Senate Floor Action for 3/14/2023



March 14, 2023

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

SB 2 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to conduct constituting the criminal offense of illegal voting; increasing a criminal penalty.

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

SB 559 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 299 Hall

Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum as a freestanding institution.

SR 300 King/ Springer

In memory of James "Jay" Dois Flanagin.

SR 301 Paxton/ Hall/ Huffman

Recognizing Dennis Quaid for his many achievements.

SR 304 Hancock/ Miles

Recognizing March 9, 2023, as World Kidney Day.

SCR 17 (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the "Keep Nine" amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 600 Birdwell

Relating to increasing the minimum term of imprisonment for certain criminal offenses involving the smuggling of persons.

Re-referred from Criminal Justice to Border Security