Senate Floor Action for 4/9/2019



April 9, 2019

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

SB 31 Zaffirini/ Birdwell/ Creighton/ Huffman/ Hughes/ et al.

Relating to establishing a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program.

SB 325 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of court personnel and other persons and entities in regard to the registry.

SB 627 (CS)Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Hall/ Nichols/ Watson

Relating to the Red River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 700 (CS) (LC)Nichols/ Watson

Relating to retail public utilities that provide water or sewer service.

SB 733 Perry/ Flores

Relating to the authorization of a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program.

SB 1378 (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of medical degree programs offered or proposed by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1572 Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1636 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to an annual report prepared by the Health Professions Council.

SB 1640 (CS) (LC)Watson/ Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to the open meetings law.

SB 1751 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.

1 Floor Amendment

HB 1 (CS)Zerwas SP: Nelson

General Appropriations Bill.

The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:

SB 21 (CS)Huffman/ Campbell/ Hinojosa/ Johnson/ Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1891 Hancock/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 545 Taylor

Recognizing Leadership Mainland on their commitment to serving their community.

SR 549 Fallon

Recognizing the Medal of Honor Host City program.

SR 557 Rodríguez/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ et al.

Recognizing April 16, 2019, as Texas Education and Sharing Day.