SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                 Thursday
                              August 4, 2005

THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


HCR 12             Howard                     SP: Ogden
Honoring U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel A. Bentley Nettles of College
Station for his service to his country.

HCR 14             Strama                     SP: Barrientos/ et al.
Congratulating Lance Armstrong on his seventh consecutive Tour de
France victory and honoring him on his remarkable career in
professional cycling.

THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


SB 37             Eltife/ Ellis
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of
public schools, health care compensation supplementation for public
school employees, and to appropriations for public school
textbooks.
Education

SJR 10             Ogden
Proposing a constitutional amendment to Section 24, Article VIII,
Texas Constitution, clarifying that a tax imposed on a business
entity other than a sole proprietorship is not a personal income
tax.
Finance

SJR 11             Ogden
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a maximum tax
rate of $1.25 per $100 of taxable value for school district ad
valorem taxes for maintenance purposes and providing that an ad
valorem tax imposed by a school district is not a state ad valorem
tax.
Finance