Senate Floor Action for 4/5/2011



April 5, 2011

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

SB 27 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis.

SB 73 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to debt issuance authority of and funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 142 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants and the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants.

3 Floor Amendments

SB 153 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the authority of a judge to suspend the imposition of a sentence and place a defendant on community supervision.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 315 (LC)Carona/ et al.

Relating to the agencies and entities responsible for compiling and maintaining information pertaining to criminal combinations and criminal street gangs.

SB 597 (CS) (LC)Shapiro

Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.

SB 626 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner.

SB 656 (CS)Huffman/ Hegar

Relating to the abolition of the Coastal Coordination Council and the transfer of its functions to the General Land Office.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 907 Seliger

Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 1097 (CS)Eltife/ Deuell/ Nelson/ Nichols

Relating to single certification in incorporated or annexed areas served by water or sewer utilities.

SB 1230 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the construction and operation of combined heating and power facilities in certain municipalities.

SB 1308 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases.

SB 1702 (LC)Williams

Relating to the establishment of a task force to enhance the prosecution and tracking of money laundering in this state.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 693 Duncan

Recognizing Randell Keith Resneder, founder and executive director of Disability Awareness Programs of Texas.

The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:

SB 14 Fraser/ Birdwell/ Carona/ Deuell/ Duncan/ et al. SP: Harless/ et al.

Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.

Committee referral on the following:

HB 15 Miller, Sid/ Callegari/ Harless/ Kolkhorst/ Patrick, Diane/ et al.

Relating to providing a sonogram before an abortion; providing penalties.

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