Senate Floor Action - 2 for 5/23/2023



May 23, 2023

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

HB 5202 (LC)Neave Criado/ Button/ Meyer/ Anchía/ Goodwin SP: Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to a central database containing information about offenders who have committed certain violent offenses.

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

HB 100 (CS)King, Ken/ VanDeaver/ Dutton/ Howard/ Buckley/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to public education and public school finance, including the rights, certification, and compensation of public school educators, contributions by a public school to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and an education savings account program for certain children.

15 Floor Amendments

HB 890 (CS)Bell, Keith/ Buckley/ Harris, Cody/ Hefner/ Dutton/ et al. SP: Creighton/ et al.

Relating to parental rights and public school responsibilities regarding instructional materials.

HB 900 Patterson/ Buckley/ Burrows/ Shaheen/ Longoria/ et al. SP: Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of library materials sold to or included in public school libraries.

HB 1848 DeAyala SP: Hall

Relating to a study by the secretary of state on the feasibility of central counting stations complying with federal standards for facilities that contain sensitive information.

HB 2102 Goldman SP: Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of a new open-enrollment charter school campus by certain charter holders and to the expansion of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 3137 Isaac/ Bumgarner/ Lopez, Janie/ Cain/ Toth/ et al. SP: Springer/ et al.

Relating to prohibited local regulation with respect to a firearm or air gun.

HB 3708 (LC)Buckley/ Cain/ Frank SP: Paxton

Relating to creating an allotment under the Foundation School Program for school districts that allow non-enrolled students to participate in University Interscholastic League activities.

HB 4082 Goldman/ Tepper SP: Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to the purposes for which a municipality or county may issue an anticipation note or certificate of obligation.

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

HB 7 (CS)Guillen/ Raymond/ Muñoz, Jr./ Morales, Eddie/ Lopez, Janie/ et al. SP: Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to measures to address public safety threats in this state presented by transnational criminal activity, including by establishing a Texas Border Force, and to compensate persons affected by those threats; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

8 Floor Amendments

HB 1243 (CS)Hefner/ Spiller/ Murr/ Leach/ Goldman/ et al. SP: Hughes/ et al.

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

HB 1588 (CS) (LC)Oliverson/ Herrero/ Paul/ et al. SP: Middleton/ et al.

Relating to funding of excess losses and operating expenses of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; authorizing an assessment; authorizing a surcharge.

1 Floor Amendment