Senate Floor Action for 6/13/2011



June 13, 2011


The Senate laid out and finally passed:

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.

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

SB 1 Duncan/ Shapiro/ et al. SP: Pitts

Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties.

SB 2 (CS)Ogden SP: Pitts

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.

SB 7 Nelson/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state.

Committee referral on the following:

SB 3 Carona

Relating to the operation and name of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties.

Business & Commerce

SB 28 Ellis/ et al.

Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services