SENATE FLOOR ACTION
May 30, 2021
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 155.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2658.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1356.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB on 15.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 3774.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2462.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.J.R. No. 4.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 20.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3720.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 713.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1281.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 3.
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2.
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459.
Recalling H.B. No. 1322 from the governor.
The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to legislative oversight during a public health disaster or public health emergency, including the establishment of a legislative public health oversight board.
Relating to the expiration and extension of certain public health orders issued by a health authority.
Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to reporting procedures for and information concerning public health disasters and to certain public health studies; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to the repeal of certain provisions related to health and human services.
Relating to certain criminal offenses related to highways and motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty.
Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for the provision of certain behavioral health and physical health services.
The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:
Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.
Relating to preparing for, preventing, and responding to weather emergencies and power outages; increasing the amount of administrative and civil penalties.
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Relating to the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase I; creating criminal offenses; increasing the punishment for an existing criminal offense.
Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.
Relating to an election to approve a reduction or reallocation of funding or resources for certain county law enforcement agencies.
Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.
Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system.
Relating to the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes; requiring occupational permits; imposing fees; providing civil and administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to the imposition, rate, and use of hotel occupancy taxes in certain counties and municipalities; authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax; reducing the maximum rate of the hotel occupancy tax imposed by certain counties.
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
Relating to sexually oriented businesses, including a requirement to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and restricting the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a totally disabled veteran.
Relating to the issuance of and contracts for certain services related to certain specialty license plates.
Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.
Relating to continuing education and training requirements for educators and other school district personnel.
Relating to a reliability assessment of the ERCOT power grid and certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.
Relating to the determination that certain property is used as an aid or facility incidental to or useful in the operation or development of a port or waterway or in aid of navigation-related commerce for purposes of the application of certain ad valorem tax laws.
Relating to the participation by members of nonprofit teacher organizations in a tutoring program for public school students and related retirement benefits for certain tutors participating in the program.
Relating to the powers and duties of certain property owners' associations.
Relating to the provision of benefits to certain Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.
Relating to the designation of the portion of United States Highway 54 in El Paso County as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway.
Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.
Relating to prices and fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities during a declared state of disaster; providing administrative penalties.
Relating to the authority of a health benefit plan sponsor to consent to electronic delivery of certain communications on behalf of a party enrolled in the plan.
Relating to the membership of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
Relating to the completion of sexual harassment prevention training and ethics training to register as a lobbyist.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offense or of continuous trafficking of persons.
Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail 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.
Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.
Relating to the inclusion of students enrolled in a dropout recovery school as students at risk of dropping out of school for purposes of compensatory, intensive, and accelerated instruction and to a study by the Texas Education Agency on competency-based educational programs.
Relating to a local remote learning program operated by a public school.
Relating to the use of an entity name that falsely implies governmental affiliation.
Relating to the public school finance system and public education.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Relating to law enforcement's use of force by means of a drone.
Relating to the breach of development agreement contracts governing land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
Relating to the forfeiture of contraband relating to the criminal offense of racing on a highway.
Relating to the reporting of a sexual assault, to evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense, and to other law enforcement procedures occurring with respect to a sexual assault or other sex offense.
Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
Relating to the payment methods for cigarette and tobacco products permit fees.
Relating to long-term care facilities for and Medicaid waiver programs available to certain individuals, including individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Relating to the offering of health benefit coverage by subsidiaries of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.
Relating to student enrollment in certain special-purpose districts and the allotment under the public school finance system for those districts.
Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to securitizing costs associated with electric markets; granting authority to issue bonds.