In the 84th Texas legislative session, hundreds of bills were passed and signed by Governor Greg Abbott and only five were vetoed.
Below is the list of bills that died on the governor’s desk:
HB 225 – Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.
HB 2788 – Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.
HCR 84 – Commending mental health professionals on the occasion of National Mental Health Month.
SB 359 – Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.
SB 408 – Relating to consideration of a bidder’s principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts.
Below is the list of bills Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law, so far, in the 84th Texas Legislation:
HB 4 Relating to pre-kindergarten, including a high quality pre-kindergarten grant program provided by public school districts. Effective immediately
HB 32 Relating to nearly $4,000,000,000 in tax relief for Texas businesses and homeowners
HB 941 Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. Effective on 9/1/15
The governor has until June 21, 2015 to veto bills approved by both chambers.
Information from http://www.mycentx.com