SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                             February 7, 2005

THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 79             Harris/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Brimer/ Carona/ et al.
Welcoming the members of the Texas High School Rodeo Association and
recognizing February 7, 2005, as THSRA Day at the State Capitol.

SCR 3             Armbrister
In memory of King Fisher of Port Lavaca.

SR 104             Zaffirini
Congratulating Lauren Ashly Self on being named Miss Live Oak County 2004.

HCR 12             Eissler                    SP: Williams
Honoring George Mitchell on the 30th anniversary of the founding of
The Woodlands.

HCR 15             Eissler                    SP: Williams
Honoring the life of U.S. Army Corporal William M. Amundson, Jr.,
of The Woodlands.

HCR 45             Orr                        SP: Averitt
Designating February 7, 2005, as Tim Flynn Day and Advanced
Practice Nurses Day at the Capitol.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


SB 281             Gallegos
Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in
certain municipalities and counties.
Business & Commerce

SB 282             Madla/ Brimer/ Lucio/ Van de Putte/ Zaffirini
Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad
valorem tax purposes; creating an offense.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 283             Staples
Relating to a recreational sports fee at Stephen F. Austin State
University.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 284             Ellis
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to certain
General Land Office programs.
Finance

SB 285             Wentworth
Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in
Comal County.
Jurisprudence

SB 286             Wentworth
Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the
requirements of the open meetings and public information laws.
Government Organization

SB 287             Janek
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for National
Biocontainment Laboratory facilities and infrastructure.
Finance

SB 288             Shapleigh
Relating to the transfer of certain surplus or salvage property to
the United Mexican States.
Government Organization

SB 289             West, Royce
Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of vehicles.
Criminal Justice

SB 290             West, Royce
Relating to disclosures required in connection with certain home
loans.
Business & Commerce

SB 291             West, Royce
Relating to the index of court fees and costs.
Jurisprudence

SB 292             Carona
Relating to the fee for reinstatement or issuance of a driver's
license following a license suspension or denial for failure to
pass a test for intoxication.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 293             Zaffirini/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/ Shapleigh
Relating to meetings between representatives of the Department of
Public Safety and Mexican states on transportation and truck
inspection issues.
International Relations & Trade

SB 294             Duncan
Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non
conveniens in a civil cause of action.
State Affairs

SB 295             Madla
Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M
University--San Antonio.
Finance

SB 296             Madla
Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of
Texas A&M University--San Antonio as an independent general
academic teaching institution.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 297             Wentworth
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to
certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater
service.
Natural Resources

SB 298             Wentworth
Relating to the creation of an offense involving the supervision of
a vehicle operator holding an instruction permit.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 299             Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of the
name of an applicant for the position of city manager of certain
home-rule municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 300             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel
occupancy tax.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 301             Shapleigh
Relating to the collection and reporting of certain information
regarding uninsured individuals in this state.
State Affairs

SB 304             Armbrister
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass.
Criminal Justice

SB 305             Armbrister
Relating to the licensing and regulation of glass technicians;
providing administrative penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 306             Duncan
Relating to the disqualification of certain persons for
unemployment benefits.
Business & Commerce

SB 307             Duncan
Relating to persons who participate in a mental health court
program.
Criminal Justice

SB 308             Duncan
Relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature
during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack.
State Affairs

SB 309             Lucio/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Barrientos/ Brimer/
                      et al.
Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to
assist victims of family violence, sexual assault, or stalking in
maintaining confidential addresses.
State Affairs

SB 310             Deuell/ et al.
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain
emergency first responders.
State Affairs

SB 311             Deuell
Relating to the regulation of academic language teachers and
therapists; imposing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 312             Deuell
Relating to the use, sale, purchase, or possession of a
traffic-control signal preemption device; providing criminal
penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 313             Gallegos
Relating to the training required for certain county jailers.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 314             Gallegos
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1
emergency communication districts.
Business & Commerce

SB 315             Lucio
Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public
institutions of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 316             Lucio
Relating to the prevention of shaken baby syndrome.
Health & Human Services

SB 317             Staples
Relating to the designation of the El Camino East/West Corridor.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 318             Staples
Relating to creating a recognition day in remembrance of the Texian
Navy.
Government Organization

SB 319             Shapleigh
Relating to requiring state investment funds to post certain
information on the Internet.
State Affairs

SB 321             Harris
Relating to the jurisdiction of the 396th District Court.
Jurisprudence

SB 322             Staples
Relating to proceeds from the sale of certain state surplus and
salvage personal property.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 323             Staples
Relating to participation by the Texas Department of Transportation
in the cost of acquiring, constructing, maintaining, or operating a
toll facility.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 324             Janek
Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of
Brazoria County.
Jurisprudence

SB 325             Zaffirini
Relating to the management of behavior of residents of certain
facilities.
Health & Human Services

SB 326             Zaffirini
Relating to using the Internet to obtain identifying information of
another person for a fraudulent purpose; providing penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 327             Zaffirini
Relating to the unauthorized collection and transmission of certain
information by computer; providing a penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 328             Staples
Relating to the protection of public water supplies.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 329             Hinojosa
Relating to retirement benefits for certain teachers.
Education

SB 330             Deuell
Relating to the designation of certain hospitals as primary stroke
centers.
Health & Human Services

SB 331             Lindsay
Relating to the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.
Natural Resources

SB 332             Fraser
Relating to furthering competition in the telecommunication
industry.
Business & Commerce

SB 333             West, Royce/ et al.
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic
admission to an institution of higher education.
Education

SB 334             Duncan
Relating to the remedy provided for failure to disclose certain
information in certain residential construction transactions.
Business & Commerce

SB 335             Carona
Relating to the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act.
Jurisprudence

SB 336             Carona
Relating to the referral of criminal cases to certain magistrates.
Criminal Justice

SB 337             Carona
Relating to criminal background checks on users of online
relationship services; providing a criminal penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 338             Carona
Relating to the amount of the use tax imposed on certain motor
vehicles brought into this state by a new resident.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 339             Carona
Relating to the regulation of interior designers; providing
penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 340             Whitmire
Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal
of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner
or person in charge of the vehicle.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 341             Van de Putte
Relating to the identification information required of an applicant
for a driver's license.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 342             Brimer
Relating to the regulation of swimming pools in the unincorporated
areas of certain counties as a public nuisance.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 343             Brimer
Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water
wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 344             Duncan
Relating to the notice, hearing, rulemaking, and permitting
procedures for groundwater conservation districts.
Natural Resources

SB 345             Duncan/ Zaffirini
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible
personal property held temporarily at a location in this state for
assembling, storing, manufacturing, processing, or fabricating
purposes.
Finance

SCR 2             Staples
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to provide for federal
deployment of the Strategic National Stockpile within Mexico to
protect U.S. border states.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SJR 8             Shapleigh
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the time in which the
legislature may enact or modify districts for the state legislature
or the United States House of Representatives.
State Affairs

SJR 9             Shapleigh
Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a consolidated El
Paso Metro Government by consolidating El Paso County and the City
of El Paso.
Intergovernmental Relations

SJR 10             Lindsay
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow an officer of a
municipal utility district to simultaneously serve as an election
judge.
State Affairs

SJR 11             Ellis
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to
grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.
Criminal Justice