Senate Floor Action for 3/29/2021



March 29, 2021

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

SB 3 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to preparing for, preventing, and responding to weather emergencies and power outages; increasing the amount of administrative and civil penalties.

6 Floor Amendments

SB 64 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to a peer support network for certain law enforcement personnel.

SB 383 Powell/ et al.

Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

SB 768 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or delivery of fentanyl and related substances; creating a criminal offense.

2 Floor Amendments

The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:

SB 8 (CS)Hughes/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 9 (CS)Paxton/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 394 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 650 Campbell/ et al.

Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider.

SB 802 (CS)Paxton/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Hall/ Hughes/ et al.

Relating to a required resource access assistance offer before an abortion is performed or induced.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1173 Hancock/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1647 (CS)Perry/ Campbell/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

2 Floor Amendments

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 196 Eckhardt

In memory of Bertha Sadler Means.

SR 197 Alvarado

Recognizing the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce for its efforts on behalf of the East End community.

SR 199 Lucio

Honoring the lives of those who died due to the 2021 Texas winter storm.

SR 200 Hinojosa/ Campbell

Recognizing the members of the United States armed forces for their service during the Vietnam War.