SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                                May 1, 2006

THE SENATE SUSPENDED THE REGULAR ORDER, READ SECOND TIME AND PASSED
TO THIRD READING:


HB 2 (CS)        Pitts/ Kolkhorst/ Callegari/ et al.
                      SP: Williams
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from franchise taxes,
motor vehicle sales and use taxes, and taxes on cigarettes and
other tobacco products to school district property tax relief and
public education.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

HB 3             Keffer, Jim/ Luna/ Otto/ Branch/ Villarreal
                      SP: Ogden
Relating to certain taxes affecting businesses; making an
appropriation; providing penalties.

HB 4 (CS)        Swinford                   SP: Janek
Relating to motor vehicle sales and use taxes.

THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 100             Estes
Commending 111 Texas game wardens for their mighty search and rescue
efforts following Hurricane Katrina.

SR 103             Wentworth
Commending the student members of the boards of regents of the public
universities in Texas for their hard work and dedication to the welfare of
their fellow students.

SR 106             Hinojosa
Recognizing the University of Texas Marine Science Institute on the
occasion of its 60th anniversary.

SR 107             Gallegos
Commending Antonio Aguilar on the occasion of his farewell tour.

HCR 14             Hughes                     SP: Eltife
Honoring D. H. Abernathy on his retirement as mayor of Pittsburg.

HCR 21             Taylor                     SP: Jackson, Mike
Honoring the Distinguished Graduates of La Marque High School of
2006.

HCR 22             Guillen                    SP: Zaffirini
Welcoming director Melissa Reyna and the young men and women of the
Cantare Community Youth Choir to the State Capitol.

HCR 23             Guillen                    SP: Zaffirini
Honoring Hector Trevino on the occasion of his retirement from the
U.S. Border Patrol.

THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


SB 33             Williams/ Armbrister/ Hinojosa/ Jackson, Mike/
                      Janek/ et al.
Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation
orders during disasters.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 34             Van de Putte
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a
ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas.
State Affairs

SB 35             Shapleigh/ Ellis/ Gallegos
Relating to a temporary reduction in the tax rate imposed on the sale of
gasoline.
Finance

SB 36             Nelson
Relating to the disaster-related responsibilities of certain state
agencies in health care.
Health & Human Services