SENATE FLOOR ACTION
August 31, 2021
The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:
Relating to censorship of or certain other interference with digital expression, including expression on social media platforms or through electronic mail messages.
1 Floor Amendment
The Senate suspended the regular order, read the second time, and passed to third reading:
Relating to making supplemental appropriations relating to border security and giving direction regarding those appropriations.
The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:
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, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.
Relating to virtual and off-campus electronic instruction at a public school, the satisfaction of teacher certification requirements through an internship teaching certain virtual courses, and the allotment for certain special-purpose school districts under the Foundation School Program.
The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:
Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.
Committee referral on the following:
Relating to processes to address election irregularities; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to the storage or disposal of high-level radioactive waste.
Natural Resources & Economic Development