SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                 Wednesday
                               May 11, 2005


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


SB 107             Estes/ et al.
Relating to prohibitions on engaging in conduct related to the
manufacture of methamphetamine and to the regulation and wholesale
distribution of certain chemical substances; providing penalties.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 112             Van de Putte/ et al.
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in
certain conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and
to the distribution and retail sales of pseudoephedrine.
2 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

SB 724             Lucio
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain
property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

HB 2 (CS)        Grusendorf/ Keffer, Jim/ Hill
                      SP: Shapiro
Relating to public education, public school finance matters, and
the imposition of a state ad valorem tax; imposing criminal
penalties.
48 FLOOR AMENDMENTS

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


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

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


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


HCR 2             Craddick                   SP: Seliger
In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Brian Baker.

HCR 120             Chavez                     SP: Shapleigh
Honoring Louis, Ben, Bill, and Rick Bolanos for their valiant
service in this country's behalf.

HCR 173             Pena                       SP: Hinojosa
Recognizing Edwards Abstract and Title Company of Hidalgo County on
the company's 125th anniversary.


THE SENATE CONCURRED IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO THE FOLLOWING:


SB 220             Carona                     SP: Grusendorf
Relating to the maintenance of records by a notary public.

SB 879             Gallegos/ et al.           SP: Menendez
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by
the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.


THE SENATE CONFIRMED ALL NOMINEES AS REPORTED BY THE COMMITTEE ON
 NOMINATIONS.