Senate Floor Action for 2/9/2011

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Wednesday

February 9, 2011




The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:


SB 18 Estes/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.


The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 25 Whitmire

Recognizing the West Gulf Maritime Association.


SR 110 Hinojosa

Recognizing February 9, 2011, as Port Aransas Day at the State Capitol.


SR 146 Seliger

Recognizing February 9, 2011, as Howard County Day at the Capitol.


SR 162 Lucio

Recognizing February 9, 2011, as Harlingen Day at the Capitol.


SR 183 Watson

Recognizing Leon Schmidt on the occasion of his 95th birthday.


SR 205 Lucio

Recognizing February 9, 2011, as Kingsville Day at the Capitol.


SR 207 Wentworth

Recognizing the members of the Leadership Boerne Class of 2011.


SCR 15 Whitmire

Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, and ending on Monday, February 14, 2011.

 

The Senate confirmed all nominees as reported by the Committee on Nominations.


Committee referral on the following:


SB 23 Nelson

Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs.

Finance


SB 353 Birdwell

Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.

Natural Resources


SB 433 Hegar

Relating to the de-annexation of land in Bastrop County by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.

Natural Resources


SB 571 Nelson

Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies.

Finance


Committee re-referral on the following:


SB 237 Deuell

Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

Re-referred from Agriculture & Rural Affairs to Health & Human Services


SB 257 Carona

Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund.

Re-referred from Transportation & Homeland Security to Health & Human Services