Senate Floor Action for 5/28/2011

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Saturday

May 28, 2011




The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 1206 Carona

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087.


SR 1212 Huffman

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B.No. 2694.


SR 1213 Ogden

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.


SR 1218 Nichols

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2499.


SR 1219 Nichols

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1112.


SR 1227 Shapiro

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534.


SR 1231 Hegar

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1517.


SR 1240 Hegar

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 652.


SR 1246 Hinojosa

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1420.


The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:


SB 81 (LC)Nelson SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to food safety.


SB 223 (CS) (LC)Nelson SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties.


The Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:


HB 242 (LC)Craddick/ Torres/ Martinez Fischer SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain firearms.


HB 362 (CS) (LC)Solomons/ et al. SP: West

Relating to the regulation by a property owners' association of the installation of solar energy devices and certain roofing materials on property.


HB 2327 (CS)McClendon SP: Wentworth

Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.


HB 3328 Keffer/ Crownover/ Burnam/ Parker/ Strama/ et al. SP: Fraser/ et al.

Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments.


HB 3459 (CS) (LC)Eiland SP: Whitmire

Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system.


The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:


SB 144 (LC)West SP: Thompson/ et al.

Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.


SB 156 (CS) (LC)Huffman SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department.


SB 158 (LC)Williams SP: Fletcher/ et al.

Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.


SB 249 (LC)Estes SP: Orr

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.


SB 263 (CS) (LC)Carona SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.


SB 313 (CS) (LC)Seliger SP: Price

Relating to priority groundwater management areas.


SB 341 (CS) (LC)Uresti/ et al. SP: Menendez/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.


SB 377 Huffman/ Patrick/ et al. SP: Riddle/ et al.

Relating to the murder of a child as a capital offense.


SB 563 (LC)Jackson SP: Torres

Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 602 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez SP: Marquez

Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general and the calculation of certain deadlines under the public information law.


SB 647 (LC)Hegar SP: Taylor, Larry

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


SB 652 (CS)Hegar SP: Bonnen

Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.


SB 747 (LC)Carona SP: Hamilton

Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.


SB 773 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Gallego/ et al.

Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.


SB 875 (CS)Fraser SP: Hancock/ et al.

Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass.


SB 958 (CS) (LC)Wentworth SP: Larson

Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.


SB 1087 (CS)Carona SP: Hilderbran

Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.


SB 1134 (CS) (LC)Hegar SP: Craddick

Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


SB 1331 (LC)Watson/ et al. SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.


SB 1338 (LC)Eltife SP: Geren

Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.


SB 1420 (CS)Hinojosa/ Hegar/ Nichols SP: Harper-Brown/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties.


SB 1489 (CS)Whitmire/ et al. SP: Madden

Relating to educational, juvenile justice, and criminal justice responses to truancy.


SB 1534 (CS) (LC)Shapiro SP: Davis, John

Relating to the operation and certification of career schools or colleges.


SB 1816 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.


HB 1 (CS)Pitts SP: Ogden

General Appropriations Bill.


HB 200 (CS) (LC)Parker SP: Whitmire

Relating to the notification of the release of certain inmates given to certain courts, law enforcement agencies, and the United States Social Security Administration.


HB 628 Callegari SP: Jackson

Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.


HB 871 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Zaffirini

Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county.


HB 1112 (CS)Phillips SP: Nichols

Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities.


HB 1178 (LC)Flynn SP: Birdwell

Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces.


HB 1286 (LC)Howard, Donna/ Hochberg/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.


HB 1335 (CS)Allen/ Reynolds SP: Van de Putte

Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities.


HB 1517 (LC)Isaac SP: Hegar

Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities.


HB 1711 (LC)Davis, John SP: Jackson

Relating to disaster remediation contracts.


HB 1732 (CS)Ritter SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board.


HB 1951 (CS)Taylor, Larry SP: Hegar

Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties.


HB 2048 Lyne SP: Deuell

Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes.


HB 2457 (CS)Davis, John/ Reynolds SP: Jackson/ et al.

Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.


HB 2499 (CS)Cook SP: Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts.


HB 2560 (LC)Sheffield/ Driver/ Legler/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a foster parent licensed to carry a concealed handgun.


HB 2694 (CS)Smith, Wayne SP: Huffman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.


HB 2729 Callegari SP: Watson

Relating to local government contracts with private entities for civil works projects and improvements to real property.


HB 2734 (LC)Madden/ Howard, Charlie SP: Williams

Relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions.


HB 3577 (CS) (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to priority consideration and eligibility for Texas Educational Opportunity Grants, TEXAS grants, and other state financial aid.


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