SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Tuesday
                              March 15, 2005


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


SB 5 (CS)        Staples/ Nelson
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state, including changing the name of
the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department
of Workers' Compensation, the powers and duties of the governing
authority of that department, the provision of workers'
compensation benefits to injured employees, and the regulation of
workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative penalties.
26 FLOOR AMENDMENTS


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 369             Hinojosa
Congratulating Thomas H. Sheppard on the occasion of his retirement.

SR 374             Jackson, Mike/ Janek
Recognizing March 15, 2005, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.

SR 381             West, Royce
Recognizing March 15, 2005, as Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy
Day at the State Capitol.

HCR 106             Craddick                   SP: Seliger
Commending former Mayor G. Thane Akins of Midland for his many
contributions to his community.