|02/16/17||Senate Committee on State Affairs||03h:05m|
|02/15/17||Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security||02h:10m|
|02/15/17||Senate Committee on Nominations|
|02/15/17||Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)||03h:10m|
|02/15/17||Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)||02h:02m|
|02/15/17||Press Conference: Senator Konni Burton|
Regarding proposals to reform civil asset forfeiture in Texas. Joined by Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa; Representatives Terry Canales, Matt Krause, Matt Schaefer, Phil Stephenson, and Senfronia Thompson; and others.
|02/14/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||03h:25m|
|02/14/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:36m|
|02/14/17||Press Conference: Senator John Whitmire|
Regarding the filing of Senate Bill 884, the Harris County Taxpayer Protection Act. Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, and Senators Paul Bettencourt, Sylvia Garcia, Lois Kolkhorst, and Borris Miles.
|02/14/17||Press Conference: Senator Dawn Buckingham|
Regarding local immigration enforcement policies. Joined by Senators Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Konni Burton, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Bob Hall, Bryan Hughes, Don Huffines, Lois Kolkhorst, Charles Perry, Larry Taylor, and Van Taylor; and others.
|02/13/17||Senate Committee on State Affairs||04h:25m|
|02/13/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||00h:43m|
|02/13/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||03h:33m|
|02/13/17||Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick|
Regarding Senate Bill 10, relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in the business of insurance. Joined by SB 10 co-authors Senators Brian Birdwell, Kelly Hancock, and Larry Taylor.
|02/09/17||Senate Committee on Nominations||01h:22m|
|02/09/17||Senate Committee on Finance||08h:13m|
|02/08/17||Senate Committee on Higher Education||00h:05m|
|02/08/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||05h:20m|
|02/08/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:46m|
|02/07/17||Senate Session (Part II)||06h:19m|
|02/07/17||Senate Session (Part I)||02h:21m|
|02/07/17||Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines|
Regarding conservative budgeting and taxing principles.
|02/06/17||Senate Committee on Finance||03h:35m|
|02/06/17||Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick|
An update regarding Senate Bill 6, the Texas Privacy Act. Joined by SB 6 author Senator Lois Kolkhorst and Senators Paul Bettencourt, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Bob Hall, Kelly Hancock, Don Huffines, Bryan Hughes, and Charles Perry.
|02/03/17||Senate Finance Committee Workgroup on Healthcare Cost||06h:10m|
|02/02/17||Senate Committee on State Affairs||16h:15m|
|02/02/17||Senate Committee on Nominations||01h:06m|
|02/02/17||Senate Committee on Health & Human Services||05h:36m|
|02/02/17||Senate Committee on Finance||03h:59m|
|02/01/17||Senate Session (Part III)|
Reading and referral of bills.
|02/01/17||Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session|
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Chief Justice Nathan Hecht delivers the biennial State of the Judiciary address.
|02/01/17||Senate Session (Part I)||00h:36m|
|02/01/17||Senate Committee on State Affairs||00h:59m|
|02/01/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||03h:01m|
|02/01/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:16m|
|02/01/17||Press Conference: Senator Paul Bettencourt|
Regarding Senate Bill 4, relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. Joined by SB 4 author Senator Charles Perry, and Senators Brian Birdwell, Dawn Buckingham, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Craig Estes, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Bryan Hughes, and Van Taylor.
|01/31/17||Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session|
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Governor Greg Abbott delivers the biennial State of the State address.
|01/31/17||Senate Session (Part I)||00h:17m|
|01/31/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||07h:55m|
|01/31/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:14m|
|01/30/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||03h:09m|
|01/30/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||03h:05m|
|01/30/17||Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick|
Regarding Senate Bill 3, relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. Joined by SB 3 author Senator Larry Taylor; Senators Paul Bettencourt, Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Van Taylor, Charles Schwertner; and others.
|01/27/17||Senate Committee on Education, Senate Finance Workgroup on School Finance||03h:26m|
|01/27/17||Senate Committee on Education||00h:02m|
|01/26/17||Senate Committee on Nominations||02h:07m|
|01/26/17||Senate Committee on Finance||08h:37m|
|01/25/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||07h:19m|
|01/25/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:46m|
|01/25/17||Press Conference: Senator Van Taylor|
Regarding the filing of Senate Bill 14, a package of ethics reform measures. Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senators Creighton, Hall, and Whitmire.
|01/25/17||Press Conference: Senator Royce West|
Regarding the appointment of African Americans and other minorities to the University of Texas system Board of Regents. Joined by Senators Miles and Rodriguez; Representatives Collier, Gervin-Hawkins, Giddings, and Jarvis; and others.
|01/25/17||Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines|
Regarding Senate Bill 610, relating to the state virtual school network.
|01/24/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)||05h:51m|
|01/24/17||Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)||01h:38m|
|01/23/17||Senate Committee on Finance||01h:24m|
|01/23/17||Senate Committee on Administration|
|01/17/17||Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee||01h:58m|
|01/12/17||Press Conference: Senator Kel Seliger|
Regarding Senate Bill 463, relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements. Joined by Rep. Dan Huberty, and others.
|01/12/17||Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick|
Regarding Senate Bill 12, relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests. Joined by Senator Royce West, and others.
|01/11/17||Sunset Advisory Commission||03h:50m|
Opening Day of the 85th Legislature
|01/05/17||Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick|
Regarding the filing of Senate Bill 6, the Texas Privacy Act. Joined by Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst, the author of SB 6.