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Senate Floor Action for 10/9/2023



October 9, 2023

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 2 King/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Blanco/ et al.

Recognizing Israel's right to use decisive force in defending its citizens and reaffirming Texas' support for Israel.

Committee referral on the following:

SB 1 Creighton

Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program.


SB 2 Creighton/ Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a local optional teacher designation system implemented by a school district, a security officer employed by a school district, the basic allotment and guaranteed yield under the public school finance system, and certain allotments under the Foundation School Program; making an appropriation.


SB 4 Flores/ et al.

Relating to the punishment for certain criminal conduct involving the smuggling of persons or the operation of a stash house; increasing criminal penalties.

Border Security

SB 7 Middleton/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting an employer from adopting or enforcing certain COVID-19 vaccine mandates; authorizing an administrative penalty.

Health & Human Services

SB 11 Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of improper entry from a foreign nation.

Border Security