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Key Votes

Glenn Hegar, Jr.'s Voting Records

Full Name: Glenn Hegar, Jr.
Office: State Senate (TX) - District 18, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Comptroller of Public Accounts
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Dara; 3 Child: Claire, Julia, Jonah
Birth Date: 11/25/1970
Birth Place: Houston, TX
Home City: Katy, TX
Religion: Lutheran

Texas Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 12, 2013 HB 2 Increases Abortion Facility Requirements and Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 11)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HB 2 Increases Abortion Facility Requirements and Prohibits Abortions After 20 Weeks House Sponsor
June 23, 2013 SB 3 State House Redistricting Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(18 - 11)
Yea
June 18, 2013 SB 5 Increases Abortion Facility Requirements Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 10)
Yea
June 14, 2013 SB 4 Congressional Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(16 - 11)
Yea
June 11, 2013 SB 5 Increases Abortion Facility Requirements Senate Sponsor
May 26, 2013 HB 912 Limits the Private Use of Unmanned Aircrafts Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(26 - 5)
Nay
May 25, 2013 SB 1 2013-2015 Biennium Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(27 - 4)
Yea
May 22, 2013 HB 1009 Establishes "School Marshal" as a New Category of Law Enforcement for Schools Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 4)
Yea
May 22, 2013 HB 950 Requires Equal Pay for Women Bill Passed - Senate
(18 - 13)
Nay
April 30, 2013 SB 1907 Authorizes Firearms in Vehicles on College Campuses Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 4)
Yea
April 22, 2013 SB 1247 Limits Payday Loan Interest Rates Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 6)
Nay
April 22, 2013 SB 1907 Authorizes Firearms in Vehicles on College Campuses Senate Sponsor
April 18, 2013 SB 303 Amends the End-of-Life Care Procedures Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 6)
Nay
April 10, 2013 SB 1467 Requires Facilitation of Expansion of Firearms Manufacturers Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 7)
Yea
March 19, 2013 SJR 13 Establishes Term Limits For Certain Elected Officials Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(27 - 4)
Nay
March 8, 2013 HB 500 Expands Franchise Tax Exemption for Certain Businesses House Sponsor
Feb. 13, 2013 SB 21 Requires Drug Screening for Unemployment Benefits Senate Co-sponsor
June 27, 2011 SB 29 Restricts Certain Types of Touching During Searches by Government Officials Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 11)
Yea
June 22, 2011 SB 22 Establishing the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission Bill Passed - Senate
(16 - 13)
Nay
June 20, 2011 SB 4 Congressional Redistricting Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
June 15, 2011 SB 9 Enforcement of Federal and State Immigration Laws Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
June 6, 2011 SB 4 Congressional Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(18 - 12)
Yea
June 6, 2011 SB 8 Management and Operation of Public Schools Bill Passed - Senate
(18 - 12)
Yea
June 3, 2011 SB 1 2011-2013 Biennium Education Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
June 2, 2011 SB 29 Restricts Certain Types of Touching During Searches by Government Officials Senate Co-sponsor
May 28, 2011 HB 1 2011-2013 Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(20 - 11)
Yea
May 25, 2011 S Amdt 3 Prohibits Texting While Driving Amendment Adopted - Senate
(19 - 12)
Nay
May 23, 2011 HB 359 Corporal Punishment in Public Schools Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 2)
Yea
May 21, 2011 HB 150 2011-2012 Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 7)
Yea
May 9, 2011 SB 14 Voter Identification Requirements Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
May 9, 2011 SB 1581 Concealed Handguns on Campus Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 11)
Yea
May 4, 2011 HB 1 2011-2013 Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
May 3, 2011 HB 15 Requires an Ultrasound Prior to an Abortion Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 10)
Yea
Feb. 23, 2011 SJR 1 Urging Congress to Propose a Balanced Budget Amendment Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(24 - 7)
Yea
Feb. 17, 2011 SB 16 Abortion Procedures Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 10)
Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 HB 242 Prohibits Texting While Driving House Sponsor
Feb. 11, 2011 HB 15 Requires an Ultrasound Prior to an Abortion House Co-sponsor
Jan. 26, 2011 SB 14 Voter Identification Requirements Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 11)
Yea
Jan. 24, 2011 SB 14 Voter Identification Requirements Senate Sponsor
Jan. 14, 2011 SB 16 Abortion Procedures Bill Senate Co-sponsor
May 11, 2009 HB 1736 Increasing Wrongful Conviction Compensation Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 4)
Yea
April 15, 2009 SB 1049 Increasing Age Restriction on Tobacco Purchases Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 5)
Yea
April 14, 2009 SB 855 Authorizing County Taxes and Fees to Fund Transportation Projects Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 9)
Nay
April 1, 2009 SB 1 2009-2011 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(26 - 5)
Yea
March 31, 2009 SB 298 Authorizing Sobriety Checkpoints Bill Passed - Senate
(20 - 11)
Nay
March 25, 2009 SB 175 Capping Automatic College Admissions Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 7)
Yea
March 19, 2009 SB 188 Authorizes Needle Exchange Programs Bill Passed - Senate
(23 - 6)
Yea
March 11, 2009 SB 362 Requiring Proof of Identification to Vote Bill Passed - Senate
(19 - 12)
Yea
Jan. 14, 2009 SR 14 Majority Vote Requirement for Voter ID Bill Consideration Resolution Passed - Senate
(18 - 13)
Yea

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