Bill:  SB 5 
Legislative Session: 79(R) Council Document: 79R 3046 PB-F
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Last Action:05/24/2005 S Rules suspended
Caption Version:House Committee Report
Caption Text:Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel; providing administrative violations.
Author:Staples | Nelson
Sponsor:Solomons
Cosponsor:
Subjects:Insurance--Health & Accident (I0422)
Labor--Workers' Compensation (I0470)
Sunset Bills (I0772)
WORKERS' COMPENSATION HEALTH CARE NETWORK ACT (P0355)
INJURED EMPLOYEE COUNSEL, OFFICE OF (V0687)
INSURANCE, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF (V0006)
WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, TEXAS (V9332)
WORKERS' COMPENSATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF (V0230)
Senate Committee:State Affairs
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=9   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=0
House Committee:Business & Industry
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=8   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=1
Senate Conferees:Appointed (05/17/2005) Staples (Chair) | Duncan | Fraser | Madla | Nelson
House Conferees:Appointed (05/19/2005) Solomons (Chair) | Giddings | Rose | Taylor | Zedler
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent House Vote | Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Rules suspended      05/24/2005     3008
 Rules suspended      05/23/2005     2926
 House appoints conferees-reported      05/20/2005     2589
 House grants request for conf comm-reported      05/20/2005     2589
 House appoints conferees      05/19/2005     3677
 House grants request for conference committee      05/19/2005     3677
 Senate appoints conferees-reported      05/17/2005     3568
 Senate requests conference committee-reported      05/17/2005     3568
 Senate refuses to concur-reported      05/17/2005     3568
 Senate appoints conferees      05/17/2005     2447
 Senate requests conference committee      05/17/2005     2447
 Senate refuses to concur      05/17/2005     2447
 Read      05/17/2005     2447
 House amendment(s) laid before the Senate      05/17/2005     2263
 House passage as amended reported      05/16/2005     2217
 View House Vote      05/16/2005     3429
 Passed      05/16/2005     3429
 Read 3rd time      05/16/2005     3429
 Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal      05/13/2005     3397
 Passed to 3rd reading      05/13/2005     3397
 Read 2nd time      05/13/2005     3397
 Placed on Major State Calendar      05/13/2005    
 Considered in Calendars      05/11/2005    
 Committee report sent to Calendars      05/09/2005    
 Committee report printed and distributed       05/09/2005   09:06 AM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      05/06/2005     2927
 Reported favorably as substituted      05/04/2005    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      05/04/2005    
 Considered in formal meeting      05/04/2005    
 Referred to Business & Industry      03/29/2005     1252
 Read first time      03/29/2005     1252
 Received from the Senate      03/16/2005     1061
 Reported engrossed      03/15/2005    
 Record vote      03/15/2005     522
 Passed as amended      03/15/2005     522
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     522
 Amended      03/15/2005     522
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1-3rd Reading   03/15/2005     522
 Read 3rd time      03/15/2005     522
 Reason for vote recorded in Journal   Wentworth   03/15/2005     522
 Record vote      03/15/2005     521
 Three day rule suspended      03/15/2005     521
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     521
 Passed to engrossment      03/15/2005     521
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     521
 Amendment adopted as amended      03/15/2005     521
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     521
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     521
 Amendment to amendment offered   1a Shapleigh   03/15/2005     520
 Vote reconsidered      03/15/2005     520
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     520
 Amended      03/15/2005     520
 Amendment(s) offered   FA27 Van de Put   03/15/2005     520
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     519
 Amended      03/15/2005     519
 Amendment(s) offered   FA26 Duncan   03/15/2005     519
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     519
 Amended      03/15/2005     519
 Amendment(s) offered   FA25 Carona   03/15/2005     519
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     519
 Amended      03/15/2005     519
 Record vote      03/15/2005     519
 Motion to table fails      03/15/2005     519
 Amendment(s) offered   FA24 Shapiro   03/15/2005     518
 Record vote      03/15/2005     518
 Amendment as amended fails of adoption      03/15/2005     518
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     518
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     518
 Amendment to amendment offered   23A Lucio   03/15/2005     517
 Amendment(s) offered   FA23 Lucio   03/15/2005     517
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     517
 Amendment(s) offered   FA22 Van de Put   03/15/2005     517
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     517
 Amendment(s) offered   FA21 Van de Put   03/15/2005     516
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     516
 Amended      03/15/2005     516
 Amendment(s) offered   FA20 Nelson   03/15/2005     516
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     515
 Amendment adopted as amended      03/15/2005     515
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     515
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     515
 Amendment to amendment offered   15A Staples   03/15/2005     515
 Amendment(s) offered   FA15 Gallegos   03/15/2005     515
 Record vote      03/15/2005     515
 Amendment fails of adoption      03/15/2005     515
 Amendment(s) offered   FA19 Lucio   03/15/2005     514
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     514
 Amended      03/15/2005     514
 Amendment(s) offered   FA18 Duncan   03/15/2005     514
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     514
 Amendment(s) offered   FA17 Barrientos   03/15/2005     513
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     513
 Amended      03/15/2005     513
 Amendment(s) offered   FA16 Gallegos   03/15/2005     512
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     512
 Amendment(s) offered   FA15 Gallegos   03/15/2005     512
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     512
 Amendment(s) offered   FA14 Barrientos   03/15/2005     511
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     511
 Amendment adopted as amended      03/15/2005     511
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     511
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     511
 Amendment to amendment offered   8A Duncan   03/15/2005     511
 Amendment(s) offered   FA8 Duncan   03/15/2005     510
 Record vote      03/15/2005     510
 Amendment fails of adoption      03/15/2005     510
 Amendment(s) offered   FA13 Whitmire   03/15/2005     509
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     508
 Amended      03/15/2005     508
 Amendment(s) offered   FA12 Barrientos   03/15/2005     508
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     508
 Amendment adopted as amended      03/15/2005     508
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     508
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     508
 Amendment to amendment offered   10a Carona   03/15/2005     508
 Amendment(s) offered   FA10 Carona   03/15/2005     507
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     507
 Amended      03/15/2005     507
 Amendment(s) offered   FA9 Van de Putt   03/15/2005     507
 Amendment withdrawn      03/15/2005     507
 Amendment(s) offered   FA8 Duncan   03/15/2005     506
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     506
 Amended      03/15/2005     506
 Amendment(s) offered   FA7 Nelson   03/15/2005     506
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     506
 Amended      03/15/2005     506
 Amendment(s) offered   FA6 Staples   03/15/2005     506
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     506
 Amendment adopted as amended      03/15/2005     506
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     506
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     505
 Amendment to amendment offered   5B Williams   03/15/2005     505
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     505
 Amendment amended      03/15/2005     505
 Amendment to amendment offered   5A Nelson   03/15/2005     505
 Amendment(s) offered   FA5 Staples   03/15/2005     497
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     497
 Amended      03/15/2005     497
 Amendment(s) offered   FA4 Staples   03/15/2005     496
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     496
 Amended      03/15/2005     496
 Amendment(s) offered   FA3 Staples   03/15/2005     496
 Vote recorded in Journal      03/15/2005     496
 Amended      03/15/2005     496
 Amendment(s) offered   FA2 Staples   03/15/2005     495
 Record vote      03/15/2005     495
 Amended      03/15/2005     495
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1 Staples   03/15/2005     494
 Read 2nd time      03/15/2005     494
 Record vote      03/15/2005     494
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      03/15/2005     494
 Placed on intent calendar      03/10/2005    
 Committee report printed and distributed       03/09/2005   01:23 PM 
 Reported favorably as substituted      03/09/2005     438
 Testimony taken in committee      03/07/2005    
 Considered in public hearing      03/07/2005    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      03/07/2005    
 Left pending in committee      03/03/2005    
 Considered in public hearing      03/03/2005    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      03/03/2005    
 Left pending in committee      02/28/2005    
 Testimony taken in committee      02/28/2005    
 Considered in public hearing      02/28/2005    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      02/28/2005    
 Left pending in committee      02/21/2005    
 Testimony taken in committee      02/21/2005    
 Considered in public hearing      02/21/2005    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .      02/21/2005    
 Referred to State Affairs      02/01/2005     132
 Read first time      02/01/2005     132
 Filed      01/13/2005    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      01/13/2005