Texas 83rd Legislative Session Update: Report for Monday, June 24th, 2013
The House recessed until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
The Senate recessed until 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013.
- Senate Items Eligible Calendar
- A motion to suspend the 24 hour layout rule on SB 5 fails with a vote of 19Y 11N.
- Note: Time Warner has notified us that there will be routine maintenance on Wednesday, June 26, between 1am and 5am for an anticipated period of 15 minutes.
Type Signed Vetoed Filed Without Signature HB 710 15 7 SB 687 11 7 HJR 6 SJR 4 Totals 1407 26 14
- Redistricting Maps for the First Called Session
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In The News
- 6/24 – Sen. Lucio twitter: I will not vote to suspend on Senate Bill 5 until Sen. Van de Putte is in the Senate to vote. Read Here.
- 6/24 – Sen. Van de Putte twitter: My Father’s Obituary – Daniel G. San Miguel. Read Here.
- 6/24 – Rep. Wu twitter: While Everyone Argued About Abortion, 3-Year Old Madeleine Learned About Leadership and Ann Richards. Read Here.
- 6/24 – Sen. Patrick twitter: Sen. Patrick Leads Dewhurst in the Houston Media Market. Read Here.
- 6/23 – The State Auditor’s Office has released An Audit Report on Selected Contracts at the Department of Public Safety
- 6/23 – Rep. Mary Gonzalez twitter: Looking to Mexico for Alternative to Abortion Clinics. Read Here.
- 6/23 – KXAN: Texas House abortion bills. See Video.
- 6/23 – Rep. Wu Twitter: Fetal Pain – A Systematic Multidisciplinary Review of the Evidence. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Wu twitter: Fetal Awareness – Review of Research and Recommendations for Practice. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Wu twitter: Fetal Pain, Abortion, Viability and the Constitution. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Farrar twitter: Personal Privilege Speech. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Klick twitter: Doctors on Fetal Pain. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Stickland twitter: A Conservative Response to Illogical Liberal Attacks. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Klick twitter: A baby at 20 weeks. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Sen. Watson twitter: “Are we really reducing abortions, or just the legal ones?” Read Here.
- 6/23 – Dr. Bonnen twitter: Jenkins – The Young Won’t Buy ObamaCare. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Rep. Krause twitter: Colorado Baker Faces Heat for Religious Expression. Read Here.
- 6/23 – Office of the Gov. twitter: 8 most business-friendly cities. Read Here.
- 6/23 – KXAN: Lawmakers to pass key special session bills. See Video.
- 6/23 – Sen. Patrick twitter: Forced to Go CSCOPE-Free, Rural Districts Want Out of State Accountability. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Ellis twitter: Judges tell California to cut prisoner count by 10,000. Read Here.
- 6/21 – TDP: Women’s Rights Defenders Flood Capitol, Filibuster. See Press Releases.
- 6/21 – KXAN: Abortion testimony cut off. See Video.
- 6/21 – KXAN: Testimony against abortion regulations. See Video.
- 6/21 – KXAN: Activists pack hearing on abortion restrictions. See Video.
- 6/21 – Sen. Schwertner twitter: State Senator Charles Schwertner on WTAW. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Rep. Guillen twitter: Takeaways from redistricting action. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Lucio twitter: Sen. Lucio – SpaceX buying Cameron County land is ‘music to my ears.’ Read Here.
- 6/21 – Rep. Mary Ann Perez twitter: Special Session Continues… Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Watson twitter: 10 Goals in 10 Years. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Rep. Chris Turner twitter: Anti-Abortion Bills Back on the Table. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Watson twitter: Teaching hospital gets funding approval from Seton. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Dr. Bonnen twitter: Fix Medicaid, Don’t Expand It. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Office of the Comptroller twitter: Gaining Costs, Losing Time. The Obesity Crisis in Texas. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Van de Putte twitter: Texas Democratic Officials Post “It Gets Better” Video. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Sen. Ellis twitter: Sweeping Protests in Brazil Pull In an Array of Grievances. Read Here.
- 6/21 – Tx Tribune: Special Session End, UT/TT Polls, School Finance. See Video.
- 6/21 – Tx Tribune: Oilfield Town Works to Bring Second Water Well Online. See Video.