Senate Floor Action for 4/10/2019



April 10, 2019

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

SJR 24 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Flores/ Hinojosa/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 26 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 225 Flores

Relating to the issuance of Army of Occupation Medal specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.

SB 295 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

SB 384 (CS)Nelson

Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events at health care facilities.

SB 436 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

SB 531 (CS) (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 633 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 709 (LC)West/ Seliger

Relating to the allocation and use of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 810 (CS) (LC)Perry/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to the identification of breeder deer.

SB 943 (CS) (LC)Watson/ Buckingham/ Hinojosa/ Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 944 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the public information law.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1006 Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

SB 1017 (LC)Powell/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

SB 1213 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Orange County by the Public Safety Commission.

SB 1214 (CS) (LC)Schwertner/ Seliger

Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain aircraft.

SB 1675 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the administration of and certain procedures under the Title IV-D program for child support enforcement.

SB 1676 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the enforcement of child support.

SB 2132 (CS) (LC)Powell/ et al.

Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.

SB 2137 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 554 Campbell

Commending Andrew Roberts on his achievements as an author and a scholar.

SR 556 Rodríguez

Recognizing Grace Neve Valdez for spearheading the Gifts for Good project.


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