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Senate Floor Action for 11/9/2023



November 9, 2023

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

SB 3 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to an appropriation to provide funding for the construction, operation, and maintenance of border barrier infrastructure and border security operations, including funding for additional overtime expenses and costs due to certain increased law enforcement presence.

The following bills were laid before the Senate and finally passed:

SB 1 Creighton/ et al.

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, 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 Perry/ et al.

Relating to prohibitions on the illegal entry into or illegal presence in this state by a person who is an alien, the enforcement of those prohibitions and certain related orders, including immunity from liability and indemnification for enforcement actions, and authorizing or requiring under certain circumstances the removal of persons who violate those prohibitions; creating criminal offenses.

1 Floor Amendment

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 4 Hughes/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Blanco/ et al.

In memory of Barbara Jean York Hancock.