SENATE FLOOR ACTION
May 28, 2011
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B.No. 2694.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2499.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1112.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1517.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 652.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1420.
The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:
Relating to food safety.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties.
The Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:
Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain firearms.
Relating to the regulation by a property owners' association of the installation of solar energy devices and certain roofing materials on property.
Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.
Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments.
Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system.
The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.
Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department.
Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.
Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.
Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.
Relating to priority groundwater management areas.
Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.
Relating to the murder of a child as a capital offense.
Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general and the calculation of certain deadlines under the public information law.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the office of public insurance counsel.
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass.
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.
Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.
Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties.
Relating to educational, juvenile justice, and criminal justice responses to truancy.
Relating to the operation and certification of career schools or colleges.
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.
General Appropriations Bill.
Relating to the notification of the release of certain inmates given to certain courts, law enforcement agencies, and the United States Social Security Administration.
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.
Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county.
Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities.
Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces.
Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.
Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities.
Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities.
Relating to disaster remediation contracts.
Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties.
Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes.
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts.
Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a foster parent licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.
Relating to local government contracts with private entities for civil works projects and improvements to real property.
Relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions.
Relating to priority consideration and eligibility for Texas Educational Opportunity Grants, TEXAS grants, and other state financial aid.