SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Tuesday
                               May 10, 2005


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


SB 504             West, Royce
Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after
each arbitration.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 642             Lucio
Relating to offenses involving use of a child passenger safety
seat.

SB 696             Ogden
Relating to testing and examination fee requirements for certain
provisional license holders.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 892             Carona/ et al.
Relating to the operation of property owners' associations;
providing a civil penalty.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 918             Gallegos
Relating to a license fee exemption for certain certified public
accountants.

SB 1166             Armbrister
Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of
abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or
cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials
regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1452             Lucio
Relating to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at The
University of Texas at Brownsville.

SB 1697             Duncan
Relating to the distinction between surplus lines insurance and
unauthorized insurance.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 1786             Gallegos
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port
authority.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

HB 3 (CS)        Keffer, Jim/ Grusendorf    SP: Ogden
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing
school property taxes.
14 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

HB 330             Berman/ Guillen/ et al.    SP: Deuell
Relating to exempting health savings accounts from seizure for
satisfaction of debts.

HB 614             Puente                     SP: Zaffirini
Relating to foster care payments for certain children.

HB 1677             Dukes/ Riddle              SP: Zaffirini
Relating to establishing a sentinel surveillance program for
respiratory syncytial virus.

HB 2453             Casteel                    SP: Madla
Relating to the eligibility for a commercial establishment to have
its name displayed on a specific information logo sign.


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


HB 1239             Hodge/ Keel/ Escobar/ Chavez
                      SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the implementation of unified drug enforcement
strategies.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT


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


SB 1458             Wentworth
Relating to the adoption of a uniform commercial building code for
use in the state.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


HCR 185             Dunnam                     SP: Gallegos
In memory of the Honorable Joseph E. Moreno of Denver Harbor.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE PASSED ON THE LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS
 CALENDAR:


SB 426             Shapleigh/ et al.
Relating to the health of school-age children.

SB 623             Hinojosa
Relating to the authorized charges for providing a copy of public
information requested under the public information law.

SB 727             Wentworth
Relating to the public information law.

SB 768             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of counties to regulate the use of
outdoor lighting; providing a penalty.

SB 769             West, Royce
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of
deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a
pardon.

SB 1152             Harris
Relating to the perfection of a child support lien on a motor
vehicle.

SB 1201             Ellis
Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state
agencies.

SB 1440             Hinojosa
Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain
municipal public securities.

SB 1549             Van de Putte
Relating to the seizure of property by law enforcement and to the
treatment of that property in a criminal proceeding.

SB 1564             Janek
Relating to the repeal of the requirement for a surety bond or
other proof of financial responsibility for licensure of surplus
lines insurance agents.

SB 1582             Zaffirini
Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes.

SB 1644             Shapleigh
Relating to the TexasOnline project, the TexasOnline Authority, and
related powers and fees.

SB 1645             Shapleigh
Relating to creation of an Internet portal for housing resources.

SB 1657             Staples
Relating to the modification of the conservatorship or possession
of or access to a child by certain persons who fail to pay
court-ordered child support.

SB 1665             Eltife
Relating to outdoor burning in certain counties under the Texas
Clean Air Act.

SB 1726             Gallegos
Relating to the financing of water and sewer programs in
disadvantaged areas.

SB 1768             Harris
Relating to the attachment of a judgment lien to homestead
property.

SB 1772             Deuell
Relating to the validation and confirmation of the boundaries and
acts of Dallas County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.

SB 1797             Armbrister
Relating to the creation of the Victoria County Groundwater
Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and
issue bonds; abolishing the Crossroads Groundwater Conservation
District.

SB 1800             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 60; providing authority to impose taxes and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1801             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 61; providing authority to impose taxes and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1802             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 62; providing authority to impose taxes and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1803             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 63; providing authority to impose taxes and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1804             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 64; providing authority to impose taxes and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1805             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Management
District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a
tax, and issue bonds.

SB 1807             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the power and duties of the Galveston County Municipal
Utility District No. 52.

SB 1808             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 54; providing authority to impose taxes and
assessments and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1810             Shapleigh
Relating to the dissolution of the Homestead Municipal Utility
District, the provision of water supply services to the residents
of the district's service area after dissolution, and the rates
charged for water service by the City of El Paso; validating
certain actions of the district's board of directors.

SB 1811             Shapleigh
Relating to the ability of certain water supply or sewer service
corporations to dissolve and transfer assets to a municipality.

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.

SB 1829             Lucio
Relating to rate regulation of certain insurers writing personal
automobile insurance.

SB 1852             Van de Putte
Relating to consideration of a person's eligibility for a tuition
and fee exemption for certain veterans or their family members in
determining whether to admit the person into a certificate or
degree program of a public institution of higher education.

SB 1855             Deuell
Relating to the creation of the Rockwall County Municipal Utility
Districts Nos. 6, 7, 8, and 9; providing authority to impose a tax
and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1865             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Municipal Utility
District No. 53; providing authority to impose a tax and issue
bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1866             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Dickinson Management District No.
1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and
issue bonds.

SB 1874             Whitmire/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Barrientos/
                      Brimer/ et al.
Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.

SB 1875             Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in
Hidalgo County.

SB 1876             Brimer
Relating to the powers, duties, administration, governance, and
functions of the Benbrook Water and Sewer Authority.

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.

SCR 30             Lucio/ Eltife/ Estes/ Zaffirini/ et al.
Urging the State of Texas to continue to pursue increased trade
with Mexico and to develop a plan with Mexico to mitigate delays at
border crossings.

HB 18             Corte                      SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the persons who may inspect or obtain a copy of a
military discharge record under the public information law.

HB 22             Brown, Fred                SP: Shapiro
Relating to the disposition of state agency surplus or salvage
property.

HB 74             Naishtat/ Madden/ Seaman/ Menendez/ Raymond
                      SP: Fraser
Relating to exempting school districts from certain mold assessor
and remediation licensing requirements.

HB 256             Hopson                     SP: Estes
Relating to investments in certificates of deposit by certain
governmental entities.

HB 404             Villarreal/ Davis, John    SP: Shapleigh
Relating to the membership of the Family and Protective Services
Council.

HB 503             Guillen/ Chavez/ Castro/ et al.
                      SP: Fraser
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military
personnel and certain children of those personnel.

HB 532             Howard                     SP: Janek
Relating to certain investments by title insurance companies.

HB 564             Gattis                     SP: Ogden
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in
Williamson County.

HB 595             Smithee                    SP: Seliger
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Randall
County.

HB 604             Hopson                     SP: Staples
Relating to participation as an annuitant under the Texas Employees
Group Benefits Act.

HB 685             Rose/ Berman/ Guillen/ et al.
                      SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the requirements that apply to certain armed forces
personnel who apply to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.

HB 736             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations in Chapter 84, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code.

HB 737             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 88, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

HB 738             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 81, Health and Safety Code.

HB 739             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations in Chapter 241, Health and Safety
Code.

HB 740             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 578, Health and Safety Code.

HB 741             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 611, Health and Safety Code.

HB 742             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 159, Occupations Code.

HB 743             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 160, Occupations Code.

HB 744             Nixon                      SP: Duncan
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and
Remedies Code, in Chapter 164, Occupations Code.

HB 755             Gattis                     SP: Duncan
Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non
conveniens in a civil cause of action.

HB 836             Gattis/ Hopson/ et al.     SP: Ogden
Relating to certain requirements concerning the filling of a
prescription.

HB 957             Pickett                    SP: Staples
Relating to the valuation of state-owned real property.

HB 1076             Crabb/ Guillen/ Anderson/ Eissler/ Escobar/ et al.
                      SP: Van de Putte
Relating to waiving hunting and fishing license fees for certain
military personnel.

HB 1139             McReynolds                 SP: Staples
Relating to certain bonds required for employees of the General
Land Office.

HB 1201             Seaman                     SP: Averitt
Relating to the appointment of certain temporary insurance agents.

HB 1328             Naishtat/ Madden/ Seaman   SP: Fraser
Relating to certificates of mold remediation.

HB 1602             Eissler                    SP: Janek
Relating to high deductible health plans.

HB 1817             Driver                     SP: Brimer
Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering.

HB 2131             Phillips/ Hardcastle       SP: Estes
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local
government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste
landfill facility.

HB 2949             Geren                      SP: Lucio
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality to issue an emergency order authorizing certain action in
the event of a catastrophe.

HB 3340             Hughes                     SP: Estes
Relating to surveys accepted for filing in the official records of
the General Land Office.

HCR 59             Eiland/ Smithee/ Seaman/ Taylor/ Thompson
                      SP: Averitt
Opposing the State Modernization and Regulatory Transparency
(SMART) Act and any similar federal legislation that would
interfere with the ability of state governments to regulate the
business of insurance.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REMOVED FROM THE LOCAL AND
 UNCONTESTED BILLS CALENDAR:


SB 1165 (CS)(LC)    Armbrister
Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain
state property.

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

HB 1077 (CS)(LC)    Crabb                      SP: Wentworth
Relating to the composition of certain courts of appeals districts
and to the assignment and transfer of cases in certain courts of
appeals districts.

HB 2565 (LC)        Eiland                     SP: Lucio
Relating to prohibiting rebates regarding certain insurance
coverage.