the City of Austin.
SR 766 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Ronnie D. Shores for receiving the 2011 Student of the Year Award from Communities In Schools of Texas.
SR 767 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Jenny Grow for receiving the 2011 Teacher of the Year Award from Communities In Schools of Texas.
SR 768 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Reyna Rivera for receiving the Parent of the Year Award from Communities In Schools of Texas.
SR 769 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Suki Steinhauser for receiving the Executive Director of the Year Award from Communities In Schools of Texas.
SR 822 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Hospitality Management Corporation on the occasion of its General Managers and Directors of Sales Conference.
SR 829 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sherry Traynor on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 830 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rose Adele Junemann Nieman of Austin.
SR 832 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing May 1 through 8, 2011, as the Holocaust Days of Remembrance.
SR 917 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 918 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Rosalio "Rabbit" Duran for his contributions to East Austin.
SR 919 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cuth Kenneth Shepherd of Lakeway.
SR 920 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Arlene Lois Youngblood on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SR 940 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Abundant Life Community Baptist Church of Austin on the occasion of the dedication of its new location.
SR 941 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Central Health, CommUnityCare, and The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing for creating a nurse practitioner residency program.
SR 942 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Jokers Fast Pitch Softball Team on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 943 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David M. Himmelblau of Austin.
SR 1018 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Allison and Chris Tipton on the birth of their son, Cash Harlan Tipton.
SR 1019 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
SR 1020 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cynthia G. Diaz de Leon for being named Union Hill Elementary School's 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year.
SR 1021 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rose Lancaster of Austin for her years of community service.
SR 1022 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Bob Reynolds on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kevin B. Deiters on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1024 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Derrick R. Taylor of Travis County for receiving the 2010 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service.
SR 1025 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Oralia Moran on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 1044 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Eugene Green of Austin.
SR 1047 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Hal Box of Austin.
SR 1048 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Tristan on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
SR 1049 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Marilyn Nelson Kretzer.
SR 1053 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Owen Whitworth on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
SR 1054 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Elaine Walker on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1055 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Albert Anthony Pinnelli, Sr., of Elgin.
SR 1171 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Deborah Kay Bennight on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1191 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Angelina G. Garcia.
SR 1192 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mitchell George Attal of Austin.
SR 1193 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alelhie "Lila" Valencia for receiving her doctorate from the College of Public Policy at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
SR 1241 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jayme Mathias for his service as pastor of Cristo Rey Catholic Church.
SR 1242 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tex Mitchell IV for receiving the Heroism Award from the Boy Scouts of America.
SR 1243 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Duard Desmond Linam of Austin.
SR 1244 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Kent Butler of Austin.
SR 1245 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Susan Harry and Lisa Durnal on the birth of their daughter, Olivia Claire Durnal-Harry.
SR 1255 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2439.
82nd 1st Called Session
SB 40 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program.
SR 35 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Janis Guerrero-Thompson of Austin.
SR 41 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ada Collins Anderson for receiving the 2011 Boyd Vance Award for the Advancement of the Arts from the ProArts Collective.
SR 42 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Multicultural Refugee Coalition on the occasion of Congolese Independence Day.
SR 43 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Emily Ruth Shelton for her service with Texas Impact.
SR 79 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Directing the Texas Historical Commission to work with the City of Austin to honor the memory of President John F. Kennedy with an official Texas Historical Marker at or near the site of the former Austin Municipal Auditorium.
SR 85 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephen B. Kinslow on the occasion of his retirement from Austin Community College.
SR 123 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tanner Mauro for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 124 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Benjamin Mauro for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 125 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Maurine Viola Gustafson Kocurek of Austin.
SR 126 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ruth Bloom Doss on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 127 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sue Scheaffer on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 142 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Larry Thomas for his work as project director for a monument honoring 19th century African American legislators.
SR 143 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Lillie Fay Gooding on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 144 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bruce Dinkins of Austin.
81st Regular Session
SB 184 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies.
SB 185 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to establishing a commission to prepare and recommend a long-range plan for higher education in this state.
SB 186 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to eligible recipients of certain grants awarded by the commissioner of education.
SB 541 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to renewable energy and to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing.
SB 542 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy.
SB 608 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business.
SB 736 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the funds consolidation process and the use of state revenue dedicated by law for a particular purpose.
SB 737 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget.
SB 738 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a state agency review and analysis of the revenue sources that pay for the agency's functions and the adjustment by certain agencies of fee amounts.
SB 739 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to transferring the Legislative Budget Board's performance review duties to the comptroller.
SB 740 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the computation of the franchise tax.
SB 761 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
SB 762 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a study concerning the minimum participation requirement for small employer health benefit plans.
SB 763 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their purchased vehicles.
SB 764 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SB 778 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of identity recovery service contract providers and the inclusion of identity recovery service agreements in certain service contracts, retail installment contracts, and vehicle protection products; providing penalties.
SB 779 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to expedited credentialing for certain individual health care providers providing services under a managed care plan.
SB 780 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to disclosure of the individual vote of each member of the Supreme Court of Texas on a petition for review.
SB 781 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility to participate in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool by individuals whose employers participate in certain regional or local health care programs.
SB 813 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain sole proprietors to participate in small employer health benefit plans.
SB 814 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs.
SB 815 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to consumer labeling requirements for and the provision of certain information concerning health benefit plans; providing penalties.
SB 939 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the exchange of information by the department regarding students in foster care.
SB 957 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents.
SB 1027 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force.
SB 1028 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of operating or riding in a passenger vehicle while not secured by a safety belt.
SB 1063 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain hospital districts and to the retirement benefits of employees of the districts and related entities.
SB 1064 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the investigation of child abuse or neglect.
SB 1099 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a restriction on permits authorizing direct discharges of waste or pollutants into water in certain areas associated with the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.
SB 1100 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the improvement of women's health by providing certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.
SB 1101 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting certain entities providing emergency services from motor fuel taxes.
SB 1102 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.
SB 1187 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks.
SB 1231 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a school district develop and adopt a site selection policy before selecting a site for construction of a new school; providing a penalty.
SB 1232 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species.
SB 1263 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to certain mass transit entities.
SB 1264 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the participation of certain transportation entities and hospital districts in the comptroller of public accounts' travel services contracts.
SB 1265 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to obtaining an exemption from the motor vehicle sales tax for motor vehicles driven by persons who have orthopedic handicaps.
SB 1266 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from State Highway 71 between the western city limits of the city of Austin and State Highway 16.
SB 1299 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of stormwater management by certain counties.
SB 1300 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the duty of the comptroller to provide sales and use tax information to an emergency services district.
SB 1344 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the health curriculum used in public schools.
SB 1345 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain orally administered anticancer medications.
SB 1433 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order; providing an administrative penalty.
SB 1434 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the administration of and eligibility for the child health plan program.
SB 1435 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to family violence and protective orders.
SB 1436 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appeal of a censure issued by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1437 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the powers of an associate judge in a Title IV-D case.
SB 1438 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to compliance requirements for candidates for judicial office.
SB 1439 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the travel, board, and lodging expenses of a person appointed to assist the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1440 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to orders and judgments rendered by associate judges in child support and child protection cases and to the investigation of child abuse and neglect.
SB 1441 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of the members of the Court Reporters Certification Board.
SB 1484 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities.
SB 1485 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the sale of surplus or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district.
SB 1486 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of special education personnel in public schools.
SB 1487 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs.
SB 1488 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities.
SB 1489 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to optional dispute resolution methods for school districts and parents of students seeking or receiving special education services.
SB 1490 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements for the conduct of Texas Education Agency special education due process hearings.
SB 1511 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation in, contributions to, and the benefits and administration of retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
SB 1512 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to participation in and benefits and administration of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities.
SB 1513 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to long-term care consumer information made available through the Internet.
SB 1514 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to child support arrearages and a credit based on certain disability payments.
SB 1515 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events.
SB 1516 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain costs and fees in a Title IV-D case.
SB 1596 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a title insurance company affidavit as a release of lien.
SB 1597 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the analysis of greenhouse gas emissions associated with a metropolitan planning organization's long-range plan.
SB 1598 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an agreement authorizing a nonparent relative of a child to make certain decisions regarding the child; providing a penalty.
SB 1599 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of criminal history record information to the Court Reporters Certification Board.
SB 1600 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an interim study on the creation of a data collection to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions.
SB 1601 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to sanctions for public schools designated academically unacceptable.
SB 1757 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of methods for disposing of unused pharmaceuticals so that they do not enter a wastewater system.
SB 1758 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors.
SB 1759 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the extended registration of a commercial fleet of motor vehicles.
SB 1760 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries under the state's prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets under prepaid tuition plans and college savings plans in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs.
SB 1761 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to retail electric providers protecting customer deposits.
SB 1762 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to a temporary moratorium for disconnection of electric service for certain customers.
SB 1763 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the award of stipends to nationally certified classroom teachers under the educator excellence awards program.
SB 1764 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information regarding the cost of attending public and private institutions of higher education and regarding the availability of financial aid to assist in paying that cost.
SB 1765 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to financial assistance funded from the amounts of certain fees charged to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education.
SB 1766 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to informal caregiver support services.
SB 1767 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to practices and procedures in child abuse and neglect cases.
SB 1768 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to exchange secure electronic health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and local or regional health information exchanges.
SB 1769 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to telehealth services and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
SB 1770 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas YouthBuild Program.
SB 1923 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding sources for the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.
SB 1924 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the notice required of certain political subdivisions concerning certain workers' compensation benefits.
SB 1925 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain services provided by the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program of this state.
SB 1926 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of limited solar electric installers and limited solar electric contractors.
SB 1928 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a study regarding ad valorem tax relief through the use of a circuit breaker program.
SB 1929 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the designation of qualified media production locations in media production development zones and to exemptions from the sales and use tax for items used for media production facilities in qualified media production locations.
SB 1930 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the use of a confidential identity for the plaintiff in a civil action involving sexual abuse of a minor.
SB 1931 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations in a civil suit for certain sexual assaults.
SB 1934 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to receive local sales tax information.
SB 1935 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the filing of an action in connection with foreclosure of a lien on residential real property.
SB 1936 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the ceiling of the unemployment compensation fund.
SB 1937 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a fee for the conveyance of residential real property, maintaining exemptions.
SB 1938 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the maintenance of certain interest-bearing accounts by escrow officers and the use of the interest on those accounts.
SB 2015 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
SB 2016 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the purchase and operation of plug-in hybrid electric motor vehicles, including the establishment of a pilot program by the state energy conservation office.
SB 2017 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to public participation in the development of transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.
SB 2018 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to golf carts.
SB 2019 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of certain refrigerants in motor vehicle air conditioning units.
SB 2020 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing.
SB 2021 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Early Learning Council.
SB 2022 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to creating an account to promote early child-care development.
SB 2023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of certain municipal utility districts that are located in more than one municipality.
SB 2024 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the maximum allowable premium rate increase for small employer health benefit plans.
SB 2025 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a prepaid tuition unit reward and incentive program for certain economically disadvantaged students who achieve commended performance levels on standardized assessments.
SB 2026 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program.
SB 2027 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to gestational agreements.
SB 2028 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to privately funded memorials honoring certain peace officers killed in the line of duty.
SB 2029 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds.
SB 2030 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain research.
SB 2031 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for child health plan coverage or medical assistance on placement, detention, or commitment in and release from certain facilities or other settings.
SB 2297 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service of process for delinquent taxes on a nonresident.
SB 2298 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain state employees.
SB 2474 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to changes in the territory, board of directors, and water use fees of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.
SB 2526 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Travis County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
SB 2576 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioner of the Texas Workforce Commission.
SB 2579 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Lakeway Municipal Utility District.
SCR 29 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Patrick Honeycutt of Austin.
SCR 30 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Jess M. Irwin, Jr.
SCR 55 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Harvey Carroll "Dulie" Bell, Jr.
SCR 60 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Directing state agencies to initiate emission reduction policies and programs in order to help Central and South Central Texas meet the 2008 National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone.
SJR 21 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to ensure that this state receives the maximum federal funding available under the child health plan program.
SR 6 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Diane Vasquez on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 17 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the recipients of the 2009 Texas Exes Awards for Outstanding Teachers.
SR 18 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing C. Ellis Nelson for his contributions to the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
SR 19 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Korean exchange teachers participating in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English program.
SR 91 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Melvin R. Clearman on the occasion of his 51st anniversary as pastor of the Trinity Chapel Pentecostal Church of God.
SR 92 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Hello of Austin.
SR 93 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing William Farney on the occasion of his retirement as director of the University Interscholastic League.
SR 145 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 199 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lane Alton Zivley of Pflugerville.
SR 200 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Myrtle Harborth "Schatzi" Guinn of Austin.
SR 201 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Louie W. White of Austin.
SR 257 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating KUT-FM radio station on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 258 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joshua Chance Parker on the occasion of his graduation from Abilene Christian University.
SR 259 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing CyberTex Institute of Technology, Incorporated, for its selection as one of the Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the United States by DiversityBusiness.com.
SR 260 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Austin Tour Guide Association on the occasion of its third annual gala event.
SR 261 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ann Reinhardt Allen of Austin.
SR 263 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth McQueen and Dave Sanger on the occasion of the birth of their daughter, Lisel Blossom Sanger McQueen.
SR 282 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Willie I. Kocurek of Austin.
SR 283 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of M. James Moritz.
SR 322 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2009, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day.
SR 325 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christina Hooks for being named a 2009 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Distinguished Finalist.
SR 374 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Nash Hernandez Orchestra on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
SR 420 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gerald Joseph Miller.
SR 421 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sophia Perez DeLa'O of Austin on the occasion of her 102nd birthday.
SR 422 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joe Avila of Austin on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
SR 427 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 428 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Malcolm Kenneth Wilson of Austin.
SR 498 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Section of the National Council of Jewish Women on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 504 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Rotary District 5870 for its participation in Rotary National Literacy Month.
SR 505 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Karl Stressman, commissioner of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
SR 569 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kelly Burns of Austin for her selection as Mrs. Texas United America for 2008.
SR 570 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 20 through April 26, 2009, as Financial Literacy Awareness Week in Texas.
SR 574 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 2009, as Saint Edward's University Day at the State Capitol.
SR 577 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Luis Jauregui of Austin for being named the 2008 Home Builder of the Year by the United States Hispanic Contractors Association.
SR 594 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Aztex Football Club as it begins the 2009 season.
SR 595 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Julia Joseph Sawyer of Austin.
SR 596 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Josefina Pedraza Tamez on the occasion of her 86th birthday.
SR 597 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert B. Daigh on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
SR 629 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Young Lawyers Association on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 630 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Children's Shelter on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 643 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wayne Kelley of Austin.
SR 649 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Honorable L. DeWitt Hale on the occasion of his 92nd birthday.
SR 698 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 4 through 10, 2009, as Public Service Recognition Week.
SR 700 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Helen Weicker for receiving the Mabel Pitts Award from the Austin Association for the Education of Young Children.
SR 707 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary J. Worrel on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 749 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Allisyn Paino on the occasion of her retirement as a member of the dance company for Ballet Austin.
SR 750 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gina Rifino Ducloux.
SR 751 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nancy Jurecka Wilkins on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 752 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing May 12, 2009, as National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in Texas.
SR 811 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating Ben De Leon for being named the 2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters National Big Brother of the Year.
SR 812 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James William Norman III of Austin.
SR 813 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the 16 members of Boy Scout Troop 399 of Austin for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SR 814 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Gina Conway on the occasion of her retirement from the United States Navy.
SR 843 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Joshua Allen Ingersoll of Austin for his service to this country.
SR 894 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George Tamayo on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 900 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending Keiko Harris and Paul Mannie III of Austin for their achievements at the regional and state conferences of Business Professionals of America.
SR 912 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Printed in full
Caption: In memory of Cohnway Matthew Johnson of Rockdale.
SR 913 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Raymond De La Cruz of Austin.
SR 914 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Saint Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Austin on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 915 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Patrick Patterson for being named the 2009 Austin Independent School District Principal of the Year for Secondary Schools by Partners in Education.
SR 921 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing Texas Disposal Systems for receiving the top Landfill Management Award for 2008 by the Solid Waste Association of North America.
SR 955 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Scott Alan Ozmun of Austin and Travis County.
SR 956 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Pascal D. Forgione, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement as superintendent of the Austin Independent School District.
SR 957 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Texas National MATHCOUNTS team for winning first place at the MATHCOUNTS national competition.
SR 964 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 965 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alma Tamayo on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 966 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Art Cory on the occasion of his retirement as director of the Property Tax Assistance Division in the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 967 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Austin Amateur Radio Club on the occasion of its 90th anniversary as an affiliate of the American Radio Relay League.
SR 980 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Wallin on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
SR 981 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 2009 class of Akins New Tech High School in Austin on the occasion of its graduation.
SR 982 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kimberly Lynn "Kim" Kiplin on the occasion of her 50th birthday.
SR 1021 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Debbie Peterson on the occasion of her retirement from the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
SR 1023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the University Interscholastic League on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 1046 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Migrant Clinicians Network on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 1051 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Recognizing the University Interscholastic League on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
SR 1072 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1263.
SR 1099 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1796.
81st 1st Called Session
SR 29 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mike Campbell on the occasion of his retirement as director of the Support Services Department of the Texas Senate.
SR 32 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Andrew Traeger, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 33 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Kerwin Fox of Austin.
80th Regular Session
SB 286 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a home-delivered meal grant program in the Department of Agriculture.
SB 455 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to accept grants.
SB 456 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to notice of provisions authorizing tax deferral or abatement.
SB 457 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for education benefits of surviving minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty.
SB 458 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits for certain prosthetic or orthotic devices.
SB 529 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the clean school bus program.
SB 668 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of a toll project entity.
SB 669 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.
SB 747 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District to charge certain fees and limit groundwater production during a drought.
SB 837 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.
SB 865 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax on certain pharmaceutical biotechnology cleanrooms and equipment.
SB 866 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board.
SB 888 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the applicability of across-the-board salary increases to employees of institutions of higher education.
SB 922 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to regional or local health care programs for employees of small employers.
SB 952 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to designation of certain areas as the premises of a mixed beverage permit holder.
SB 978 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to certain insurance premium surcharges.
SB 996 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to employment leave to comply with certain family or medical obligations; providing a civil penalty.
SB 997 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercially operated party boats on public water of this state.
SB 1030 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the determination of title to real property through a declaratory judgment.
SB 1048 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the inheritance rights of certain parents.
SB 1087 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used by a charitable organization operating certain radio stations.
SB 1103 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a person who is entitled to claim a lien on certain assets.
SB 1104 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities.
SB 1105 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act, including the eligibility of property for economic benefits authorized by that Act.
SB 1106 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to county accounting procedures regarding certain audits, debts, and records.
SB 1107 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Travis County Healthcare District.
SB 1108 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to appropriating money to pay for a judgment rendered in certain litigation.
SB 1109 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to exempting certain federal judges from certain procedural requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license.
SB 1182 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an additional filing fee in certain proceedings for the support of the Supreme Court of Texas.
SB 1183 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SB 1184 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the requirements for a petition proposing an amendment to the charter of a home-rule municipality.
SB 1323 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the authority of qualified community workforce training centers to receive a state sales and use tax refund for reimbursement of certain expenses.
SB 1324 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1384 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to declarations of taking for toll projects.
SB 1385 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of certain audio or video material produced by or under the direction of an appellate court; providing penalties.
SB 1489 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties in densely populated unincorporated areas; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1490 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to information that must be provided to the parent of a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
SB 1491 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students with disabilities.
SB 1622 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to fees for certain services performed by law enforcement agencies.
SB 1623 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the administration of community property.
SB 1624 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to genetic testing in proceedings to declare heirship; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1625 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities and resources for teachers of public school students with special health needs.
SB 1626 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to participation in the proportionate retirement program by certain public employees.
SB 1686 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of personnel working with special education students.
SB 1687 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to emission reduction strategies for greenhouse gases.
SB 1688 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a transportation infrastructure services district created by a municipality; imposing taxes and authorizing bonds.
SB 1689 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the municipalities that may annex an area for limited purposes.
SB 1690 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to zone, apply building standards, and impose impact fees in an area near certain toll projects; providing a penalty.
SB 1765 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes.
SB 1766 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to expansion of the use of consumer direction for delivery of certain services to persons with disabilities and elderly persons.
SB 1767 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to physician licensing requirements for utilization review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims.
SB 1768 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the cost of obtaining copies of an injured employee's medical records for use by an ombudsman under the office of injured employee counsel's ombudsman program.
SB 1769 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for law enforcement officers and corrections officers employed by certain counties.
SB 1770 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the development of a comprehensive energy plan.
SB 1771 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to the state implementation plan for national ambient air quality standards.
SB 1772 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on a long-range plan for higher education in this state.
SB 1799 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a performance bond required of a statutory probate court judge.
SB 1800 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to air contaminant emissions permits for coal-fired or lignite-fired electric generating facilities.
SB 1918 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a phase-in of the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on the increase in market value of the residence homestead of a low-income or moderate-income person attributable to a new improvement to the homestead.
SB 1919 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on the allocation of state resources for medical education.
SB 1920 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads in certain economically disadvantaged urban areas.
SB 1933 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas State Music History Museum.
SB 2042 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the New Sweden Municipal Utility District No. 1 and municipalities with extraterritorial jurisdiction in the district to enter into annexation and tax allocation agreements.
SB 2043 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the New Sweden Municipal Utility District No. 2 and municipalities with extraterritorial jurisdiction in the district to enter into annexation and tax allocation agreements.
SCR 27 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study issues relating to the higher education system in Texas.
SCR 28 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support legislation to expand telemedicine/telehealth services.
SCR 70 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Lawrence Wright for being awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
SCR 81 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing Emmett Sheppard on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
SCR 83 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: In memory of Loretta Johnson Williams of Austin.
SCR 84 Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Phil Hatlen on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
SJR 63 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a phase-in of the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain political subdivisions on the value of a new improvement to the residence homestead of a low-income or moderate-income person.
SR 13 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the football team of Westlake High School in West Lake Hills for its successful 2006 season.
SR 33 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dusty Davidson for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 34 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Justin Tucker for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 35 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tory Dawson for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 36 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Thomas Johnston for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 37 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Riley Orloff for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 38 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending David Berry for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 39 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Eric Germann for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 40 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jeff Hunter for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 41 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Andy Spears for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 42 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Justin Wang for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 43 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Caton Sanders for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 44 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James Guleke for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 45 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nick Foles for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 46 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Stephen Shaffer for his athletic and academic accomplishments at Westlake High School in West Lake Hills.
SR 55 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Philip Wesley Jones on the occasion of his retirement.
SR 142 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gary Farmer for being honored as the 2006 Austinite of the Year by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
SR 143 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the teachers participating in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English to Texas.
SR 164 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the recipients of the Texas Exes 2007 Awards for Outstanding Teachers.
SR 204 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carolyn Lee and George Kenneth Crocker on the occasion of their 30th wedding anniversary.
SR 278 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 279 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dale L. Jaroszewski on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Animal Health Commission.
SR 303 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2007, as Relay For Life-Light Up the Dome Day.
SR 349 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Linda Stubblefield on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 350 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the band of Lyndon Baines Johnson High School in Austin for its participation in the Plum Blossom Festival in Beijing and Tianjin, China.
SR 351 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charlotte Sievers on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 399 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Assistance League of Austin on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 400 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the recipients of the 2007 Texas Exes Teaching Awards.
SR 401 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending members of the New York City Fire Department Bravest Football Club for their perseverance.
SR 431 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Elephant Room in Austin for being named one of the top ten jazz clubs in the country in USA Today.
SR 432 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming German exchange students and their teacher sponsors to Austin.
SR 450 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Yoli and Orlando Arriaga for their commitment to the Austin community.
SR 451 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Derrich Dimitri Pollock of Austin.
SR 476 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Flossie Jenkins Sweat of Austin on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
SR 545 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Again read
Caption: Commending the members of Girl Scout Troop 1500 and Darlene Grant and Ellen Spiro of The University of Texas at Austin for their achievements.
SR 546 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending San Juan Diego Catholic High School in Austin for its Corporate Work Study Program.
SR 547 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Carlos Fierro on the occasion of his retirement from the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SR 548 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mary Mims on the occasion of her retirement from the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SR 549 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Lago Vista for their historical renovation of a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom jet.
SR 550 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing G. V. Clark of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Austin on the occasion of his 37th pastoral celebration.
SR 551 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Debbie Peterson on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 617 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic on the occasion of its 35th anniversary in Texas.
SR 641 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Schenkkan of Austin on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
SR 642 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Travis Black Storm soccer team for winning a championship title.
SR 643 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Marcelino Antonio "Tony" Estrada on the occasion of his retirement from the State Law Library.
SR 644 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing George L. Grayson on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 645 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Chethalil Pothen "NP" John on the occasion of his retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 653 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jody Conradt on the occasion of her retirement from The University of Texas at Austin.
SR 654 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring April 24 Texas Juvenile Justice Day 2007.
SR 662 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Austin on the occasion of its 108th anniversary.
SR 700 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Augie Garrido for setting a record for career wins by a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I baseball coach.
SR 762 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Debra Kretzschmar on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 864 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2007, as Lago Vista Day at the State Capitol.
SR 865 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Eddie Marshall as a treasured citizen of Austin and the State of Texas.
SR 866 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ron Spriggs for bringing the Tuskegee Airmen Exhibition to Austin.
SR 867 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate for their work in Texas.
SR 868 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Aurora C. Moore on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 930 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John and Lupe Anguiano of Austin on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 931 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Waterloo Records in Austin on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
SR 932 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating May 7 through 13, 2007, as Public Service Recognition Week.
SR 933 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2007, as National Law Day in Texas.
SR 945 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James Ingram for receiving the 2007 Educator of the Year award from the Saginaw Area Chamber of Commerce.
SR 964 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paul Bury for receiving the 2007 W. Neal Kocurek Commercial Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award from the Austin Business Journal.
SR 965 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alfred A. Banzer on the occasion of his retirement from Verizon Southwest in Austin.
SR 976 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
SR 982 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eva Marie Mosby of Austin.
SR 983 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Texas Appleseed on the occasion of its 10th anniversary.
SR 1020 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Jane Kitchens.
SR 1021 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing First Baptist Church in Austin on the occasion of its 140th anniversary.
SR 1022 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jan Soifer on the occasion of her 50th birthday.
SR 1023 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing United Heritage Credit Union in Austin on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 1024 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kenneth Laird on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
SR 1025 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Theresa Martinez of Austin on the occasion of her 60th birthday.
SR 1026 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Cynthia Jolly on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
SR 1027 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Alfred A. Banzer for his contributions to GTE/Verizon.
SR 1055 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Metz Elementary School on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.
SR 1056 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Marcia Ball for her contributions to the music industry.
SR 1057 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jennifer Hamilton on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1088 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Becker Elementary School in Austin on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
SR 1089 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sanchez Elementary School in Austin on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
SR 1090 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sharon Porter on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1091 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Congregation Beth Israel in Austin on the occasion of its 130th anniversary.
SR 1106 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Sims Elementary School in Austin on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
SR 1113 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Science Olympiad team of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy at Lyndon Baines Johnson High School in Austin for winning a state championship.
SR 1114 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Science Olympiad team of Kealing Middle School in Austin for winning a state championship.
SR 1137 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Rotary Club of Austin for its Service Austin project.
SR 1138 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Celia A. White on the occasion of her retirement from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
SR 1139 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Delwood II neighborhood in Austin on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its Fourth of July celebration.
SR 1140 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Patrick and Patsy Sconci on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 1141 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Christopher Cribb for winning a Gold Seal award from the Texas Art Education Association.
SR 1142 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sara Alvarez Canchola of Austin.
SR 1143 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Nehoma Annabelle Moultrie Brown of Austin on the occasion of her 80th birthday.
SR 1214 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Stephen F. Austin High School in Austin on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
SR 1225 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Annette Quick on the occasion of her retirement from the Office of Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SR 1226 Author: Watson, Kirk
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mathews Elementary School in Austin on the occasion of its 90th anniversary.