SENATE FLOOR ACTION
March 26, 2013
The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers; changing a fee.
Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas.
2 Floor Amendments
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development.
Relating to disciplinary standards and procedures applicable to grievances alleging certain prosecutorial misconduct.
Relating to the operation of health care sharing ministries.
The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:
Relating to the recording of an informal settlement conference to resolve a complaint to the Texas Medical Board against a physician.
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Recognizing January 25, 2011, as Lubbock Day at the State Capitol.
In memory of Steve Jones.
Committee referral on the following:
Supporting the University of Houston System Board of Regents for their approval of a health science center at the University of Houston.
Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of horse and greyhound racing; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the amendment of restrictions affecting real property in certain subdivisions.
Relating to the Texarkana College District.
Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee.
Business & Commerce
Committee re-referral on the following:
Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Re-referred from State Affairs to Criminal Justice
Relating to the notification of individuals following a breach of security of computerized data.
Re-referred from Business & Commerce to Health & Human Services