TX SB975 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)
Status: Passed on June 15 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-06-15 - Effective on 9/1/17
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity.

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Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity.


Roll Calls

2017-05-21 - House - Read 3rd time RV#1495 (Y: 98 N: 29 NV: 2 Abs: 21) [PASS]
2017-04-24 - Senate - Vote recorded in Journal (Y: 24 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-24 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 24 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-24 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 24 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-24 - Senate - Rules suspended-Regular order of business (Y: 0 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2017-06-15 Effective on 9/1/17
2017-06-15 Signed by the Governor
2017-05-23 Sent to the Governor
2017-05-23HouseSigned in the House
2017-05-22SenateSigned in the Senate
2017-05-22SenateReported enrolled
2017-05-21SenateHouse passage reported
2017-05-21HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2017-05-21HouseRecord vote
2017-05-21HouseRead 3rd time
2017-05-20HousePassed to 3rd reading
2017-05-20HouseRead 2nd time
2017-05-20HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2017-05-18HouseConsidered in Calendars
2017-05-18HouseVote reconsidered in committee
2017-05-20HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2017-05-18HouseConsidered in Calendars
2017-05-16HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2017-05-15HouseCommittee report distributed
2017-05-15HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2017-05-12HouseReported favorably w/o amendment(s)
2017-05-12HouseConsidered in formal meeting
2017-05-12HouseScheduled for formal meeting on . . .
2017-05-09HouseReferred to Transportation
2017-05-09HouseRead first time
2017-04-25HouseReceived from the Senate
2017-04-24SenateReported engrossed
2017-04-24SenateRecord vote
2017-04-24SenateRead 3rd time
2017-04-24SenateRecord vote
2017-04-24SenateThree day rule suspended
2017-04-24SenateRecord vote
2017-04-24SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-04-24SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-04-24SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-24SenateRead 2nd time
2017-04-24SenateRecord vote
2017-04-24SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-04-24SenateCo-author authorized
2017-04-12SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-04-12SenateCo-author authorized
2017-04-06SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2017-04-06SenateRecommended for local & uncontested calendar
2017-04-06SenateReported favorably w/o amendments
2017-04-05SenateTestimony taken in committee
2017-04-05SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-04-05SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-03-01SenateReferred to Transportation
2017-03-01SenateRead first time
2017-02-21SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-24-F.PDF#page=26
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-24-F.PDF#page=28
Roll Callhttp://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=SB975&RcdVtNo=1495&Ch=H&Dt=05/21/2017
Roll Callhttp://www.journals.senate.state.tx.us/sjrnl/85r/pdf/85RSJ04-24-F.PDF#page=27

Bill Comments