Senate Floor Action for 4/10/2017

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Monday

April 10, 2017




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


SB 264 (CS)Perry

Relating to an application made by a county jailer or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 293 (CS)Hinojosa/ Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers.


SB 499 (LC)West

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.


SB 509 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.


SB 564 (LC)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the applicability of open meetings requirements to certain meetings of a governing body relating to information technology security practices.


SB 626 (CS)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Creighton/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.


SB 628 Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ Creighton/ et al.

Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.


SB 669 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.


SB 750 (LC)Birdwell/ Huffines/ Rodríguez

Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.


SB 944 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.


SB 951 (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of the manufacture and sale of wine and certain related activities; authorizing a fee.


SB 968 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.


SB 969 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault.


SB 1081 (CS) (LC)Burton/ et al.

Relating to the administration of prophylaxis to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum.


SB 1090 Lucio

Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.


SB 1176 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of a water park permit in the Alcoholic Beverage Code; authorizing a fee.


SB 1390 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to taxes and fees imposed on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including an exemption to the cigarette tax, related administrative matters, and the elements of certain related offenses.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1524 (CS)Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the movement of certain vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

4 Floor Amendments


SB 1576 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.

2 Floor Amendments


The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:


SB 75 Nelson

Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union.


SB 409 Huffines

Relating to the jurisdiction of county and justice courts in civil matters.


The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 602 Garcia/ Hinojosa/ Menéndez/ Miles/ Rodríguez/ et al.

Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day.


SCR 26 Estes/ et al.

Urging Congress to review federal regulations on the oil and gas industry.


Committee referral on the following:


SB 2266 Miles

Relating to the creation of the Stadium Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2267 Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 555; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2268 Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2269 Creighton

Relating to creation of the Bolivar Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


Committee re-referral on the following:


SB 892 Perry/ et al.

Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers.

Re-referred from State Affairs to Health & Human Services


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