Senate Floor Action for 2/6/2013



February 6, 2013

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

SB 135 Patrick/ et al.

Relating to the use of a public school student's performance on an end-of-course assessment instrument in determining the student's final grade for the course.

1 Floor Amendment

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 6 Schwertner

Congratulating Johnny Manziel on winning the 2012 Heisman Trophy.

SR 117 Nelson

Recognizing the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

SR 119 Williams

Recognizing February 6, 2013, as Chambers County Day at the State Capitol.

SCR 11 Whitmire

Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, and ending on Monday, February 11, 2013.

The Senate confirmed all nominees as reported by the Committee on Nominations.

Committee referral on the following:

SB 406 Nelson

Relating to the delegation and supervision of prescriptive authority by physicians to certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

Health & Human Services