Senate Floor Action for 6/3/2011



June 3, 2011


The Senate laid out, suspended the necessary rules, and finally passed:

SB 6 Shapiro

Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools; providing penalties.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 7 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the administration, quality, efficiency, and funding of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; providing administrative and civil penalties.


The Senate laid out and finally passed:

SB 1 Duncan/ Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 2 (CS)Ogden

Relating to appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency.

1 Floor Amendment

Committee referral on the following:

SB 22 Wentworth

Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.

Redistricting, Select

SB 30 Shapiro

Relating to the state virtual school network.


SB 31 Shapiro

Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.