In a brief session, six bills were introduced, six were read for the second time and two were read for the first time.
Among the bills introduced was Senate Bill 513, which would exempt DNR police officers' pension benefits from state income tax.
Senate Bill 211, which would create a secondary offense of operating a motor vehicle while using a wireless communications device without hands-free technology, and a primary offense of texting while operating a motor vehicle, was read for the second time and advanced to third reading. Additional bills on second reading today included: Senate Bill 429, Senate Bill 436, Senate Bill 470 and House Bill 4078.
The Senate is adjourned until 1 p.m. Monday.