SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                              April 25, 2005


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


SB 100             Ellis/ et al.
Relating to a request for placement of a security freeze on a
consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency.

SB 785 (CS)(LC)    Fraser
Relating to the regulation of quarries; providing penalties.


THE SENATE SUSPENDED THE REGULAR ORDER, LAID OUT 1 FLOOR AMENDMENT,
AND POSTPONED CONSIDERATION OF THAT AMENDMENT AND SB 142.


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


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


SB 449 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating the conversion of certain mutual life insurance companies
to insurance holding companies and stock life insurance companies.


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


HCR 110             Hopson                     SP: Eltife
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the discovery of the East
Texas Oil Field on October 3, 1930.


THE SENATE CONCURRED IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO THE FOLLOWING:


SB 217             Shapiro                    SP: Driver
Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of
holders of commercial driver's licenses.

SB 734             Williams/ et al.           SP: Mowery
Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and
certain other weapons.

SB 848             Shapiro/ Eltife/ Seliger   SP: Kuempel
Relating to the approval of certain permit applications by local
governments.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 4             Grusendorf/ Delisi/ Eissler/ Edwards/ Flores/
                      et al.
Relating to the use of technology and the purchase of instructional
materials by public schools.
Education

HB 167             Smith, Wayne
Relating to the use of the development project fund by a municipal
development district.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 168             Deshotel
Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages at certain
events.
Business & Commerce

HB 240             Goolsby
Relating to the right of an adopted person to have access to the
person's original birth certificate.
Jurisprudence

HB 308             Hope
Relating to discipline in public schools and the assignment of
certain public school students involved in a sexual assault.
Education

HB 384             Dutton/ Edwards
Relating to placement of a child with a noncustodial parent or
relative to further the best interest of the child.
Health & Human Services

HB 492             Woolley/ Chavez/ Menendez/ Hegar/ Veasey/ et al.
Relating to personal finance education as a requirement for
graduation from public high school.
Education

HB 599             Eissler
Relating to erecting or maintaining certain outdoor signs or
advertising; creating an offense; providing penalties.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 600             Eissler/ Riddle
Relating to erecting certain signs on certain rights-of-way;
providing penalties.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 657             Bonnen/ et al.
Relating to terminating the parent-child relationship of a parent
convicted of certain crimes.
Jurisprudence

HB 695             Leibowitz/ Martinez/ Eiland/ Herrero/ Vo/ et al.
Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods
and services during an abnormal disruption of the market.
State Affairs

HB 880             Delisi
Relating to attorney general review of certain contracts for health
care purposes.
Finance

HB 883             Seaman/ Noriega, Melissa
Relating to the disposition of abandoned watercraft and the
construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs.
Natural Resources

HB 968             Keel/ Naishtat/ Dukes/ Rodriguez/ et al.
Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in
Travis County.
Jurisprudence

HB 1174             Dutton
Relating to attorney's fees and costs in a proceeding to enforce an
order for the possession of or access to a child.
Jurisprudence

HB 1182             Dutton
Relating to the issuance of an administrative writ of withholding
for the enforcement of a child support obligation.
Jurisprudence

HB 1215             Morrison
Relating to the degree programs offered by the University of
Houston-Victoria.
S/C on Higher Education

HB 1253             Kuempel
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development
corporations for career centers.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

HB 1287             Leibowitz
Relating to county abatement of a public nuisance.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1567             Ritter/ Deshotel/ Hamilton/ Otto/ Crabb/ et al.
Relating to the transition to competition of certain electric
utilities outside of ERCOT.
Business & Commerce

HB 1601             Madden
Relating to the use of interpreter services in a criminal case.
Criminal Justice

HB 1677             Dukes/ Riddle
Relating to establishing a sentinel surveillance program for
respiratory syncytial virus.
Health & Human Services

HB 1734             Krusee
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes for the
enhancement and upgrading of sports facilities and fields by
certain municipalities.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

HB 1752             Davis, John
Relating to the regulation of germicidal treatment of certain
bedding, materials, and upholstered items.
Health & Human Services

HB 1855             Giddings
Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a
customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.
Business & Commerce

HB 1912             Hupp
Relating to rates for medical services provided by the Department
of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
Health & Human Services

HB 1970             Raymond
Relating to reports and investigations of child abuse and neglect.
Health & Human Services

HB 2021             Casteel
Relating to the identification and administration of land located
in a future transportation corridor of a county.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 2039             Nixon/ Van Arsdale
Relating to the adjudication of claims arising under written
contracts with local governmental entities.
State Affairs

HB 2217             McCall
Relating to the management of public school land and the permanent
school fund.
Finance

HB 2297             Cook, Robby/ et al.
Relating to penalties for repeat and habitual misdemeanor
offenders.
Criminal Justice

HB 2475             Delisi
Relating to a cervical cancer initiative.
Health & Human Services

HB 2510             Bonnen
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and
the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and
criminal penalties.
Natural Resources

HB 2553             McCall
Relating to the publication of mobile service customer telephone
numbers by commercial mobile service providers; providing a civil
penalty.
Business & Commerce

HB 2604             Guillen
Relating to preferences for veterans in state-funded job training
or employment assistance programs and services.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

HB 3017             Orr/ Hegar/ Anderson/ et al.
Relating to the procedure for initiating and the award of certain
costs in eminent domain proceedings.
State Affairs

SB 1878             Deuell
Relating to validating actions of and amending assessments imposed
by the Falcon's Lair Utility and Reclamation District, of Dallas
County, Texas.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1879             Wentworth
Relating to the creation of special districts for improvements in
certain counties, including authority to acquire, construct, and
improve water, wastewater, and drainage improvements; providing
authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1880             Ellis
Relating to the Buffalo Bayou Management District and the creation
of the East Montrose Management District and the Fourth Ward
Management District out of part of the territory of the Buffalo
Bayou Management District; authorizing taxes and bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1881             Deuell
Relating to the validation, annexation, powers, and duties of the Parker
Creek Municipal Utility District of Rockwall County; providing authority
to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1882             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 67; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds;
granting the power of eminent domain.
Intergovernmental Relations