Senate Floor Action for 4/7/2015

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Tuesday

April 7, 2015




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


SB 18 (CS)Nelson/ Hinojosa/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 188 Watson

Relating to certain insurers' insurance rating and underwriting practices based on certain consumer inquiries.


SB 189 (CS)Watson

Relating to certain practices in the business of personal automobile insurance.


SB 505 (CS) (LC)Perry/ et al.

Relating to painting and marking requirements for certain meteorological evaluation towers; creating an offense.


SB 611 (LC)Perry

Relating to the confidentiality of certain water well reports.


SB 699 (CS)Eltife

Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals.


SB 759 Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes.


SB 760 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to provider access and assignment requirements for a Medicaid managed care organization.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 791 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 892 (CS)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to educator preparation programs and teacher certification examinations.


SB 893 (CS)Seliger/ Campbell

Relating to public school teacher performance appraisals, continuing education, professional development, career advancement, and compensation.

4 Floor Amendments


SB 909 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the county courts at law in Bexar County.


SB 1117 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to housing services provided through the transitional living services program to certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:


SB 267 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.


The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 447 West

Recognizing April 7, 2015, as Red and White Day.


Committee referral on the following:


SB 2007 Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2032 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2033 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2034 Lucio

Relating to the creation of the Cameron County Healthcare District; granting the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2035 Kolkhorst

Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2036 Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2037 Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1 Otto SP: Nelson

General Appropriations Bill.

Finance


Committee re-referral on the following:


SB 107 Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the removal, discipline, or transfer of a public school student.

Re-referred from Education to Criminal Justice


SB 1436 Zaffirini

Relating to the setback requirements for a junkyard or an automotive wrecking and salvage yard.

Re-referred from Transportation to Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1911 Perry

Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies.

Re-referred from Intergovernmental Relations to Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


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