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Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2015
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Archived audio/video recordings of Senate Chamber proceedings, Senate Committee hearings, and other archived events are streamed over the Internet in H.264 format, which can be viewed in most modern desktop browsers and across a variety of mobile devices. For a list of recommended system requirements, please see these video streaming suggestions.

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Please note that the Texas Senate does not record committee meetings to video tape or DVD; The digital streaming videos found on this website are the only available video content. Official audio recordings and transcripts are available from the Senate Staff Services office at (512) 463-0430.

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Date Program Title Duration Play
12/08/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs06h:09mplay
12/07/15Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform & Relief01h:20mplay
12/07/15Senate Committee on Education06h:27mplay
12/03/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security03h:34mplay
12/03/15Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez and Senator Sylvia R. Garcia
Regarding policies relating to enforcement of federal immigration laws. Joined by Senator Jose Menendez, and others.
00h:56mplay
12/02/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations05h:13mplay
11/20/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations01h:51mplay
11/10/15Partnership Advisory Commission00h:19mplay
11/10/15Joint Committee on Government Facilities00h:06mplay
11/06/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:49mplay
09/22/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice04h:06mplay
08/18/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senator John Whitmire
Regarding an interim study on Texas' jail safety practices.
00h:22mplay
08/05/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding federal immigration policy. Joined by Sheriffs AJ Louderback, Brian Hawthorne, Michael O'Conner, Greg Hamilton, and others.
00h:22mplay
07/29/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:23mplay
07/29/15Press Conference: Senator Charles Perry
Regarding abortion procedures. Joined by Senators Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Van Taylor, and others.
00h:26mplay
06/01/15Senate Session
The Senate of the 84th Legislature adjourns sine die.
01h:39mplay
05/31/15Senate Session (Part II)00h:49mplay
05/31/15Senate Session (Part I)03h:30mplay
05/30/15Senate Session05h:59mplay
05/29/15Senate Session (Part II)03h:32mplay
05/29/15Senate Session (Part I)03h:47mplay
05/28/15Senate Session (Part III)01h:20mplay
05/28/15Senate Session (Part II)01h:06mplay
05/28/15Senate Session (Part I)02h:20mplay
05/28/15Senate Committee on Nominations00h:06mplay
05/27/15Senate Session (Part III)02h:13mplay
05/27/15Senate Session (Part II)
Part II begins with a local and uncontested calendar.
06h:13mplay
05/27/15Senate Session (Part I)02h:36mplay
05/26/15Senate Session (Part V)03h:49mplay
05/26/15Senate Session (Part IV)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:58mplay
05/26/15Senate Session (Part III)03h:41mplay
05/26/15Senate Session (Part II)02h:42mplay
05/26/15Senate Session (Part I)00h:45mplay
05/26/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:11mplay
05/26/15Senate Committee on Administration00h:07mplay
05/25/15Senate Session (Part II)03h:26mplay
05/25/15Senate Session (Part I)04h:57mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:00mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:15mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:37mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:31mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Education00h:16mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Business and Commerce00h:27mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:16mplay
05/25/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)
Audio only.
00h:11mplay
05/24/15Senate Session05h:00mplay
05/23/15Senate Session (Part II): Joint Memorial Session
A joint session with the House of Representatives, honoring those Texans of the United States Armed Forces who have given their lives in defense of the Nation.
00h:56mplay
05/23/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:19mplay
05/22/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security
Audio only.
00h:19mplay
05/22/15Senate Session (Part III)05h:14mplay
05/22/15Senate Session (Part II)05h:05mplay
05/22/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:24mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Audio only.
00h:18mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Transportation
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)02h:14mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:52mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Higher Education
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
Audio only.
00h:04mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:03mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Education
Audio only.
00h:07mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:41mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:19mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:09mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part I)00h:50mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:22mplay
05/22/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
05/21/15Senate Session04h:55mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Transportation
Audio only.
00h:14mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:17mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:42mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:09mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:05mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:34mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:38mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:40mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:38mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:48mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:51mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:14mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:05mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:44mplay
05/21/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)
Note: Audio begins at the 27 second mark.
02h:40mplay
05/21/15Conference Committee on HB 1
Senate and House budget conferees.
00h:47mplay
05/20/15Senate Session (Part II)03h:17mplay
05/20/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:44mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations (Part II)00h:34mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations (Part I)01h:11mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Transportation02h:21mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:17mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)02h:04mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)02h:50mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:01mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:26mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)
Note: Audio begins at the 28 second mark.
01h:51mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:48mplay
05/20/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:51mplay
05/20/15Conference Committee on HB 1
Senate and House budget conferees.
03h:05mplay
05/19/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
05/19/15Senate Session04h:05mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:38mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:54mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Audio only.
00h:24mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:23mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Finance00h:39mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:36mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:50mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:41mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:07mplay
05/19/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:05mplay
05/18/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security01h:32mplay
05/18/15Senate Session02h:17mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:15mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:43mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:48mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:32mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)02h:24mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:40mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:11mplay
05/18/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:16mplay
05/15/15Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:10mplay
05/15/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and uncontested calendar; Reading and referral of bills.
00h:34mplay
05/14/15Senate Session (Part II)02h:44mplay
05/14/15Senate Session (Part I)01h:25mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Transportation
Audio only.
00h:12mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:12mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)
Note: Audio begins at the 01m:14s mark.
00h:55mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:16mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:27mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:49mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:14mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:52mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:06mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:55mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:35mplay
05/14/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:22mplay
05/13/15Senate Session (Part II)02h:09mplay
05/13/15Senate Session (Part I)01h:30mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:44mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Transportation03h:01mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:37mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:33mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:15mplay
05/13/15Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)
Audio only.
00h:31mplay
05/12/15Senate Session04h:10mplay
05/12/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:44mplay
05/12/15Senate Committee on Finance00h:40mplay
05/12/15Senate Committee on Education01h:35mplay
05/12/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:47mplay
05/12/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:07mplay
05/11/15Senate Session05h:34mplay
05/11/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:02mplay
05/11/15Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:41mplay
05/11/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:29mplay
05/11/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs02h:00mplay
05/08/15Senate Session
Local and Uncontested Calendar
00h:20mplay
05/07/15Senate Session (Part II)00h:55mplay
05/07/15Senate Session (Part I)05h:44mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:38mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on Nominations02h:07mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:51mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on Education00h:38mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
05/07/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)00h:32mplay
05/07/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senator John Whitmire
Regarding the inaugural Darrington Prison Seminary Graduates from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
00h:26mplay
05/06/15Senate Session05h:34mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:19mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:04mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)00h:27mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:53mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:03mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
05/06/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:20mplay
05/05/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security00h:01mplay
05/05/15Senate Session (Part II)05h:10mplay
05/05/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and Uncontested Calendar
00h:05mplay
05/05/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development Subcommittee00h:53mplay
05/05/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:56mplay
05/05/15Senate Committee on Education
NOTE: The committee stood at ease from 00h:07m:23s until 00h:58m:34s.
01h:15mplay
05/05/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:49mplay
05/05/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:23mplay
05/05/15Press Conference: Senator Brian Birdwell
Regarding SB 1735, relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents. Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senators Paul Bettencourt, Konni Burton, Bob Hall, Kelly Hancock, Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, Lois Kolkhorst, Jane Nelson, Charles Perry, Kel Seliger, Larry Taylor, Van Taylor, Kirk Watson, Royce West, and others.
00h:03mplay
05/04/15Senate Session04h:17mplay
05/04/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)03h:09mplay
05/04/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:40mplay
05/04/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:37mplay
05/04/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
Audio only.
00h:07mplay
05/04/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:36mplay
04/30/15Texas Legislative Medal of Honor Committee01h:39mplay
04/30/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
04/30/15Senate Session (Part II)05h:52mplay
04/30/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and Uncontested Calendar
00h:49mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:24mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)00h:50mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Nominations00h:40mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:54mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:50mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:25mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:52mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:55mplay
04/30/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
04/30/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding SB 93, relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. Joined by Senator Bob Hall, Senator Don Huffines, and others.
00h:19mplay
04/29/15Senate Session05h:37mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Audio only.
00h:04mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:54mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:29mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)02h:33mplay
04/29/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:43mplay
04/29/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding regulation of payday lending and vehicle title lending practices in Texas. Joined by Senator Royce West, Rep. Tom Craddick, and others.
00h:29mplay
04/28/15Senate Session05h:50mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:01mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:53mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)03h:17mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:24mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:10mplay
04/28/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:25mplay
04/28/15Press Conference: Senator Jose Menendez
Regarding SB 1317, relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. Joined by Senator Donna Campbell, and others.
00h:12mplay
04/28/15Conference Committee on HB 1
Senate and House budget conferees.
00h:27mplay
04/27/15Senate Session01h:42mplay
04/27/15Senate Committee on State Affairs
NOTE: The committee stood at ease from 01h:36m:38s until 04h:31m:36s.
04h:40mplay
04/27/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:19mplay
04/27/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)04h:37mplay
04/27/15Senate Committee on Finance
Audio only.
00h:08mplay
04/27/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:42mplay
04/23/15Senate Session03h:11mplay
04/23/15Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:32mplay
04/23/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:20mplay
04/23/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:28mplay
04/23/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
04/22/15Senate Session03h:18mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:51mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:39mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:58mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:38mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:38mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:04mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:49mplay
04/22/15Senate Committee on Education
Audio only.
00h:17mplay
04/21/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security
Audio only.
00h:06mplay
04/21/15Senate Session02h:27mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:52mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:36mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:49mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)
Note: Audio begins at the 30 second mark.
01h:51mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:05mplay
04/21/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:08mplay
04/20/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security02h:42mplay
04/20/15Senate Session03h:53mplay
04/20/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:28mplay
04/20/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:23mplay
04/20/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:54mplay
04/20/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs02h:31mplay
04/16/15Senate Session (Part II)01h:55mplay
04/16/15Senate Session (Part I)01h:51mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:05mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:58mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Nominations00h:56mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development Subcommittee (Part II)00h:49mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development Subcommittee (Part I)01h:21mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Audio only.
00h:17mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)03h:00mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:11mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:08mplay
04/16/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:12mplay
04/15/15Senate Session05h:09mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations01h:00mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Transportation (Part II)00h:33mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Transportation (Part I)02h:52mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:26mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:48mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:25mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:36mplay
04/15/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
04/14/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
04/14/15Senate Session04h:03mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:03mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:55mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)
Note: Audio begins at the 1 minute 58 second mark.
03h:18mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)
Note: Audio begins at the 25 second mark.
01h:56mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:53mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:20mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:46mplay
04/14/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:07mplay
04/13/15Senate Session02h:15mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:17mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:35mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on Nominations
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:08mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on Finance
Note: Audio begins at the 21 second mark.
02h:08mplay
04/13/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs02h:36mplay
04/09/15Senate Session (Part III)00h:17mplay
04/09/15Senate Session (Part II)04h:25mplay
04/09/15Senate Session (Part I)
Local and Uncontested Calendar
00h:34mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:48mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:40mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:33mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:34mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)
Note: Audio begins at the 40 second mark.
01h:52mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)
Note: Audio begins at the 28 second mark.
01h:04mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)
Note: Audio begins at the 11 second mark.
01h:44mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:18mplay
04/09/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:36mplay
04/08/15Senate Session02h:27mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations02h:39mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Transportation (Part II)01h:37mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Transportation (Part I)01h:56mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:35mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)00h:58mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:38mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:42mplay
04/08/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:49mplay
04/08/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding a new report about the Michael Morton Act.
00h:12mplay
04/07/15Senate Session02h:06mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
Audio only.
01h:52mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:52mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)04h:13mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:56mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:00mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:35mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:41mplay
04/07/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:22mplay
04/06/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security14h:28mplay
04/06/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:18mplay
04/06/15Press Conference: Senator Sylvia R. Garcia and Senator Jose Rodriguez
Regarding SB 1819 and in-state tuition at Texas universities. Joined by Senator Jose Menendez and Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, and others.
00h:27mplay
04/01/15Senate Session01h:47mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations01h:25mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:54mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:04mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:44mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:17mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:03mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Education01h:30mplay
04/01/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:07mplay
03/31/15Senate Session03h:00mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:29mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)02h:01mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Finance
Audio only.
00h:04mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice05h:26mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)02h:09mplay
03/31/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:45mplay
03/30/15Senate Session03h:18mplay
03/30/15Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:05mplay
03/30/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:48mplay
03/30/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:01mplay
03/30/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:46mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Nominations00h:04mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Finance03h:17mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Education (Recovered Video)
(This is a video that was recovered from a failure with the webcast recording hardware. As a result, there may be minor quality issues such as short gaps in the audio. The full audio recording is available in addition to this video recording.)
09h:19mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Education
(Due to technical difficulties with the video archive, the full the audio recording is available here.)
09h:19mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:12mplay
03/26/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)00h:00mplay
03/25/15Senate Session04h:50mplay
03/25/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:20mplay
03/25/15Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:29mplay
03/25/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)
(Due to technical difficulties with the video archive, only the audio is available.)
00h:46mplay
03/25/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:39mplay
03/25/15Senate Committee on Finance02h:14mplay
03/24/15Senate Session01h:56mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:34mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:48mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:27mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:50mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Education00h:08mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:11mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:13mplay
03/24/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:20mplay
03/23/15Senate Session02h:06mplay
03/23/15Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:06mplay
03/23/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:57mplay
03/23/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:08mplay
03/23/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)05h:46mplay
03/23/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Due to a technical failure of the live video broadcast, the complete audio recording has been posted instead.
02h:30mplay
03/19/15Senate Session01h:36mplay
03/19/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:19mplay
03/19/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:08mplay
03/19/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:59mplay
03/19/15Senate Committee on Education (Part II)07h:41mplay
03/19/15Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:58mplay
03/18/15Senate Session06h:13mplay
03/18/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:19mplay
03/18/15Senate Committee on Transportation00h:40mplay
03/18/15Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:37mplay
03/18/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:43mplay
03/18/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:39mplay
03/17/15Senate Session01h:58mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:55mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:51mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Education00h:25mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:48mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:05mplay
03/17/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)00h:57mplay
03/16/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security (Part II)03h:38mplay
03/16/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security (Part I)05h:37mplay
03/16/15Senate Session
Due to a technical failure of the live video broadcast, the complete audio recording has been posted instead.
04h:19mplay
03/16/15Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:53mplay
03/16/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:55mplay
03/12/15Senate Select Committee on Government Facilities02h:05mplay
03/12/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:19mplay
03/12/15Senate Committee on Education
(Due to technical difficulties with the video archive, only the audio is available.)
08h:58mplay
03/12/15Press Conference: Senator Carlos Uresti and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding SB 12, legislation to provide incentives for the conversion of state government vehicle fleets to cleaner-burning natural gas. Joined by Railroad Commissioner David Porter, and others.
00h:12mplay
03/11/15Senate Session01h:00mplay
03/11/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations02h:45mplay
03/11/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:08mplay
03/11/15Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:32mplay
03/11/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:31mplay
03/11/15Press Conference: Senator Sylvia R. Garcia
Regarding SB 1135/HB 496, relating to civil and criminal liability for the disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material. Joined by Rep. Mary Gonzalez, and others.
00h:21mplay
03/10/15Senate Session00h:39mplay
03/10/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)00h:30mplay
03/10/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:54mplay
03/10/15Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:31mplay
03/10/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:49mplay
03/10/15Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:45mplay
03/10/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding SB 1084, relating to ad valorem tax appeals on the ground of the unequal appraisal of property.
00h:23mplay
03/10/15Press Conference: Senator Kelly Hancock and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding SB 9/SJR 2, relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. Joined by Senator Brian Birdwell and Senator Charles Schwertner. NOTE: Audio begins around the 13 second mark due to technical difficulties.
00h:06mplay
03/09/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security00h:06mplay
03/09/15Senate Session00h:35mplay
03/09/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:13mplay
03/09/15Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)
Due to a technical interruption to the live video broadcast, the complete audio recording has been posted instead.
03h:51mplay
03/09/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:19mplay
03/09/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:12mplay
03/09/15Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Regarding SB 185, relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Joined by Senators Sylvia R. Garcia and Jose Rodriguez, and others.
00h:27mplay
03/05/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:59mplay
03/04/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security00h:46mplay
03/04/15Senate Session02h:04mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations01h:17mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Transportation00h:42mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)00h:28mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:53mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:36mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:24mplay
03/04/15Senate Committee on Education
Audio only.
00h:05mplay
03/04/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Patrick, Senator Nelson, Senator Hinojosa, Senator Eltife
Regarding debt reduction and tax relief proposals.
00h:15mplay
03/04/15Oath of Office Ceremony for Senator Jose Menendez00h:28mplay
03/03/15Senate Session01h:11mplay
03/03/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:21mplay
03/03/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:31mplay
03/03/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senator Larry Taylor
Regarding a package of legislative proposals relating to education. Joined by Senators Paul Bettencourt, Donna Campbell, Eddie Lucio, Charles Perry, and Kel Seliger.
00h:16mplay
03/02/15Senate Session00h:59mplay
03/02/15Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:07mplay
03/02/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Due to technical difficulties, the audio begins during the roll call, at approximately the 30 second mark.
00h:26mplay
03/02/15Senate Committee on Finance01h:58mplay
03/02/15Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:57mplay
03/02/15Press Conference: Senator Charles Schwertner and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding management of the state Medicaid program. Joined by Senators Konni Burton, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Lois Kolkhorst, and others.
00h:08mplay
02/26/15Senate Committee on Nominations05h:22mplay
02/26/15Senate Committee on Finance05h:12mplay
02/25/15Senate Session00h:49mplay
02/25/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations01h:13mplay
02/25/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:59mplay
02/25/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:22mplay
02/25/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:20mplay
02/25/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:49mplay
02/24/15Senate Session01h:50mplay
02/24/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:13mplay
02/24/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:49mplay
02/24/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:17mplay
02/24/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senator Jane Nelson, and Senator Charles Schwertner
Regarding SB 1, SB 7 and SB 8, relating to tax relief measures. Joined by Senators Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Konni Burton, Troy Fraser, Joan Huffman, Lois Kolkhorst, Larry Taylor, Van Taylor, and others.
00h:20mplay
02/24/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Senator Robert Nichols
Regarding legislation relating to transportation funding.
00h:22mplay
02/23/15Senate Session00h:49mplay
02/23/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:40mplay
02/23/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:47mplay
02/20/15Senate Committee on Finance06h:16mplay
02/19/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:46mplay
02/19/15Senate Committee on Finance08h:51mplay
02/19/15Senate Committee on Education02h:00mplay
02/18/15Senate Subcommittee on Border Security01h:50mplay
02/18/15Senate Session (Part III)00h:26mplay
02/18/15Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Chief Justice Nathan Hecht delivers the biennial State of the Judiciary address.
00h:35mplay
02/18/15Senate Session (Part I)00h:34mplay
02/18/15Senate Committee on Transportation00h:55mplay
02/18/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:31mplay
02/18/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:24mplay
02/17/15Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Governor Greg Abbott delivers the biennial State of the State address.
00h:57mplay
02/17/15Senate Session (Part I)
Due to technical difficulties, the audio begins during the invocation.
00h:30mplay
02/17/15Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:39mplay
02/17/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)04h:41mplay
02/17/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:18mplay
02/12/15Senate Committee on State Affairs08h:49mplay
02/12/15Senate Committee on Nominations01h:04mplay
02/12/15Senate Committee on Finance02h:57mplay
02/11/15Senate Session00h:34mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations00h:51mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Transportation01h:00mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:07mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:41mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:14mplay
02/11/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:45mplay
02/11/15Press Conference: Senator Paul Bettencourt
Regarding property tax relief legislation. Joined by Senators Brian Birdwell, Konni Burton, Donna Campbell, Bob Hall, Don Huffines, Charles Schwertner, and Van Taylor.
00h:11mplay
02/11/15Press Conference: Senator Charles Schwertner
Regarding SB 538, relating to the control of infectious diseases. Joined by Senators Lois Kolkhorst, Charles Perry, Jose Rodriguez, Van Taylor, Carlos Uresti; and others.
00h:16mplay
02/10/15Senate Session01h:06mplay
02/10/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)04h:01mplay
02/10/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:37mplay
02/10/15Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez
Regarding border security and immigrant rights issues.
00h:46mplay
02/10/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding border security measures. Joined by Senators Paul Bettencourt, Brian Birdwell, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Troy Fraser, Bob Hall, Kelly Hancock, Don Huffines, Joan Huffman, Lois Kolkhorst, Jane Nelson, Robert Nichols, Kel Seliger, Larry Taylor, Van Taylor; and others.
00h:06mplay
02/09/15Senate Session00h:20mplay
02/09/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:58mplay
02/09/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:40mplay
02/09/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding legislation aimed at strengthening DNA testing laws for wrongfully convicted Texans.
00h:27mplay
02/05/15Senate Committee on Nominations00h:37mplay
02/05/15Senate Committee on Finance03h:15mplay
02/04/15Senate Session00h:30mplay
02/04/15Senate Committee on Transportation00h:08mplay
02/04/15Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
AUDIO DIFFICULTIES: Due to technical difficulties with the Senate Chamber's audio recording system, the audio level of this video is very low for approximately 22 minutes.
03h:25mplay
02/04/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:42mplay
02/04/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:54mplay
02/04/15Press Conference: Senator Judith Zaffirini
Regarding Orange and Maroon Legislative Day, 2015. Joined by Texas A&M University Interim President Mark Hussey, University of Texas President Bill Powers, and others.
00h:22mplay
02/04/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding a proposal for transportation funding. Joined by Transportation Committee Chairman Senator Robert Nichols, Senator Brandon Creighton, Senator Bob Hall, and Senator Don Huffines. Audio begins after several seconds due to technical difficulties.
00h:10mplay
02/03/15Senate Session00h:33mplay
02/03/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)04h:09mplay
02/03/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:54mplay
02/03/15Press Conference: Senator Royce West
Regarding the new "Two Steps, One Sticker" registration and inspection program from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).
00h:22mplay
02/03/15Press Conference: Senator Rodney Ellis
Regarding a proposal to expand Texas' sales tax holiday. Joined by Rep. Dwayne Bohac, and others.
00h:15mplay
02/02/15Senate Session00h:30mplay
02/02/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:44mplay
02/02/15Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:53mplay
01/28/15Senate Session00h:44mplay
01/28/15Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:34mplay
01/28/15Senate Committee on Finance00h:48mplay
01/28/15Senate Committee on Administration
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
01/27/15Senate Session00h:37mplay
01/27/15Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson
Regarding the Senate's base budget for the 84th Session. Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick.
00h:20mplay
01/26/15Senate Session00h:12mplay
01/26/15Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez
Regarding legislative priorities of the Senate Hispanic Caucus (SHC) and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) for the 84th session. Joined by Senator Sylvia R. Garcia, Rep. Mary Gonzalez, and others.
00h:41mplay
01/21/15Senate Session (Part II)01h:58mplay
01/21/15Senate Session (Part I)00h:10mplay
01/20/15Joint Session: Texas Inauguration 2015
The Senate met jointly with the House of Representatives for the 2015 inaugural ceremony for the Governor and Lt. Governor.
01h:17mplay
01/15/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick
Regarding the formation of Lieutenant Governor Advisory Boards
00h:19mplay
01/15/15Joint Session with the House of Representatives (Part II)
Governor Rick Perry addresses a Joint Session of the Legislature
00h:33mplay
01/15/15Joint Session with the House of Representatives (Part I)
The Senate meeting jointly with the House of Representatives for the purpose of canvassing the votes for Governor and Lt. Governor
00h:02mplay
01/14/15Sunset Advisory Commission00h:43mplay
01/13/15Senate Session
Opening Day of the 84th Legislature
02h:08mplay
01/08/15Press Conference: Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick
Regarding priorities for the upcoming 84th Legislative Session
00h:22mplay