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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 125 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and guardians.
  Author: Keough, Mark
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1022 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.
  Author: Wray, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1954 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain accounts established at financial institutions, including disclosures related to those accounts.
  Author: Murr, Andrew
  Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2158 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2469 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Davis, Sarah
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Received from the House
HB 2892 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3631 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3847 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
  Author: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3901 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
  Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
SB 36 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 37 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement to obtain certification for attorneys representing persons in guardianship proceedings.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 38 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain procedural matters in courts exercising probate jurisdiction.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 39 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to estates and to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 40 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the bond required and the bond insurance obtained for certain judges.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 41 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the demand for an accounting from an attorney in fact or agent of a principal by certain persons.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 498 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Record vote
SB 511 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Sponsor: Wray, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 667 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Sponsor: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
SB 963 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1016 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment and duties of court investigators for certain courts in guardianship proceedings.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1056 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: House passage as amended reported
SB 1096 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1193 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
  Author: Taylor, Van
  Sponsor: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1325 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1559 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a fee exemption for guardianship proceedings of certain military servicemembers and certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders.
  Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
  Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1710 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to applications for the complete restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of a guardianship.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1764 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the investment of funds in, and operation of guardianships of the estate in relation to, accounts established under the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Human Services | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2016 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
SB 64 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a review by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System of certain court filings made in connection with guardianship proceedings.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Last Action: Filed

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 39 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons and to substitutes for guardianships for certain adults with disabilities.
  Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 634 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system.
  Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1333 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a request for a customer record of a financial institution for guardianship purposes.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1438 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to probate matters, including guardianships and other matters related to incapacitated persons.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1560 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to investment options for property recovered in a suit by a next friend or guardian ad litem on behalf of a minor or incapacitated person.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1921 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring criminal history record information concerning a family member being proposed to serve as a guardian of a ward or proposed ward.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2183 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
  Author: Leach, Jeff
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2418 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to decedents' estates.
  Author: Wray, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2419 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code.
  Author: Wray, John
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 2665 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a ward by certain relatives of the ward.
  Author: Moody, Joe
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2733 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to payment and reimbursement of court costs in a guardianship proceeding.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2829 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the provision of security from certain persons for the probable costs of a guardianship proceeding.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2858 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2998 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to adoption of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3424 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3624 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities.
  Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3643 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to temporary guardianships pending contest.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3645 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to temporary guardianships pending contest.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3906 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3914 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain court-initiated guardianship proceedings involving individuals believed to be incapacitated persons including the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator.
  Author: Klick, Stephanie
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3930 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of care and treatment to certain incapacitated persons.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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