SENATE FLOOR ACTION
May 29, 2021
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Recognizing Robert Saenz on the occasion of his retirement.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7.
The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:
Relating to the offense of hazing.
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs; increasing certain civil court costs; authorizing fees.
Relating to certain duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain information subject to disclosure to a defendant.
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and family homes.
Relating to the inclusion of suicide prevention information on certain student identification cards issued by a public school or public institution of higher education.
Relating to personal protective equipment management and the establishment of a personal protective equipment advisory committee.
Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.
Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for transporting meals and instructional materials to students during a declared disaster.
Relating to creating the criminal offense of operating a boarding home facility without a permit in certain counties and municipalities.
Relating to authority of certain county fire marshals to inspect group homes; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to in-person visitation of religious counselors with certain health care facility patients and residents during a public health emergency.
Relating to bonds issued by and the dissolution of municipal management districts.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture, the Prescribed Burning Board, and the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation and the abolishment of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
Relating to contracting procedures and requirements for governmental entities.
Relating to the electronic dissemination of commercial recordings or audiovisual works.
Relating to a study of options for implementing family preservation services, the provision of certain other health and human services by certain state agency contractors, and the repeal of a prior pilot program for family-based safety services.
Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response, including the operation of the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.
Relating to coverage for diagnostic imaging for breast cancer under certain health benefit plans.
Relating to disability retirement benefits for certain peace officers under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to requiring public schools to provide instruction and materials and adopt policies relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, and dating violence.
Relating to the management and investment of the permanent school fund, including authorizing the creation of the Texas Permanent School Fund Corporation to manage and invest the fund and limiting the authority of the School Land Board to manage and invest the fund if the corporation is created.
Relating to the donation of food by public school campuses.
Relating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.
Relating to regional protocols and processes for patient transfers and related services within the geographic area served by certain trauma service area regional advisory councils.
Relating to standardized forms and materials for the issuance of protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.
Relating to establishing a system for the sharing of information regarding cyber attacks or other cybersecurity incidents occurring in schools in this state.
Relating to a supplemental special education services and instructional materials program for certain public school students receiving special education services.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pollinator-Smart program for solar energy sites.
Relating to the creation of the opioid abatement account, an opioid abatement trust fund, and a statewide opioid settlement agreement.
Relating to certain vocational nursing students providing services during a declared state of disaster.
Relating to the beginning and ending possession times in certain standard possession orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts.
Relating to the control of diseases of swine.
Relating to bullying and cyberbullying in public schools.
Relating to prohibiting contracts or other agreements with certain foreign-owned companies in connection with critical infrastructure in this state.
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities for certain projects.
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.
Relating to the acquisition of real property or construction of buildings for the purpose of operating the Texas Bullion Depository.
The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
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.
Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Relating to a peer support network for certain law enforcement personnel.
Relating to the use of hypnotically induced statements in a criminal trial.
Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.
Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.
Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
Relating to the creation and activities of the Texas Produced Water Consortium.
Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.
Relating to certain required reports or information received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault.
Relating to a study on the impacts of using certain motor vehicle technologies.
Relating to the effect of a disaster on the calculation of certain tax rates and the procedure for adoption of a tax rate by a taxing unit.
Relating to the punishment for trafficking of persons, online solicitation of a minor, and prostitution and warning signs regarding certain penalties for trafficking of persons; increasing criminal penalties.
Relating to the liability of a landlord for damages resulting from the execution of a writ of possession in an eviction suit.
Relating to the operation of golf carts in certain areas.
Relating to the definition of debt for the purposes of calculating certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit.
Relating to utility facilities for restoring electric service after a widespread power outage.
Relating to the authority of a district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation to temporarily lower the speed limit at a highway maintenance activity site.
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity issued to water utilities inside the boundaries or extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
Relating to the provision of natural gas and electric services in this state.