Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2017
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DateTitleDurationPlay
08/15/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:09mplay
The Senate of the 85th Legislature, First Called Session, adjourns sine die.
08/15/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:35mplay
08/15/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:16mplay
Regarding the end of the special session. Joined by several other members of the Senate.
08/15/17Senate Session (Part IV)00h:18mplay
08/14/17Senate Session (Part III)05h:24mplay
08/14/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:22mplay
08/14/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:29mplay
08/13/17Senate Session (Part IV)00h:56mplay
08/13/17Senate Session (Part III)00h:02mplay
08/13/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:22mplay
08/13/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:00mplay
08/13/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:02mplay
Audio only.
08/13/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:41mplay
08/12/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:00mplay
08/12/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:02mplay
08/12/17Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:31mplay
08/12/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:06mplay
08/11/17Senate Session (Part III)00h:00mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
08/11/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:25mplay
08/11/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:40mplay
08/11/17Senate Select Committee on Government Reform00h:04mplay
08/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:33mplay
08/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
08/11/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:15mplay
08/10/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:00mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
08/10/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:43mplay
08/10/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:02mplay
08/09/17Senate Session00h:01mplay
Receipt of House messages; reading and referral of bills.
08/08/17Senate Session00h:01mplay
Receipt of House messages; reading and referral of bills.
08/08/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:36mplay
08/08/17Press Conference: Senate Republican Caucus00h:13mplay
Regarding legislation relating to public school finance and TRS-Care.
08/07/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:04mplay
08/07/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:04mplay
08/07/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:01mplay
08/07/17Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee01h:33mplay
08/04/17Senate Session00h:00mplay
08/04/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:47mplay
08/04/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:11mplay
08/03/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:08mplay
08/03/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:00mplay
08/03/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:06mplay
08/01/17Senate Session00h:01mplay
Receipt of House messages; reading and referral of bills.
07/31/17Senate Session00h:00mplay
Receipt of House messages.
07/28/17Senate Session00h:01mplay
07/26/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:18mplay
07/26/17Senate Session (Part I)06h:34mplay
07/25/17Senate Session (Part III)02h:04mplay
07/25/17Senate Session (Part II)07h:20mplay
07/25/17Senate Session (Part I)05h:49mplay
07/24/17Senate Session (Part II)08h:27mplay
07/24/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:22mplay
07/23/17Senate Session00h:00mplay
07/23/17Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:28mplay
07/23/17Senate Committee on Education01h:54mplay
07/23/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce04h:33mplay
07/22/17Senate Select Committee on Government Reform09h:10mplay
07/22/17Senate Committee on Finance03h:03mplay
07/22/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce07h:56mplay
07/21/17Senate Committee on State Affairs10h:52mplay
07/21/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services05h:32mplay
07/21/17Senate Committee on Education08h:57mplay
07/20/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:02mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
07/20/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:17mplay
07/19/17Senate Session00h:28mplay
07/18/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:07mplay
07/18/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:08mplay
Opening Day of the 85th Legislature, First Called Session
07/18/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:26mplay
07/13/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:34mplay
Regarding proposals relating to public school finance and teacher pay.
05/29/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:36mplay
The Senate of the 85th Legislature adjourns sine die.
05/29/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:17mplay
05/28/17Senate Session (Part II)07h:20mplay
05/28/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:34mplay
05/28/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:08mplay
Regarding the status of certain Sunset legislation. Joined by Sunset Commission Vice-Chair Senator Van Taylor, and other members of the Senate.
05/27/17Senate Session (Part III)03h:56mplay
05/27/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:56mplay
05/27/17Senate Session (Part I): Joint Memorial Session00h:48mplay
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.
05/26/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:54mplay
05/26/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:57mplay
05/26/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:04mplay
05/26/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:11mplay
Regarding the Speaker's press conference and Senate legislative priorities. Joined by members of the Senate's Republican caucus.
05/25/17Senate Session (Part III)01h:04mplay
05/25/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:11mplay
05/25/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:36mplay
05/24/17Senate Session (Part III)05h:29mplay
05/24/17Senate Session (Part II)03h:51mplay
05/24/17Senate Session (Part I)04h:30mplay
05/23/17Senate Session (Part III)04h:49mplay
05/23/17Senate Session (Part II)04h:29mplay
05/23/17Senate Session (Part I)03h:32mplay
05/23/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/23/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/23/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:00mplay
05/23/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:49mplay
Audio only.
05/22/17Senate Session (Part III)02h:51mplay
05/22/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:51mplay
05/22/17Senate Session (Part I)04h:21mplay
05/22/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:52mplay
05/22/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:22mplay
1:15 AM
05/22/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:07mplay
10:00 PM or upon adjournment; audio only.
05/22/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:09mplay
1:00 AM or upon adjournment; audio only.
05/22/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:08mplay
6:50 PM
05/22/17Senate Committee on Education00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/22/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/22/17Senate Committee on Administration01h:23mplay
Audio only.
05/21/17Senate Session06h:13mplay
05/21/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:24mplay
05/20/17Conference Committee on SB 107h:30mplay
Senate and House budget conferees.
05/19/17Senate Session (Part IV)01h:01mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
05/19/17Senate Session (Part III)01h:12mplay
05/19/17Senate Session (Part II)03h:48mplay
05/19/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:38mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/19/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)02h:20mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:07mplay
Audio only.
05/19/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:18mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:22mplay
Audio only.
05/19/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:50mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on Education01h:11mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/19/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:46mplay
05/19/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part II)00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/19/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part I)01h:31mplay
05/18/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:50mplay
05/18/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:04mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:10mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:47mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Nominations02h:11mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:28mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Finance01h:47mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:16mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:45mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part II)00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/18/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice (Part I)02h:08mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:39mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part II)00h:42mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (Part I)00h:48mplay
05/18/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:42mplay
Audio only.
05/18/17Press Conference: Senator Royce West00h:30mplay
Regarding the Dallas pension system. Joined by Senator Don Huffines, Representative Dan Flynn, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, and others.
05/17/17Senate Session (Part II)03h:17mplay
05/17/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:48mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:06mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Transportation02h:34mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:10mplay
Audio only.
05/17/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:25mplay
Audio only.
05/17/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:41mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:16mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:28mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:37mplay
05/17/17Senate Committee on Education00h:21mplay
Audio only.
05/17/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:17mplay
Regarding end of session issues.
05/16/17Senate Session03h:02mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/16/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)00h:50mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:52mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:23mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:44mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:22mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:55mplay
05/16/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:19mplay
05/16/17Press Conference: Senator Bryan Hughes00h:16mplay
Regarding HB 3016, relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. Joined by Representative Paul Workman, and others.
05/15/17Senate Session02h:58mplay
05/15/17Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:26mplay
Note: the committee stood at ease from 2h:11m:02s until 4h:16m:56s.
05/15/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:18mplay
Audio only.
05/15/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:19mplay
05/15/17Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:16mplay
05/15/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:16mplay
05/15/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:48mplay
05/15/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs04h:00mplay
05/12/17Senate Session01h:34mplay
Local and uncontested calendar; reading and referral of bills.
05/12/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:34mplay
Note: Audio cannot be heard from 02m:27s to 03m:28s due to a switched-off microphone.
05/12/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:55mplay
05/12/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:14mplay
05/11/17Senate Session (Part II)04h:47mplay
05/11/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:19mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
05/11/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:10mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:38mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Nominations02h:31mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/11/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:56mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:11mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:55mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:47mplay
05/11/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:04mplay
Audio only.
05/11/17Press Conference: Senator Royce West00h:08mplay
Regarding an agreement relating to the Dallas pension system. Joined by Senator Don Huffines.
05/10/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:38mplay
05/10/17Senate Session (Part I)03h:34mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:32mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:58mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:47mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:08mplay
Audio only.
05/10/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:18mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:20mplay
05/10/17Senate Committee on Education00h:02mplay
Audio only.
05/10/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:30mplay
05/09/17Senate Session05h:24mplay
05/09/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:28mplay
05/09/17Senate Committee on Education01h:55mplay
05/09/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:07mplay
05/09/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:41mplay
Audio only.
05/08/17Senate Session (Part II)02h:36mplay
05/08/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:39mplay
05/08/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/08/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:39mplay
05/08/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:26mplay
05/08/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs04h:20mplay
05/05/17Senate Session00h:07mplay
Receipt of House messages; reading and referral of bills.
05/04/17Texas Legislative Medal of Honor Committee01h:06mplay
05/04/17Senate Session (Part II)04h:36mplay
05/04/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:44mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
05/04/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:48mplay
05/04/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/04/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:02mplay
05/04/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:39mplay
05/04/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:31mplay
05/04/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:18mplay
05/03/17Senate Session07h:46mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:37mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:13mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:03mplay
Audio only.
05/03/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:41mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/03/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:00mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:00mplay
05/03/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:07mplay
Audio only.
05/02/17Senate Session03h:42mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:01mplay
Audio only.
05/02/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)00h:44mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:48mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:38mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:53mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:35mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Administration (Part II)00h:25mplay
05/02/17Senate Committee on Administration (Part I)00h:11mplay
Audio only.
05/01/17Senate Session04h:18mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:07mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:04mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:22mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:10mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:45mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:27mplay
05/01/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:42mplay
04/27/17Senate Session04h:37mplay
04/27/17Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:20mplay
04/27/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:58mplay
04/27/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)03h:15mplay
04/27/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:55mplay
04/26/17Senate Session (Part II)03h:12mplay
04/26/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:27mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
04/26/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:44mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Transportation02h:32mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)01h:05mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:36mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)01h:00mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)00h:37mplay
04/26/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:05mplay
04/25/17Senate Session02h:02mplay
04/25/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:17mplay
04/25/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:19mplay
04/25/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:55mplay
04/25/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:02mplay
04/25/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:48mplay
04/24/17Senate Session02h:00mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:43mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:23mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:00mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on Finance02h:45mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs03h:17mplay
04/24/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:28mplay
Audio only.
04/24/17Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee01h:17mplay
04/24/17Conference Committee on SB 100h:10mplay
Senate and House budget conferees.
04/20/17Senate Session03h:55mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:20mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:33mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on Nominations02h:50mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:55mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:51mplay
04/20/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:11mplay
04/19/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:05mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
04/19/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:52mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:50mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part II)00h:54mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part I)02h:56mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:58mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:59mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:28mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:34mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)03h:52mplay
04/19/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:42mplay
04/19/17Press Conference: Senator Borris Miles00h:17mplay
The Texas Legislative Black Caucus and members of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. celebrate the 100th Legislative Day, and discuss legislation by caucus members. Joined by Representatives Joe Deshotel, Helen Giddings, Jarvis Johnson, and Ron Reynolds; and others.
04/18/17Senate Session03h:44mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)00h:26mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)02h:54mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)04h:16mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)02h:55mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:03mplay
(Audio begins at the 50 second mark)
04/18/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce03h:46mplay
04/18/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:07mplay
Audio only.
04/12/17Senate Session03h:39mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:04mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Transportation01h:41mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:54mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:22mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:37mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)02h:20mplay
04/12/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:44mplay
04/11/17Senate Session03h:24mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:29mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:57mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)04h:49mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:57mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice02h:16mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)03h:58mplay
04/11/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:47mplay
04/10/17Senate Session02h:46mplay
04/10/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:19mplay
04/10/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)02h:50mplay
04/10/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:26mplay
04/10/17Senate Committee on Finance02h:57mplay
04/10/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs05h:27mplay
04/06/17Senate Session01h:50mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)02h:20mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)00h:49mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Nominations (Part II)00h:45mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Nominations (Part I)02h:01mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:28mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:52mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:48mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:41mplay
04/06/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:17mplay
Audio only.
04/05/17Senate Session03h:15mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:58mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part II)00h:07mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part I)02h:57mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)02h:18mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:47mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)02h:15mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)02h:28mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)07h:20mplay
04/05/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:15mplay
04/04/17Senate Session05h:11mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:52mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:44mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:50mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:55mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice03h:23mplay
04/04/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:25mplay
04/03/17Senate Session (Part II)01h:56mplay
04/03/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:26mplay
Local and uncontested calendar
04/03/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:07mplay
04/03/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)02h:54mplay
04/03/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:38mplay
04/03/17Senate Committee on Finance02h:46mplay
04/03/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs03h:16mplay
03/30/17Senate Session (Part III)00h:51mplay
03/30/17Senate Session (Part II)03h:08mplay
03/30/17Senate Session (Part I)01h:24mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)00h:16mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:09mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:53mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:33mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:35mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:29mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce01h:08mplay
03/30/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:12mplay
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03/29/17Senate Session06h:12mplay
03/29/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security03h:23mplay
03/29/17Senate Committee on Transportation02h:59mplay
03/29/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:46mplay
03/29/17Senate Committee on Higher Education03h:00mplay
03/29/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services03h:04mplay
03/28/17Senate Session04h:49mplay
03/28/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development02h:10mplay
03/28/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:04mplay
03/28/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)00h:50mplay
03/28/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:08mplay
03/27/17Senate Session03h:23mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:11mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)04h:35mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:38mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:07mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:22mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on Finance03h:17mplay
03/27/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs00h:48mplay
03/23/17State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Advisory Committee00h:53mplay
03/23/17Senate Session00h:27mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/23/17Senate Committee on State Affairs05h:10mplay
03/23/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:59mplay
03/23/17Senate Committee on Education00h:27mplay
03/22/17Senate Session02h:13mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part III)00h:46mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part II)00h:08mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Transportation (Part I)01h:58mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:03mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:05mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:39mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:16mplay
03/22/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:33mplay
03/21/17Senate Session (Part II)00h:59mplay
03/21/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:20mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)02h:18mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)00h:55mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Education (Part II)08h:18mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Education (Part I)00h:46mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:37mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:29mplay
03/21/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)01h:52mplay
03/21/17Press Conference: Senators Royce West and John Whitmire00h:15mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 30, relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers. Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, and others.
03/20/17Senate Session01h:57mplay
03/20/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:05mplay
03/20/17Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:39mplay
03/20/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:02mplay
03/20/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services04h:41mplay
03/20/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:28mplay
03/20/17Press Conference: Senator Juan Chuy Hinojosa00h:15mplay
Regarding issues relating to family violence. Joined by Representative Cindy Burkett, and others.
03/16/17Senate Session00h:11mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/16/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:00mplay
03/16/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)01h:41mplay
03/16/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:00mplay
03/16/17Senate Committee on Education01h:33mplay
03/15/17Senate Session03h:02mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:47mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Transportation00h:50mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:21mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:30mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:38mplay
03/15/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)02h:41mplay
03/14/17Senate Session05h:27mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)00h:52mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)02h:49mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)06h:18mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:55mplay
Note: There is an intermittent video quality issue for 30 seconds beginning at 3h:01m:28s.
03/14/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:21mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:18mplay
03/14/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)03h:45mplay
03/13/17Senate Session01h:40mplay
03/13/17Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:17mplay
03/13/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs01h:02mplay
03/09/17Senate Session00h:12mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
03/09/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:44mplay
03/09/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce08h:07mplay
03/09/17Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines00h:07mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 1588, relating to abolishing state vehicle safety inspections.
03/08/17Senate Session02h:46mplay
03/08/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security02h:56mplay
03/08/17Senate Committee on Transportation02h:17mplay
03/08/17Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:10mplay
03/08/17Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:36mplay
(Audio begins at the 23 second mark)
03/08/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:28mplay
03/08/17Press Conference: Senator Carlos Uresti00h:22mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 1436, relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Joined by Senators Donna Campbell and José Menéndez; Representatives Barbara Gervin-Hawkins and Tomas Uresti; and Bexar County DA Nicholas LaHood.
03/07/17Senate Session01h:30mplay
03/07/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)14h:27mplay
(Audio begins at the 17 second mark)
03/07/17Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)03h:45mplay
03/07/17Press Conference: Senator Donna Campbell00h:12mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 457, relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment. Joined by Representatives Dwayne Bohac, Harold Dutton and Ron Simmons, and others.
03/06/17Senate Session01h:16mplay
03/06/17Senate Committee on Finance00h:37mplay
03/06/17Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:28mplay
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the audio begins at the 1m:25s mark.
03/06/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs02h:10mplay
03/06/17Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez00h:27mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 1025, relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities. Joined by Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, Representative Ramon Ramero, Jr., and others.
03/06/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:32mplay
An update regarding Senate Bill 6, the Texas Privacy Act. Joined by SB 6 author Senator Lois Kolkhorst, North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest, Senators Paul Bettencourt, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Bob Hall, Eddie Lucio, and Van Taylor, and others.
03/06/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:13mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 1138, relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer, and other legislation related to supporting law enforcement and other first responders. Joined by SB 1138 author Senator John Whitmire, co-authoring Senators Don Huffines and Royce West, and others.
03/02/17Senate Committee on Nominations02h:04mplay
03/02/17Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development02h:19mplay
03/01/17Senate Session04h:10mplay
03/01/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:28mplay
03/01/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:53mplay
03/01/17Press Conference: Senator Sylvia Garcia00h:12mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 962, relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to develop and establish an online reporting system for sex offenses.
02/28/17Senate Session04h:58mplay
02/28/17Senate Committee on Finance01h:29mplay
02/28/17Senate Committee on Education00h:03mplay
02/28/17Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:29mplay
02/28/17Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines00h:09mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 1122, relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
02/27/17Senate Session00h:57mplay
02/27/17Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:54mplay
02/27/17Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs02h:18mplay
02/23/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:00mplay
02/23/17Senate Committee on Education02h:59mplay
02/22/17Senate Session01h:32mplay
02/22/17Senate Committee on Transportation02h:15mplay
02/22/17Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:46mplay
02/22/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services00h:07mplay
02/22/17Press Conference: Senator Sylvia Garcia00h:31mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 997, relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Joined by SB 997 co-authors Senators José Menéndez and José Rodríguez; and others.
02/21/17Senate Session01h:19mplay
02/16/17Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:05mplay
02/15/17Senate Session01h:21mplay
02/15/17Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security02h:10mplay
02/15/17Senate Committee on Nominations00h:01mplay
(Audio only.)
02/15/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)03h:10mplay
02/15/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:02mplay
02/15/17Press Conference: Senator Konni Burton00h:25mplay
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.
02/14/17Senate Session00h:54mplay
02/14/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:25mplay
02/14/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:36mplay
02/14/17Press Conference: Senator John Whitmire00h:11mplay
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.
02/14/17Press Conference: Senator Dawn Buckingham00h:05mplay
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.
02/13/17Senate Session00h:34mplay
02/13/17Senate Committee on State Affairs04h:25mplay
02/13/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:43mplay
02/13/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:33mplay
02/13/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:10mplay
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.
02/09/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:22mplay
02/09/17Senate Committee on Finance08h:13mplay
02/08/17Senate Session02h:33mplay
02/08/17Senate Committee on Higher Education00h:05mplay
02/08/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:20mplay
02/08/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:46mplay
02/07/17Senate Session (Part II)06h:19mplay
02/07/17Senate Session (Part I)02h:21mplay
02/07/17Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines00h:13mplay
Regarding conservative budgeting and taxing principles.
02/06/17Senate Session00h:58mplay
02/06/17Senate Committee on Finance03h:35mplay
02/06/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:10mplay
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.
02/03/17Senate Session00h:00mplay
02/03/17Senate Finance Committee Workgroup on Healthcare Cost06h:10mplay
02/02/17Senate Committee on State Affairs16h:15mplay
02/02/17Senate Committee on Nominations01h:06mplay
02/02/17Senate Committee on Health & Human Services05h:36mplay
02/02/17Senate Committee on Finance03h:59mplay
02/01/17Senate Session (Part III)00h:12mplay
Reading and referral of bills.
02/01/17Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session00h:37mplay
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Chief Justice Nathan Hecht delivers the biennial State of the Judiciary address.
02/01/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:36mplay
02/01/17Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:59mplay
02/01/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:01mplay
02/01/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:16mplay
02/01/17Press Conference: Senator Paul Bettencourt00h:13mplay
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.
01/31/17Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session01h:02mplay
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Governor Greg Abbott delivers the biennial State of the State address.
01/31/17Senate Session (Part I)00h:17mplay
01/31/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)07h:55mplay
01/31/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:14mplay
01/30/17Senate Session01h:10mplay
01/30/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:09mplay
01/30/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)03h:05mplay
01/30/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:27mplay
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.
01/27/17Senate Committee on Education, Senate Finance Workgroup on School Finance03h:26mplay
01/27/17Senate Committee on Education00h:02mplay
01/26/17Senate Committee on Nominations02h:07mplay
01/26/17Senate Committee on Finance08h:37mplay
01/25/17Senate Session00h:59mplay
01/25/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)07h:19mplay
01/25/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:46mplay
01/25/17Press Conference: Senator Van Taylor00h:17mplay
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.
01/25/17Press Conference: Senator Royce West00h:10mplay
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.
01/25/17Press Conference: Senator Don Huffines00h:19mplay
Regarding Senate Bill 610, relating to the state virtual school network.
01/24/17Senate Session00h:47mplay
01/24/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:51mplay
01/24/17Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:38mplay
01/23/17Senate Session00h:19mplay
01/23/17Senate Committee on Finance01h:24mplay
01/23/17Senate Committee on Administration00h:03mplay
Audio only.
01/18/17Senate Session00h:11mplay
01/17/17Senate Session00h:24mplay
01/17/17Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee01h:58mplay
01/12/17Press Conference: Senator Kel Seliger00h:22mplay
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.
01/12/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:09mplay
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.
01/11/17Sunset Advisory Commission03h:50mplay
01/11/17Senate Session00h:53mplay
01/10/17Senate Session01h:52mplay
Opening Day of the 85th Legislature
01/05/17Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick00h:16mplay
Regarding the filing of Senate Bill 6, the Texas Privacy Act. Joined by Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst, the author of SB 6.

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