Senate Floor Action for 8/14/2017



August 14, 2017


Bills laid before the Senate and passed to third reading:

HB 21 (CS)Huberty/ Zerwas/ Bernal/ et al. SP: Taylor, Larry/ et al.

Relating to the public school finance system.

8 Floor Amendments

HB 30 (CS)Zerwas/ Huberty/ Giddings/ Guerra/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the Texas Education Agency and the adjustment of appropriations for public school finance.

3 Floor Amendments


The Senate reconsidered passage to third reading and final passage; again passed to third reading:

HB 7 (CS)Phelan/ Geren/ Darby/ Larson SP: Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to municipal regulation of the removal of trees or vegetation on private property.

1 Floor Amendment

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

SB 1 Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Taylor, Van/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.