Senate Floor Action for 3/27/2023



March 27, 2023

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

SJR 35 Birdwell/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that a voter must be a United States citizen.

SB 24 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hall/ King/ et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 240 (LC)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health facilities.

SB 380 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to payment of certain court costs associated with interpreters.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 384 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the sale, design, and manufacture of clear aligners.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 736 (CS)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

SB 825 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the deadline for submitting certain recount petitions.

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

SB 921 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the determination of a majority vote in certain elections.

1 Floor Amendment

The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and postponed:

SB 796 (CS)Middleton/ et al.

Relating to arbitration provisions in surplus lines insurance contracts.