SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                              April 18, 2005


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


SB 114 (LC)        Van de Putte
Relating to the removal of a member of a junior college district
board of trustees for failure to attend board meetings.

SB 126 (CS)        Lindsay
Relating to the discipline of public school students.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 263 (LC)        Williams
Relating to use of certain information relating to tax audits;
providing penalties.

SB 369             Barrientos
Relating to the prohibition of signs on Farm-to-Market Road 3238.

SB 1137 (CS)(LC)    Madla/ Deuell/ Estes
Relating to the development of the wine industry and other
businesses related to agriculture or tourism in this state.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 286 (CS)        Wentworth
Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the
requirements of the open meetings and public information laws.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 165 (CS)        Wentworth
Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing
penalties.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 629             Staples
Congratulating Lola Burgess of Silsbee on her retirement.

SR 630             Staples
Recognizing April 18, 2005, as Conroe Day at the State Capitol.

SR 631             Nelson
Honoring Howard Wolf for his dedicated service as a member of the Sunset
Advisory Commission.

HCR 141             Guillen                    SP: Zaffirini
Commemorating the opening of the Fidel and Andrea R. Villarreal
Elementary School in Zapata County and honoring the memory of Fidel
and Andrea R. Villarreal.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 150             Reyna/ Castro/ Gonzales
Relating to the eligibility of a person to be appointed to serve on
certain civil service commissions.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 307             Goodman/ et al.
Relating to court-ordered representation in suits affecting the
parent-child relationship.
Jurisprudence

HB 341             Seaman/ Bohac
Relating to regulation of motor carriers transporting household
goods.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 607             Giddings/ Gonzalez Toureilles
Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil
penalty.
Business & Commerce

HB 617             McCall/ Gallego
Relating to contributions made by and the service retirement
annuity paid to certain members of the Judicial Retirement System
of Texas Plan Two.
State Affairs

HB 655             Goolsby/ Branch
Relating to certain volunteer health care providers.
State Affairs

HB 765             Menendez
Relating to notice of coverage under certain group health insurance
policies and standard health benefit plans.
State Affairs

HB 835             Gattis
Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in
Williamson County.
Jurisprudence

HB 962             Krusee
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to
include in the unified transportation program a list of
transportation projects that the department considers to be
eligible for tolling or feasible for tolling.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 1007             Ritter/ Guillen/ Menendez/ Cook, Byron/ et al.
Relating to certain low-interest home loan programs administered by
the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1071             Uresti
Relating to the format in which certain reports of political
contributions and expenditures are filed.
State Affairs

HB 1130             Cook, Byron/ Hupp/ Pena/ Chisum/ Giddings/ et al.
Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who
requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number;
providing a civil penalty.
Business & Commerce

HB 1271             Bohac/ et al.
Relating to the voter registration of certain persons disqualified
from jury service.
State Affairs

HB 1503             Davis, John
Relating to the additional exit conference required following
inspection, survey, or investigation of certain facilities.
Health & Human Services

HB 1815             Krusee/ Strama/ Naishtat/ Rodriguez/ Dukes
Relating to term limitations for members of boards of certain
metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2097             Chisum/ Keel
Relating to the authority of a home-rule municipality to prohibit
public nuisances.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2129             Bonnen
Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air
contaminants.
Natural Resources

SB 1860             Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Montrose Community Improvement
District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax,
and issue bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations