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SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:19 pm

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Immediately after SB 1581 rewritten ... passed sent back to House

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Wentworth brings the campus carry bill to the floor of the Senate.

Ellis says he'll talk till midnight

Wentworth says _We already passed this TWICE as amendments to other bills, let's go"
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Re: SB 354 on the Senate floor now ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:20 pm

MorganSmith Morgan Smith
And he's BAAACK. #wentworth #campuscarry #txlege
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Re: SB 354 on the Senate floor now ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:20 pm

Wentworth moves to suspend regular order business
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Re: SB 354 on the Senate floor now ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:21 pm

19 ayes 11 nayes motion fails

8:22 pm Friday 5/20/2011
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Re: SB 354 on the Senate floor now ...

Postby Originalist » Fri May 20, 2011 8:29 pm

Was Carlos Uresti a nay vote?
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Re: SB 354 on the Senate floor now ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:31 pm

AFCop wrote:Was Carlos Uresti a nay vote?

lol it went so fast I didn't see ... but you should have seen twitter light up from the anti group but I can't put their expletives here....
balancing_raven Julie Gavran
man the stress of Wentworth bringing up #compuscarry all the time is going to drive me into rehab

Chair just said # ayes/nays not who ... might be posted later
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby artx » Fri May 20, 2011 8:48 pm

I'm guessing this was a symbolic thing? I appreciate Wentworth doing it, but if we don't have the votes and the rules (guess they can be changed?) say that it is too late for a bill to pass one chamber and go to the other if it has never passed the orig chamber....


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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 8:51 pm

Ellis asked "Why do you keep doing this?"

Wentworth said "because I believe in it"

They are going to try to pass 7 or 8 more bills tonight ... even if SB 354 passed out of Senate, went to House ...HB 750 never made it out of calendars ... they wouldn't get to it in House before time ran out but good move being a squeeky wheel ... could help next time voting out other people since redistricting .... like ummm the issue won't just be going away guys.
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby Beiruty » Fri May 20, 2011 9:03 pm

Dead or not?
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby apostate » Fri May 20, 2011 9:04 pm

Given a choice between helping violent criminals or law-abiding, tax-paying citizens,
it's appalling how many Houston politicians side with the criminals.
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby Jasonw560 » Fri May 20, 2011 9:06 pm

Dead.

Unless they can find a germane bill and a sponsor to host the amendment.

I'm going to send Wentworth a nice letter on Tuesday thanking him for doing such a great job on this.

And these Houston politicians are just siding with their constituents.
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 9:10 pm

Jasonw560 wrote:Dead.

Unless they can find a germane bill and a sponsor to host the amendment.

I'm going to send Wentworth a nice letter on Tuesday thanking him for doing such a great job on this.

And these Houston politicians are just siding with their constituents.

:iagree: I"m thinking of sending a thank you something.
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby katiethompson » Fri May 20, 2011 9:11 pm

Does anyone have a list of who voted no?
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby Beiruty » Fri May 20, 2011 9:13 pm

Dead on 1 or 2 votes?
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Re: SB 354 motion on the Senate floor ...

Postby RPB » Fri May 20, 2011 9:14 pm

katiethompson wrote:Does anyone have a list of who voted no?

not yet
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB354
S Record vote 05/20/2011
Bill: SB 354 Legislative Session: 82(R)



A vote was taken on this legislation, but the vote information is currently unavailable for display.

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