Significant Floor Actions

H.B. 1600 (Cook), relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas.  Passed the House.  

S.B. 158 (Carona), relating to the average price below which a newspaper is exempt from the sales tax.  Passed the Senate. 

S.B. 188 (Huffman), relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes.  Passed the Senate.

S.B. 531 (Duncan), relating to self-insurance funds established by governmental units.  Passed the Senate.

S.B. 581 (Carona), relating to procedures for securing the deposit of public funds.  Passed the Senate.

S.B. 764 (Watson), relating to a limitation on liability for prescribed burning conducted on land owned by, leased by, or occupied by certain self-insured governmental units.  Passed the Senate.

S.B. 902 (Fraser), relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts.  Passed the Senate.

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