Senate Floor Action for 3/21/2011



March 21, 2011

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

SB 116 (CS) (LC)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to protective orders against dating violence.

SB 304 (LC)Nichols

Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts.

SB 309 (LC)Harris

Relating to the events eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 341 (CS) (LC)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 520 (A) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district.

1 Committee Amendment

SB 647 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the continuation and operation of the office of public insurance counsel.

SB 809 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes.

SB 822 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans.

SB 987 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the term of office and qualifications for a director of the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 491 Watson

Recognizing March 21, 2011, as World Down Syndrome Day.

SR 556 Shapiro

Recognizing March 21, 2011, as Educational Technology Day at the Capitol.

Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 701 Watson

Relating to high-value data sets of state agencies posted on the Internet.

Re-referred from State Affairs to Open Government, Select