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Senate Audio/Video Archive — 2019
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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 and other helpful information, 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
04/17/19Senate Session (Part II)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:48mplay
04/17/19Senate Session (Part I)03h:32mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs
Audio only.
00h:10mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Transportation02h:00mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Property Tax00h:06mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Nominations
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
(Morning hearing)
00h:36mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
(Afternoon hearing; audio only.)
00h:05mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Higher Education02h:38mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:55mplay
04/17/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce
Audio only.
00h:05mplay
04/17/19Press Conference: Senator Paul Bettencourt
Regarding SR 535 and border policy issues.  Joined by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senators Brian Birdwell, Dawn Buckingham, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Pat Fallon, Pete Flores, Bob Hall, Kelly Hancock, Joan Huffman, Bryan Hughes, Jane Nelson, Robert Nichols, Angela Paxton, Charles Perry, Kel Seliger and Larry Taylor, and U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.
00h:25mplay
04/17/19Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez
Regarding SR 535 and border policy issues.  Joined by Senators Nathan Johnson, José Menéndez and Royce West, Representative Mary González, and U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro.
00h:24mplay
04/16/19Senate Session (Part III)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:05mplay
04/16/19Senate Session (Part II)04h:21mplay
04/16/19Senate Session (Part I)00h:26mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Property Tax02h:12mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:00mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:21mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:52mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:45mplay
04/16/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:23mplay
04/15/19Senate Session (Part III)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:04mplay
04/15/19Senate Session (Part II)01h:19mplay
04/15/19Senate Session (Part I)06h:02mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs02h:10mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on State Affairs01h:05mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:10mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:23mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Finance01h:47mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Agriculture00h:41mplay
04/15/19Senate Committee on Administration00h:49mplay
04/11/19Senate Session (Part IV)00h:16mplay
04/11/19Senate Session (Part III)04h:15mplay
04/11/19Senate Session (Part II)01h:54mplay
04/11/19Senate Session (Part I)
Local and uncontested calendar
00h:47mplay
04/11/19Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Property Tax
Audio only.
00h:10mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Nominations00h:49mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)01h:28mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:58mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Higher Education
Audio only.
00h:04mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)00h:27mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:50mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:28mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:46mplay
04/11/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:12mplay
04/10/19Senate Session01h:54mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Transportation01h:29mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)01h:15mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)00h:50mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)07h:02mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)01h:01mplay
04/10/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:57mplay
04/09/19Senate Session (Part II)00h:25mplay
04/09/19Senate Session (Part I)04h:35mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on State Affairs00h:53mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Property Tax02h:02mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:15mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)
Audio only.
00h:13mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:36mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:51mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:49mplay
04/09/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:28mplay
04/08/19Senate Session04h:17mplay
04/08/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs00h:26mplay
04/08/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Audio only.
00h:07mplay
04/08/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations03h:26mplay
04/08/19Senate Committee on Administration00h:09mplay
04/04/19Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:10mplay
04/04/19Senate Session (Part I)03h:50mplay
04/04/19Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports01h:44mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)04h:45mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:34mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Nominations00h:05mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
(Morning hearing)
01h:11mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development
(Afternoon hearing; audio only.)
00h:09mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:26mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:32mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Audio only.
00h:05mplay
04/04/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:25mplay
04/03/19Senate Session (Part III)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:03mplay
04/03/19Senate Session (Part II)01h:20mplay
04/03/19Senate Session (Part I)01h:02mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:55mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Transportation02h:41mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:24mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part II)00h:16mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Higher Education (Part I)01h:47mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Finance01h:55mplay
04/03/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice00h:56mplay
04/02/19Senate Session06h:10mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Property Tax01h:29mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)01h:27mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:27mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)00h:18mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:53mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part II)01h:25mplay
04/02/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Part I)02h:43mplay
04/01/19Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:04mplay
04/01/19Senate Session (Part I)01h:43mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs02h:43mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:13mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)04h:32mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
(Morning hearing)
03h:05mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
(Afternoon hearing; audio only.)
00h:02mplay
04/01/19Senate Committee on Agriculture01h:17mplay
04/01/19Press Conference: Senator Kelly Hancock
Regarding legislation relating to surprise medical billing. Joined by Senator John Whitmire, and Representatives Trey Martinez Fischer and Tom Oliverson.
00h:09mplay
03/28/19Senate Committee on Property Tax00h:02mplay
03/28/19Senate Committee on Nominations01h:41mplay
03/28/19Senate Committee on Finance04h:52mplay
03/28/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:09mplay
03/27/19Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:10mplay
03/27/19Senate Session (Part I)04h:24mplay
03/27/19Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports01h:52mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:01mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Transportation01h:17mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on State Affairs
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part II)04h:13mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development (Part I)01h:44mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:20mplay
03/27/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:08mplay
03/26/19Senate Session02h:09mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Property Tax02h:05mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Audio only.
00h:02mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:20mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)01h:58mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:38mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:42mplay
03/26/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:42mplay
03/25/19Senate Session (Part II)01h:06mplay
03/25/19Senate Session (Part I)00h:37mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs01h:59mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)03h:41mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)01h:14mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part II)00h:55mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (Part I)01h:19mplay
03/25/19Senate Committee on Agriculture00h:57mplay
03/25/19Press Conference: Senator Jane Nelson
Regarding support for survivors of domestic violence. Joined by members of the Texas Council on Family Violence.
00h:29mplay
03/21/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:55mplay
03/21/19Senate Committee on Nominations02h:50mplay
03/21/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce03h:06mplay
03/20/19Senate Session02h:38mplay
03/20/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security02h:25mplay
03/20/19Senate Committee on Transportation02h:42mplay
03/20/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:34mplay
03/20/19Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:24mplay
03/20/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Audio only.
00h:01mplay
03/19/19Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:13mplay
03/19/19Senate Session (Part I)01h:24mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Property Tax01h:26mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)02h:35mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:24mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)02h:36mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:52mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:18mplay
03/19/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:33mplay
03/19/19Press Conference: Senator Joan Huffman
Regarding safety and effectiveness of early childhood education in Texas.  Joined by Senator Kirk Watson, Representatives John Raney and James White, and others.
00h:21mplay
03/18/19Senate Session (Part II)
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:17mplay
03/18/19Senate Session (Part I)00h:34mplay
03/18/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs02h:19mplay
03/18/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part II)01h:44mplay
03/18/19Senate Committee on State Affairs (Part I)05h:26mplay
03/18/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations02h:01mplay
03/18/19Senate Committee on Finance01h:46mplay
03/14/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:53mplay
03/14/19Senate Committee on State Affairs02h:25mplay
03/14/19Senate Committee on Nominations01h:29mplay
03/13/19Senate Session01h:38mplay
03/13/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security00h:57mplay
03/13/19Senate Committee on Transportation00h:57mplay
03/13/19Senate Committee on Property Tax
Audio only.
00h:03mplay
03/13/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development00h:35mplay
03/12/19Senate Session00h:53mplay
03/12/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services01h:49mplay
03/12/19Senate Committee on Criminal Justice01h:53mplay
03/12/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce02h:10mplay
03/11/19Senate Session00h:40mplay
03/11/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs02h:01mplay
03/11/19Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:02mplay
03/11/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:42mplay
03/11/19Senate Committee on Finance01h:15mplay
03/11/19Senate Committee on Agriculture00h:55mplay
03/07/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:48mplay
03/07/19Senate Committee on Nominations01h:13mplay
03/06/19Senate Session01h:54mplay
03/06/19Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports (Part II)00h:58mplay
03/06/19Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports (Part I)01h:36mplay
03/06/19Senate Committee on Transportation01h:27mplay
03/06/19Senate Committee on Higher Education01h:32mplay
03/06/19Press Conference: Senator Jose Rodriguez
Regarding access to abortion and other reproductive health services.
00h:24mplay
03/06/19Press Conference: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Regarding proposed legislation relating to Hurricane Harvey recovery. Joined by Senator Lois Kolkhorst (SB 6), Senator Brandon Creighton (SB 7), and Senator Charles Perry (SB 8). Also joined by Senators Carol Alvarado, Paul Bettencourt, Bob Hall, Joan Huffman, and Larry Taylor, as well as Fulton Mayor Jimmy Kendrick and Refugio County Sheriff Raul "Pinky" Gonzales.
00h:31mplay
03/05/19Senate Session02h:06mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Property Tax00h:23mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part II)00h:48mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services (Part I)02h:31mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Education (Part II)04h:34mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Education (Part I)01h:46mplay
03/05/19Senate Committee on Business & Commerce00h:29mplay
03/04/19Senate Session02h:09mplay
03/04/19Senate Committee on State Affairs05h:36mplay
03/04/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations00h:19mplay
03/04/19Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock01h:39mplay
03/01/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:50mplay
02/28/19Senate Committee on State Affairs03h:16mplay
02/28/19Senate Committee on Nominations01h:36mplay
02/28/19Press Conference: Senator Kelly Hancock
Regarding legislation relating to surprise medical billing.
00h:16mplay
02/27/19Senate Session02h:09mplay
02/27/19Senate Committee on Transportation01h:59mplay
02/26/19Senate Session01h:13mplay
02/26/19Senate Committee on Property Tax03h:10mplay
02/25/19Senate Session01h:11mplay
02/25/19Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations01h:37mplay
02/25/19Senate Committee on Finance03h:09mplay
02/21/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:13mplay
02/21/19Senate Committee on Nominations01h:54mplay
02/20/19Senate Session00h:52mplay
02/20/19Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security01h:30mplay
02/20/19Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Economic Development01h:39mplay
02/19/19Senate Session01h:10mplay
02/14/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:23mplay
02/14/19Senate Committee on Nominations02h:08mplay
02/13/19Senate Session01h:05mplay
02/13/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:24mplay
02/13/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:48mplay
02/13/19Senate Committee on Agriculture01h:24mplay
02/12/19Senate Session01h:35mplay
02/12/19Senate Committee on Health & Human Services02h:16mplay
02/12/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:23mplay
02/12/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:48mplay
02/11/19Senate Session00h:21mplay
02/11/19Senate Committee on Property Tax01h:21mplay
02/11/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:42mplay
02/11/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)04h:48mplay
02/07/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:22mplay
02/07/19Senate Committee on Nominations04h:06mplay
02/07/19Senate Committee on Education01h:21mplay
02/06/19Senate 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:53mplay
02/06/19Senate Session (Part I)00h:46mplay
02/06/19Senate Committee on Property Tax (Part II)10h:30mplay
02/06/19Senate Committee on Property Tax (Part I)01h:52mplay
02/06/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)05h:59mplay
02/06/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)00h:47mplay
02/05/19Senate Session (Part II): Joint Session
Joint Session with the House of Representatives; Governor Greg Abbott delivers the biennial State of the State address.
01h:00mplay
02/05/19Senate Session (Part I)00h:54mplay
02/05/19Senate Committee on Finance03h:10mplay
02/04/19Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs01h:12mplay
02/04/19Senate Committee on Finance05h:26mplay
02/04/19Press Conference: Senator Kirk Watson
Regarding legislation aimed at preventing sexual assaults and aiding sexual assault survivors. Joined by Senator Charles Perry, Representatives Donna Howard and John Zerwas, survivors, and others.
00h:29mplay
02/04/19Press Conference: Senator John Whitmire
Regarding legislation relating to bail bond system reform. Joined by Representative Andrew Murr, Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Presiding Judge Sharon Keller.
00h:28mplay
02/01/19Senate Session
Reading and referral of bills.
00h:29mplay
01/31/19Senate Committee on Finance04h:48mplay
01/30/19Senate Session00h:56mplay
01/30/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)04h:29mplay
01/30/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:56mplay
01/30/19Press Conference: Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst
Regarding a proposal for funding state parks and historic sites. Joined by Senator Pete Flores, Representative John Cyrier, and others.
00h:20mplay
01/29/19Senate Session01h:08mplay
01/29/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:12mplay
01/29/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:43mplay
01/28/19Senate Session00h:28mplay
01/28/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)02h:13mplay
01/28/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)04h:47mplay
01/24/19Senate Committee on Finance06h:24mplay
01/23/19Senate Session00h:27mplay
01/23/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part II)03h:52mplay
01/23/19Senate Committee on Finance (Part I)01h:51mplay
01/23/19Senate Committee on Administration00h:03mplay
01/22/19Senate Session00h:21mplay
01/22/19Senate Committee on Finance00h:55mplay
01/16/19Senate Session00h:56mplay
01/16/19Press Conference: Senator Royce West
Regarding prevention and mitigation of adverse childhood experiences. Joined by Representatives Tan Parker and John Zerwas, and members of TexProtects.
00h:41mplay
01/15/19Joint Session: Texas Inauguration 2019
The Senate met jointly with the House of Representatives for the 2019 inaugural ceremony for the Governor and Lt. Governor.
01h:14mplay
01/11/19Legislative Budget Board00h:08mplay
01/10/19Joint Session with the House of Representatives
The Senate met jointly with the House of Representatives for the purpose of canvassing the votes for Governor and Lt. Governor
01h:32mplay
01/09/19Sunset Advisory Commission04h:55mplay
01/09/19Senate Session00h:17mplay
01/08/19Senate Session
Opening Day of the 86th Legislature
01h:43mplay