Senate Floor Action for 3/11/2019



March 11, 2019

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 50 Creighton/ Alvarado/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ et al.

Recognizing Senator José Menéndez on the occasion of his 50th birthday.


Committee referral on the following:

SB 4 Taylor

Relating to public school finance and public education.


SB 5 Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Flores/ Hall/ Hancock/ et al.

Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

Property Tax

SB 13 Creighton

Relating to the ethics of public officials, including restrictions relating to lobbying and the personal financial statements of public officials; creating a criminal offense.

State Affairs

SB 16 Hancock

Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain persons who agree to employment as full-time peace officers in this state.

Higher Education

SB 19 Hughes

Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property.

State Affairs

SB 23 Kolkhorst/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Huffman/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to enforcement of the rights of a living child born after an abortion; creating a civil cause of action; creating a criminal offense.

Health & Human Services

SB 24 Lucio

Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion.

Health & Human Services

SB 28 Huffman

Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by a state agency or political subdivision.

State Affairs

SB 901 Hughes

Relating to election integrity; increasing a criminal penalty.

State Affairs

SB 902 Hughes

Relating to public availability of election records.

State Affairs

SB 903 Hughes

Relating to the integrity of elections in this state; imposing a civil penalty; increasing a criminal penalty.

State Affairs

SB 904 Hughes

Relating to the use of governmental communications systems to distribute political advertising; providing a civil penalty.

State Affairs

SB 905 Hughes

Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting.

State Affairs