Senate Floor Action for 4/1/2015

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Wednesday

April 1, 2015




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


SJR 22 Creighton/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 108 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to certain criminal procedures for misdemeanor offenses committed by children.


SB 159 (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.


SB 193 (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of certain military medals.


SB 236 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the punishment of certain controlled substance offenses committed in a drug-free zone.


SB 314 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child.


SB 519 (CS)Schwertner

Relating to the registration of dental support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty.


SB 653 Eltife

Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system.


SB 656 Eltife

Relating to perpetual care cemeteries.


SB 713 Hall/ et al.

Relating to general officers within the state military department.


SB 804 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the period of eligibility for support from the universal service plan for certain providers.


SB 940 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to the notification duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran.


SB 1066 Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to continuing eligibility requirements for institutions of higher education to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program.


Committee referral on the following:


SCR 37 Taylor, Larry

Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 2022 Campbell

Relating to the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2024 Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 146; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2025 Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2026 Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2027 Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2028 Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2029 Menéndez

Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities.

Finance


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