SENATE FLOOR ACTION
February 28, 2011
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Congratulating the Idalou High School football team on winning the 2010 UIL Class 2A Division 2 state championship.
Commending Dan Leija on being named State Teacher of the Year.
Recognizing the students, faculty, and staff of Devry University for their commitment to excellence in education.
Recognizing February 28, 2011, as Val Verde County Day at the Capitol.
Recognizing February 28, 2011, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
Recognizing February 28, 2011, as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the State Capitol.
Recognizing the Hughen Center in Port Arthur on its 75th anniversary.
Recognizing February 28 through March 1, 2011, as Golden Triangle Days at the State Capitol.
Recognizing the Texas Bar-B-Q Festival Cook-off as a Texas State Barbecue Championship competition.
Recognizing the honorees of the 2011 Texas Medal of Arts Awards.
In memory of Emma Jackson Long of Austin.
In memory of Sue Brandt McBee of Austin.
Commending the doctors, educators, and parents who participate in the Reach Out and Read program.
Recognizing February 28, 2011, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.
Committee referral on the following:
Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources.
Relating to the establishment of a voluntary compensation plan as an alternative to litigation.
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.
Relating to the required public notice of the names of a certain number of finalists for the position of superintendent of a public school district.
Open Government, Select
Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer.
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the office of public insurance counsel.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program.
Relating to reporting on the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the state.
Health & Human Services
Relating to temporary modification under certain circumstances of procedures authorized for the nonrenewal of public school teacher term contracts.