Senate Floor Action for 7/13/2021



July 13, 2021

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

SB 1 (CS)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; providing civil penalties.

7 Floor Amendments

SB 6 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to rules for setting the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a monetary bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 7 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

1 Floor Amendment

The following bills were laid before the Senate and finally passed:

SJR 3 Huffman/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a judge or magistrate to impose the least restrictive conditions of bail that may be necessary and authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offense or of continuous trafficking of persons.