SENATE COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Capitol Extension, Room E1.036
Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on State Affairs was held on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.
MEMBERS PRESENT: MEMBERS ABSENT:
Senator Robert Duncan Senator Rodney Ellis
Senator Tommy Williams
Senator Kenneth Armbrister
Senator Troy Fraser
Senator Chris Harris
Senator Mike Jackson
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
The chair called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. The Committee met in joint session with the Senate Health & Human Services Committee and took invited and public testimony on Joint Interim Charge No. 3 relating to forensic patients in state hospitals and community mental health organizations.
Witnesses testifying are shown on the attached list.
There being no further business, at 1:50 p.m. Senator Duncan moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.
Senator Robert Duncan, Chair
Jennifer Fagan, Clerk