Senate Floor Action for 3/26/2019



March 26, 2019

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

SB 89 (LC)Hall/ et al.

Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

SB 212 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 366 (LC)Watson

Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.

SB 428 (LC)Lucio

Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance.

SB 449 (LC)Creighton

Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

SB 548 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 552 (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 632 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 636 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

SB 667 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.

SB 683 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 698 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 857 Lucio

Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators.

SB 1413 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to consolidation of annual reporting requirements of the Texas Workforce Commission.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 464 Hall

Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Balch Springs Day.

SR 469 Paxton

Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Texas Realtors Day.

SR 477 Lucio

Welcoming the members of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops delegation.

SR 479 Rodríguez

Recognizing Ron Stallworth for his efforts in civil rights and racial equality.

SR 498 Creighton/ Whitmire

Recognizing March 26, 2019, as Firefighter Day.