SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
Thursday, February 15, 2007
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 Finance was held on Thursday, February 15, 2007, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.
Senator Steve Ogden
Senator Judith Zaffirini
Senator Bob Deuell
Senator Robert Duncan
Senator Kevin Eltife
Senator Juan Hinojosa
Senator Kyle Janek
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Senator Jane Nelson
Senator Royce West
Senator John Whitmire
Senator Tommy Williams
Senator Kip Averitt
Senator Troy Fraser
Senator Florence Shapiro
The chair, Senator Zaffirini, called the meeting to order at 8:01 a.m. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:
The chair laid out as pending business, SB 1.
Testimony was given on the following agencies. Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.
Department of Aging and Disability Services
Health and Human Services Commission
At 12:15 p.m. Senator Zaffirini moved that the Committee stand recessed until 12:45 p.m.; without objection, it was so ordered.
Senator Zaffirini reconvened the Committee at 12:45 p.m.
Testimony on the following agencies resumed:
Department of State Health Services
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Department of Family and Protective Services
Senator Ogden assumed the chair.
Senator Ogden moved that SB 1 be left pending; without objection, it was so ordered.
There being no further business, at 5:27 p.m. Senator Ogden moved that the Committee stand recessed until 9:00 a.m., February 19, 2007. Without objection, it was so ordered.
Senator Steve Ogden, Chair
Amy Jeter, Clerk