Senate Floor Action for 3/13/2019



March 13, 2019

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

SB 319 (LC)Perry

Relating to the authority of the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas, to employ and commission peace officers.

SB 354 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.

SB 500 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

1 Floor Amendment

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 352 Seliger

Recognizing March 13, 2019, as Home Care and Hospice Awareness Day.

SR 387 Miles

Congratulating Essence Duplechain on being awarded the Bridging the Dream Scholarship.

SR 392 Kolkhorst

In memory of Representative D.R. "Tom" Uher.


The Senate left one nominee pending, but confirmed all remaining nominees as reported by the Committee on Nominations.

Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 24 Lucio

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

Re-referred from Health & Human Services to State Affairs