Senate Floor Action - 2 for 5/7/2019



May 7, 2019

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

SB 1732 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to a requirement that certain water districts make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet.

SB 1884 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the protection of animal and crop facilities; creating a criminal offense.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 2136 (LC)Powell

Relating to the admissibility of evidence in the prosecution of an offense committed against a member of the defendant's family or household or person in a dating relationship with the defendant.

The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:

SB 970 (CS)Creighton

Relating to the review and approval of contingent fee contracts for certain public agencies.

SB 1033 Hancock/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hughes/ Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

SB 1663 (CS)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty.

The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:

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

Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.