Senate Floor Action for 3/25/2019



March 25, 2019

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

SB 12 (CS)Huffman/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 357 (CS) (LC)Nichols/ et al.

Relating to outdoor advertising signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 497 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Travis County as the Trooper Carlos Ray Warren Memorial Highway.

SB 537 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters.

SB 553 (CS) (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ 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 688 (LC)Perry

Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 446 Taylor

Recognizing March 25, 2019, as The Power of Pre-K Day.

SR 447 Hall

Recognizing March 25, 2019, as Kaufman County Day.

SR 463 Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Huffman/ Kolkhorst/ et al.

Congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 World Series.

SCR 56 Whitmire

Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, and ending on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 1915 Alvarado

Relating to navigation districts.

Re-referred from Transportation to Texas Ports, Select