Senate Floor Action for 4/26/2021



April 26, 2021

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

SB 50 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to a competitive and integrated employment initiative for certain Medicaid recipients.

SB 184 (CS) (LC)Johnson

Relating to reports on the prevalence of eating disorders and eating disorder-related deaths in this state.

SB 609 (CS)Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the Texas music incubator rebate program to provide for rebates of a portion of certain taxes collected from certain music venues and promoters of certain music festivals.

SB 1458 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to standardized forms and materials for the issuance of protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.

SB 1534 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to remedial plans issued by the State Board of Dental Examiners to address complaints against dentists and dental hygienists.

SB 1692 (LC)Miles

Relating to the provision of home dialysis care by a dialysis technician.

SB 1719 (CS)Hall/ et al.

Relating to appellate jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission regarding certain water or sewer utility fees.

SB 1750 (CS) (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to extreme weather preparedness of critical electric and natural gas infrastructure; authorizing administrative penalties.

SB 1761 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the filing of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1829 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to maintaining an electronic directory of contact information for Medicaid managed care program recipients.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1856 (LC)Powell

Relating to certain vocational nursing students providing essential services during a declared state of disaster.

SB 1895 (LC)Huffman

Relating to a Texas Medical Board complaint for a violation described by Section 22.011(b)(12), Penal Code.

SB 1917 Lucio

Relating to a public outreach campaign for aging adults with visual impairments.

SB 2116 (CS) (LC)Campbell/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting contracts or other agreements with certain foreign-owned companies in connection with critical infrastructure in this state.

The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:

SB 1146 Perry/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to abortion reporting and exemptions to abortion facility licensing; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1675 (CS)Campbell/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Hall/ Hancock/ et al.

Relating to procedures for early voting by mail.

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

SB 1439 (CS) (LC)Campbell/ Bettencourt/ Hall/ Hughes/ Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to required written consent of a physician, intern, or resident of an educational institution before directly or indirectly performing or participating in an elective abortion.

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

SB 1 (CS)Nelson SP: Bonnen

General Appropriations Bill.

Committee re-referral on the following:

HB 2326 Frullo

Relating to the possession, transportation, and release of certain nonindigenous snakes; increasing a criminal penalty.

Re-referred from Administration to Water, Agriculture & Rural Affairs