SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Friday
                              April 22, 2005


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


SB 330 (CS)        Deuell/ et al.
Relating to stroke treatment and the designation of certain
facilities as stroke facilities; providing an administrative
penalty.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 343 (CS)        Brimer
Relating to county authority to regulate the placement of water
wells in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 533 (CS)        Fraser
Relating to this state's goal for renewable energy.

SB 567 (LC)        Deuell
Relating to requiring a taxing unit to include in the public notice
of a hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate certain
information relating to the taxing unit's budget and appraisal
roll.

SB 684 (CS)(LC)    Lucio/ et al.
Relating to authorizing certain counties and municipalities to
regulate land development; providing a penalty.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 896             Carona
Relating to the powers and duties of and the appointment of certain
election officers.

SB 1229 (CS)        Fraser
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce
Commission, including the administration of unemployment
compensation; providing a penalty.

SB 1282 (CS)(LC)    Armbrister
Relating to insurance and regulatory requirements for certain
amusement rides.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 1481 (CS)        Shapleigh
Relating to loans for economic development and infrastructure
projects to assist defense communities affected by military base
realignment.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 1655 (CS)        Staples
Relating to settlement and discovery in property tax appeals.

SB 1714 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to the operation of certain employment programs for
veterans of the armed forces of the United States.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 788 (CS)        Williams
Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation
benefits.

SB 1193             Wentworth
Relating to the service areas of the Alamo Community College
District and the Austin Community College District.


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 655             Nelson/ Harris
Commending the members of Leadership Lewisville.

SR 674             Lucio
Commending the Catholic Daughters of the Americas for over 100 years of
service to the church, our state, and the communities of the world.

SCR 14 (LC)        Wentworth/ Armbrister/ Barrientos/ Ellis/ Eltife/
                      et al.
Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical
Board of the State of Texas.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SCR 31             Seliger
Recognizing Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle for their observance
of National Day of Prayer on May 5, 2005.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 137             Paxton/ Woolley/ Van Arsdale/ Hughes/
                      Keffer, Bill/ et al.
Relating to "Welcome to Texas" signs.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 182             Mowery/ Wong/ Truitt/ et al.
Relating to the determination through binding arbitration of
certain ad valorem tax protests brought by property owners.
Jurisprudence

HB 197             Guillen
Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief.
Criminal Justice

HB 409             Goodman
Relating to the appeal of certain orders regarding children in the
conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective
Services.
Health & Human Services

HB 467             Bailey/ Howard/ Olivo
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs and the
provision of sewer connections in disadvantaged areas in certain
counties.
Natural Resources

HB 549             Phillips/ Guillen
Relating to prohibiting the introduction of certain items in
correctional facilities.
Criminal Justice

HB 746             Bonnen
Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.
Criminal Justice

HB 809             Hilderbran/ et al.
Relating to excepting certain motor vehicles owned by an individual
and used for the production of income from required rendition for
ad valorem tax purposes.
Finance

HB 823             Keel/ Pena/ Gonzalez Toureilles/ Eissler/ Hupp/
                      et al.
Relating to the applicability of the offense of unlawful carrying
of weapons to certain persons and to the consequence of certain
presumptions in the prosecution of a criminal offense.
Criminal Justice

HB 854             Madden
Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence
by a registered professional land surveyor.
State Affairs

HB 878             Talton
Relating to the placement of public school students who engage in
conduct that contains the elements of certain sexual offenses.
Education

HB 941             Geren/ Rose/ Menendez/ et al.
Relating to restrictions on the use of claims history for certain
water damage.
Business & Commerce

HB 1056             Goodman
Relating to municipal notice provisions relating to substandard
buildings.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1138             Flores/ Hope
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo.
State Affairs

HB 1239             Hodge/ Keel/ Escobar/ Chavez
Relating to the implementation of unified drug enforcement
strategies.
Criminal Justice

HB 1324             Pena/ Raymond/ Hodge/ Escobar/ Farrar
Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of vehicles.
Criminal Justice

HB 1371             Jones, Jesse/ Davis, Yvonne/ Pena/ et al.
Relating to certain offenses that involve impersonating a peace
officer or other public servant and misrepresenting the nature of
certain property.
Criminal Justice

HB 1614             Denny/ et al.
Relating to supervision of a primary election by the county
executive committee.
State Affairs

HB 1642             Hartnett/ Alonzo
Relating to the appointment of interpreters for judicial
proceedings.
Jurisprudence

HB 1686             Oliveira
Relating to the compensation of presiding judges of administrative
judicial regions.
Jurisprudence

HB 1913             Olivo
Relating to the application of the municipal civil service law for
firefighters and police officers to certain municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1982             Blake/ McReynolds/ Cook, Byron/ Escobar
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified
Retirement Community Program.
Business & Commerce

HB 2134             Phillips
Relating to the administration of the state infrastructure bank.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 2197             Madden
Relating to the availability to the public of photographs of an
inmate confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Criminal Justice

HB 2474             Delisi
Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district and the
jurisdiction of the existing district courts in Bell County.
Jurisprudence

HB 2958             Hamric
Relating to the creation of freight rail districts; authorizing a
tax; granting authority to issue bonds or other similar obligations
to create public debt; granting the power of eminent domain.
Transportation & Homeland Security
Intergovernmental Relations