The Senate has adopted SR 735 (Whitmire) which sets rules to govern proceedings of the impeachment trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton. A seven-member committee will prepare rules for the trial and will present them to the whole body of the Senate on June 20, 2023. Those committee members are: Sen. Birdwell (Chair), Sen. Hinojosa (Vice-Chair), Sen. Creighton, Sen. Flores, Sen. Huffman, Sen. King, and Sen. West. The President of the Senate is authorized to issue a proclamation to meet before Monday August 28, 2023 to hold a trial of impeachment.