Senate Floor Action for 4/15/2019



April 15, 2019

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

SB 606 (CS)Watson/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Nichols

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

SB 1287 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council.

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

SB 2 (CS)Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ Taylor/ et al.

Relating to ad valorem taxation.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 9 (CS)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to election integrity; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense; creating civil penalties.

9 Floor Amendments

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 586 Fallon

Recognizing Jacki Pick for her achievements in broadcasting.

Committee referral on the following:

SB 2542 Menéndez

Relating to an audio recording device pilot program for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees investigating a report of child abuse or neglect; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

Health & Human Services

SB 2544 Menéndez

Relating to deferred collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.

Property Tax