SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                 Thursday
                               June 30, 2005


THE SENATE SUSPENDED ALL NECESSARY RULES TO CONSIDER AND FINALLY PASS:

HB 2 (CS)        Grusendorf                 SP: Shapiro
Relating to public education and public school finance matters;
imposing criminal penalties.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION:


HCR 14             Taylor                     SP: Whitmire
Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days
during the period beginning on Wednesday, June 29, 2005, and ending
on Tuesday, July 5, 2005.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


SJR 9             Janek
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of
private property for the purpose of economic development.
State Affairs

SJR 10             Deuell/ Nelson/ Wentworth
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a political
subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of
economic development.
State Affairs

SJR 13             Wentworth
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the
residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public
school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the
limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed
for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons.
Finance

SJR 14             Shapleigh
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to
provide ad valorem tax relief to individuals who lease or rent
their principal residences by rebating a portion of the taxes
imposed on that residential property.
Finance

SB 1             Ogden
Appropriating money for the support of state government.
Finance

SB 50             Madla
Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M
University--San Antonio.
Finance

SB 51             Deuell
Relating to the regulation of academic dyslexia teachers and
therapists; imposing penalties.
Education

SB 52             Nelson
Relating to the development of consumer information and protection
policies and to purchasing by the Texas Lottery Commission.
State Affairs

SB 53             Estes
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the
University of North Texas.
Finance

SB 54             Estes
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility
infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State
University.
Finance

SB 55             Estes
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas
Woman's University.
Finance

SB 56             Duncan
Relating to the expansion of the Salt Fork Water Quality District
and the appointment of directors by the commissioners court of each
county included within the boundaries of the district.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 57             Duncan
Relating to water conservation.
Natural Resources

SB 58             Staples/ Deuell/ Eltife
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund
capital projects at certain public institutions of higher
education.
Finance

SB 59             Shapleigh
Relating to ad valorem tax rebates to individuals who lease or rent
their principal residences; providing a penalty.
Finance

SB 60             Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University
of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Finance

SB 61             Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M
International University.
Finance

SB 62             Janek
Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private
property for economic development purposes.
State Affairs

SB 63             Barrientos
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for  The
University of Texas at Austin.
Finance

SB 64             Van de Putte
Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to
receive a tuition and fee exemption to transfer the exemption to a
child.
Education

SB 65             Wentworth
Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption
from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and correspondingly
adjusting the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be
imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons.
Finance

SB 66             Lucio
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on a
barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND TRADE

HB 2 (CS)        Grusendorf                 SP: Shapiro
Relating to public education and public school finance matters;
imposing criminal penalties.
Education