News – Legislative - Signature Statement
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 540 into law at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. House Bill 540, authored by Representative Jeff Leach, designates a portion of North Central Expressway (U.S. Highway 75) as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway in honor of the late Richardson Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty in 2018.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed several bills that will reform Texas’ foster care system and Child Protective Services (CPS).
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 100 (HB 100), which will end a patchwork of local regulations on ride-sharing companies in Texas and expands transportation options.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 42, which increases security for judges by expanding security reporting requirements and creating a judicial security division, among other measures.
Senate Bill No. 1133 by Hinojosa from was sent to me for consideration under I reviewed the legislation and approved the 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature Article IV, Section 14 of the Texas Constitution. S. B. No. 1133 by signing the bill.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 16 (SB 16), which reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in the state of Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 7 (SB 7), which aims to crack down on inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas.
“Sermon Safeguard Bill,” will prevent Texas state and local governments from issuing a subpoena for religious sermons, and protects religious leaders from being compelled to testify regarding their sermons.