SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                               April 4, 2004


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


SB 87 (LC)        Ellis/ et al.
Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for
wrongful imprisonment.

SB 221 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to the possession and self-administration of certain
prescription medications by public school students while on school
property or at a school-related event or activity.

SB 702 (CS)        Deuell
Relating to authorizing certain uses for student center complex
fees charged to students enrolled in component institutions of The
Texas A&M University System.

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


SB 46 (CS)        Nelson
Relating to the establishment of a method to integrate benefits
issuance and recipient identification for health and human services
programs.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 547 (LC)        Madla
Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County
Water Improvement District No. 1.


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 497             Hinojosa
Congratulating Omar Ochoa on his election as student body president of
The University of Texas at Austin.

SR 525             Lucio
Congratulating James G. Springfield on his selection as the nation's
Young Healthcare Executive of the Year.

SR 528             Zaffirini
Recognizing April 4 through 8, 2005, as Chicano/Hispanic Law Student
Association Week at the State Capitol.

SR 532             Ellis/ Lucio
Recognizing the importance of international education in Texas at our
institutions of higher education.

SR 536             Averitt
Congratulating Pastor Ron Durham on the occasion of his retirement.

HCR 127             Craddick                   SP: Seliger
In memory of Dorothy Turner Scharbauer of Midland.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


SB 3             Armbrister
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the
state, including the creation of a groundwater conservation district;
imposing fees and providing penalties.
Natural Resources

SB 1790             Wentworth
Relating to the ability of football teams of general academic
teaching institutions to participate in certain postseason
intercollegiate competitions.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1791             Whitmire
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of capital murder.
Criminal Justice

SB 1793             Brimer
Relating to the registration fee for certain lobbyists.
Administration

SB 1794             Armbrister
Relating to suspending the implementation of certain gas utilities'
interim cost recovery and rate adjustments.
Natural Resources

SB 1796             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of racing.
State Affairs

SB 1809             Wentworth
Relating to conducting and financing the Texas Tech-Prep Program.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1812             Wentworth
Relating to oral requests for public information.
State Affairs

SB 1815             Armbrister
Relating to reimbursement under the workers' compensation system
for certain surgical assistants.
State Affairs

SB 1816             Hinojosa
Relating to the annexation by certain junior college districts of
territory in a district's service area.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1817             Hinojosa
Relating to the boundaries, governance, and financing of the Lower
Rio Grande Authority.
Natural Resources

SB 1818             Janek/ Ellis/ Lucio
Relating to the improvement and coordination of statewide efforts
to detect, prepare for, and respond to certain emergencies.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1819             Janek
Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical
assistance and children's health insurance programs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1820             Armbrister
Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Management District;
providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue
bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1821             Fraser
Relating to the creation of the Flatrock Springs Municipal
Management District; granting authority for taxation and the
issuance of bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1822             Wentworth
Relating to competition in certain insurance markets.
Business & Commerce

SB 1823             Wentworth
Relating to the creation of the Schertz Municipal Utility District
No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds;
granting the power of eminent domain.
Natural Resources

SB 1824             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.
Natural Resources

SB 1825             Lucio
Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in
Cameron County.
Jurisprudence

SB 1826             Estes
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
functions, operations, and financing of the Parker County Special
Utility District.
Natural Resources

SB 1827             Whitmire
Relating to the system by which an application for a low income
housing tax credit is scored.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1828             Estes
Relating to the creation of the Smiley Road Water Control and
Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue
bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1829             Lucio
Relating to nonstandard personal automobile insurers.
Business & Commerce

SB 1830             Zaffirini
Relating to the continuation of the quality assurance fee
applicable to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental
retardation.
Health & Human Services

SB 1831             Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and
Recovery Conservation District; granting the power of eminent
domain.
Natural Resources

SB 1832             Lindsay
Relating to the assignment of judges to hear certain cases in the
Harris County civil courts at law.
Jurisprudence

SB 1833             Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District
No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1834             Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District
No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1835             Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District
No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SJR 3             Armbrister
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of
additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board.
Natural Resources