SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Friday
                                May 6, 2005


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


SB 95 (CS)(LC)    Shapleigh
Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the
Texas Tech University campus in El Paso.

SB 333             West, Royce/ Averitt/ Ellis/ Gallegos/ Hinojosa/
                      et al.
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic
admission to an institution of higher education and to certain
other practices and procedures concerning the admission process.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 828             Janek
Relating to the eligibility of certain property owners to file a
late notice of protest with an appraisal review board.

SB 831 (CS)        Shapiro/ Armbrister/ Brimer/ Carona/ Deuell/ et al.
Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging
technology industries.

SB 1597 (CS)        Madla
Relating to the appointment of county court magistrates in Bexar
County.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 1738 (CS)(LC)    Duncan
Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer
protection for services provided by or through hospitals,
ambulatory surgical centers, and birthing centers; providing
penalties.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 1806 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the West Ranch Management District;
providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar
obligation.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 1813 (CS)(LC)    Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Pearland Municipal Management
District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose
a tax, and issue bonds.

SB 1814 (CS)(LC)    Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Southampton Neighborhood Services
District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a
tax, and issue bonds or similar obligations.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 1379 (CS)        Lucio
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and
treatment of obesity-related health concerns.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

HB 1285 (A)         Swinford                   SP: Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public
information law of certain audit working papers.


THE SENATE REFUSED TO SUSPEND THE REGULAR ORDER TO CONSIDER:


SB 1291 (CS)(LC)    Lucio
Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance
agents.


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 804             Lucio
Commending the first senior class of Mid Valley Christian School on the
occasion of their graduation.

                                  Sunday
                                May 8, 2005

THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 120             Dawson/ Edwards/ Davis, John/ Anderson/ Coleman/
                      et al.
Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and
registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue
council, and anatomical gift donation.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 905             Delisi
Relating to the powers and duties of the state auditor in
connection with state contracts.
Finance

HB 1146             Chisum/ Anderson/ Flynn
Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction
contracts.
Business & Commerce

HB 1208             Gattis
Relating to a limitation on the use of eminent domain by certain
conservation and reclamation districts.
Natural Resources

HB 1358             Flores
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality over certain water supply or sewer service
corporations.
Natural Resources

HB 1476             Edwards/ Van Arsdale/ Crabb/ Riddle
Relating to regulation of certain sexually suggestive performances
at public school events.
Education

HB 1577             Nixon/ Homer/ Frost/ Farabee
Relating to the provision of health care services by a physician
assistant during a disaster.
State Affairs

HB 1611             Chisum/ Turner/ Allen, Ray/ Hochberg/ Edwards/
                      et al.
Relating to the use of money for the low-income vehicle repair
assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program;
making an appropriation.
Natural Resources

HB 1831             Talton
Relating to the definition of "convicted" for purposes of
eligibility to carry a concealed handgun.
Criminal Justice

HB 1867             Naishtat
Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for
certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based
services to those persons.
Finance

HB 2018             Swinford
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted
codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various
laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications
enacted by the 78th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
Administration

HB 2019             Swinford
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws
concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
Administration

HB 2767             Talton
Relating to the release of a criminal defendant in certain cases
and the eligibility of and citation to certain individuals who act
as sureties on bail bonds.
Criminal Justice

HB 2902             Hilderbran
Relating to the maintenance and preservation of historical
courthouses and records.
Government Organization

HB 3111             Corte
Relating to authorizing the presiding officer of a political
subdivision to order an evacuation in certain emergency
circumstances.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 3386             Talton
Relating to the possession or shooting of a handgun on the land of
the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a
concealed handgun.
Natural Resources

HJR 80             Krusee
Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that certain
economic development programs do not constitute a debt.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.