Senate Floor Action for 5/23/2013



May 23, 2013

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 534 Van de Putte

Recognizing Larry Coker.

SR 1017 Duncan

Recognizing May 23, 2013, as Leadership Plainview Day.

SR 1029 Nelson/ Eltife

Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1160.

SR 1030 Zaffirini

Recognizing the importance of postsecondary education for persons with intellectual disabilities.

The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:

SB 59 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al. SP: Callegari

Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 66 (CS) (LC)Nelson SP: Laubenberg

Relating to the child fatality review team committee.

SB 124 Rodríguez SP: Márquez/ et al.

Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with certain governmental records based on certain reporting for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 146 (LC)Williams SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to access by a public institution of higher education to the criminal history record information of certain persons seeking to reside in on-campus housing.

SB 148 (CS) (LC)Williams/ Nichols SP: Toth

Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants.

SB 393 (CS) (LC)West/ et al. SP: Lewis/ et al.

Relating to the criminal procedures related to children who commit certain Class C misdemeanors.

SB 421 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Naishtat

Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children.

SB 534 (CS)West SP: Dukes

Relating to requiring permanency planning meetings for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 652 (LC)Van de Putte SP: Guillen

Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages for manufacturing purposes between certain permit and license holders.

SB 745 (CS) (LC)Nelson SP: Otto

Relating to sexual assault prevention and crisis services and to the administration of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

SB 778 (CS)Carona SP: Clardy

Relating to trusts.

SB 831 (LC)Taylor SP: Coleman/ et al.

Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.

SB 839 (CS) (LC)Hancock SP: Morrison

Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for certain portable electronic devices.

SB 841 (CS) (LC)Hancock SP: Smithee

Relating to certain authorized investments under the Insurance Code.

SB 894 (CS)Whitmire/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Carona/ Deuell/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to real property within the Capitol complex.

SB 918 (CS) (LC)Estes SP: Keffer

Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake.

SB 997 (LC)Deuell SP: Hughes

Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements made by certain municipalities.

SB 1031 (CS) (LC)Taylor SP: Callegari

Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee.

SB 1086 (CS) (LC)Campbell/ et al. SP: Isaac

Relating to the regulation of certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities.

SB 1192 (CS) (LC)Davis SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault.

SB 1214 (CS) (LC)Schwertner SP: Darby

Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.

SB 1265 (CS) (LC)Nichols SP: Ritter

Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties.

SB 1356 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte SP: McClendon/ et al.

Relating to requiring trauma-informed care training for certain staff of county and state juvenile facilities.

SB 1365 (CS)Duncan/ Patrick SP: Villarreal/ et al.

Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.

SB 1376 (LC)Eltife SP: Paddie

Relating to specialty license plates issued to retired members of the United States armed forces.

SB 1390 (LC)Davis/ et al. SP: Davis, John/ et al.

Relating to an audit by the state auditor of the Texas Enterprise Fund.

SB 1536 (CS)Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Menéndez

Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees.

SB 1729 (CS)Nichols/ et al. SP: King, Ken/ et al.

Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.

SB 1914 (LC)Garcia/ Eltife SP: Pickett

Relating to certain specialty license plates.

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

SB 460 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al. SP: Coleman

Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs.

SB 1379 (CS)Hancock SP: Sheets

Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities.

The Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:

HB 2152 (LC)Callegari SP: Lucio

Relating to fees charged to certain recreational vehicle parks.

The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:

SB 1546 Eltife SP: Guillen

Relating to the management and use of the Texas preservation trust fund.

SB 1730 (CS)Nichols SP: Phillips

Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.

HB 1160 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities.