TX SB27 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Passed on June 7 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-07 - Effective on 9/1/19
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous claims and regulatory actions by state agencies.

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Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous claims and regulatory actions by state agencies.


Roll Calls

2019-05-21 - Senate - Senate concurs in House amendment(s) (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-14 - House - Read 3rd time RV#1365 (Y: 136 N: 3 NV: 3 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-04-08 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 0 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2019-04-08 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 0 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2019-06-07 Effective on 9/1/19
2019-06-07 Signed by the Governor
2019-05-25 Sent to the Governor
2019-05-25HouseSigned in the House
2019-05-23SenateSigned in the Senate
2019-05-21SenateReported enrolled
2019-05-21HouseSenate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported
2019-05-21SenateRecord vote
2019-05-21SenateSenate concurs in House amendment(s)
2019-05-21SenateHouse amendment(s) laid before the Senate
2019-05-14SenateHouse passage as amended reported
2019-05-14HouseRecord vote RV#1365
2019-05-14HouseRead 3rd time
2019-05-13HousePassed to 3rd reading
2019-05-13HouseRead 2nd time
2019-05-13HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2019-05-10HouseConsidered in Calendars
2019-05-07HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2019-05-06HouseCommittee report distributed
2019-05-06HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2019-04-29HouseReported favorably as substituted
2019-04-29HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2019-04-29HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-04-23HouseLeft pending in committee
2019-04-23HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2019-04-23HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2019-04-23HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-04-23HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-04-10HouseReferred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
2019-04-10HouseRead first time
2019-04-09HouseReceived from the Senate
2019-04-08SenateReported engrossed
2019-04-08SenateRecord vote
2019-04-08SenateRead 3rd time
2019-04-08SenateRecord vote
2019-04-08SenateThree day rule suspended
2019-04-08SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-04-08SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2019-04-08SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-04-08SenateAmendment(s) offered FA1 Hughes
2019-04-08SenateRead 2nd time
2019-04-08SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-04-08SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2019-04-08SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2019-04-08SenateCo-author authorized
2019-04-04SenateNot again placed on intent calendar
2019-04-02SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2019-03-27SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2019-03-27SenateRecommended for local & uncontested calendar
2019-03-27SenateReported favorably as substituted
2019-03-25SenateTestimony taken in committee
2019-03-25SenateConsidered in public hearing
2019-03-25SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-03-21SenateMeeting cancelled
2019-03-21SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-03-07SenateReferred to State Affairs
2019-03-07SenateRead first time
2019-03-07SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate

Same As/Similar To

HB3936 (Same As) 2019-03-21 - Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence


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